Gemini Wars – Coming Soon.

Well, this is interesting…. I like what I see so far… [youtube ] Decades have passed since war erupted between the United Space Federation and the Alliance of Free Worlds.  A bloody conflict that seemed to have reached a stalemate is now about to change, when a third faction suddenly appears. Take control of a […]

Why shouldn’t I disable legacy USB on a laptop?

What’s the “Legacy USB” feature mean in the Bios? The legacy USB bios setting allows the bios to take a modern USB keyboard & mouse and to make it look like a PS/2 style keyboard and mouse. This allows you to easily use the Windows installer, and other packages that might not have USB support […]

Allow the Mac DVD Player to skip the commercials…

Why won’t the DVD player in OS X allow me to skip certain content or change audio/subtitle tracks on certain DVDs? you ask. Well, the first answer is UOPs, or user operation prohibitions, and the second answer is probably some sort of licensing blah-blah-blah that prohibits Apple from ignoring UOPs in their software. But the real answer […]

Free Mac anti-virus – Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac

Sophos is now offering free copies of it’s anti-virus software, to Macintosh users… Technical Specifications are as follows: Mac with Intel or PowerPC processor 256 MB of memory 150 MB of available disk space Mac with OSX 10.4 (Tiger), 10.5 (Leopard) or 10.6 (Snow Leopard) Supports All Apple Mac hardware including iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro […]

An Laptop, camera, and a motorized curtain = Privacy?

It’s automation taken to the absurd? Or is it? Niklas Roy (Berlin, Germany) has an old storefront with a big window facing towards the street. He’s installed a small but small smart curtain, in the shop window. Take an laptop, and camera and hook them into the motorized curtain, and there’s a small but smart […]

Mobile Flash Fail: Weak Android Player Proves Jobs Right

I’m the last person on earth who wanted to believe Steve Jobs when he told Walt Mossberg at D8 that “Flash has had its day.” I took it as nothing more than showmanship when Jobs shared his thoughts on Flash and wrote that “Flash is closed and proprietary, has major technical drawbacks, and doesn’t support […]