PC

USB Rechargable Shaver: Why?

Thumbnail image for USB Rechargable Shaver: Why? August 21, 2008

I’m starting to think that the electrical outlet’s days are numbered, as all things will soon be powered by USB.  First it was mice and keyboards, then media devices and hard drives, soon after that all sorts of things started popping up like refrigerators, flashlights, dancing hula girls and fans.  Now we can shave via [...]

[Read the full article...]

Retro Theater: Don’t Copy That Floppy Makes Idle Threats, Is Threatening

Thumbnail image for Retro Theater: Don’t Copy That Floppy Makes Idle Threats, Is Threatening February 11, 2008

I’m sure some of you have seen this video, or remember it if you are old enough. It’s videos like these that keep me up at night. When I was 10, I made a copy of Reader Rabbit for my Apple II computer on a 5.25 inch floppy disk. And to this day, I still [...]

[Read the full article...]

Elite 360 Laptop Mod is Elite, 1337 Style

Thumbnail image for Elite 360 Laptop Mod is Elite, 1337 Style February 4, 2008

Popular consol modder, Ben Heck, is at it again. This time, with another 360-laptop mod. He sucesfully fit a 65nm XBox 360 Elite into a laptop shell. In addition, he added a 120GB hard drive and a 17inch, HD 720p screen (1280×720 native resolution). I had the three red rings of death, so I decided [...]

[Read the full article...]

Danger Den 3870 X2 Waterblock Prototype

Thumbnail image for Danger Den 3870 X2 Waterblock Prototype January 30, 2008

Details are few, but from what I can tell, it is a full-coverage block made of full copper. For those of you that know nothing about water cooling or computers, a water block is used to cool the parts on the video card that are normally cooled by air and heat sinks. Water, or other [...]

[Read the full article...]

Cynergy Labs + Johnny Lee = Minority Report Called It

Thumbnail image for Cynergy Labs + Johnny Lee = Minority Report Called It January 22, 2008

Have you ever looked back at old movies and cartoons (pre 1980) that depicts the year 2000 with flying cars and hovering cities and though, “boy did they get that all wrong”? Well, movies today paint a similar picture, but the difference is that we might not be too far away. The Minority Report‘s hand-guided [...]

[Read the full article...]

Buffalo Makes External HD-DVD/BluRay Drive, is not Animal

Thumbnail image for Buffalo Makes External HD-DVD/BluRay Drive, is not Animal January 18, 2008

In a move that is sure to mean nothing in a few months, manufacturer Buffalo is releasing (in Europe only) a HD-DVD/BluRay combo drive. It has the ability to burn and read BluRay discs, and the ability to read (and not burn) the soon-to-be defunct HD-DVD format. With pricing and availability yet to be revealed, [...]

[Read the full article...]

Team Fortress 2 case mod is packing heat, literally

Thumbnail image for Team Fortress 2 case mod is packing heat, literally January 15, 2008

I’m a big fan of computer case mods, and I’m also a big fan of Team Fortress 2, so this computer mod probably completed my life. They designed it after the engineer’s turret from the game, and it looks deadly. This thing is a full 40 inches of beautiful turrety action. I am quite the [...]

[Read the full article...]