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3D movies and the value of entertainment
— 10:30 PM on July 8, 2010

To take full advantage of this past long weekend, I unlatched myself from my computer and went to see a movie with my girlfriend. We...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Last-ditch effort actually avoids ditch
— 10:20 AM on July 1, 2010

They said it couldn't be done. And by "they" I mean the spongmonkeys in my brain who, when not singing about the moon...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Unoriginality Engine 3 and the console curse
— 11:22 PM on June 24, 2010

Am I just getting old? It can't be that, unless we've gone back a hundred years and I've already reached half my life expectancy. No,...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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The name's Fox, Michael J. Fox
— 4:44 PM on June 22, 2010

If memory or Wikipedia entries serve correct, the 1980s were much more totally righteous than the 70s. I was born as Vietnam was winding down...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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From start to finish in Rez HD
— 8:32 AM on June 18, 2010

This year's E3 expo has played host to all sorts of new gaming hotness. We've learned that the Need for Speed franchise will return...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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An almost iPhone 4-free blog post
— 10:43 PM on June 14, 2010

I promised myself I wouldn't write a blog about the new iPhone (a.k.a. iPhone 4 with iOS 4.0 and ranch on the side), as there...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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HP's ZR24w: oh sRGB, let's never fight again
— 4:21 PM on May 28, 2010

A couple of years ago, I set out to find a 24" display with a non-TN panel, great image quality, and a reasonable price tag....

Type: Blog post Tags: Displays

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The Hack strikes back
— 4:32 PM on May 15, 2010

When we last left the trials and travails of my Hackintosh odyssey (not to be confused with our sweet 2005 Honda Odyssey or your ever-lame...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Darwinia: a great game for notebooks
— 12:00 AM on May 14, 2010

I love budget ultraportables—especially my Aspire 1810TZ. For my needs, the Aspire's Consumer Ultra Low-Voltage processor is snappy enough to make the thin-and-light...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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Apple giveth, and Apple breaketh down the door to taketh away
— 9:54 AM on May 3, 2010

So. On the day I posted my last vomiting of ill-regarded words, Gizmodo lights up the technosphere with video, photos, description, drafting illustrations, ¼-scale clay...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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This week (or three) in MacHole
— 10:40 AM on April 19, 2010

I hope you channeled Mel Allen while reading this post's title. If you don't know who Mel Allen is, you're probably a soccer...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Insert 'syncing feeling' joke here
— 9:41 AM on April 1, 2010

After my team of banished Keebler elves finished assembling my Hackintosh (for which I took credit in my three previous posts), two...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Building the imperfect beast, part III: The agony of victory
— 9:49 AM on March 8, 2010

And so we come to the end of the beginning. When I last left you, I had finally attained a successful POST on my...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Building the imperfect beast, part II: mobo risin'
— 12:21 PM on February 16, 2010

Hey hey, kids. In case you've forgotten or are too lazy to use a...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Building the imperfect beast, part I: The gathering storm
— 10:25 PM on February 7, 2010

Few people ever request a slower computer. Mainly because Microsoft Word has yet to find a processor or operating system it couldn"t grind to a...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Steve Jobs channels Doug Henning
— 12:22 PM on January 28, 2010

So, there you go. The iPad. It's big, yet thin. Sleek, yet functional. A giant iPod touch, yet not a giant iPhone. Shiny, yet without...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac Personal tech

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Preparing for the extra-absorbent iPad
— 11:12 PM on January 24, 2010

Thought I'd take a break from my now weeks-long odyssey into building a Hackintosh (look for three-part series of write-ups in—please, dear Lord—the not-so-distant future)...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Bad UI stains memories of arcades past
— 2:46 PM on December 17, 2009

The last couple of weeks saw the iPhone release of two video game favorites from my days of misspent youth—Dragon's Lair and

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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