Sony has confirmed that PlayStation 3 consoles have been seized by customs officials in the Netherlands over a patent dispute. The case involves claims by LG that the Blu-Ray feature of the console violates a patent it holds. The relevant patents appear to cover a very specific element of the technology as they don’t affect […]
Four floppy drives plus MIDI-tone Toccata and Fugue equals Castlevania flashback. YouTube’s spankin’ new innerwebz star, FunToTheHead, has rigged up a system comprising “two 3 1/2″ drives and two 5 1/4″ drives connected to a PIC18f14k50 microcontroller. It interfaces to any MIDI source via MIDI over USB. Straight MIDI would also be possible with an […]
Gamer swoon alert! The first game I ever played to completion was Super Mario Bros., like most of my early-80s classmates. These days, I don’t do much gaming at all—but I do spend quite a lot of quality time with my computer. Etsy dealer 8BitMemory has an awesome way to introduce the games from our […]
Comedian KassemG and sketch-comedy troupe Good Neighbors poke seriously geeky fun at all the pseudo-technology Hollyweird is deploying these days. Take THAT CSI!
If you’re a modder and have an iPhone 4, check out this video about Apple’s insidious new plan to keep you from tinkering with the innards of your precious phone. Edit: After watching this, be sure to read Bobcooley’s interesting comment below! [Source]
Craiglist: A never-ending source of amusement for us geeks. [Source]
Please note: This is a joke, don’t try this at home. Thanks you! :) [Via]
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Can’t afford an Apple laptop? No problems, here’s how to easily emulate one: Thanks Michel!
Notice how I avoided writing “PC” in the headline so that all you trolls can’t remind me that a Mac is in fact a PC. Now let the flame war begin!