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Reasons Nerds Love/Hate Valentine’s Day

February 13th, 2008
Why Nerds hate Valentines Day: You blow 300 bucks on a dinner, date, and a play that could have been put to better use by buying a shitload of gold on ebay for your WoW account. Having to wait in line for an extra 10 minutes ...

Apple releases OS 10.5.2

February 12th, 2008
Apple released a bevy of improvements to its Leopard operating system earlier this week. Coming in at over 300 mb, the 10.5.2 is one of the largest OS updates ever issued by Apple. The bulk of the update is geared towards fixing minor quirks in some of the ...

Online Ads – Wave of the Future?

February 12th, 2008
Online ads are all the rage, with Microsoft, Google, and Yahoo all angling for dominance in the online marketing sphere. Everyone is touting online ads as the next big thing, but what people don't realize is that online advertising doesn't work, and when companies realize this, the inflow of ...

Dell delivers major setback to AMD

February 10th, 2008
Dell has recently decided to stop selling computers with Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) chips through its online store. The news could not come at a worse time for AMD whose business and profitability has been extremely sluggish as it continues to fight an uphill battle against chip heavyweight Intel. Dell's ...

Apple at the mercy of the Accountants

February 10th, 2008
Macworld has an interesting story detailing the reason behind Apple charging $19.99 to iPod touch users who want to upgrade their ipod with new features. It turns out that there is an accounting requirement that obligates Apple to charge consumers for feature upgrades on products that aren't accounted for ...

Apple will expand retail presence

February 10th, 2008
Apple plans to expand its worldwide retail presence Apple is planning to further expand its worldwide retail presence by opening up stores in Germany, Switzerland, Australia and Mexico. This is a significant move as Apple's retail stores have been an integral part of Apple's resurgence and in the company's meteoric stock performance ...

Yahoo isn’t Microsoft’s Property, yet!

February 4th, 2008
With many people already mulling over what a Microsoft buyout of Yahoo! would mean for consumers, it may be easy to forget that the deal hasn't yet been signed in ink. In fact, Yahoo! has yet to decide how it's going to respond to Microsoft's offer and is apparently ...

Lame Super Bowl Commercials

February 4th, 2008
The Wall-Street Journal has a good summary of yesterday's Super Bowl ads. Per usual, some were great, some were bad, and most were okay. In my opinion, however, Super Bowl commercials have lost their relevance. Why? Well, in case you aren't already aware, we are now bombarded ...

Missing iPhones – Not that big a deal

January 30th, 2008
You can thank the lack of ‘real’ news for the onslaught of articles that seem to be laser focused on the mysterious case of the missing iPhones. Add this article to the list. This is the basic problem: Apple announced at Macworld they they’ve sold 4 million iphones ...

Digg’s Double-Edged Sword

January 27th, 2008
The Digg world was in disarray this week. As you may be aware, Digg recently tweaked the algorithm it uses to determine which stories make the front page. This might not seem like a big deal to most, but some of the top Diggers were up in arms and staged ...

Apple geared up for Monster Earnings

January 21st, 2008
  A funny thing happened the last time Apple released its earnings. Looking forward to Q1 2008, Apple, which is notoriously conservative when it comes to earnings guidance, projected an aggressive EPS of $1.42 a share. With Apple’s conference call set for tomorrow, analysts are expecting an EPS ...

MS pushes up release date of Windows 7

January 20th, 2008
Microsoft is making a move Industry sources are indicating that Microsoft plans to release Windows 7 (the follow up to Visa) in 2009, one year earlier than anticipated. Microsoft might be anxious to roll out a new update to its OS after the lukewarm reception had by Vista. Microsoft, however, ...

Macworld ’83 – Do You Remember?

January 16th, 2008
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MacBook Air – Is it in to be thin?

January 15th, 2008
Today Apple unveiled the MacBook Air, a portable laptop thinner than an anorexic on a hunger strike. Thank you, thank you. Right off the bat, it's obviously clear that this is one sexy machine. But once you move past its impressive form factor and look at the ...

Apple’s Announces Macbook Air

January 15th, 2008
Will Apple's latest addition to its line of laptops succeed? This guy seems to think so. Say what you will about Apple, but they sure know how to make a damn good commercial. Check out their latest commercial touting the MacBook Air. Here are some cool ...

Porn on Blu-Ray: Did Sony Sell Out?

January 15th, 2008
Recently, there have been reports that Sony relaxed its position regarding its opposition to having porn on Blu-ray discs. These reports, however, are misguided as Sony has never banned adult content on Blu-ray, they simply weren't going to go out of their way to facilitate it. Nevertheless, many media journalists ...