Monthly archives: May, 2008

Now You’re Playing with a Coffee Table!

How impressive (and somewhat insane) is this thing! A fully-operational NES controller coffee table, complete with storage, glass overlay, and real functionality!
See some photos here.
(via Engadget)




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Make some room

Deleting unnecessary duplicate files is a simple way to free up space on your hard drive(s). Freeware app – Duplicate Cleaner (Win) – makes finding and removing extraneous copies easy and straight forward.
Point to any directory > specify file matching criteria > use ‘Selection Assistant’ to choose desired files to erase.
Done and done.




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It’s not the years, honey, it’s the mileage.

With the fourth installation of Indiana Jones opening in a fortnight, now is the time to order that official Indiana Jones Wool Felt Fedora Hat that you’ve always wanted.
“I’m like a bad penny, I always turn up.” – Indy in The Last Crusade




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A preview of Web 3.0?

Lycos Cinema combines on-demand video with real-time chat. After logging in, users choose from a random mix of TV and movies – both free and paid content – and IM about the show/film. Hardly anything ground-breaking, right?

Lycos is pitching this service as “your online social scene – a virtual couch.” The real-time …




Sunday rant: A (seemingly) reasonable request?!

Dear Content/Service Providers/HDTV Manufacturers:
In general, I must admit that I have been impressed with the overall evolution from CRT SDTVs to thin/flat LCD/Plasma HDTVs. I appreciate all of your efforts to continue to create thinner and cheaper products.
However, it’s been years since the first wide-aspect television hit the market and yet consumers still have …




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The Batmobile gets real, goes upscale

This ultra-limited edition supercar – the Bugatti Veyron Sang Noir – has Bruce Wayne written all over it!
(via Motor Authority)




Thursday video pick-me-up

Looks like a winning equation: Pixar + robots + 700 yrs into the future = WALL•E