Monday Morning Links Serving: The October 20th Edition

–13 Of the Best Linux Tutorials and OpenCourseWare on the Web The web can be an excellent source for Linux tutorials and training, if you know where to look. This article is meant to serve as a guide for new and advanced users who are searching for free Linux tutorials. –Vista SP2 and Windows 7 […]

Breaking Out? Check Your Cell Phone!

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] According to the British Association of Dermatologists, long sessions of gabbing on a metal cellphone may cause an itchy rash to break out on your face. Great, so cellphones might give us brain cancer and acne? Let’s call the whole thing off! Okay, actually, no need for panic. In […]

Cheapest Blu-Ray Player Deal EVER!

Just a quick post to let you guys know about this awesome deal that Amazon has right now. They’re offering the Samsung 1080P BD-1500 Blu-Ray player, including the ultimate Matrix blu-ray film collection 2 free Blu-Ray movies (The offer changes often, so be sure to check it out), for only $206.64, shipping included. Now for […]

Downloadable Yoda Available for Pwning

by Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] This probably doesn’t come as a huge surprise (file it as one of the worst kept secrets in gaming), but Namco announced this morning that both Yoda and Darth Vader will soon be available as downloadable characters for Soul Calibur IV on the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. So […]

Keep your cat away from your counters with the Blender Defender

When it comes to finding ways to keep animals out of spots where they have no business in being, people can get really imaginative. Earlier this year, we posted about a special bird-repulsing system that keeps the little animals from pooping into your pool’s pristine water. Now, the following one will be of particular interest […]

10 Geeky Marriage Proposals

by Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Having found the LittleBigPlanet marriage proposal so endearing, I decided to seek out some other inventive and geeky proposals. After all, geeks are great at looking outside the box. So here are a few proven geeky ways to say, “Will you marry me?”

PST Panic! Because nothing sucks more than PST files

Long-time [GAS] reader and employee of GFI, a sys-admin-loved company, Jesmond Darmanin has recently contacted me to let me know about one of his latest creation: PSTPanic! Basically, PSTPanic! is a site that promotes GFI’s mail archiving solution, GFIMailArchiver (which is great, by the way, else I wouldn’t be posting about it), and features a […]

Apple Updates Its Entire Line of Notebooks

By Jimmy Rogers Contributing Writer, [GAS] Today was the big keynote event Apple fanatics have been waiting for.  Steve Jobs and his team graced the stage once more in order to update the Apple line and get it ready for the holiday shopping season.  While the summer and spring were both big events for the […]

Build Your Own Marriage Proposal

by Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] The much anticipated puzzle and word-creation game for Playstation 3, LittleBigPlanet, hasn’t even been released yet and it’s already changing lives. The game lets players build their own levels and share them through the PlayStation Network. It is due for release October 21, but has already had an extensive […]

“Tech For Obama” Wants to Sway Geeks Everywhere

By Jimmy Rogers Contributing Writer, [GAS] As more and more people identify themselves as geeks, it’s important to remember that the geek voting block is growing too.  While the economy, the healthcare system, and the wars weigh heavily upon the minds of everyone, technology issues are not completely forgotten. A new group of Obama supporters, […]

Monday Morning Links Serving: The October 13th Edition

-Free Alternatives to 10 Popular Commercial Mac Applications (Part 1 | Part 2) Why pay for certain applications when you can get another which works almost (or just) as well for free? –52 Things To Do With Google You can do a lot more than search the web with Google nowadays, from reading newspapers in […]

An Ethnographer Takes a Look at the Digital Culture

By Jimmy Rogers Contributing Writer, [GAS] If you’ve got a little time to kill (over 55 minutes, actually), take a look at this great video by an ethnographer about the web’s participatory nature.  What is ethnography you ask? Well, as explained to me by someone in an actual ethnography course, it’s the study of a […]