Amazon Deal of the Day: All AT&T Phones for a Penny with New 2-Year Service Plan — Today Only

Today only, pay just a penny on all AT&T phones and Smartphones when you sign up for a new 2-year contract with AT&T. Even the best smartphone of the bunch, the BlackBerry Bold 9000 (usually valued at $499), is available at that price. • Get your choice of any new AT&T phone for a penny […]

Ripoff: Best Buy can configure your PS3 for only $129.99

Yes folks, Best Buy’s Geek Squad can come to your home and setup your PS3 for ONLY $129.99 Here’s what you’re getting for almost half of the price of the console: Setup and configuration of your gaming console Installation of the latest firmware updates Setup and configuration of local user accounts with parental controls Setup […]

New earphone technology gives pause for thought

If you use discreet in-ear headphones on your travels, you probably know the following scene all too well: Somebody comes up and starts talking to you, or you need to talk to a bus driver to sort out your fare, and as you pull your headphones out, you’re left with the choice of rifling through […]

Sexy Monday Ukulele Joy via the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

By Natania Barron Contributing Writer, [GAS] I have a theory. I believe it is impossible to remain sad in the presence of a ukulele. There have been moments in my life where despair has crept in, and in spite of efforts to the contrary, very little has managed to scatter those dark clouds. Except my […]

Sony Depicts Nigeria as Home of Fraud in Latest PS3 Ad

A few weeks back, when Sony dropped the price of the PS3 to $299, they started airing the following ad to promote the new deal: But now that this has been running for a few weeks, it seems that Nigeria is Mad at Sony and wants them to withdraw the ad. The country also “demands […]

Second Life’s Sexy Lawsuit Heats Up

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] The virtual world Second Life might not be as newsworthy as it was a few years ago, but it’s still around, and it’s still running into some of the same old problems. When users can create practically anything, trademark and copyright issues were bound to crop up. But the […]

Monday morning links serving: The September 21st edition

–FCC Proposes Net Neutrality The U.S. government plans to propose broad new rules Monday that would force Internet providers to treat all Web traffic equally, seeking to give consumers greater freedom to use their computers or cellphones to enjoy videos, music and other legal services that hog bandwidth. –“Star Wars” for Your Mind, Heart and […]

Geeks are Sexy T-Shirt – John Chow Models for Us

Hey Everyone! I haven’t received my own official Geeks are Sexy t-shirt yet, but John Chow, the root of all evil himself, has already received his, and I must admit it looks pretty darn fine on him. The only complain he had about the shirt? He told me the robotic girl should have weared a […]

Browser wars: the non-evil empire strikes back

By Sterling “Chip” Camden Contributing Writer, [GAS] Since we last left our heroes back in July, several new browser versions have been released:  Chrome 3, Opera 10, Lunascape 5.1.5, and incremental updates to Firefox, Safari, and even Internet Explorer 8.  So it’s time for us to revisit our benchmarks. Dromaeo benchmark The Dromaeo test suite […]

GPS

Sometimes it’s good to have some low-tech skills, like reading a map. Or asking for directions. The last time I was in New York City, I found getting to places to which I’d never been quite simple. All I had to do was ask whoever I was with to direct me to my next destination, […]

Opera Strives for a Bigger Chuck of the American Market

By Natania Barron Contributing Writer, [GAS] We hear a lot about Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari. And of course, there’s been recent buzz about Google’s Chrome. But few Americans outside web design and IT have ever heard about Opera, a browser that is far more popular globally than you might expect. In fact, Opera 10 […]

Amazing LED-Based Hard Drive Clock

Check out this absolutely amazing remote controlled LED-based hard drive clock build by a Polish tinkerer: Amazing little device isn’t it? And while I wouldn’t put it on display anywhere in my house, I can still appreciate the work that went into building it. [Via Gizmodo]