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]

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]

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 […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: 45% Off Seagate Expansion 3 TB USB 3.0 Desktop External Hard Drive – $119.99

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has the Seagate Expansion 3 TB USB 3.0 Desktop External Hard Drive for just $119.99. That’s 45% off the drive’s usual retail price of $219.99. Seagate external desktop drives provide extra storage for your ever-growing collection of files. Instantly add up to 3TB (depending on model) […]

$50 Aakash Tablet a Reality in India

The Indian government has unveiled a tablet computer that costs just $50. The Aakash (the Hindi word for sky) is made by DataWind, a business created and run by two Canadians but based legally in the UK where it’s previously sold a cheap pocket device which does web surfing and little else. This is truly […]

$8,000 Phone Runs No Apps

A Danish company has created a cellphone that it believes will last virtually forever. While in theory the Æ+Y handset could save money as you’ll never need to upgrade, that’s not the case in reality. That’s because it costs €6,000 or roughly US$8,000. And if you’re wondering whether such a handset would become obsolete as […]

Steam-powered computer gets digital boost

A year ago we reported on a plan to build the world’s first computer (which isn’t quite as odd as it sounds.) Now that plan has taken a step forward. The computer in question is Charles Babbage’s analytical engine, which he designed in 1837 but was unable to manufacture thanks to a lack of funding. […]

Damn You Dell! Damn You!!! [Pic]

If you’ve ever worked on those old Optiplex GX PCs, looking at this pic will probably make you start frothing at the mouth. [Via Cubicle Bot]

IBM’s Brain-Mimicking Silicon Chips

Didn’t these scientists ever watch Terminator or any other sci-fi movies where the computers gained sentience and proceeded to eliminate humanity? When the computers rise up and rebel, we all have scientists at IBM to thank: Each of IBM’s brain-mimicking silicon chips is a few square millimetresin size and holds a grid of 256 parallel […]

Sony Slashes Prices on PS3

  Sony is cutting prices on the PS3 and will finally be at or below the price of the Xbox 360. It’s also releasing a bargain-basement priced PSP in Europe, albeit with limited features. The price cuts mean the 160GB PS3 now drops from $299 to $249, while $299 will now buy you the 320GB […]

30 Years of the PC: an Infographic Timeline

PC Mag is celebrating the PC’s third decade (and the 30th year of its own publication, too) with an illustrated history of the technology and magazine, including notable names, hardware and benchmarks along the way. Follow along with our timeline as we point out a few of the important folks, products, and waystations in this […]