Flying cars to hit showrooms in 2010

What geek hasn’t been waiting patiently for the arrival of real flying cars ever since the first time they watched the opening of the Jetsons?  Since that show debuted in 1962, we’ve seen lots of technological advances, like the unprecedented evolution of integrated circuitry resulting in computers in every home (and every pocket), but no flying cars. Until […]

Wednesday Geeky Pics: Comic Book Love

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] This week we celebrate the bond between a geek and his (or her) comic books. Comic Book Struck

Let Historical Tweets Take You Back in Time!

By Jimmy Rogers Contributing Writer, [GAS] Don’t worry, this isn’t some archival service that will tell you what some user said two years ago.  Historical Tweets is a blog that displays one historically important (and ficticious) tweet every day!  According to the site:  “Books have been ruining history. So many unnecessary words.  Now, with Historical Tweets, history’s most […]

Warning: Video Games May Be Hazardous to Your Health

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] If U.S. Congressman Joe Baca (D-CA) has anything to say about it, you might be seeing a warning label on video games that looks awfully similar to the one on packages of cigarettes. I’m confused. Maybe there’s a study I haven’t heard about that proves that video games cause […]

Has Tower Defense Evolved?

By Jimmy Rogers Contributing Writer, [GAS] If you’ve ever explored the world of Flash games for any period of time, you’ve probably run across Tower Defense, or “TD” as it’s commonly called.  The premise of the game is to kill all the “creeps” (or monsters) before they get through your maze.  You have towers that shoot […]

Monday Morning Links Serving: The January 12th Edition

–Top 5 Reasons Why Geeks are Sexy A post that was inspired by us! Thanks Danielle! –Windows 7 Beta Ready for Download! Windows 7 Beta is available for a limited time, to the first 2.5 million people who download the software. Just choose the version that fits the system you’ll be using for the test, […]

Vizio is Back in the News

By Will Sullivan Contributing Writer, [GAS] With profits declining, Vizio announced earlier this past year that it was determined to improve its “bargain basement” rep, and move more upscale, corporate-image-wise…so…they’ve trotted out a snazzy new logo that we rather like, but still have kept prices way low on their compelling new lineup, which we rather…love! […]

Microsoft Songsmith Lets you Create Elevator Music on the Fly!

Have you ever noticed that about half of all the ads Microsoft releases on the Web sound like a joke or a crappy infomercial? I mean, check the following ones out and don’t tell me they didn’t make you feel like crying: Microsoft Hires Boy Band to Promote Windows 7 and PDC 2008 Internal Microsoft […]

Beautiful Time-Lapse Video Brings Peace to your Saturday Morning

I usually wouldn’t post something like this, as it’s not really technology related, but it’s simply too amazing to let it pass. This video is what “Beautiful” is all about. It really makes you slow down and appreciate what’s around us. For a truly glorious experience, check out the HD version right here.

Logic Bolt: Packing a Pico-Projector into a Phone

Pico-projectors, a.k.a “Pocket Projectors”, have been all the rage over the last few months. It’s easy to see the allure of a fun device the size of a pack or two of smokes that can project SD video or pics onto the nearest wall—once you take into account the fact that the images won’t be […]

Sharp Debuts XV-Z15000 “Value” 1080p DLP Front Projector

By Will Sullivan Contributing Writer, [GAS] The under $3000 full-HD front projector space is hugely crowded, these days—almost exclusively by LCD projectors. Sharp is aiming to change that, offering a new “value” $2999 front PJ (However, it is much, much cheaper at Amazon.com!) based around Texas Instruments’ new 0.65″ DLP Digital Micro-mirror Device (DMD) chip. […]

All Things JVC – Japanese Victor Corp. Aiming To Become a Major CE Player, Again

By Will Sullivan Contributing Writer, [GAS] JVC has kept a relatively low consumer electronics profile in recent years—especially compared to its glory days—e.g. basically taking a “wait-and-see” attitude during the recent Blu-ray vs. HD-DVD format war, certainly failing to keep up with its competitors on most audio/video technologies. Their HDTV offerings have been less restrained […]