World Emoji Day Shortbread

My most frequently used emojis, according to my Windows Phone.

PC hardware and computing

  1. In Win A1 mini-ITX case review @ Gamers Nexus
  2. Astro Gaming A50 wireless headset & base station review @ HardOCP
  3. ASUS ROG Swift PG27UQ monitor review @ HotHardware
  4. Apexgaming AG-650M 650W review @ JonnyGuru
  5. MSI Z370 PC Pro motherboard review @ KitGuru
  6. NETGEAR Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR500 WiFi router review @ Legit Reviews
  7. Deepcool Gamer Storm Quadstellar review @ TechPowerUp
  8. GeForce GTX 1060 3GB vs. Radeon RX 570 4GB @ TechSpot
  9. The ASRock Z370 Gaming-ITX/ac motherboard review @ AnandTech

Games, culture, and VR

  1. Epic ups Unreal Marketplace creators' pay well above industry standard @ Ars Technica
  2. Nintendo hid a load-your-own NES emulator inside a GameCube classic @ Ars Technica
  3. These crazy contraptions won the first Nintendo Labo creators contest @ New Atlas
  4. The best Civilization games are these total overhaul mods @ Rock Paper Shotgun (how could this list skip Dune Wars?)

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. IoT solar pool heating @ HackADay
  2. Apple won't replace faulty MacBook Pro keyboards with third-gen components @ Slashdot
  3. Fail of the week: when good foundries go bad @ HackADay

Science, technology, and space news

  1. Lockheed Martin's titanium domes are the largest 3D-printed spacecraft parts yet @ New Atlas
  2. D-Wave's quantum computer successfully models a quantum system @ Ars Technica
  3. To make Curiosity (et al.) more curious, NASA and ESA smarten up AI in space @ Ars Technica (highly recommended reading)

Cheese, memes, and shiny things

  1. FSP CMT series CMT520 RGB tempered glass case review @ PC Perspective
  2. TeamGroup T-Force Delta RGB 250GB SSD review @ Guru3D
  3. Deepcool Gamer Storm Castle 240RGB review @ Hexus
  4. Cheese prices crumble — but the global trade dispute could halt their drop @
Colton Westrate

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

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    • ronch
    • 2 years ago

    Wasn’t the emoji movie a huge flop?

    • Unknown-Error
    • 2 years ago



    • 2 years ago

    In other news-WD closing one of it’s HD factories………

    • JosiahBradley
    • 2 years ago

    (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻

      • Growler
      • 2 years ago

      ┬─┬ノ( º _ ºノ)

    • Pville_Piper
    • 2 years ago

    “My most frequently used emojis, according to my Windows Phone.”

    You mean I’m not the last Windows phone user?

    EDIT – I should have know as I never use the poop emoji…

      • drfish
      • 2 years ago

      Cortana reads it aloud as “pile of feces” in my car. This revelation from a few years ago lead to battles with my sister where dozens of poop emojis were regularly flung my way. Sometimes I fought back, the effect wasn’t the same with her setup, but the consequences have stuck with me to this day.

      • Zizy
      • 2 years ago

      There are still some of us 😀
      I have moved to Android as my main phone (calling, messages, internet and alarm), while I keep WP around for apps.

        • drfish
        • 2 years ago

        Wait, [i<]what?[/i<]

      • NoOne ButMe
      • 2 years ago

      I’m still hanging on, with a 950… as a second cell line…

    • chuckula
    • 2 years ago

    Special guest editor auxy will school everybody.

      • Wirko
      • 2 years ago

      I think I could use [url=<]some good advice[/url<] from Mr. Vol De Nuit, too.

    • Neutronbeam
    • 2 years ago


    • derFunkenstein
    • 2 years ago

    [quote<] My most frequently used emojis, according to my [b<]Windows Phone[/b<][/quote<] Stop making up things, Colton.

      • drfish
      • 2 years ago

      Sometimes, the truth can be stranger than fiction. I just wish I had snagged one of these [url=<]bad boys[/url<] when I had the chance.

        • Neutronbeam
        • 2 years ago

        “You ain’t outta chances yet, boy.”


          • drfish
          • 2 years ago

          Sadly, I need the extremely rare, only briefly offered only via that link, Verizon compatible version.

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