By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] So, speaking of e-books… you may have heard that in a twist of Orwellian irony, Amazon recently wirelessly deleted copies of 1984 and Animal Farm from customers’ Kindles. Apparently there was a copyright issue, in that the third party distributor who okayed the e-versions of the books did not […]
Engineered and built by Found, a Scottish musical collective, Cybraphon is a robot that performs music according to its mood. Its mood changes according to what people say about it online: When lots of people talk about him, he’s happy, and when all he hears is silence, he gets melodramatic. Check it out in the […]
Apple has claimed that jailbreaking iPhones – that is, altering their software to allow the user to run applications without restrictions – could turn them into tools for deliberately bringing down cellphone networks. The claims come in a response to a government review which takes place every three years to decide which situations should be […]
Sony Pictures just released a new trailer for Neil Blomkamp’s upcoming sci-fi movie, District 9, which will be released in movie theaters on August 14, 2009. Enjoy!
By Jimmy Rogers (@me) Contributing Writer, [GAS] When Star Trek: TNG ended and the franchise melted into less compelling series like Voyager and DS9 (let’s not even DISCUSS Enterprise), we “space action show” geeks felt a little lost. Nothing really stood out and said, “Here’s that great formula you know and love.” Then Stargate: SG1 […]
Always remember: Smoking contributes to and empowers the imminent robot death squad apocalypse. Thanks Alex!
Environmental activists boldly went to the roof of Hewlett Packard’s roof to protest against “excuses” and “backtracking” over use of toxic materials – then let Captain Kirk deliver their message. William Shatner recorded a message (audio link) for the firm’s staff which was left on the voicemail of all employees. He said HP had gone […]
Produced to hype up the upcoming summer blockbuster “G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra.”, this viral marketing video shows a soldier riding a half pipe using a Delta 6 Accelerator Suit.