We’re Back Up!

I’m sure most of you noticed, we’ve been down on and off for the past 3 days. 2 weeks ago, I decided to move GAS to Dreamhost’s new VPS hosting solution. This new service promised to allow a site to run on a fixed amount of protected memory and CPU time. [GAS] got moved on […]


ASK [GAS] : What was your first computer and how did it change your life?

by Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] I was a child of the eighties, and the first computer that my parents bought was a Tandy CoCo, on which my mom taught me to type when I was seven. That computer also jumpstarted my love of videogames, since hours of playing Maniac Mansion revved me up to […]

Superman Saves House, Sells Books

by Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] As it has been out for a month and sitting near the top of the NY Times Bestseller List during that time, you may have already heard of Brad Meltzer’s The Book of Lies by now. However, what you might not know is what this book has to do […]

Devoted fans bring lost Doctor Who episodes back to life

By Mark O’Neill Contributing Writer, [GAS] One of the programmes that I was extremely fond of as a child was “Doctor Who”.   Every Sunday evening, I would sit and watch the Doctor travel through space and time and do battle with the Daleks, the Cybermen or whatever adversary he happened to come up against that […]

MPAA vs. RealDVD

by Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] RealNetworks has a piece of neat new software–RealDVD, which lets you rip the contents of a DVD onto your computer, just as you would an audio CD. Granted, the technology already exists, but you can see why Hollywood wouldn’t like the idea of this being an easy and legitimate […]

New “The Spirit” Trailer Out Online: It Makes Sense this Time

If you saw the first trailer for The Spirit a while ago, you probably either said “What?!?!” or “Oh, I read that graphic novel.”  If your answer was the latter, this is just eye candy for you.  If you are in the first catagory, then this new trailer sheds a whole lot of light on […]

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No it’s the Wing Suit!

By Mark O’Neill Contributing Writer, [GAS] Forget the Swiss Human Jet flying across the English Channel.  That’s child’s play compared to the Wing Suit!   This is the kind of stuff that makes Superman look like a learner driver. To do what you are about to see, you need to have a stomach made of iron, […]

Web 2.0 Furniture: the @ Chair

Let’s admit it, traditional chairs are usually ugly and boring, but it’s certainly not the case with this one. Designed by Brodie Neill and made out of a combination of carbon fibre and chrome, the @ Chair will show to your fellow geek friends that you really are “in” when it comes to the latest […]