US Back Atop Supercomputer Rankings

The United States is once again home to the world’s fastest computer. It ends a 20 month American absence from the top spot while first a Chinese and then a Japanese machine was number one. The honor is bestowed by the TOP500 project, which has been putting together a regularly-updated supercomputer list since 1993. It […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: Up to 75% Off Sandisk Memory Products (SSD/Compact Flash/SDHC/MicroSDHC/Flash Drives)

Today only, Amazon offers up to 75% off on Extreme memory products from SanDisks. Today only—and just in time for Father’s Day—get up to 75% off Extreme memory from SanDisk. Upgrade your desktop or laptop with SanDisk’s Extreme solid-state drives; take full advantage of your DSLR or point-and-shoot camera with SanDisk Extreme compact flash; and […]

Google’s speedy new Chrome Computers

With the same name as what has now climbed to #1 browser, Google released its own Chrome OS a few years ago. The operating system was marketed for its speed, web/cloud integration and streamlined usability – which are still the main focuses for the new Chromebooks and the “Chromebox” they have released with Samsung. Here’s […]

The Dirtiest PC You’ll See Today [Video]

So geeks, how does this PC compare with the dirtiest PC you’ve ever seen? Got any “Dirty PC” stories to share with us? Tell us all about them in the comment section below! [Via [H]]

MIT Students + iPad = Future

I saw this…and I was just blown away with how cool it is. Ok we’ve seen some funky stuff done with augmented reality and it does remind me a lot of the demo of SixthSense technology I saw awhile ago ago, but I believe that T(ether), as it is called, takes it to a whole […]

iCloud Helps Woman Recover a Stolen iPhone

Technology is a wonderful thing, but when that technology fails on you, it can be very frustrating. Sometimes, however, technology does exactly what it is supposed to and you find a fringe benefit you weren’t expecting. This was the case when Katy McCaffrey’s iPhone was stolen on a Disney Cruise. It turns out her unwitting […]

Mad Scientist Wields Tesla Gun – And You Can Too!

A mad scientist read a graphic novel of a story of the battle between Edison and Tesla in the war to dominate the electric world – a graphic novel where Tesla had awesome Tesla guns. So he set about creating is own. And it’s battery powered. If you’ve got all the hardware, you could even […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: 30% Off Crucial 64 GB m4 2.5-Inch SATA Solid State Drive (6Gb/s) – $79.99 + Free Shipping

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has the Crucial 64 GB m4 2.5-Inch SATA Solid State Drive (6Gb/s) for just $79.99 plus free shipping. That’s 30% off the drive’s usual retail price of $115.07. Continuing the tradition of our award-winning solid-state drives, the Crucial m4 SSD offers mobile and desktop users scorching-fast […]

Microsoft adopts smartphone subsidy model for Xbox

Microsoft is reportedly planning to offer the Xbox on the same financial model as smartphones: a heavily reduced up-front price in return for a commitment to a monthly service charge. The plan, reported by The Verge, would be to sell a 4GB Xbox with the Kinect kit for $99. That’s a $200 reduction, much the […]

Star Wars Micro Replicates Classic Arcade Cabinet

This really takes me back. In my younger days, I grew to understand the need for employment as all my expendable cash was spent on 45 Vinyl Single records and frequent trips to the local arcade. At the arcade there were a few guaranteed coin eaters, and my all-time favorite was the Star Wars Arcade […]

Nintendo Loses Half a Billion Bucks

Nintendo has made a whopping loss of, depending on the precise measure used, around half a billion dollars. It’s the company’s worst performance since before the NES first launched. There are two different figures in media reports, both technically accurate. The company’s operating income, which is effectively its profit or loss from doing business, was […]

This Custom Built Home Theater Set Top PC is Amazing

Oh to dream a dream. This intrepid machinist apprentice was looking for a front end media streaming PC for a home theater system he had yet to own. After searching around, he couldn’t find anything that quite fit his needs, and began to become frustrated. But he had time and easy access to a machine […]