Bologna Day Shortbread

What were you expecting?

PC hardware and computing

  1. Asus ROG STRIX Z370-F Gaming review @ Guru3D
  2. Gigabyte X399 Aorus Gaming 7 TR4 motherboard review @ HardOCP
  3. AOC Q2790PQU review @ Hexus
  4. Silverstone SX650-G SFX 650W review @ JonnyGuru
  5. Cougar Gaming Puri TKL mechanical keyboard review @ Legit Reviews
  6. Asustor AS3102T multimedia NAS reviewed @ SmallNetBuilder
  7. ASRock Z370 Taichi review @ TechPowerUp
  8. Razer Basilisk review @ TechSpot
  9. AMD Ryzen 5 1600 processor review @ ThinkComputers
  10. AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X CPU review @ Tom's Hardware
  11. Analyzing Z370 for Intel's 8th generation Coffee Lake @ AnandTech
  12. Case manufacturers inadvertently worsening framerate & power performance @ Gamers Nexus

Games and VR

  1. Stardock CEO talks Star Control: Origins' player crafting and upcoming beta @ ArsTechnica
  2. When are you done with a game? @ Rock Paper Shotgun
  3. Why would anyone play as anything other than the Pyro in Team Fortress 2? @ Quarter To Three (old-school Backburner/Axtinguisher combo FTW)

Science, hacks, makers and gadgets

  1. Manta5 pedal-electric hydrofoil takes to the lake—or sea @ New Atlas
  2. Enlarged miniature forklift @ HackADay (this will never get old for me)
  3. Bigelow and ULA plan orbital moonbase by 2022 @ New Atlas
  4. Discovery of 50km cave raises hopes for human colonisation of Moon @ Slashdot
  5. A different view every week: the self-elevating, off-grid, luxury floating home @ New Atlas (reminds me of Subnautica, my currect gaming obsession)

Tech news and culture

  1. Elon Musk's Boring Company is digging a 10-mile tunnel in Maryland @ ArsTechnica
  2. The factory where robots build robots @ Slashdot (what's not to like?)
  3. Here are sci-fi inspired supplies for binging Stranger Things next weekend @ ArsTechnica

Cheese, memes, and RGB LEDs

  1. Bad mac-and-cheese ridiculed by all of Twitter @
  2. Rosewill NEON K85 RGB keyboard review @ TechPowerUp
  3. Corsair MM800C RGB Polaris Pad-Cloth Edition w/ Corsair Glaive @ KitGuru
  4. NYC hotel to offer $1,000 bagel smeared with truffle cream cheese and Riesling jelly @ (don't worry, it's for charity)
Colton Westrate

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

Comments closed
    • Voldenuit
    • 2 years ago

    [quote<]Enlarged miniature forklift @ HackADay (this will never get old for me)[/quote<] Is that like a miniature Giant Space Hamster? "Go for the eyes, Boo! Go for the eyes!"

    • albundy
    • 2 years ago

    my bologna has a first name. [url<][/url<]

      • Growler
      • 2 years ago

      I present to you, My Bologna: [url<][/url<]

    • UberGerbil
    • 2 years ago

    I remember going to Modena for the first time and only then realizing it was sandwiched between Parma and Bologna.

      • morphine
      • 2 years ago

      Ugh, that was suitably terrible. Have some upvotes.

    • chuckula
    • 2 years ago

    AMD just reported its Q3 results: [url<][/url<] TL;DR version: $71 Million in GAAP Net-income so they got an actual profit this time around. Pretty much in-line with expectations on the street so not unexpectedly high or low. Incidentally, in more detail, the profit was practically all from Ryzen + Coin-mining craze demand. The "Enterprise & Embedded" unit that sells console chips and (more importantly) the Epyc server parts was basically flat from last year: "Enterprise, Embedded and Semi-Custom segment revenue was $824 million, approximately flat year-over-year primarily driven by lower semi-custom SoC sales, mostly offset by IP related and EPYCTM processor revenue."

      • Srsly_Bro
      • 2 years ago

      I gave you a +1. Nice reporting

    • oldog
    • 2 years ago

    Newegg in the news.

    [url<][/url<] Hmm.....

      • UberGerbil
      • 2 years ago

      Saw that last night and meant to send it into
      oh well.

    • chuckula
    • 2 years ago

    [quote<]What were you expecting?[/quote<] A kind of [s<]Spanish[/s<] [u<]Italian[/u<] Inquisition?

      • Neutronbeam
      • 2 years ago

      Molto bene–but NO one expects that!

    • nico1982
    • 2 years ago

    [quote<]What were you expecting?[/quote<] [url<][/url<]

      • drfish
      • 2 years ago


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