Nominate [GAS] for the 2008 Bloggies!

Yep folks, The Bloggies, one of the most sought after award on the web, is accepting nominations for its 2008 edition. We’d really appreciate your support and invite you to nominate us for any categories that you deem [GAS] worthy of. The nomination process ends on Friday, January 11 at 10PM EST, so head over […]

Salaries for TOP 500 publicly-traded corporations’ execs online!

While not directly tech oriented, I think this will be of interest to everyone. The Securities and Exchange Commission, the American authority that controls the United States’ stock market, now publishes the salaries of the bosses for the top 500 U.S. corporations. To be on the list, the company must also have filed proxy statements […]

World’s Biggest Building Coming to Moscow by 2013

Over the last decade, Moscow has had explosive growth. Now the Russian Capital will soon have the world’s largest building by 2013. Designer Sir Norman Foster has planned a 27 million square foot, $4B (USD) structure that will be 1500 feet tall. Dubbed “Crystal Island,” it will feature 900 apartments, 3000 hotel rooms, a theatre, […]

Deal of the day: Buy one HD DVD movie, get one free

For those of you who are the happy owners of a HD DVD player, Amazon has an awesome deal on a selection of HD movies. The deal is simple: buy one, get one free. And if you think that only crappy movies are offered in the special, just check out the selection. There’s really some […]

Networking “New Years Resolutions” Contest

As many of you know, [GAS] Contributor Brian Boyko works in his day job capacity for enterprise network monitoring solutions vendor NetQoS, as editor of NetQoS’s “house organ” blog, Network Performance Daily. Network Performance Daily is currently holding an end-of-year contest for “Network Performance Management Resolutions” – send in your best, and you can win […]

Back up your music CD’s with CDex

By Mark O’Neill Contributing Writer, [GAS] If Santa was really generous this year and gave you a lot of music CD’s, then you’ll probably appreciate this little tool.   It’s not new by any means but I’ve just used it to back up my new Eagles CD and I figured it was worth a mention on […]

4 Calling Birds, 3 HDMIs, 2 CVIs, and an ATSC/QAM tuner – Part 2

By Brooks Flynn Guest blogger, Philips Consumer Electronics  What connections do I need on my new HDTV? Last week I talked about HDMI Connections in the first installment of what connections you need to get the best out of your HDTV. This week I am going to be talking about Component Video (CVI) and why it’s […]

Looking for computer engineers!

While randomly surfing the web this morning, I stumbled on this funny job ad. Can you solve the problem? It’s really not that difficult by the way! x = 24; y = 30; Phone:= 01.(y^2 – x)-(y^2-10^2)*10 Oh and by the way, don’t try calling the number. This ad dates back a couple of years […]