A 5MB Hard Drive In 1956 [Pics]

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Brilliant: Charge & Sync 3-in-1 USB Cable

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A 3-in-1 USB cable that features a mini USB, a Micro USB, and an Apple 40 pin connector, all in the same setup, allowing you to charge and sync a wide variety of mobile devices with just one cable. [Innergie | Via Laughing Squid]

Amazing IT Geek Christmas Tree

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Adam from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia just sent in this picture of their awesome christmas tree which you see above sitting on top of a beowulf cluster, making it the most geektastic thing you’ll see today if you’re an IT geek like me. Thanks Adam!

Xbox Menus Get Voice & Motion Control

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Microsoft is launching a new Xbox 360 dashboard tomorrow, and if you’ve got Kinect, you’re in for some high-tech gadgetry use. The new-look dashboard, reportedly based on the Metro interface that will feature in Windows 8, is designed to extend use of the motion control device beyond simply playing games. Kinect owners will now be […]

A Geek Girl’s Guide to Holiday Shopping

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by Meredith Placko While millions of Americans fought tooth, nail, and pepper spray to get their hands on some mighty deals, this geek girl somehow managed to avoid the annual contact sport known as Black Friday. While sitting in my office, pouring over YouTube videos of people at their very best in Holiday cheer (and […]

Next-Gen Xbox May Split in Two

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The latest rumors on Microsoft’s follow-up to the Xbox 360 suggest there will be two separate consoles. One will be aimed at hardcore gamers, with the other for a more casual audience. According to the reports, the differences will go beyond the current variations in disk size. The cheaper version of the new console will […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: 75% Off X-Men: First Class (+Digital Copy) [Blu-ray] – $9.99 + Amazing Deal on Core i5 Toshiba Laptop

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For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has X-Men: First Class (+Digital Copy) on Blu-ray for just $9.99. That’s 75% off the movie’s usual retail price of $39.99. You can get the movie on regular DVD as well for $8.99. X-Men: First Class is the thrilling, eye-opening chapter you’ve been waiting for…Witness the […]

Steampunk Monitor and Keyboard for $1,439!

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Etsy user woodguy32 has crafted some freakin’ awesome steampunk monitors and keyboards. These bad boys will only set you back $1,439.00, and they look AMAZING. [Via This Is Why I’m Broke]

The Royal Data Throne [Pictures]

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A toilet made of circuit boards? Why not. We’ve got one that costs a cool six Gs (still saving up, sigh) and there’s always the one-of-a-kind Cylon tp dispenser to round out your bathroom geekery. (Un?)fortunately, the Royal Data Throne is just a sculpture. At a foot tall and just five inches wide, the mini-toilet comes […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: 65% Off Corsair Vengeance 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) Memory Kit – $49.99 + Free Shipping

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has the Corsair Vengeance 8 GB ( 2 x 4 GB ) DDR3 1600 MHz (PC3 12800) 240-Pin DDR3 Memory Kit for Intel Core i3, i5, i7 and AMD Platforms for just $49.99. That’S 65% off the kit’s usual retail price of $142.99 (It actually goes […]

The Evolution of Hard Drives – 1979-2011 [Pic]

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Next year’s model is already in the picture, somewhere between pixels 585 and 586 in the bottom right corner. [howtogeek]

Readers’ Ink: Sexy Geeks with Awesome Tattoos [Gallery]

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We asked for pics of your geeky body art, and you delivered. Here are all the entries that made it in before the cut-off (for the rest of you: we’ll save yours for Round 2 sometime in the future). There’s a bit of everything here, which is encouraging because that means our geek-base is nice […]