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National App Day Shortbread
Posted December 11, 2018


Apps? We ain't got no apps! We don't need no apps! I don't have to show you any stinking apps!

PC hardware and computing

  1. AMD Radeon Pro WX 8200 review @ PC Perspective
  2. Antec Torque review @ bit-tech
  3. Team Group T-Force Night Hawk RGB Legend DDR4 review @ Guru3D
  4. Walmart Great Wall power supply test @ Gamers Nexus
  5. Corsair SF600 (2018) 600W SFX power supply review @ HardOCP
  6. Team Group XCalibur RGB 16GB DDR4-3600 review @ Hexus
  7. MSI Optix MAG271CR gaming monitor review @ KitGuru
  8. APC UPS 600VA BE600M1 battery backup & surge protector review @ Legit Reviews
  9. First peek at Wi-Fi 6: Asus RT-AX88U & Netgear RAX80 @ SmallNetBuilder
  10. ADATA SX8200 Pro 1 TB review @ TechPowerUp
  11. AMD Radeon RX 590 Crossfire and the state of multi-GPU technology @ TechSpot
  12. The Seagate Barracuda (500GB) SSD review @ AnandTech

Games, culture, and VR

  1. The evolution of wireless game controllers @ HackADay

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. Cryptography failure leads to easy hacking for PlayStation Classic @ Ars Technica
  2. Christmas POV display makes viewer do the work @ HackADay (it's like Blur Busters in RL)

Science, technology, and space news

  1. Elon Musk promises big new Tesla Autopilot upgrade, but is it legal? @ Ars Technica
  2. Here's why China's launch to the far side of the Moon is a big deal @ Ars Technica
  3. Creepy Velox robot uses undulating fins to skate over solid ice @ New Atlas (this isn't creepy, it's awesome)

Cheese, memes, and shiny things

  1. World's largest cheese statue attempts to break Guinness World Records @ weau.com

8 comments — Last by Srsly_Bro at 5:57 PM on 12/11/18

Faux Fur Friday Shortbread
Posted December 7, 2018


What does it mean that, nearly two years later, I'm still more proud of this than any of my other work?

PC hardware and computing

  1. MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Pro Carbon review @ Guru3D
  2. MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio review @ HardOCP
  3. Corsair Force Series MP510 (960GB) review @ Hexus
  4. AOC I1601FWUX portable 16" USB-C monitor review @ KitGuru
  5. Battlefield V Tides of War GeForce RTX DirectX raytracing review @ TechPowerUp
  6. MSI Optix MAG27CQ & MSI Optix MPG27CQ 1440p 144Hz gaming monitors review @ TechSpot

Games, culture, and VR

  1. Valve brings Steam Link to Raspberry Pi @ Polygon
  2. Tom Cruise wants you to disable motion smoothing on your TV @ New Atlas
  3. Logitech G29 Wheel review @ PC Perspective
  4. Hulu, AT&T to test 'pause ads' in 2019, automatically playing commercials when you hit pause @ Slashdot (time to program the remote to automatically mute when I pause, I guess)

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. The 2018 Apple iPad Pro (11-Inch) review @ AnandTech
  2. Replace legacy CNC PCs with a gerbil @ HackADay
  3. Australia passes anti-encryption laws @ Slashdot
  4. Go up a creek without a paddle @ HackADay (one of these days, I'll get around to building my solar-powered pontoon boat)

Science, technology, and space news

  1. BepiColombo's ion thrusters pass first test enroute to Mercury @ New Atlas
  2. SETI confirms that 'Oumuamua isn't signaling us @ New Atlas
  3. 24 Amazon workers sent to hospital after robot accidentally unleashes bear spray @ Slashdot ('accidentally' - seriously though, can you ask for a better story to write a clickbait headline about?)

Cheese, memes, and shiny things

  1. Korea's cheese theme park is some kind of heaven on earth @ kidspot.com.au

15 comments — Last by Waco at 11:31 PM on 12/09/18

National Dice Day Shortbread
Posted December 4, 2018


This caption is dicey.

PC hardware and computing

  1. MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio review @ Guru3D
  2. Intel i7-2600K revisit: 2018 benchmarks vs. 9900K, Ryzen, & more @ Gamers Nexus
  3. Intel Core i5-9600K processor overclocking review @ HardOCP
  4. Patriot Evlvr portable Thunderbolt 3 SSD review @ HotHardware
  5. Crucial BX500 480GB SSD review @ KitGuru
  6. AMD Radeon RX 590 roundup - PowerColor, Sapphire and XFX @ Legit Reviews
  7. Overclocking the $55 AMD Athlon 200GE CPU @ TechSpot
  8. Analyzing Core i9-9900K performance with Spectre and Meltdown hardware mitigations @ AnandTech

Games, culture, and VR

  1. Nintendo ends controversial YouTube revenue-sharing program @ Ars Technica
  2. First-of-its-kind simulator provides training for aircraft carrier flight deck teams @ New Atlas
  3. Steam increasing revenue share for biggest sellers @ Blue's News
  4. Elon Musk couldn't convince Nintendo to add Mario Kart to Tesla's electric car line @ Nintendo Life

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. Anderson's water computer spills the analog secrets of digital logic @ HackADay
  2. CNC machine most satisfyingly mills double-sided PCBs @ HackADay (this should be a screen saver)

Science, technology, and space news

  1. Richard Branson says he's going to send people into space by Christmas @ Slashdot
  2. AI neural network builds new virtual cities by studying real ones @ New Atlas
  3. Google's DeepMind predicts 3D shapes of proteins @ Slashdot (very interesting approach to something many gerbils are familiar with)

Cheese, memes, and shiny things

  1. NZXT Hue 2 RGB lighting kit & accessories video review @ bit-tech
  2. Swiss airline appropriately offering cheese fondue mid-flight @ foxnews.com
  3. How to smoke cheese the easy way @ themanual.com (I know what they mean, but I still chuckled inside)

26 comments — Last by Mr Bill at 12:28 PM on 12/07/18

Electronic Greeting Card Day Shortbread
Posted November 29, 2018


Hello, indeed.

PC hardware and computing

  1. Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro motherboard review @ PC Perspective
  2. Samsung 860 QVO 2TB SSD review @ Guru3D
  3. Walmart Gaming PC DTW case review & thermals @ Gamers Nexus
  4. Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2070 WindForce review @ Hexus
  5. Intel Optane SSD 905P 480GB SSD review @ KitGuru
  6. Samsung 860 QVO SSD review - 1TB/2TB drives tested @ Legit Reviews
  7. Corepad Skatez mouse feet review @ TechPowerUp
  8. AOC Agon AG322QC4 review @ TFT Central
  9. Memory frequency scaling in SFF systems @ AnandTech

Games, culture, and VR

  1. Cattails: a heart-warming feline adventure with bloodthirsty turf wars @ Nintendo Life
  2. Project Eagle is a Homeworld-tinged model of NASA's dream Martian base @ Rock Paper Shotgun (I've got this downloaded, but haven't checked it out yet. It reminded me that I need to give Deserts of Kharak another shot since tactical pausing was added awhile back)

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. The most-3D-printed 3D printer @ HackADay
  2. SauceBot uses G-Code to apply condiments with precision @ HackADay

Science, technology, and space news

  1. ISS marks 20 years orbiting earth with longest timelapse ever made in space @ Slashdot
  2. Real life ads are taking scary inspiration from social media @ Slashdot (I'd like the coin the term "uneasy valley" for when admirable technology is used for creepy purposes)

Cheese, memes, and shiny things

  1. Kingston HyperX Fury RGB 480 GB review @ TechPowerUp
  2. Grilled cheese is unconditional love in sandwich form @ thetakeout.com

16 comments — Last by blastdoor at 12:51 PM on 12/02/18

National Craft Jerky Day Shortbread
Posted November 27, 2018


I want to go to there.

PC hardware and computing

  1. StorCentric Drobo 8D DAS review - 8 bays and Thunderbolt 3 @ PC Perspective
  2. Intel Core i9-9980XE review @ bit-tech
  3. Intel i5-9600K review vs. R7 2700, R5 2600, i7-8700K, et al. @ Gamers Nexus
  4. RTX 2080 Ti FE escapes testing by dying after 8 hours @ HardOCP
  5. Elgato Stream Deck Mini review @ Hexus
  6. Corsair SF450 Platinum SFX PSU review @ KitGuru
  7. MyDigitalSSD BPX Pro SSD benchmarked with Phison Firmware v12.1 @ Legit Reviews
  8. Mistel MD650L Barocco keyboard review @ TechPowerUp
  9. Battlefield V multiplayer CPU benchmark: Ryzen 7 2700X vs. Core i9-9900K @ TechSpot
  10. The Mushkin Source 500GB SATA SSD review @ AnandTech

Games, culture, and VR

  1. The mystery font that took over New York @ Slashdot (good for a laugh)
  2. Just Cause 4's best trailer stars a clumsy Japanese otter mascot @ Rock Paper Shotgun
  3. The 10 best hacking, coding and computing games @ Rock Paper Shotgun

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. LED-ifying a guitar, part two @ HackADay
  2. Mug-O-Matic plots on coffee mugs @ HackADay
  3. Nintendo joins the limited-mobility club with Xbox Adaptive Controller (unofficially) @ Ars Technica
  4. Dad's custom Xbox Adaptive Controller build for his child @ HackADay (pfft, this idiot didn't even use an Arduino)

Science, technology, and space news

  1. Solid-state, ion-drive airplane silently flies with no fuel or moving parts @ New Atlas
  2. NASA sets dates for commercial crew capsule launches @ New Atlas
  3. Sick ants stay away from the kids @ Ars Technica
  4. NASA does it again by landing safely on Mars—something no one else has done @ Ars Technica
  5. AI mistakes ad on a bus for an actual CEO, then publicly shames them for 'jaywalking' @ Slashdot

Cheese, memes, and shiny things

  1. Asus Strix Fusion 700 - RGB headset review @ Guru3D
  2. Smoked Gouda cheese sauce. I mean, come on. @ thetakeout.com
  3. This savory sausage and cheese bread is perfect for breakfast potlucks @ simplemost.com (are recipes worth posting when there's no fresh cheese news to share?)

19 comments — Last by Nictron at 3:08 AM on 11/29/18

National Absurdity Day Shortbread
Posted November 20, 2018


Obviously, this needs no explanation.

RX 590 sampler

  1. AMD Radeon RX 590 review featuring XFX @ bit-tech
  2. Radeon RX 590 (PowerColor Red Devil) review @ Guru3D
  3. Sapphire Radeon RX 590 Nitro+ Special Edition 8 GB review @ TechPowerUp

Other PC hardware and computing

  1. MRAM research at VLSI 2018 @ Real World Technologies (Kanter alert!)
  2. EVGA Supernova 1000 W G1+ power supply review @ PC Perspective
  3. Intel Core i5-9600K review @ bit-tech
  4. Deepcool Captain 240 EX all-in-one CPU cooler @ HardOCP
  5. HyperX Pulsefire Surge review @ TechPowerUp
  6. The Supermicro X11SCA-W motherboard review @ AnandTech
  7. RTX 2080 Ti failure analysis: artifacting, crashing, black screens, & physical defects @ Gamers Nexus

Games, culture, and VR

  1. PlayStation begins collecting amusement tax from Chicago users @ Slashdot
  2. Star Citizen passes $200M @ Blue's News
  3. Activision ignores accessibility guidelines, skips Spyro subtitles @ Ars Technica
  4. Half-Life is 20! Happy Birthday! We are all old! @ Rock Paper Shotgun

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. A candle powered guitar pedal @ HackADay
  2. Keurig switches from AM to PM with pod-based cocktail maker @ New Atlas (eww)
  3. Self-powered sun tracker takes a cue from NASA solar probe @ HackADay (it may not scale well, but I really love this build)

Science, technology, and space news

  1. Rains bring death to the Atacama Desert @ New Atlas
  2. NASA's daring asteroid mission unfurls its sampling arm for the first time @ Ars Technica
  3. The mystery of how, and why, wombats produce cubic poop @ New Atlas (solid science)
  4. GitHub's four most popular programming languages remain: JavaScript, Java, Python, and PHP @ Slashdot

Cheese, memes, and shiny things

  1. JBL JR300BT Bluetooth headphones for kids review @ Legit Reviews
  2. Corsair K70 MK.2 RGB low profile gaming keyboard review @ KitGuru
  3. Cheese flavors evolve in both taste and usage @ foodprocessing.com (does that sound ominous to anyone else?)

30 comments — Last by JustAnEngineer at 1:48 PM on 11/24/18

Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day Shortbread
Posted November 15, 2018


Technically, they're in a freezer, but I do need to talk to my sister about getting her corpses out of my garage.

Audio Producer gift guide

  1. The Intel Core i9-9980XE review @ PC Perspective
  2. Intel i9-9980XE review @ Gamers Nexus
  3. Intel Core i9-9980XE vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper @ HardOCP
  4. Intel Core i9-9980XE CPU review @ HotHardware
  5. Intel Core i9-9980XE Extreme Edition processor review @ Legit Reviews
  6. The Intel Core i9-9980XE CPU review @ AnandTech

Other PC hardware and computing

  1. ASUS ROG GeForce RTX 2070 Strix review @ Guru3D
  2. Palit GeForce RTX 2070 GameRock Premium review @ Hexus
  3. ASUS ROG RTX 2080 Ti Strix OC (O11G) review @ KitGuru

Games, culture, and VR

  1. Couple who ran ROM site to pay Nintendo $12 million @ Slashdot
  2. EA get the band back together for Command & Conquer and Red Alert remasters @ Rock Paper Shotgun (am I still cool for refusing to use Origin, or have we moved on by now?)

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. Cyborg mushrooms @ HackADay
  2. Kindle Paperwhite review (2018) @ Engadget
  3. Imminent Bitcoin Cash schism triggers cryptocurrency selloff @ Ars Technica
  4. Essential will sell your phone's missing headphone jack back to you for $150 @ Ars Technica (insert "hold my beer" joke here)

Science, technology, and space news

  1. Can AIs create true art? @ Slashdot
  2. A powerful NASA telescope looked for 'Oumuamua and didn't find it @ Ars Technica
  3. Fusion breakthrough as China's "artificial sun" reaches 100 million degrees @ New Atlas

Cheese, memes, and shiny things

  1. 30-foot inflatable cheese sculpture floats rivers for hunger awareness @ triblive.com
  2. Throw some cheese on your dog because the internet said so @ mashable.com
  3. Food taste 'not protected by copyright,' EU court rules @ Slashdot (of course, this is about cheese)

18 comments — Last by willmore at 7:22 PM on 11/19/18

World Kindness Day Shortbread
Posted November 13, 2018


Be kind, feline.

PC hardware and computing

  1. Turtle Beach Elite Atlas Pro performance gaming headset review @ PC Perspective
  2. Asus ROG Maximus XI Hero (WI-FI) review @ bit-tech
  3. Asus ROG Strix Z390-I Gaming review @ Hexus
  4. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme review @ HotHardware
  5. Review of the iStorage diskAshur PRO2, a highly secure portable USB drive @ Neowin
  6. Synology DS119j 0 NAS reviewed @ SmallNetBuilder
  7. Silverstone Lucid LD01 review @ TechPowerUp
  8. Asus ProArt PA32UC review @ TechSpot

Games, culture, and VR

  1. Legendary Marvel Comics creator Stan Lee has died @ Ars Technica
  2. Overwatch's next patch will require players to reinstall the game @ Rock Paper Shotgun
  3. The problem behind a viral video of a persistent baby bear @ Slashdot

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. Robot never misses leg day @ HackADay
  2. Canon EOS R review @ Engadget

Science, technology, and space news

  1. IBM's Machine Learning Accelerator at VLSI 2018 @ Real World Technologies (Kanter alert!)
  2. Parker Solar Probe singed but safe after historic close encounter with the Sun @ New Atlas
  3. Rocket Lab now has a fully operational small satellite launcher @ Ars Technica

Cheese, memes, and shiny things

  1. These are the hottest cheese trends for 2019 @ foodandwine.com
  2. Aerocool AC220 AIR RGB gaming chair review @ KitGuru

14 comments — Last by Unknown-Error at 11:53 PM on 11/14/18

Tongue Twister Day Shortbread
Posted November 8, 2018


Complex computation consumes copious CPU cycles.

PC hardware and computing

  1. BitFenix Nova TG tempered glass ATX mid-tower case review @ PC Perspective
  2. Asus ROG Strix Z390-E Gaming review @ Guru3D
  3. Intel TDP investigation: boards violating turbo duration (Z390) @ Gamers Nexus
  4. HP Omen Mindframe headset review @ HotHardware
  5. Toshiba XG6 1TB NVMe SSD review featuring 96-layer 3D TLC NAND @ Legit Reviews
  6. EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti FTW3 Ultra 11 GB review @ TechPowerUp
  7. The be quiet! Straight Power 11 750W PSU review @ AnandTech
  8. Thermaltake ToughPower Grand RGB Gold (Sync Edition) 750W power supply review @ KitGuru

Games, culture, and VR

  1. DayZ finally enters beta and rolls out some early mod tools @ Rock Paper Shotgun (the situation with beta is less than ideal, but the devs continue to communicate well and producing a stable foundation for mods is a smart move, so I'm pleased overall)

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. Energy cost of "mining" Bitcoin more than twice that of copper or gold @ Slashdot
  2. Lightsaber uses pogo pins to make assembly a breeze @ HackADay
  3. Steady hand repurposes cheap SSD modules @ HackADay

Science, technology, and space news

  1. Million-core neuromorphic supercomputer could simulate an entire mouse brain @ New Atlas
  2. NASA is showering one city with sonic booms and hoping no one notices @ Slashdot
  3. WLinux, the first paid-for Linux distro for Windows 10, goes on sale on Microsoft Store @ Slashdot

Cheese, memes, and shiny things

  1. Judge tosses $5M suit over McDonald's Quarter Pounder with Cheese @ nypost.com (shocking!)

27 comments — Last by NovusBogus at 1:47 PM on 11/11/18

Saxophone Day Shortbread
Posted November 6, 2018


I knew there'd be an image of someone playing one under a bridge.

PC hardware and computing

  1. Steelseries Rival 650 Wireless and Rival 710 Gaming mouse review @ PC Perspective
  2. be quiet! Silent Base 601 case review @ Gamers Nexus
  3. Asus ROG Strix B450-I Gaming motherboard review @ HardOCP
  4. Deepcool Fryzen Threadripper cooler review @ Hexus
  5. Corsair SF600 Platinum review @ JonnyGuru
  6. Das Keyboard 5Q review @ TechPowerUp
  7. Intel Xeon E Six-Core review: E-2186G, E-2176G, E-2146G, and E-2136 tested @ AnandTech
  8. The best entry level gaming CPU: Athlon 200GE vs. Pentium G5400 vs. Ryzen 3 2200G @ TechSpot

Games, culture, and VR

  1. Warcraft 3: Reforged aiming to support all original mods @ Rock Paper Shotgun
  2. Rumor: looks like we're getting the Tamagotchi and Pokémon crossover we've always dreamed of @ Nintendo Life

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. Cooking eggs with magnets in motion @ HackADay
  2. A cryptocurrency millionaire wants to build a utopia in Nevada @ Slashdot
  3. Breathing underwater using wind power @ HackADay

Science, technology, and space news

  1. Are touchscreens robbing a generation of surgeons of their dexterity? @ Slashdot
  2. Llama "nanobodies" might grant universal flu protection @ Ars Technica
  3. Does antimatter fall upwards? New CERN gravity experiments aim to get to the bottom of the matter @ New Atlas

Cheese, memes, and shiny things

  1. Wisconsin woman names 27 cheeses in just 30 seconds @ time.com

18 comments — Last by JustAnEngineer at 7:35 PM on 11/07/18

The-day-after-Author's-Day Shortbread
Posted November 2, 2018


 

PC hardware and computing

  1. Cooler Master MasterWatt 650W power supply review @ PC Perspective
  2. AZIO ATOM review @ TechPowerUp
  3. MyDigitalSSD M2X M.2 NVMe SSD enclosure review @ AnandTech

Games, culture, and VR

  1. Bubsy: Paws On Fire taking the rubbo bobcat autorunning @ Rock Paper Shotgun
  2. EA announce Project Atlas, a futuristic dev platform powered by AI and cloud computing @ Rock Paper Shotgun

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. Helium can stop your iPhone — maybe other MEMS, too @ HackADay
  2. Toyota offers Tundra Pie Pro hydrogen-fueled mobile pizza maker at SEMA @ New Atlas

Science, technology, and space news

  1. Hawaiian Supreme Court gives go-ahead to giant telescope @ Ars Technica
  2. Bend your brain with the best optical illusions of 2018 @ New Atlas (well worth checking out)

Cheese, memes, and shiny things

  1. Corsair H115i RGB Platinum all-in-one CPU cooler review @ HardOCP
  2. Welp, we've been grating cheese wrong our whole life @ purewow.com (seriously, how did this "hack" become a thing?)

21 comments — Last by Anonymous Hamster at 11:12 AM on 11/05/18

Candy Corn Day Shortbread
Posted October 30, 2018


Nastiest stuff ever. Someday, I'll get around to trying Alton Brown's version, though.

Ripper Roundup

  1. The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X and 2970WX review @ PC Perspective
  2. AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970X and 2920X review @ bit-tech
  3. AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX review @ Guru3D
  4. AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X review @ Guru3D
  5. AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX and 2920X review @ Hexus
  6. AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X and 2970WX review @ HotHardware
  7. AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X review @ TechPowerUp
  8. AMD Threadripper 2970WX & 2920X review @ TechSpot
  9. The AMD Threadripper 2 CPU review @ AnandTech

PC hardware and computing

  1. MyDigitalSSD BPX Pro M.2 NVMe SSD review @ PC Perspective
  2. Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Master review @ bit-tech
  3. Phanteks EVOLV X review @ Guru3D
  4. Cooler Master SL600M review @ Gamers Nexus
  5. Audeze Mobius gaming headset review @ HardOCP
  6. MSI GeForce RTX 2070 Armor 8G review @ Hexus
  7. Lenovo Yoga C930 laptop review @ HotHardware
  8. NZXT E650 650W review @ JonnyGuru
  9. MSI RTX 2070 Armor 8G review @ KitGuru
  10. EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 XC Ultra graphics card review @ Legit Reviews
  11. Audeara A-01 wireless headphones review @ TechPowerUp
  12. LG 34GK950G review @ TFT Central
  13. The ASRock X399 Taichi motherboard review @ AnandTech

Games, culture, and VR

  1. Twitch Sings announced @ Blue's News
  2. A Chinese-built replica of the Titanic will set sail from Dubai in 2022 @ Slashdot
  3. Red Dead Redemption 2 and the love song of J. Arthur Morgan @ Quarter To Three
  4. Yes, we flew to Japan to watch someone pour liquid nitrogen on custom Kit Kats @ Ars Technica

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. Failing at making ferrofluid @ HackADay
  2. Stanford's micro-drones can grab and haul heavy loads, open doors @ New Atlas
  3. RED Hydrogen One review: It's really cool @ Neowin

Science, technology, and space news

  1. New NASA photos offer closer look at bizarre rectangular Antarctic icebergs @ New Atlas
  2. 20 top lawyers were beaten by legal AI @ Slashdot (celebrate or cower?)
  3. Dusty pseudo-satellites spotted orbiting Earth @ New Atlas
  4. China produces nano fibre that can lift 160 elephants - and a space elevator? @ Slashdot (sorry Slashdot, I'm going to need that capacity in Library of Congresses)

Cheese, memes, and shiny things

  1. Leading European food innovator Felföldi to debut new 'Let's Cheese!' snack at Yummex Dubai @ prnewswire.com ('Yummex' sounds like the best tradeshow ever)

81 comments — Last by Grape Flavor at 1:15 AM on 11/05/18

Sourest Day Shortbread
Posted October 25, 2018

PC hardware and computing

  1. MSI MEG Z390 Ace review @ bit-tech
  2. Deepcool Gamer Storm DQ750-M power supply review @ Guru3D
  3. Asus ROG Strix B360-I Gaming motherboard review @ HardOCP
  4. EVGA GeForce RTX 2070 XC Ultra Gaming and Black Gaming review @ Hexus
  5. Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti NVLink SLI scaling explored @ HotHardware
  6. Razer Nommo Pro 2.1 speakers review @ KitGuru
  7. Asus ROG Strix RTX 2080 Ti OC Edition review @ Legit Reviews
  8. Mistel Vision MX650 Fanless 650 W review @ TechPowerUp
  9. The Biostar X470GTN motherboard review @ AnandTech

Games, culture, and VR

  1. Wot Toby & I Think: Paw Patrol – On A Roll @ Rock Paper Shotgun
  2. Your gaming PC can't handle Disgaea 5's online features @ Quarter To Three
  3. Why the original Red Dead Redemption is the greatest Western ever made @ Polygon

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. 10,000-year-old camera lens takes striking pictures @ HackADay
  2. Motorola becomes first smartphone company to sell DIY repair kits to its customers @ Slashdot

Science, technology, and space news

  1. Weird water phase "ice-VII" can grow as fast as 1,000 miles per hour @ Ars Technica
  2. GE's engine to reignite civil supersonic flight @ HackADay (yes please)

Cheese, memes, and shiny things

  1. Mystic Cheese: modular shipping containers are being repurposed for food production @ ecowatch.com

22 comments — Last by superjawes at 8:39 AM on 10/29/18

Mole Day Shortbread
Posted October 23, 2018


It's a unit of SI, not this little guy, that's a mole day.

Oh man, not another roundup

  1. The Intel Core i9-9900K review @ PC Perspective
  2. Intel Core i9-9900K review @ bit-tech
  3. Intel Core i5-9600K processor review @ Guru3D
  4. Intel Core i7-9700K processor review @ Guru3D
  5. Intel Core i9-9900K processor review @ Guru3D
  6. Intel Core i9-9900K 9th generation CPU review @ HardOCP
  7. Intel Core i9-9900K review @ Hexus
  8. Intel Core i9-9900K CPU review @ HotHardware
  9. Intel Core i9-9900K review @ KitGuru
  10. Intel Core i9-9900K CPU review @ Legit Reviews
  11. Intel Core i9-9900K review @ TechPowerUp
  12. Intel Core i9-9900K and Core i7-9700K review @ TechSpot
  13. The Intel 9th gen review @ AnandTech
  14. Intel i9-9900K CPU review  @ Gamers Nexus

Oof, more like Long Bread

  1. Asus ROG Maximus XI Hero review @ Guru3D
  2. MSI MEG Z390 ACE review @ Guru3D
  3. Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Master review @ Guru3D
  4. MSI MEG Z390 Godlike review @ Hexus
  5. MSI MEG Z390 GODLIKE review @ TechPowerUp
  6. ASRock Z390 Taichi review @ TechPowerUp

Other PC hardware and computing

  1. Palit GeForce RTX 2070 Dual review @ bit-tech
  2. RTX 2070 vs RTX 2080 vs GTX 1080 Ti vs GTX 1070 @ HardOCP
  3. EVGA 650GM 650W SFX review @ JonnyGuru
  4. Asus ROG Thor 1200W PSU review – a heavily modified Seasonic! @ KitGuru
  5. QNAP TS-332X three bay 10GbE NAS reviewed @ SmallNetBuilder
  6. Cougar Surpassion review @ TechPowerUp
  7. Turtle Beach Elite Pro 2 headset and SuperAmp review @ PC Perspective

Games, culture, and VR

  1. Germany says video game racing is just as good as real racing @ Quarter To Three
  2. Oculus confirms it's still working on a 'future version of Rift' @ Upload VR

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. Slack on the SNES via satellite @ HackADay
  2. Apple iPhone XR review @ Engadget
  3. Google Home Hub review @ TechCrunch

Science, technology, and space news

  1. NASA astronaut details fall to earth after failed Soyuz launch @ Slashdot
  2. Massive Stratolaunch aircraft hits 90 MPH on road to maiden flight @ New Atlas
  3. NASA brings a Hubble gyro back to life after a seven-year hibernation @ Ars Technica

Cheese, memes, and shiny things

  1. Best cheese gifts for Christmas @ gq-magazine.co.uk
  2. Chick-Fil-A is testing mac and cheese as a side @ delish.com

27 comments — Last by UberGerbil at 12:20 PM on 10/24/18

Chocolate Cupcake Day Shortbread
Posted October 18, 2018


That reminds me, I need to pick up some milk.

RTX 2070 roundup

  1. MSI GeForce RTX 2070 Armor @ PC Perspective
  2. The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 review @ PC Perspective
  3. MSI GeForce RTX 2070 Armor 8G review @ Guru3D
  4. ASUS Turbo GeForce RTX 2070 8GB review @ Guru3D
  5. MSI GeForce RTX 2070 Gaming Z performance review @ HardOCP
  6. Palit GeForce RTX 2070 Dual review @ Hexus
  7. GeForce RTX 2070 review with EVGA @ HotHardware
  8. EVGA GeForce RTX 2070 XC Gaming graphics card review @ Legit Reviews
  9. Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 review @ TechSpot
  10. The Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Founders Edition review @ AnandTech
  11. EVGA RTX 2070 Black review vs. GTX 970, 1070, Vega 64, & more @ Gamers Nexus

Other PC hardware and computing

  1. Corsair Force Series MP510 M.2 SSD review @ Guru3D
  2. Seasonic FOCUS PLUS Gold 550W power supply review @ HardOCP
  3. Omen by HP 27 gaming monitor review @ KitGuru
  4. LG 34GK950F review @ TFT Central

Games, culture, and VR

  1. Wot I Think: RimWorld @ Rock Paper Shotgun (please, go play this if you haven't already)
  2. Professional video gamers are working out @ Slashdot (in other news, my RSI/compression gloves arrive today, hooray)

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. Can a motorized bicycle run on trees? @ HackADay
  2. Reuben Wu uses drones to paint surreal sci-fi landscapes with light @ New Atlas (lots to geek out about here)

Science, technology, and space news

  1. SoundBender levitates objects by curving sound waves around obstacles @ New Atlas
  2. How did Easter Islanders survive without wells or streams? @ Ars Technica

Cheese, memes, and shiny things

  1. There's a cheese advent calendar coming to Target for $20 @ people.com
  2. EK-Vardar EVO 120ER RGB fan review @ TechPowerUp
  3. Thermaltake Toughpower Grand RGB Gold (RGB sync edition) 850W review @ bit-tech
  4. I've been using a cheese grater the wrong way my entire life @ wellandgood.com (this is quite possibly the gratest "life hack" fail I've ever seen)

14 comments — Last by Rectal Prolapse at 1:57 PM on 10/19/18

Dictionary Day Shortbread
Posted October 16, 2018


Wait, two Portuguese dictionaries in some random stock image... Anything to confess, Bruno?

PC hardware and computing

  1. TeamGroup MP32 M2 NVMe 480GB SSD review @ Guru3D
  2. Raijintek Ophion Case Review: Mini-ITX hotbox with potential @ Gamers Nexus
  3. MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio review @ Hexus
  4. Mistel Vision MX650 Fanless 650W review @ JonnyGuru
  5. AMD Radeon Pro WX 8200 professional graphics card review @ KitGuru
  6. Cooler Master MasterAir MA410M CPU cooler review @ ThinkComputers
  7. The Microsoft Surface Pro 6 review: more than a color @ AnandTech

Games, culture, and VR

  1. Retrotechtacular: robots and bowling pins @ HackADay (I've always wondered)
  2. Zen Studios alters classic pinball art to protect family-friendly rating @ Ars Technica
  3. Treyarch are working on a fix for Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4's emote peeking @ Rock Paper Shotgun

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. The Magic Leap con @ Slashdot
  2. DIY wire bender gets wires all bent into shape @ HackADay
  3. Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL review: killer camera, Android refined @ HotHardware

Science, technology, and space news

  1. Amazon patents Alexa tech to tell if you're sick, depressed and sell you meds @ Ars Technica
  2. Shrimp could help self-driving cars see better in dangerous conditions @ New Atlas

Cheese, memes, and shiny things

  1. Trashed TV Gets RGB LED backlight @ HackADay (trippy!)
  2. Corsair Strafe RGB MK.2 keyboard review @ TechPowerUp
  3. Apple fixes its new bagel emoji with cream cheese and a doughier consistency @ theverge.com (what a strange and sometimes wonderful culture we have)

12 comments — Last by Bumper at 9:36 AM on 10/17/18

National Sausage Pizza Day Shortbread
Posted October 11, 2018


Close enough.

PC hardware and computing

  1. IBM's Machine Learning Accelerator at VLSI 2018 @ Real World Technologies (Kanter alert!)
  2. Noctua AMD Threadripper air cooler roundup @ HardOCP
  3. Philips Momentum 436M6VBPAB review @ Hexus
  4. G.SKILL Trident Z 4000 MHz DDR4 review @ TechPowerUp

Games, culture, and VR

  1. Shadow of the Tomb Raider brings Lara Croft full circle @ Quarter To Three
  2. Wot I Think: Megaquarium @ Rock Paper Shotgun (must make the time for this one)

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. One-legged jumping robot shows that control is everything @ HackADay
  2. The "honest" placebo: when drugs still work even though patients know they're fake @ New Atlas

Science, technology, and space news

  1. A Soyuz crew makes an emergency landing after rocket fails @ Ars Technica
  2. Walmart patents cart that reads your pulse, temperature @ Slashdot
  3. New app lets you 'sue anyone by pressing a button' @ Slashdot (not as bad as it sounds)

Cheese, memes, and shiny things

  1. Edge GX1 luxury gaming chair review: world's best gaming chair? @ KitGuru
  2. Millennials kill again. The latest victim? American Cheese @ bloomberg.com (again?)

20 comments — Last by Bobs_Your_Uncle at 11:52 PM on 10/14/18

Curious Events Day Shortbread
Posted October 9, 2018


That proves it!

PC hardware and computing

  1. Gigabyte Aorus P850W gold power supply review @ PC Perspective
  2. Element Gaming 27" QHD 144-Hz 1-ms gaming monitor review @ bit-tech
  3. Seagate Fast SSD 1TB review @ Guru3D
  4. Gigabyte X399 Aorus Xtreme TR4 motherboard review @ HardOCP
  5. MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Duke 11G OC review @ Hexus
  6. Acer Swift 3 laptop review: affordable and accelerated with Optane @ HotHardware
  7. Cooler Master Masterwatt Lite 600W 230V review @ JonnyGuru
  8. be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4 review – it's a BEAST! @ KitGuru
  9. HyperX Savage EXO SSD external portable drive review @ Legit Reviews

Games, culture, and VR

  1. Microsoft announce Xbox game-streaming service Project xCloud @ Rock Paper Shotgun
  2. Banksy artwork self-destructs at auction right after being sold for $1.3 million @ Slashdot (I'm an uncultured swine, so I'd never heard of this guy, but he's my new hero, this is genius)

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. Chernobyl fires back up as a solar power plant @ New Atlas
  2. The carbon fiber construction of large propellers @ HackADay
  3. Vortx review: the most fun you can have with a desktop heater @ Engadget

Science, technology, and space news

  1. The Orion spacecraft may carry more than NASA missions to the Moon @ Ars Technica
  2. Jeff Bezos is planning to ship 'several metric tons of cargo' to the Moon @ Slashdot
  3. Hubble Space Telescope taken offline after gyroscope failure @ Ars Technica (say it ain't so)
  4. IPCC warns that "unprecedented changes in all aspects of society" are needed to combat global warming @ New Atlas

Cheese, memes, and shiny things

  1. You can check out an actual cheese book at this Michigan library @ saveur.com (I can't edam...)

17 comments — Last by JustAnEngineer at 9:15 PM on 10/09/18