Archive for August, 2007

The sad tale of a great game covered in shit

Bioshock. It’s supposed to be gaming bliss. It’s from the same guys who brought us System Shock 1 and 2. It’s going to give Halo 3 a run for the money. I haven’t even played it yet and I’m already convinced it’s a fantastic game. I haven’t played it, because the developers, like many […]

Half Of Consumers Are Not Aware Of Online Threats?

Knowing Is Half The Battle: Half Of Consumers Are Not Aware Of Online Threats? – Consumerist A study by Microsoft found out that 58% of Americans didn’t even know “online threats” existed. I wonder how many of them never heard of rape, murder, fraud and theft. Maybe they’ve only ever seen car crashes […]

Steve Jobs is either very cunning, or blissfully ignorant

Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, just announced the “new” iMacs, but the only new thing is the color. It looks the same, it works the same, and they still charge two TRILLION dollars for RAM upgrades. Now despite the underwhelming update, Macs are still pretty damn nice, and I would love to get […]

Who the hell would pay $500 for a Drobo ?

What the hell is a Drobo, you ask ? Drobo is a little box that connects to your computer via USB, and houses from one to four hard drives. It does RAID-like things to protect your files from disk failure, and presents itself as a very simple, easy-to-use gadget. And it costs $500, that’s […]