CRAZY 2015 Online Black Friday Deals (UPDATED)

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Yep, today is the day where the holiday season shopping craze starts, geeks. Don’t feel like rushing to the stores to get crushed beneath a human stampede? Here’s a few amazing Black Friday deals we stumbled on while browsing the web today. We’ll update this post a few times during the day and add new […]

100 Games Added To Xbox Backwards Compatibility

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Microsoft has announced more than 100 Xbox 360 games that will be playable on the Xbox One from this week. Gamers will need to wait a little longer for some high-profile games however. The backward compatibility feature could be a big factor in persuading people to upgrade to the new console, not just because some […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: 58% Off APC BR1500G Back-UPS Pro 1500VA – $129.99 + FREE Shipping

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For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has the APC BR1500G Back-UPS Pro 1500VA 10-outlet Uninterruptible Power Supply for just $129.99 plus free shipping. That’S 58% off on the UPS’s regular list price of $310. If you are looking for a UPS to protect your computers equipment, this is an INCREDIBLE deal! The […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: Save BIG on ViewSonic 24-Inch (1080p) LED-Lit Screen + More Deals!

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For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has the ViewSonic VA2446M-LED 24-Inch LED-Lit LCD Monitor for just $130.99 plus free shipping. That’s 43% off on the monitor’s regular list price of $231.00. The ViewSonic VA2446m-LED is a 24″ (23.6 Vis) widescreen monitor with an LED backlight and glossy, thin-bezel design ideal for use […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: Up to 65% Off Select Crucial and Lexar Memory Products

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For today’s edition of Deal of the Day and today only, Amazon offers up to 65% off on select Crucial and Lexar memory products such as SSDs, USB flash drives, microSD cards, and more. [Up to 65% Off Select Crucial and Lexar Memory Products]

The Doors – “Break on Through”: The Oldschool Computer Hardware Remix

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The Doors’ “Break on Through” performed by old computer hardware. The video features two versions of the song: one with DECTalk vocals (starting at 2:20) and one without. DECTalk is same speech synthesizer Stephen Hawking used back in the 80’s. [bd594]

Game Boy Guitar Plays Two Ways

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This amazing creation by a user at the Bit Fix Gaming boards is both a functional electric guitar and a working Game Boy emulator. Not only do the buttons control the game, but A and B also act as dials to control the tone and volume of the guitar. Bit Fix Gaming

Amazon Plans $50 Tablet

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Amazon is said to be set to release a $50 tablet computer. The claim appears in the Wall Street Journal and is sourced to “people familiar with the matter” which most likely means either Amazon staff or one of its suppliers. The only firm details are that Amazon plans to offer a $50 tablet with […]

The Amazing New LG 21:9 Curved UltraWide Monitor (Sponsored)

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When it comes to PC’s, you are either part of the master race or are being left behind in a cloud of dust. While some gamers and web users plop down in front of a 14 inch laptop screen or some archaic, bulky monitor, the realest fans are getting rigs and set ups that make […]

The Home Of Codebreaking: Three Days At Bletchley Park (Part 1)

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Taking advantage of the freedom of our (tiny) motorhome, my wife and I decided our last long weekend away this year should be to a geeky facility I’ve written about several times here at GaS but never visited until now: Bletchley Park. For those who don’t know, this is a British country mansion whose grounds […]

Apple TV Could Double In Price

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The next generation of Apple TV could cost as much as $199 according to new reports. The rumored new hardware features don’t seem to justify the price and instead its success could rest on a potential TV subscription service. 9to5Mac says its sources peg the price of the new box at either $149 or $199. That […]

Xbox Will Support Mice and Keyboard!

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The man in charge of Xbox says the company is working on supporting mice for playing games on the console. It will go with existing keyboard support, though it won’t immediately mean playing PC games on the console is possible. Phil Spencer revealed the plans in response to a question on Twitter about streaming between […]