Say Something Nice Day Shortbread

PC hardware and computing

  1. Rise of the Tomb Raider gets a Ryzen performance update @ PC Perspective
  2. Acer XR382CQK curved FreeSync monitor review @ Tom's Hardware
  3. AZIO Armato Gaming Keyboard review @ Think Computers
  4. EKWB Fluid Gaming 240G kit review @ TechPowerUp
  5. Review: MSI GT72VR 7RE Dominator Pro @ Hexus
  6. EK Fluid Gaming A240G CPU & GPU liquid cooling review @ Guru3D
  7. Origin PC Chronos review: a powerful small form factor desktop PC for 4K Gaming @ HotHardware

Games and VR

  1. Argo charts a new path for Arma into old battlegrounds @ Quarter To Three
  2. Wot I Think: Toyko 42 @ Rock Paper Shotgun (it's so pretty, too bad about the camera)
  3. Offblast! Take-Two buy Kerbal Space Program @ Rock Paper Shotgun
  4. The Pokémon Company posts net profit 26 times bigger than last year @ Nintendo Life (I wonder why…)

Science, hacks, makers and gadgets

  1. Inside a microswitch @ Hack A Day
  2. Paul Allen showed off his new rocket-launching plane today, and it’s BIG @ Ars Technica
  3. Long-standing mystery solved: why do flamingoes rest on one leg? @ New Atlas
  4. Rooftop CO² capture system pipes greenhouse emissions to a greenhouse @ New Atlas (anyone remember the episode of seaQuest DSV where the planetary CO² scrubbers were targeted by genetically-modified humans because they didn't need as much oxygen as 'stock' humans to survive?)

Tech news and culture

  1. Amazon is refunding up to $70 million in-app purchases made by kids @ Slashdot
  2. Giant American fighting robot beats up a Toyota Prius @ New Atlas (counting this as 'culture')
  3. Apple is manufacturing a Siri speaker to compete against Google Home, Amazon Echo @ Slashdot
  4. Steve Ballmer: we should have turned Microsoft into a "world-class hardware company" @ Ars Technica

Cheese, memes, and RGB LEDs

  1. Robots, pizza, and sensory overload: the Chuck E. Cheese origin story @ fastcompany.com
  2. Cooler Master MasterFan Pro RGB review @ KitGuru
Colton Westrate

I post Shortbread, I host BBQs, I tell stories, and I strive to keep folks happy.

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    • tipoo
    • 2 years ago

    You’re all mostly tolerable people

    • ermo
    • 2 years ago

    Excellent pun (read the article).

    “Long-standing mystery solved: why do flamingoes rest on one leg”

    • ronch
    • 2 years ago

    Bah weep granah weep nini bong!!

      • rwburnham
      • 2 years ago

      Don’t worry, they’ll reciprocate.

    • Unknown-Error
    • 2 years ago

    [quote<][i<]"Say Something Nice Day Shortbread"[/i<][/quote<] AMD is awesome

    • Fonbu
    • 2 years ago

    I think its a cross between the Chilean flamingo and the American flamingo as most peoples favorites. But seeing them in the Galápagos changes anyone that bears witness..

    • Liron
    • 2 years ago

    No, no, Mr. Balmer; you really shouldn’t have.

    • saturner
    • 2 years ago

    The Tomb Raider link should be [url<]https://www.pcper.com/reviews/Graphics-Cards/Rise-Tomb-Raider-Gets-Ryzen-Performance-Update[/url<]

      • drfish
      • 2 years ago

      Ooops! Fixed, thanks!

    • sleeprae
    • 2 years ago

    [quote<]anyone remember the episode of seaQuest DSV where the planetary CO² scrubbers were targeted by genetically-modified humans because they didn't need as much oxygen as 'stock' humans to survive?[/quote<] I do, actually...talk about an obscure reference.

      • morphine
      • 2 years ago

      You people need help.

        • drfish
        • 2 years ago

        Writing Shortbread is my therapy.

    • CuttinHobo
    • 2 years ago

    Don’t tell me what to do, jerks!

    • orik
    • 2 years ago

    thanks for all the great work you do TR!

      • PrincipalSkinner
      • 2 years ago

      That’s one squandered first post.

        • DrCR
        • 2 years ago

        Salty. I prescribe Pecorino Romano.

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