Yes, You Can Have Your Mac and PC, too

I bought my first iMac ten years ago, just after graduating from high school. He was Strawberry and his name was Bob. Sadly he met his demise when he was dropped by the USPS on the way to my college dorm and was never the same again. I did manage to collect insurance, however, and […]

Mouse 2.0: Multi-Touch Meets The Mouse

The folks at Microsoft Research just released a short video demonstrating 5 novel multi-touch mice combining the standard capabilities of a regular computer mouse, but with some multi-touch features thrown in.

Bear-4 Sends HD Camera to the Edge of Space

This is the kind of thing I dreamed of doing as a kid. Okay, it’s the kind of thing I still think about doing now. I’m not sure how I missed this earlier, but thought it would be worth a post for those of you who might not have seen it yet. The flight was […]

Deal of the Day: Kingston 32 GB Flash Drive: $59.99 – Shipped

So, if you’re anything like me, you already have a flash drive, but unfortunately, it always seems to be full. Initially I had a 1GB drive, and then jumped to a 4. Now I’m using a 32GB one, which, as of now, still fulfills my needs. Not sure how long it will stay that way, […]

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, 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? 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 […]