Six-Figure Worth Apple I Dumped At Recycling Center

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A woman has tossed out a bunch of old computers for recycling in San Francisco — including a rare Apple I worth a six-figure sum. The recycling center is now appealing for the woman to get in touch so that it can pay her $100,000. Staff at CleanBayArea have no record of the woman’s name […]

Microsoft Tests Low-Bandwidth Cloud Gaming

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Microsoft says it’s found a way to cut the bandwidth needed for cloud-based gaming by 80 percent. It shifts part of the work to the user’s device, so results will likely be variable. The company has been working with researchers at Duke University and has come up with a tool named Kahawai, the Hawaiian word for “stream.” […]

Canadian Man Sets Guinness World Record for ‘Farthest Flight by a Hoverboard’

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Yes, you read that title correctly. While it may not be the hoverboard we were all wishing for when we first saw Back to the Future 2, this is about as close as we have come yet. Jeez, I didn’t even know this thing existed and people are already breaking records on the thing? Man, […]

50 Greatest PC Gaming Setups of All Time

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Some people have a nice PC. a good rig set up to run fast and deliver optimum performance for the buck. Then there are the real PC freaks who go out of their way to build the best gaming rigs and leave every other PC gamer in their wake. If you ever been in the […]

Feast Your Eyes on This Old-School Weather Model

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Modern meteorology is nothing short of amazing. The way they can use doppler radar to track a storm front, where it is going, and how long it will be there is a marvel of modern science (even if the weatherman are off here and there), But you take a look at this old school weather […]

Bare-Bones PC Market Drops To $9

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A $9 computer project has been fully funded on Kickstarter. As you’d expect, CHIP is pretty bare-boned, with extra costs for some connections, though a $49 touchscreen version is the most interesting configuration. The basic edition of CHIP is effectively the circuit board ripped out of a bargain-basement Linux mini-PC. Most of the connections are […]

Oculus Rift Is Really Coming

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The Oculus Rift has finally got a confirmed consumer release date — but it’ll be next year before you can play it. It follows a couple of years of demos and prototypes. Oculus says the virtual reality device will be available for pre-orders later this year and then ship to consumers in 2016. There’s still no […]

‘GTA V’ Modder Drops Whale In Los Santos, Weirdness Ensues

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When you play GTA V the last thing you expect is a whale falling out of the sky. That is what makes this video of a whale falling out of the sky in GTA V so magical. It has no place, it makes no sense, but who cares? It adds hilarious chaos to an already hectic […]

GameStop To Buy And Sell Retro Consoles & Games

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GameStop is to start accepting retro consoles and games as tradeins. It will then sell them via its online store. The program will cover consoles from Nintendo (NES, SNES and N64), Sega (Genesis and Dreamcast) and Sony (original Playstation) plus associated games and accessories. GameStop already accepts several later consoles. It’s a test program at […]

Turn Songs into 3D-Printed Sculptures You Can ‘Listen To’ with Reify

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The benefits of 3D printing are almost too impressive and massive for us to even properly address yet. The possibilities with this tech is limitless, and the directions it is going show great promise. But here is an angle you probably have never heard before, literally. Remember how the Winamp player would make cool visualizations […]

The Brilliant Inventions of Dominic Wilcox

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Dominic Wilcox is a man quite unlike any other. A genius who thinks so far outside the box he can no longer tell you the shape of on. Wilcox invents things that cause people to look at him, and question their own version of reality for a minute. Some people are born with brains that […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: 36% Off Crucial M500 960GB SSD – $299.99 + FREE Shipping

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For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has the Crucial M500 960GB SSD for just $299.99 plus free shipping. That’s 36% off on the drive’s regular list price of $472.99. Dramatically faster than a hard drive, the Crucial M500 SSD isn’t just a storage upgrade – it’s a complete system transformation. Designed to […]