Computers are tools, not metaphors.

by Brian Boyko [GAS] Contributor This is just a quick note from my own experiences. People often throw around brand names in the computer market as if they were status symbols. While there’s nothing wrong with trusting a particular brand based on previous experience, there are instances where “brand loyalty” may lead people to make […]

HD DVD or Blu-ray: Which Should You Choose?

By David Peralty Contributing Writer, [GAS] As we approach on the Christmas season, some people are wondering what they are going to pair their high definition televisions with. Will you buy a Blu-ray or HD DVD player? The format war is still on, and its as confusing and as fierce as ever. Some people have […]

SATA HD stage rack – Plug any 2.5 or 3.5-inch SATA drive into your PC in seconds

For me, this HDD USB dock is a dream come true. In the past, how many times did I have to open a computer just to install an old, unused drive, then recover just a handful of files? Too many times. Sure, external drive enclosures exist to facilitate the task, but there’s nothing out there […]

Sansa TakeTV: Taking digital video content to your TV

Being the good geeks you are, you should all know Sandisk, a corporation that has been manufacturing diverse flash memory products and MP3 players for years now. But like all companies, Sandisk has to take steps to innovate if they want to keep consumers looking their way. Monday, the company released the Sansa TakeTV, a […]

iPod pants on fire: liar liar?

Even though this was first reported two days ago, we couldn’t call ourselves “Geeks are Sexy” if we didn’t write about a case of iPod-induced pants on fire. Danny Williams was working at his kiosk at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta airport and listening to his iPod Nano, when suddenly the music got a little bit too hot. […]

Sony XEL-1: Large OLED displays now a reality

If you had problems sorting through the different kinds of display technologies in the past, here’s news that may discourage some of you even further. Sony announced yesterday that in early December, they will launch a new television featuring organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology. This technology is already being used in many products that have […]

Apple looks to end iPhone hacking

Apple has declared war against “unlocked” iPhones. Why? Because according to the company, the unlocking software used to open the phones damages them permanently, rendering them useless when future software updates will be pushed to the devices. This is the first time Apple warned those considering opening their iPhone since the unlocking software started coming […]

How to unlock your iPhone… for free!

For those of you who wish they could get an iPhone, but can’t because you live in a country where cell phone providers do not yet support it, read on. In the last few weeks, a few “iPhone hackers” have started to sell unlocking software that can supposedly unlock Apple’s expensive toy and make it […]

Sony unveils dancing media player

Here’s yet another stupid, expensive, and useless gadget from Sony. The Sony Rolly SEP-10BT “Sound Entertainment Player” is some kind of dancing MP3 player, but we’re not exactly sure what to make of it. It’s not exactly a robot, nor is it a portable media player. It just plays music and moves around, fluttering its […]

Brian the Brain: Your intellectual, robotic assistant

Do you remember yourself as a kid, when people used to ask you what you were going to be when you grow older? I recall at one point in my childhood, I wanted to become a mad scientist. Frankly, there are times when I wish I could still turn into one. If you still pursue […]

iPhone price drops $200.00

But why? I’m sure anyone who doesn’t have an iPhone but were planning to get one is very happy about this decision. For those of you who already bought one at full price, this must be annoying, shocking and insulting. A $200 drop after only after 2 months? If Apple could sell the iPhone for […]

Introducing the iPod Touch

Have you seen the new iPod Touch? Basically, this new device is just like an iPhone, minus the phone. Here’s a guided tour, courtesy of Apple.