By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Remember how a kid’s Amazon Kindle ate his homework? Described as “a bit ironic,” the situation that spawned a lawsuit involved remote deletion of electronic copies of Orwell’s 1984 from customers’ Kindles due to some copyright confusion. The kid in question had already taken notes on his, and then […]
By Natania Barron Contributing Writer, [GAS] I was a bit miffed when my husband got his Google Wave invite before me; I mean, seriously. I showed it to him in the first place. Still, I’ve been insanely curious since learning about the new product–developed by the makers of GoogleMaps, by the way–since I first watched […]
Ok, I want to hear everyone now: 1, 2, 3…. Awwwwwwwwwwwwwww! :) [Via Reddit]
It’s tough to defend people who visit pornographic websites whilst at work. Regardless of your attitude to pornography in and of itself, it’s clearly not a legitimate use of work facilities, and even masters of time-wasting in dully office jobs would likely consider it a step too far. But, while you might not approve of […]
How many do you recognize? [Via BuzzFeed]
What would happen if people were restricted to saying things in only 140 Characters in the real world, just like in twitter? Check out the following video to find out! Warning: Contains slightly risque language.
By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] The virtual world Second Life might not be as newsworthy as it was a few years ago, but it’s still around, and it’s still running into some of the same old problems. When users can create practically anything, trademark and copyright issues were bound to crop up. But the […]
Hey Everyone! I haven’t received my own official Geeks are Sexy t-shirt yet, but John Chow, the root of all evil himself, has already received his, and I must admit it looks pretty darn fine on him. The only complain he had about the shirt? He told me the robotic girl should have weared a […]
By Sterling “Chip” Camden Contributing Writer, [GAS] Since we last left our heroes back in July, several new browser versions have been released: Chrome 3, Opera 10, Lunascape 5.1.5, and incremental updates to Firefox, Safari, and even Internet Explorer 8. So it’s time for us to revisit our benchmarks. Dromaeo benchmark The Dromaeo test suite […]
By Natania Barron Contributing Writer, [GAS] We hear a lot about Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari. And of course, there’s been recent buzz about Google’s Chrome. But few Americans outside web design and IT have ever heard about Opera, a browser that is far more popular globally than you might expect. In fact, Opera 10 […]
If you thought Google couldn’t possibly take control of every aspect of the internet, you were wrong. If you’ve ever tried to sign up to a website or post a comment, and been asked to type in a word or numbers that appear in a picture – or worse, try to figure out the difference […]
Did You Know 4.0 is another official update to the widely popular Shift Happens video. This new version includes facts and stats focusing on the changing media landscape, including convergence and technology, and was developed in partnership with The Economist.