We as geeks and enthusiasts tend to place a lot of value on our geeky possessions. And with all of the money we spend making sure that we are using the very latest PC hardware, how much money are we spending in making sure that …continue reading
I get a lot of ”Ask the Geek” emails from people whose computers won’t shut down properly, either hanging up or rebooting endlessly. (Sometimes, nothing at all happens and you have to press and hold the power button.) Rather than trying to answer each question, I figure …continue reading
NCsoft and ArenaNet have launched Guild Wars: Eye of the North, the first expansion to the Guild Wars franchise of subscription-free, online roleplaying games. Guild Wars players who purchase the expansion can access Eye of the North content through any of the multi-million-selling Guild Wars …continue reading
The reported sighting of a Yangtze River dolphin, or Baiji, means there is still a chance for people to take further action and protect the cetaceans in the Yangtze from extinction, according to World Wildlife Fund.
The Chinese media reported that a local businessman …continue reading
Most media outlets are giving broad coverage to Senator Larry Craig’s plight. It is pervasive and, for the moment, part of the national discussion. As this maelstrom plays out, Senator Craig’s wife, Suzanne Craig, finds herself at the center of media attention.
Members of …continue reading
Have you checked out the proposed new schedule for the fall? I certainly hope that this is just a beta. If not, service pack 1 for the season better be ready when mid season comes.
Seriously, every new television season we read about how the …continue reading
With nearly 500,000 downloads to date, the “Gears of War” Hidden Fronts Map Pack has become the No. 1 piece of premium downloadable content on Xbox LIVE Marketplace. Beginning Monday, September 3 at 2:00 a.m. PDT, the Hidden Fronts Map Pack will join the Annex …continue reading
I personally feel that drug tests are unconstitutional, and an invasion of privacy. If people want to find ways to relax or enjoy themselves, they should have that option.
Expensive kits to pass your drug test are not necessary, and quite often are fraudulent. The …continue reading
US Department of Defense DOD 5220.22-M (5 overwrites ) Guttmann (32 overwrites) Complex (3 overwrites) Simple (1 overwrite)
With NShred you can eliminate confidential information and data from …continue reading
The vote on the Office Open XML format will probably go a little differently now that the Swedish vote will most likely be one of abstention. Microsoft has gotten caught with its hand in the cookie jar again.
Microsoft was found to have offered …continue reading
The majority of tooth whitening techniques are toxic and expensive. Try the following methods, next time you are looking to brighten your smile:
Plax or it’s generic equivalent, can be used to whiten teeth. Take a mouthful, and hold it in your mouth, as you …continue reading
NBA Commissioner David Stern’s nightmare summer continues. While the Tim Donaghy saga remains to be played out before a court of law, there remains lingering issues that hang over the National Basketball Association. Mr Donaghy has suggested that other NBA officials may have acted contrary …continue reading
Microsoft Game Studios and BioWare Corp. announced that the highly anticipated action role-playing game (RPG) “Mass Effect” will ship to retailers throughout North America on November 20, 2007. The recipient of more than 50 awards, including the 2007 Game Critics Awards for “Best Console Game” …continue reading
Overstock – 15% off Jewelry & Watches Weekend Sale (Posted on 8/31/07 and Expires on 9/3/07) Avon – ANEW Mix or …continue reading
The folks over at Mozilla are looking for beta testers to get involved in testing the newest version of Firefox. They are requesting help in testing their nightly builds and reporting bugs or other irregularities that may surface. Some of you who have read my …continue reading
Nano-computing is the goal of having computers that function on the molecular level. Atoms would convey the data. The simple translation to this is ‘small’:
“CHICAGO (Reuters) – Imagine cramming 30,000 full-length movies into a gadget the size of an iPod.
Scientists at IBM said …continue reading
We have all heard the horror stories about military over spending on projects that far exceed the original cost. But every once in awhile a story surfaces which actually shows how some administrators in the military are actually saving us taxpayers some big bucks. One …continue reading