Hackerman From ‘Kung Fury’ Releases Tutorial On How To Hack Time


If you saw the wonderful, brilliant, hilarious movie we posted last week, Kung Fury, then you certainly remember the character of Hackerman. His computer skills were all but unrivaled, and without him on the team, they would not have been able to achieve the time traveling which was an essential element to their journey. But […]

Two Steam Machines Up For Pre-Order


Valve has unveiled the first two “Steam Machine” gaming PCs for pre-order. It’s also taking orders for a dedicated controller and a streaming box for easier home set-up. The two models come 18 months after Valve first announced its plans for a series of dedicated gaming machines designed to be closer alternatives to game consoles. […]

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


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’


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 […]