PS3 motion controller makes its public debut

Sony has unveiled some details about its forthcoming motion-based controller, including the first raft of compatible games. However, the firm is yet to announce a price or name for the device. The controller, which was demonstrated at the Tokyo Game Show, requires the PlayStation Eye camera to work; the distance and angle between the camera […]

iPod Nano with radio integration: too little too late?

I will confess, I haven’t thought about the radio much in the last few years. The only station I listen to in my car is an all-Classical station that doesn’t play commercials. When I’m not listening to WCPE, I’ve got my iPod Shuffle out and, most importantly, I have complete control over what I listen […]

XBox 360 graphics chip helps cardiac researchers

The Xbox 360 is many things: games console, media streamer, DVD player (and, in some cases, an expensive paperweight with a shiny red ring.) But now it’s got a new role: predicting heart problems. Researchers in Britain are using the console’s graphics chip (pictured, courtesy of Flickr user avalonstar) to power parallel processing: splitting a […]

British museum aims to revive 1951 computer

It’s probably a safe bet that many GeeksAreSexy readers have brought an old computer back from the dead at some point. But a museum in Britain is trying to do it with a 58-year-old machine. If the plan comes off, the Harwell computer will become the oldest working electronic computer in the world. Staff at […]

Red ring of death: Almost one in four XBox 360’s fail

It’s fair to say the “red ring of death” is the most notorious hardware failure in the console industry of recent years. But a new study concludes that even if you throw out that specific problem, the Xbox 360 is still the most unreliable of today’s generation of consoles. According to SquareTrade (PDF), a whopping […]

Deal of the Day: 50% Off Logitech G9 Laser Mouse ($49.99 – Shipped)

For the gamers among you who are looking for a great gaming mouse at an affordable price, Amazon.com has the Logitech G9 laser mouse for $49.99 today. That’s 50% off its regular retail price. The G9 Laser Mouse is built with advanced customization technology so you can tune your mouse for your playing style. It […]

Deal of the Day: Dell S2209W 1080p 22-Inch LCD Widescreen Monitor – $149, Shipped

Looking for a new monitor for your system? Amazon.com currently has an amazing deal on the stylish Dell S2209W 22-inch 1080p (1920 x 1080) widescreen monitor. Now priced at $149, the display was originally going for $199. Enjoy cinema-quality full 1080p HD resolution from your PC with the stylishly designed 22-inch Dell S2209W LCD widescreen […]

Deal of the Day: Toshiba 15.6-Inch Widescreen LCD TV with Built-in DVD Player – $199.99 – Shipped

Petite and packed with features, the 15LV505 LCD TV/DVD combo is a great addition to kitchen counters, spare rooms, or dorm rooms. The portable size makes it easy to enjoy movies anywhere, and at that price, it’s a steal. Features: 1366 X 768 Pixel resolution Built-in slot loading DVD player that plays DVD/DVD-R/DVD-RW/CD/CD-R/CD-RW/VCD Built-in ATSC/NTSC/QAM […]

Printer Choreography

Who knows how much is paper and how much is special effects in this ad made in response to a challenge from Hewlett-Packard. The finished product, named “Invent” is impressive! Created by Matt Robinson and Tom Wrigglesworth. Music by Round Table Knights. [via I Am Bored]

How I Use My Mobile Internet Device

By Xavier Lanier Guest Blogger I’ve been using a mobile internet device for the past couple of months and have enjoyed the experience so far. My MID of choice is the Viliv S5 and I’ve used it much more than I expected to. I’m a Web publisher and spend most of time online, so it’s […]

Ice-T Smashes PowerBook Like a Caveman

…and his efforts aren’t very effective. Check it out. Unfortunately, as he was planning to do in the video, Ice-T didn’t film his trip to the Mac store to get his PowerBook fixed. I would really have liked seeing this.

Webcycle: the faster you pedal, the faster your internet goes!

Now, geeks stay fit and healthy and never even have to leave the basement! Introducing the Webcycle, from Matt Gray and Tom Scott. It’s an exercise bike, with sensors on the pedals, connected to an Arduino and a laptop running Ubuntu with wondershaper. Cheetos not included. [via b3ta]