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  • The Best Feature of iOS 8 is Privacy

    Chris Pirillo
    Chris Pirillo
    19 Sep 2014 | 9:02 pm
    What do you feel is the best part of iOS 8? If you couldn’t tell by the headline, I’ve got a few ideas… Thanks to our Gnomies and Super Gnomies for sharing their ideas! TLDR – The “Best” Feature of iOS 8 is Privacy Pirillo Vlog 873 – Welcome Home, Baby!... Read the full article on http://chris.pirillo.com/
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    16 Sep 2014 | 5:18 pm
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  • LIVE: iPhone 6 Unboxing [GOLD IS BEST!]

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  • Android App Review : - AirFox HD

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    Paykan
    7 Sep 2014 | 10:22 pm
    An Amazing Retro Atari era game, AirFox HD now on Android
  • Dress up Your MacBook with a Rainbow Keyboard Cover

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    Ron Schenone
    17 Sep 2014 | 3:56 pm
    Why be stuck with a boring black keyboard when you can slip on this Rainbow Keyboard Cover and get your Apple MacBook noticed by all? In a rainbow of colors, this cover will protect your expensive keyboard from spills and wear.
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  • The Best Feature of iOS 8 is Privacy

    Chris Pirillo
    19 Sep 2014 | 9:02 pm
    What do you feel is the best part of iOS 8? If you couldn’t tell by the headline, I’ve got a few ideas… Thanks to our Gnomies and Super Gnomies for sharing their ideas! TLDR – The “Best” Feature of iOS 8 is Privacy Pirillo Vlog 873 – Welcome Home, Baby!... Read the full article on http://chris.pirillo.com/
  • Welcome Home, Baby

    Chris Pirillo
    19 Sep 2014 | 1:07 pm
    In Pirillo Vlog 873, we finally get to bring baby Jedi home, where Wicket and Pixie welcome her to the pack! Read the full article on http://chris.pirillo.com/
  • How to Get Started with Scotch Whisky

    Chris Pirillo
    18 Sep 2014 | 7:24 pm
    As our friends in Scotland vote to stay part of the UK or break off as a fully independent entity, it seemed appropriate to talk about something Scottish to commemorate the occasion. I know this isn’t my usual fare, but we’ll get back to talking tech again soon enough. I promise!... Read the full article on http://chris.pirillo.com/
  • iOS 8 Thoughts and Cyberbullying Awareness

    Chris Pirillo
    18 Sep 2014 | 5:15 pm
    What are your thoughts on cyberbullies, iOS 8, and babies — specifically our baby? If you’re a Gnomie or a Super Gnomie: we love you, baby! TLDR – iOS 8 Thoughts and Cyberbullying Awareness Pirillo Vlog 872 – Meet Our Daughter, Jedi Pirillo Apple Saved My Life! Can Apple Pay... Read the full article on http://chris.pirillo.com/
  • Meet Our Daughter, Jedi Pirillo

    Chris Pirillo
    18 Sep 2014 | 1:36 pm
    “J” is for Judy, “E” is for Elia, “D” is for Diana, and I is for…? We’ll let her decide. The first day of Jedi’s life was full of precious moments. Ready to share them with us via Pirillo Vlog 872? Read the full article on http://chris.pirillo.com/
 
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  • TLDR: How are Women You Know Making the Tech World Better?

    16 Sep 2014 | 5:18 pm
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  • What Would You Have a Large Company Create?

    15 Sep 2014 | 8:05 pm
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  • TLDR: How to Eat Your Face

    16 Jul 2014 | 6:42 pm
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  • TLDR: The 40-Year Old Not-Virgin

    15 Jul 2014 | 5:59 pm
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  • TLDR: Tacky Naked Selfie Virtual Reality!

    14 Jul 2014 | 6:07 pm
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  • LIVE: iPhone 6 Unboxing [GOLD IS BEST!]

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    20 Sep 2014 | 11:52 am
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  • Pirillo Vlog 874 - Bacon is Her Happy Place!

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    20 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
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  • AMA: The Joys of Geek Parenting

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    19 Sep 2014 | 11:07 pm
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  • LIVE: iPhone 6 Unboxing

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    19 Sep 2014 | 9:12 pm
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  • Pirillo Vlog 873 - Welcome Home, Baby!

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  • Dress up Your MacBook with a Rainbow Keyboard Cover

    Ron Schenone
    17 Sep 2014 | 3:56 pm
    Why be stuck with a boring black keyboard when you can slip on this Rainbow Keyboard Cover and get your Apple MacBook noticed by all? In a rainbow of colors, this cover will protect your expensive keyboard from spills and wear.
  • Geeky Costumes for Dogs

    Ryan Matthew Pierson
    15 Sep 2014 | 6:30 pm
    Halloween is at our doorstep, and you may have the perfect costume picked out for yourself, your kids, and your spouse, but what about your trusty dog? Dogs enjoy the costume advantage of having a frame that is perfect for several different creative costuming ideas. ...continue readingThe post Geeky Costumes for Dogs appeared first on LockerGnome.
  • iOS-Controlled Cobra iHelicopter Fires Missiles

    Robert Glen Fogarty
    14 Sep 2014 | 11:00 am
    I used to be a helicopter jockey, just like you. I soared around the heavens without a single care, imagining a day when multi-bladed aerovehicles might replace cars in the gridlock-choked heckscapes of urban sprawl circulating from cities like ...continue readingThe post iOS-Controlled Cobra iHelicopter Fires Missiles appeared first on LockerGnome.
  • Track Stolen Bikes and More with StickR TrackR

    Chris Pirillo
    13 Sep 2014 | 11:00 am
    If you’ve ever had your bike — or other personal property — stolen, you’re no stranger to the outrage you feel at the indignity of it all. You feel violated and, worst of all, without recourse. Someone has taken something of yours and, likely, will ...continue readingThe post Track Stolen Bikes and More with StickR TrackR appeared first on LockerGnome.
  • My Favorite Bag is the Bag of Holding

    Ryan Matthew Pierson
    12 Sep 2014 | 12:25 am
    For years, I’ve been on a search for the ultimate daily use bag. I bought backpacks made for carrying electronics, messenger bags, and even a few camera bags hoping to find one that I could keep my laptop, notepad, pens, flip cam, ...continue readingThe post My Favorite Bag is the Bag of Holding appeared first on LockerGnome.
 
 
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  • Adobe Muse & Dreamweaver Alternatives

    Charles Abrahams
    26 Aug 2014 | 6:09 am
    Hi all, I have been slowly teaching myself web design and going through tutorials on Lynda and YouTube. I have been using Adobe Muse and Dreamweaver but Muse is too static and doesn't work with WordPress which is a feature most web designers hate. I have been using Dreamweaver too but it is nothing compared to the ease of use as Muse. Too much all at once and less drag and drop.Can anyone recommend a great drag and drop/wysiwyg alternative to Adobe Muse with the same ease of use as Muse? No coding and may be able to work with WordPress.Looking to avoid coding but I am learning code and I will…
  • The Future of the Internet - Blogs, Sites, Social Media, YouTube, etc

    Charles Abrahams
    14 Aug 2014 | 7:22 pm
    Hey guys, I am a die-hearted user of the internet and by extension, the word wide web. First there was the net, then the web, then we had blogs, now we have YouTube and social media. People don't even have to blog or do websites but I want to know:1) Have blogs become more popular than regular websites or have we seen the era of blogging peak? Are blogs going to be outdone by regular web design with the emergence of html5 and php?2) Have social media and havens like YouTube eradicated the need to read when they can just view audiovisual content? My YouTube channels have more subscribers and…
  • Simple-To-Use Logo Creators/Generators, Free or Paid

    Charles Abrahams
    14 Aug 2014 | 2:43 pm
    Does anyone know a simple to use program that can create stunning logos using simple text or around simple text? I tried using the big ones like Adobe Photoshop and Corel but I failed big time. Can't manage those heavy duty stuff. Good thing I didn't spend money on them, just tried the trial. But I just need something simple that can create or generate a stunning logo just be using text. Can anyone help? Any simple to use software, whether application or website? I need something stunning but not with a lot of colours and over the top designs. Just something presentable for a blog or website.
  • I want to learn whole process of Hosting a website.

    Jennifer White
    18 Jun 2014 | 6:58 am
    Hello Friends.. I want to learn whole process of hosting. Actually I want to buy a online hosting for more than 1 website and domain. Please tell me which hosting provider will be the best and how to manage hosting, domains, emails and whatever related to hosting.. please give me the whole process i want to learn.. I will be thankful for it. and thanks in advance.
  • Uploading Videos to Facebook

    Charles Abrahams
    8 Jun 2014 | 10:18 am
    I have a video capture card I've owned for a few months now and I am just starting to capture my own old school videos from back in the day of my family activities, things I've digitized and such. I also like to capture free to air programmes on local channels here in Jamaica and clipsw of the news and other TV shows. I love watching CVMTV's and TVJ's entertainment programmes. I don't know if Facebook allows you to upload video clips that are roughly thirty minutes as my video captures of my own family videos and clips, in batches of my TVs shows that are free and free to air. Well one show…
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  • Aching in Pelvic Floor: Is it Round Ligament Pain?

    Priya Sen
    13 Sep 2014 | 12:03 am
    Aching during your pregnancy is not any surprising issue. Just consider, after you get conceived, you are supposed to expend long 9+ months in an overwhelming battle to feel the taste of motherhood. Unsurprisingly, these months make you withstand the issues like cramping, aching or back pain. All these complications are considered as common; so long they don’t turn to severe condition. This is how; aching is also normal that occurs due the hormonal activities that take place within the womb. If you are aware about abdominal cramping, consider that aching is different but these are…
  • Pregnancy Pillow

    Priya Sen
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:22 am
    Pregnancy is a crucial stage of every pregnant woman. This time some complexities are observed in the body of the women. They even lose their sleep, generally eight hours sleeping is recommended by the doctors. Due to some hormonal changes, in the body they get through some typical stages. One of the most important things, this time is proper sleeping. For proper sleeping they need to have pregnancy pillow. It is quite different from the ordinary pillows. The Characteristic of Pregnancy Pillow In various ways this type of pillow is different form the ordinary pillow, it can adjust with the…
  • Cramping in Pregnancy! How Concerns You

    Priya Sen
    28 Aug 2014 | 9:01 pm
    Cramping throughout different phases and trimesters of your pregnancy is quite normal so long, it does not occur with bleeding or unbearable abdominal pain. For the first-time-mothers, this kind of cramping makes them worried whereas most women by mistake link the issue with their menstrual cycle. One of the major causes of this may be the experience of having little spot bleeding and blood stain, which is, rather, a unique indication of implantation. Once a fertilized egg positions and fixes it to the inside layer of a woman’s uterus, a successful implantation occurs. Most times, this…
  • Different Types of Jobs in Insurance Field

    Priya Sen
    18 Aug 2014 | 12:45 am
    In the insurance sector, we see various types of jobs; actually insurance policies cover up different things and healthcare, and many other things. There are various persons who work in the field and keep the functions of the sector smooth. According to the service they are called agents, customer service representatives, under writers, actuaries, claim adjusters, service representatives and regulator. Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Agents- The main duty of them is to sell the insurance policies to the people and organizations, in this field one has to be good in…
  • Some Interview Tips and Answers for Caregiver Job

    Priya Sen
    9 Jul 2014 | 1:18 am
    In the modern world, the demand of caregiver is one the rise. We need to   take help of caregivers in a rapid growth. It has been projected that during the period of 2010- 2020, the employment growth will be the highest in job market. When ever any employment agency publishes any advertisement for the vacancy many caregiver resumes are submitted. In the process, after the screening of the applications, candidates are called for the interview. Here are some interview questions probably for the aspirants of the caregiver job. Photo credit Ted Eytan Some Interview Questions with Answers1. Why…
 
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  • Satanists to Toronto: FORD MORE YEARS

    RebelScum
    31 Aug 2014 | 9:14 am
    A satanic church known as the Cloven Path Ministry is here at Fan Expo extolling the virtues of Toronto’s mayor in an effort to get him back in office for another term. The centerpiece of their booth is a 6-foot tall golden idol of the corpulent magistrate holding a crack pipe and looking decidedly pleased with himself. Says Pastor Morgan Wilkes, when the idol was unveiled on Friday, it created a “psychic overflow; a miracle so big, it could not be contained.” “[Rob Ford] echoes the accolades of what this ministry is about: Lust, fantasy, desire and power.”…
  • Filters Are Your Friend…

    Doug Groves
    21 Aug 2014 | 12:56 pm
  • So, two fish decide to play Street Fighter II…

    Doug Groves
    20 Aug 2014 | 8:55 am
    To be honest, two fish ARE playing Street Fighter II, but they’re oblivious to the situation. They are, after all, fish. Essentially, the tank face has been divided up into a 3 by 3 grid, each representing different game control. As Aquarius (P1) and Robert the Bruce (P2) swim around, they’ll unwittingly activate the controls. No fish are harmed in the process. In fact, according to the Twitch page, they seem to be doing quite well. You can watch the competition all day below, or go to the Twitch.tv page to get all the details, especially if the stream isn’t working for…
  • The Best Way To Read Webcomics

    Doug Groves
    8 Aug 2014 | 10:37 am
    Webcomics. There’s a metric tonne of them out there. Some, like Penny Arcade follow along the lines of newspaper strips, while others like The Oatmeal or Texts From Superheroes make use of the online medium, or emulate it. Others are delivering individual pages of an extended graphic novels one page at a time, usually once or twice a week. If you read more than one or two, keeping track of them all can be a chore, until now… That’s where bookmarking sites like Comic Rocket and Ink Outbreak come into play. Unlike a jumble of RSS feeds, or signing up to multiple single-site…
  • That awkward moment…

    Doug Groves
    30 Jul 2014 | 2:53 pm
    I’m sure there are a few people wondering about this…
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  • Multipeer Connectivity on iOS 8 with Swift

    Paris Buttfield-Addison
    19 Sep 2014 | 6:29 am
    Multipeer Connectivity is a means of identifying and connecting services together, and allows for very easy passing back and forth of data with minimal setup. If you are thinking that this seems similar to Bonjour, you are correct; however, Bonjour …
  • Four short links: 19 September 2014

    Nat Torkington
    19 Sep 2014 | 4:30 am
    Deep Learning Bibliography — an annotated bibliography of recent publications (2014-) related to Deep Learning. Inside the Go Playground — on safely offering a REPL over the web to strangers. Wolfram Tweet-a-Program — clever marketing trick, and reminiscent of Perl …
  • The promise of Promise Theory: The OReilly Radar Podcast

    Jenn Webb
    18 Sep 2014 | 1:31 pm
    Editor’s note: you can subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast throughiTunes,SoundCloud, or directly throughour podcast’s RSS feed. As systems become increasingly distributed and complex, it’s more important than ever to find ways to accurately describe and analyze those systems, and …
  • Announcing Spark Certification

    Ben Lorica
    18 Sep 2014 | 7:32 am
    Editor’s note: full disclosure — Ben is an advisor to Databricks. I am pleased to announce a joint program between O’Reilly and Databricks to certify Spark developers.O’Reilly has long been interested in certification, and with this inaugural program, we believe …
  • What every Java developer needs to know about Java 9

    Ben Evans
    18 Sep 2014 | 6:34 am
    Java 8 may only have been released a few months ago, but Oracle has already announced the first set of features that will be targeted for Java 9. On August 11th, Mark Reinhold, a Chief Architect for Java, made available …
 
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  • Introducing iOS 8

    O'Reilly Media, Inc.
    19 Sep 2014 | 8:27 am
    Want to design and develop iOS apps, but have little or no programming experience? This practical guide will show you how. By eliminating the jargon and simplifying programming into everyday concepts, you’ll learn how to use the basic building blocks necessary to build apps for iOS devices.
  • Programming iOS 8

    O'Reilly Media, Inc.
    18 Sep 2014 | 9:29 am
    Writing an app for the iPad or iPhone? If you’re grounded in Xcode basics and have a fairly good grasp of the Swift programming language, this practical guide will take you through the steps, conventions, and mindset you need to bring an iOS 8 app into existence, from initial concept to submission to the App Store.
  • Swift Development with Cocoa

    O'Reilly Media, Inc.
    18 Sep 2014 | 9:30 am
    This practical guide teaches programmers (of even a very basic level) how to build applications for OS X and iOS 8, using the Cocoa Framework, the new Xcode IDE, and Swift—Apple’s new programming language. You’ll quickly learn the basics for building Mac, iPhone, and iPad apps.
  • Swift Pocket Reference

    O'Reilly Media, Inc.
    18 Sep 2014 | 9:31 am
    Apple's Swift language brings with it many modern language features, including type safety, generics, type inference, closures, tuples, automatic memory management, and support for Unicode (for character and string values, as well as for identifiers). A mixture of Swift and Objective-C can be used in the one project, and either language can call APIs implemented in the other.
  • The LEGO Neighborhood Book

    O'Reilly Media, Inc.
    18 Sep 2014 | 9:32 am
    The LEGO Neighborhood Book is your guide to creating incredible LEGO buildings and cities.
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  • QuickBooks 2015: The Missing Manual

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    9 Sep 2014 | 9:26 am
    How can you make your bookkeeping workflow smoother and faster? Simple. With this Missing Manual, you’re in control: you get step-by-step instructions on how and when to use specific features, along with basic accounting advice to guide you through the learning process. Each page provides insightful tips and tricks to help you become more efficient with the U.S. version of QuickBooks 2015 for Windows.
  • Photography as Meditation

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    1 Sep 2014 | 1:27 am
    For many people, photography serves as a meditation; a way to separate themselves from their stressful lives. In this book, Hoffmann explores an approach to photography based in Japanese Zen-Philosophy. Meditation and photography are both are based in the present moment, require complete focus, and are most successful when the mind is free from distraction. Hoffman shows how meditation can lead to the source of inspiration.Hoffman's impressive images of landscapes, cities, people, and nature, as well as his smart image analysis and suggestions about the artistic process, will help you…
  • 60 Recipes for Apache CloudStack

    O'Reilly Media, Inc.
    17 Sep 2014 | 9:28 am
    Planning to deploy and maintain a public, private, or hybrid cloud service? This cookbook’s handy how-to recipes help you quickly learn and install Apache CloudStack, along with several API clients, API wrappers, data architectures, and configuration management technologies that work as part of CloudStack’s ecosystem. You’ll learn how to use Vagrant, Ansible, Chef, Fluentd, Libcloud, and several other open source tools that let you build and operate CloudStack better and faster.
  • The Art of the Brick

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    1 Sep 2014 | 1:29 am
    The Art of the Brick is the stunning photographic showcase of the work that made Nathan Sawaya the world's most famous LEGO artist.
  • Photographic Composition

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    1 Sep 2014 | 1:30 am
    All fine artists share a common goal: to combine individual elements into a convincing, cohesive whole that tells a story or expresses an intention. Photography is especially suited to this pursuit because the photographer can create multiple, distinct images of a single subject using a variety of design techniques. The display on a digital camera instantly shows the arrangement of elements in an image, allowing the photographer to make changes and refine their creation as they work.Albrecht Rissler believes that a firm understanding of image design is as important as having an observant eye…
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  • Professional CUDA C Programming

    John Cheng, Max Grossman, Ty McKercher
    8 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
      Break into the powerful world of parallel GPU programming with this down-to-earth, practical guideDesigned for professionals across multiple industrial sectors, Professional CUDA C Programming  presents CUDA -- a parallel computing platform and programming model designed to ease the development of GPU programming -- fundamentals in an easy-to-follow format, and teaches readers how to think in parallel and implement parallel algorithms on GPUs. Each Read More...
  • Professional C++, 3rd Edition

    Marc Gregoire
    8 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
      Master complex C++ programming with this helpful, in-depth resourceFrom game programming to major commercial software applications, C++ is the language of choice. It is also one of the most difficult programming languages to master. While most competing books are geared toward beginners, Professional C++, Third Edition,shows experienced developers how to master the latest release of C++, explaining little known features with detailed code examples Read More...
  • Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Administration

    Adam Jorgensen, Bradley Ball, Steven Wort, Ross LoForte, Brian Knight
    8 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
      Learn to take advantage of the opportunities offered by SQL Server 2014Microsoft's SQL Server 2014 update means big changes for database administrators, and you need to get up to speed quickly because your methods, workflow, and favorite techniques will be different from here on out. The update's enhanced support of large-scale enterprise databases and significant price advantage mean that SQL Server 2014 will become even more widely adopted across Read More...
  • Professional ASP.NET MVC 5

    Jon Galloway, Brad Wilson, K. Scott Allen, David Matson
    3 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
      ASP.NET MVC insiders cover the latest updates to the technology in this popular Wrox referenceMVC 5 is the newest update to the popular Microsoft technology that enables you to build dynamic, data-driven websites. Like previous versions, this guide shows you step-by-step techniques on using MVC to best advantage, with plenty of practical tutorials to illustrate the concepts. It covers controllers, views, and models; forms and HTML helpers; data annotation Read More...
  • JavaScript and JQuery: Interactive Front-End Web Development

    Jon Duckett
    29 Jun 2014 | 9:00 pm
      Learn JavaScript and jQuery a nicer wayThis full-color book adopts a visual approach to teaching JavaScript & jQuery, showing you how to make web pages more interactive and interfaces more intuitive through the use of inspiring code examples, infographics, and photography. The content assumes no previous programming experience, other than knowing how to create a basic web page in HTML & CSS. You'll learn how to achieve techniques seen on many popular Read More...
 
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  • Movie Issues: The Maze Runner

    Leland Pierce
    19 Sep 2014 | 10:00 am
    The Maze Runner is the latest young adult novel turned movie to be released into theaters. Based on the novel of the same name by James Dashner., the story follows teenager Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) who wakes up to find himself without any memory of his past in a place called The Glade, the center of a giant maze inside of which live vicious creatures called Grievers. The Glade is inhabited by other teenage boys, all of who have no memory of their previous lives. Periodically the doors to the maze open, allowing the boys to go into it. However, they also close without warning and no boy…
  • Movie Issues: TUSK

    Anthony Silva
    19 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    In film these days the three act structure is law and modern audiences get confused when movies don’t go the way their sub-conscious minds are used to. Stories rarely surprise people these days; now the best we can get are moments in a movie that may trick us, but the story always remains the same. Writer, director, and podcaster Kevin Smith has squarely taken on the challenge of going against his comedy roots and the old film standards in his latest film, Tusk. Spun off from lark on one of his podcasts with BFF and long time collaborator (except this time), Scott Mosier, Smith took the…
  • Movie Issues: Clue

    Leland Pierce
    19 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    Its Movie Issues 150th Episode! Whew, that’s a lot of movies the guys have watched. As they celebrate their 150 episodes they decided to watch one of Leland’s favorite flicks of all time, the 1985 cult classic film, Clue. Yes, that one! The movie based on the classic Parker Bros. board game that brings some of the top comedy actors of the day together in one hell of a funny murderous ride, as we follow one crazy night in the lives of Prof. Plum, Mrs.Peacock, Mrs. White, Mr. Green, Miss Scarlett and Colonel Mustard. Will they live or die? Can you spot all the clues to see who the…
  • Preview: Deadpool Bi-Annual #1

    Anthony Silva
    18 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Have you ever wanted to see the Merc With a Mouth throw down with a team of cybernetic, anthropomorphic animals? Well you’ve come to the right place because the gone (and also forgotten) 90s team of Brute Force makes their triumphant return to the Marvel fold in September’s DEADPOOL BI-ANNUAL #1! Written by Paul Scheer (star of The League & NTSF:SD:SUV)  & Nick Giovannetti (Aliens vs. Parker) with art by Salva Espin (Deadpool vs. Carnage) – Deadpool is going to come face-to-snout with the some of the toughest and most absurd enemies he’s ever faced! When the Merc With a Mouth…
  • Preview: God the Thunder #25

    Anthony Silva
    18 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    On a bellow of thunder and the crack of lightning comes the Thunder God, one last time! Marvel is proud to present your first look at THOR: GOD OF THUNDER #25, the oversized final issue from New York Times Bestselling writer Jason Aaron as he assembles a bevy of the industry’s greatest artists for a titanic tale that should not be missed! Witness new stories of the Thor from each era as well as the untold origin of one of the God of Thunder’s greatest foes! Plus, before THOR #1 hits in October, be there when the new Thor makes her thunderous first appearance inside this epic, oversized…
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    Online Geeks

  • Electronics Symbols & Electrical Symbols

    Techie
    16 Sep 2014 | 8:30 pm
    Provides more than 800 electronic symbols classified into different categories. The post Electronics Symbols & Electrical Symbols appeared first on Online Geeks.
  • Altera: Altera and China Mobile Research Institute Announce Joint Efforts on Next Generation C-RAN Wireless Technologies

    Techie
    12 Sep 2014 | 1:15 am
    San Jose Calif., September 10, 2014 – Altera Corporation (Nasdaq: ALTR) today announced a three-year strategic agreement with China Mobile Research Institute (CMRI) to research and prototype next-generation green wireless network infrastructure solutions based on the Centralized Radio Access Network (C-RAN) architecture that leverages network function virtualization (NFV). The agreement was signed on August 15 in Beijing, China at the 2014 International Mobile Internet Conference, which is organized and sponsored by the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the three…
  • Hi-Flux LED Slim Strip Lights Help Architectural, Accent and Security Lighting Designs Shine

    Techie
    12 Sep 2014 | 1:12 am
    LEDtronics® announces its new series of Hi-Flux LED Slim Strip Lights that come in a sealed enclosure with water-clear lens and are IP68-certified waterproof. With a great-looking strip illumination that provides even lighting without the buzzing and flickering that afflicts fluorescents, the TBL4520 series offers versatility in applications such as passenger interiors in RVs, buses and trains; task lighting, under cabinets, concealed lighting, edge lighting, cubicles, marine recreation areas, as well as coolers, freezers, retail store displays, and many more. The construction of a clear…
  • TI shrinks industrial designs with industry’s smallest 12-, 14- and 16-bit SAR ADCs

    Techie
    12 Sep 2014 | 1:10 am
    New ADCs push size, power and performance boundaries for industrial monitoring and control applications DALLAS (Sep. 9, 2014) – Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) is enabling system designers to reduce the size of their industrial monitoring and control applications with its newest successive approximation register (SAR) analog-to-digital converters (ADCs). The ADS7042 is the industry’s smallest and lowest-power 12-bit SAR ADC, and the ADS8354 family includes the industry’s smallest 14- and 16-bit, simultaneous-sampling SAR ADCs. For more information about the ADS7042 and ADS8354…
  • Vishay Intertechnology VRPower® Integrated DrMOS Power Stages Deliver High Current, Efficiency, and Power Density

    Techie
    12 Sep 2014 | 1:07 am
    MALVERN, Pa. — Sept. 9, 2014 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new family of VRPower integrated DrMOS power stage solutions in the low-profile, thermally enhanced PowerPAK MLP 5 mm by 5 mm 31-pin package. Delivering currents in excess of 60 A per phase, Vishay Siliconix SiC620 devices are 30 % smaller than previous-generation 6 mm by 6 mm power stages while enabling 3 % higher efficiency to 95 % peak. With reduced package parasitics compared to discrete solutions, the devices enable high switching frequencies to 1.5 MHz for increased power density and lower…
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    Scraps of My Geek Life

  • Scan Straight to your Mobile Device with ScanSnap iX100

    Michele
    20 Sep 2014 | 12:33 pm
    Full Post: Scan Straight to your Mobile Device with ScanSnap iX100 This is a sponsored post. I discovered the most awesomest (probably not a real word) scanner. It’s the ScanSnap iX100 and it’s awesome because you can scan paper straight to your mobile device. It’s so easy! Within 10 minutes of opening the box, I was scanning documents to my mobile phone. Plug it into your computer to set it all up and can also scan straight to your computer using the USB cord included in the box. Scanning to Your Mobile Device Use WiFi or connect directly to the ScanScan with your mobile…
  • My Favorite Features of the HP Chromebook 14 #Sponsored

    Michele
    19 Sep 2014 | 8:20 am
    Full Post: My Favorite Features of the HP Chromebook 14 #Sponsored This is a ShopAtHome.com sponsored post. Affiliate links within post. Would you like your laptop to turn on and boot up in seconds with up to 9 hours of battery life? I would and I found a laptop that does just that. It’s the HP Chromebook. I didn’t believe it until I tried it. Seriously, I have to open up the laptop every once in a while, just to see if it does it…and every time, I open it, it’s on immediately or if off, it boots in seconds. I just log-in and start working. That is my FAVORITE feature.
  • When to Use Lenovo A520 All-in-One With Flexible Viewing Monitor #LenovoIN

    Michele
    18 Sep 2014 | 7:33 am
    Full Post: When to Use Lenovo A520 All-in-One With Flexible Viewing Monitor #LenovoIN This is a sponsored post. Have you ever wished your monitor could be tilted to get a better look at something? I have many times. I’ll be working on editing an image and I want to tilt it back so it’s more comfortable to do some of the detail work. Guess what? The Lenovo A520 has a monitor with a flexible viewing option (affiliate link) The A520 is a very sleek, modern-looking all-in-one desktop. If you have a small desk, it’s a perfect desktop because it doesn’t take up much room.
  • Go Math! Academy Offers Online Math Help for K – 6 #HMHAcademy

    Michele
    17 Sep 2014 | 3:38 pm
    Full Post: Go Math! Academy Offers Online Math Help for K – 6 #HMHAcademy This is a sponsored post. Do your kids struggle with math? My kids do and I can not help them once they get to 5th grade. Go Math! Academy is an online program your kids can do at-home. It’s based on the GO Math!™ textbook curriculum, used by over 7 million kids. Go Math! has math problems, help videos and games for kids in K through 6th grade. Testing Go Math! My kids put Go Math! to the test. I started with my 5th grader because she said she wanted to be better at math. She started with the first test…
  • Grab Your Dream Career #DreamCareerLive

    Michele
    12 Sep 2014 | 7:49 am
    Full Post: Grab Your Dream Career #DreamCareerLive I made 2 versions of this. Here is the 2nd I’m taking Michelle Ward’s Create Your Dream Career class at Creative Live this week. It’s free (but if you buy the workshop while it’s live for $59 you get her workbook that goes with it. I bought it and it’s worth it.) I love her book and I’ve written about her in the past when she released her The Declaration of You! (affiliate link) book with Jessica Swift. Read my Declaration post about self-care. This quote was included as a tweet and I hope she doesn’t…
 
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    Nerd Reactor

  • Snake gets a pet wolf in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

    Mike Villarreal
    20 Sep 2014 | 10:39 am
    Hot news is coming out of the Tokyo Game Show for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. During the show, Konami treated attendees to a new 20 minute gameplay demo of the upcoming game. The new gameplay footage shows Big Boss actually finding himself a wolf pup. According to numerous reports, the wolf is named DD, the abbreviation for Diamond Dogs. Snake actually adopts DD after his family is slaughtered and is left alone. After rescuing it, the wolf proceeds to follow Snake around until you vault him back to Mother Base. Funny enough, DD is also missing an eye and has an eye-patch just like…
  • Slender Man joins American Horror Story: Freak Show?

    Mike Villarreal
    20 Sep 2014 | 10:32 am
    Fans are just a few weeks out from Season Four of AHS TV series,  American Horror Story: Freak Show. All month long FX has been releasing clips and new teasers for the upcoming season. One of the more recent videos released has caused quite a stir online because many believed that it reveals the internet’s own horror icon, Slender Man. Slender Man is an entirely fictional character that was created online through the forums of Creepy Pasta. His popularity has greatly surged in the last few years thanks to the web series Marble Hornets and the Slender video game. More recently,…
  • Sesame Street parodies Star Wars

    Mike Villarreal
    20 Sep 2014 | 10:11 am
    We’ve covered Sesame Street’s Crumby Pictures segment in the past, and each time it has always served up the laughs. In this video, Sesame Street parodies the science fiction juggernaut Star War. Luke Piewalker and his friends Flan Solo and Chewie The Cookie zip through the galaxy to save Princess Parfait. Will Luke and his friends get to the princess in time or will Flan Solo give into his hunger and eat Chewie? It’s a very funny video and a must watch. You can check it out below, and remember, “the four will be with you…always.”
  • Nvidia unveils ‘Big’ Maxwell Mark 2, the GeForce GTX 970 and 980

    Adam "Kharakov" Kharatian
    20 Sep 2014 | 10:09 am
    If you’ve been watching Nvidia’s “Game” 24 Hour PC gaming marathon, you’re well aware of the “Titanic” announcements made over the past day by one of the world’s top GPU manufacturers. If you’ve been unable to catch the stream over at Twin Galaxies, then we’ve got you covered! Let’s begin with the big one. Nvidia’s new “Big Maxwell” chipset is, in my opinion, the star of this show. NVIDIA is back in the spotlight with the first of the second generation Maxwell GPUs, GM204. Significantly changing the GPU game…
  • Interview with Russell Holly, Geek.com blogger and author of The Space Monster Anti-Survival Guide

    Eric Escaravage
    19 Sep 2014 | 3:51 pm
    Over the past few years, there have been several guides written to prepare you for the inevitable Zombie/Vampire/Potato monster invasions. Let’s be honest here, unless we turn off Netflix and all start taking winter survival camping classes, humanity as a whole is screwed. This is what Russell Holly, geek blogger for Geek.com, explores in his new book, The Space Monster Anti-Survival guide. We had a chance to sit down with Russell and talk about his new book, killing off his friends and family and the distractions that come with writing a book! Nerd Reactor: Alright Russell, first off,…
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    Geek Super

  • Why Police Needs A Speed Gun?

    Abdul Rehman
    19 Sep 2014 | 12:15 am
    The life of a police officer is difficult. Having to appear in court cases and remembering every detail that occurred and what was said is nearly impossible. If not for detailed reports to help an officer to remember these details, attorneys would have a field day. Although it is not easy to be an officer, … Continue The post Why Police Needs A Speed Gun? appeared first on Geek Super.
  • Movpak – The Electric Skateboard as Foldable Backpack

    Shah
    16 Sep 2014 | 8:10 pm
    When the distance is long to walk but short for a car or public transport ride, you can use the Movpak electric skateboard, which is built into a backpack. This innovative piece of equipment is currently available on Kickstarter via special production-run deals with a price tag starting from $999. It will be available in … Continue The post Movpak – The Electric Skateboard as Foldable Backpack appeared first on Geek Super.
  • Invisible Text App; Delete Unwanted Sent Messages

    Shah
    16 Sep 2014 | 8:03 pm
    Once you click the Send button, it is all over. The message will reach in seconds and you have no choice but to deal with the consequences, even if you have sent it by mistake either in a moment of weakness or in a drunken state. This no longer has to be the case as … Continue The post Invisible Text App; Delete Unwanted Sent Messages appeared first on Geek Super.
  • Importance of Time Management in Work Settings

    Abdul Rehman
    15 Sep 2014 | 9:31 pm
    For businesses, time is money. Employee time management is of the upmost importance to businesses that want to fairly compensate employees without paying extra for crucial mistakes in time clock systems. Companies like Allied Time have mastered the art of efficient time keeping services both through traditional methods such as time punch clocks on up … Continue The post Importance of Time Management in Work Settings appeared first on Geek Super.
  • iPhone 6 Features: Expect a Grand Look

    Abdul Rehman
    12 Sep 2014 | 8:46 pm
    Apple’s new iPhone 6 is on its way to the market and lot new is being expected in latest version of iPhone. A look at some of the improved and upgraded Apple’s grand features, which definitely be part of the new device, might make it worth buying. Most of the features in iPhone 5 are … Continue The post iPhone 6 Features: Expect a Grand Look appeared first on Geek Super.
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    GadgetsBoy - Gadgets and Technology guide, review and news

  • New Samsung leak shows Galaxy A5, comes with full metal body

    Indigital
    19 Sep 2014 | 7:12 am
    Samsung has been on a slight restructure, following the first loss of mobile market share, down 2.7 percent from last year. Analysts say the Galaxy S5 did not gain enough sales commercially to increase Samsung’s hold on the market. This looks to be true, for the second half of 2014, Samsung has been adding more [...]
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will hit stores on October 10 in the UK

    Indigital
    18 Sep 2014 | 8:20 am
    Samsung will be bringing the Galaxy Note 4 to the UK on October 10. This comes after a week of Samsung advertising on the iPhone 6 Plus, mocking the larger smartphone from Apple, as extra hype for the Galaxy Note 4. We are sure the mockery won’t stop, Samsung knows millions of people will be [...]
  • Apple Watch Edition might cost up to $9,999

    Indigital
    17 Sep 2014 | 5:40 am
    The Apple Watch will come in three different models, Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch and Apple Watch Edition. The only price we got was for the lowest end Apple Watch Sport, starting at $349 with an aluminium and glass design. For the two other models, it is open to questions and Apple doesn’t want to [...]
  • iPhone 6 NFC chip will be locked to Apple Pay, for now

    Indigital
    16 Sep 2014 | 7:07 am
    Apple announced they would be adding near-field communication (NFC) to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, in order to implement their new mobile payment service, Apple Pay. Some developers were hoping to take advantage of the newly acquired NFC chip, to use on their own apps, but it looks like on iOS 8 the [...]
  • SteelSeries Stratus Wireless Controller Review

    Tomi
    16 Sep 2014 | 1:00 am
    SteelSeries Stratus Wireless Controller Review. iPhone 6, iPad and iPhone 6 Plus Game Controller accessory.
 
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    Geekasms

  • Gwen Stacy Powers EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE #2 To A 2nd Printing

    Troy Lyons
    19 Sep 2014 | 2:27 pm
    Gwen Stacy Is The Biggest Comics News Story of the Week! Second Printing of the Critically Acclaimed EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE #2 On The Way! Garnering unprecedented buzz from all corners of the comic book industry, Marvel is proud to announce that EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE #2 has sold out less than 24 hours of its release [...]The post Gwen Stacy Powers EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE #2 To A 2nd Printing appeared first on Geekasms.
  • Marvel First Look: DEADPOOL’S ART OF WAR #1

    Troy Lyons
    19 Sep 2014 | 10:10 am
    DEADPOOL’S ART OF WAR #1 Rewrites the Book on Combat This October! It’s been called the definitive work on military strategy and tactics. Sun Tzu’s seminal Art of War has influenced warfare for hundreds of years. From battlefields to Boardrooms and beyond, there has never been a work more important when it comes to strategy [...]The post Marvel First Look: DEADPOOL’S ART OF WAR #1 appeared first on Geekasms.
  • SUPERGIRL Gets Series Commitment From CBS

    Troy Lyons
    19 Sep 2014 | 9:54 am
    That was fast!  We had just started hearing that a Supergirl series was in development and today we get confirmation from DC Comics that it is coming to TV. Looks like the Man of Steel isn’t the only Kryptonian you’ll soon be seeing on screen. Yes, the news of its development broke a few weeks [...]The post SUPERGIRL Gets Series Commitment From CBS appeared first on Geekasms.
  • Valiant Previews: ARMOR HUNTERS | X-O MANOWAR | HARBINGER

    Troy Lyons
    19 Sep 2014 | 6:51 am
    Valiant Previews: ARMOR HUNTERS #4 | X-O MANOWAR #29 (ARMOR HUNTERS) | HARBINGER: OMEGAS #2 – In Stores September 24th, 2014 ARMOR HUNTERS #4 (of 4) Written by ROBERT VENDITTI Art & Cover by DOUG BRAITHWAITE (JUL141482) Qr Voice Variant by TOM FOWLER (JUL141483) Armor Hunters Variant by TREVOR HAIRSINE (JUL141484) Artist Variant by CLAYTON [...]The post Valiant Previews: ARMOR HUNTERS | X-O MANOWAR | HARBINGER appeared first on Geekasms.
  • Matt Fraction’s CASANOVA Gets Hard

    Troy Lyons
    19 Sep 2014 | 6:30 am
    Matt Fraction’s CASANOVA RETURNS TO IMAGE IN STYLE Hardcover “Complete Edition” volumes monthly starting in October “All a comic would have to do is say ‘Matt Fraction’ on the front for me to pick it up and feel excited about what was inside.” –Michael Chabon, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay [...]The post Matt Fraction’s CASANOVA Gets Hard appeared first on Geekasms.
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    Technorama

  • Technorama Special: Start Trek V Lampoon

    Kreg Steppe
    8 Sep 2014 | 2:14 pm
    “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… Message Spock?” — Kirk “None that I am conscious of… except, of course, Happy Birthday. Surely the best of times” — Spock (Star Trek II) Hello Everyone and welcome to the Technorama MST3k Special where we watch Star Trek V: The Final Frontier so you don’t have to. Chuck and I (Kreg) hold Clinton Alvord from Comedy4Cast, and Scott Tyler (friend of the show) hostage as we make them watch this .. *movie in much the same way as Kirk, Bones, and Spock tried to hang out around the campfire…
  • Technorama Ep410: The Lost Episode

    Kreg Steppe
    27 Aug 2014 | 2:53 pm
    Coming up in this episode… Nasa Vehicles item 3 Listen below with the audio player or Click Here for complete show notes and video from the show. Feedback On This Day In History for July 30, 2014 This is the 211th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 154 days remaining until the end of the year. It was on this date in 1502 that Christopher Columbus lands at Guanaja in the Bay Islands off the coast of Honduras during his fourth voyage. That same date in 1859 saw the first ascent of Grand Combin, one of the highest summits in the Alps. The premiere of Walt Disney’s…
  • Review: Halt and Catch Fire

    Chuck Tomasi
    7 Aug 2014 | 10:00 am
    Another µTechnorama – I do a mini-review of the AMC series Halt and Catch Fire which just concluded its first season. Some parts I like, other parts left me wondering. Listen and find out. Feel differently? Let us know by getting in touch.
  • Micro-Technorama #001

    Chuck Tomasi
    6 Aug 2014 | 10:05 am
    Since we won’t be able to produce a regular show for a while, we’ll get you some silly content one way or another in small bite size chunks. While the audio quality may not be up to standards and won’t win us a Parsec award for quality, we’ll determined to have fun! Phone system instructs 911 callers hang up and call 911 Bieber ringtone saves man from bear attack And listen to the Dog Days of Podcasting for more fun!
  • Technorama Ep409: Monkey Butlers

    Kreg Steppe
    24 Jul 2014 | 8:22 pm
    Coming up in this episode… PC User groups fading away Batman Simians Listen below with the audio player or Click Here for complete show notes and video from the show. Feedback Jorge sent pics from CERN On This Day In History for July 23, 2014 This is 204th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 161 days remaining in 2014. It was on this date in 1829, in the United States, William Austin Burt patents the typographer, a precursor to the typewriter. That same date in 1903 the Ford Motor Company sells its first car. Fox Film buys the patents of the Movietone sound system for…
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    Darling Stewie

  • Geeky Inspiration Boards: Number 01, The Tardis

    Leslie Hunsinger
    3 Sep 2014 | 10:20 am
    For those who don’t know, an inspiration board is usually a physical bulletin board of some type, and it’s adorned with a smattering of swatches, pictures, and images that focus around a central theme. People make them when they are … Continue reading →
  • #ComplimentHour – an experiment in PosiTweeting

    Leslie Hunsinger
    3 Sep 2014 | 7:57 am
    I hate subtweeting. Yeah, I’m guilty of having done it, but at its core, it’s an attempt to piss someone off without communicating with them directly. It’s passive aggressive, it’s pointless, and it’s mean. So I’ve decided to start something … Continue reading →
  • My 10 favorite things about the Renaissance Faire

    Leslie Hunsinger
    2 Sep 2014 | 12:52 pm
    Via PADutchCountry.com It’s not really a secret that I love my local Renaissance Faire, the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire. 1 year ago my husband proposed to me at the Renaissance Faire, and I’ve spent so much time with my best friends … Continue reading →
  • TWIP: Summer camp, Knoebels, and pumpkin fever

    Leslie Hunsinger
    7 Aug 2014 | 6:37 am
    It is a huge pet peeve of mine when my blog gets under updated because other things in my life take over. And I’m at the point where I also had to shut down my Etsy store because of all … Continue reading →
  • Get the IGGPPC to the Geekies

    Leslie Hunsinger
    16 Jul 2014 | 7:30 am
    We did it! We really did it! A panel of judges picked The International Geek Girl Pen Pals Club as a finalist in the category of “Websites/Blogs” and we might win a coveted Geekie Award! What does that mean? That … Continue reading →
 
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    Agents of Geek

  • Adult Swim News: Tim and Eric, Mike Tyson, and More

    John J. Galbo
    18 Sep 2014 | 7:26 pm
    While [as]central has been busy making the transition over to Agents of Geek, plenty of [adult swim] shenanigans have been going on. Dragon Con happened (P.S.: We’ll have the Swimcast episodes... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • GRAVITY FALLS “Sock Opera” Review

    Bryce Wilson
    18 Sep 2014 | 11:21 am
    As I wrote in my earlier reviews the two elements that make Gravity Falls a genuinely great all ages show, as opposed to a fun diversion of a cartoon, is its strongly rooted characters and its... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • THE BONE CLOCKS: Book Review

    Bryce Wilson
    18 Sep 2014 | 11:10 am
    “Think larger. Redraw what is possible.” The Bone Clocks, David Mitchell These words come from the mouth of a villain in Bone Clocks, but if they’re not engraved above David... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Babs Tarr Talks Batgirl’s New Beginnings

    Christina Janke
    18 Sep 2014 | 9:38 am
    Last month, Babs Tarr, the newest comic artist to work on Batgirl. She and her compatriots, Cameron Stewart and Brenden Fletcher, made waves when DC Comics showed off Batgirl’s new look, both... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Top 5 Most Heartbreaking Moments In Television

    Brian Davis
    18 Sep 2014 | 6:13 am
    So I was thinking the other day and decided to write this.  How many times have you had your feels tugged on by a tv show and it really got you.  Everyone has had some.  You may not admit it, but... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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  • Excel Auto Filter and Freeze Panes, Work Smart!

    Rob Boyle
    13 Sep 2014 | 7:02 am
    Original article on GHL website - Excel Auto Filter and Freeze Panes, Work Smart!Introduction to Excel Sorting Data, AutoFilter and Freeze panes   Download Sorting Data pdf :Autofilter and freeze panes You can use sorting to organise your spreadsheet data in ascending or descending order.  You are allowed upto three levels of sort for example, if you sort by Surname in ascending order and then First name in ascending order, when Excel comes across two people called “smith”, it would then put them in first name order “Colin” and then “Robert” for example. Move to a cell in…
  • Introduction to Charts in MS Excel

    Rob Boyle
    8 Sep 2014 | 11:14 am
    Original article on GHL website - Introduction to Charts in MS ExcelIntroduction to Charts in MS Excel In the next part of this training series I show you how to set up charts in Microsoft Excel. Download this lesson on excel charts as a pdf: Introduction to Charts To Create a chart using the Chart wizard Select the data on your worksheet, that you want to create the chart from. Click on the Chart Wizard button on the toolbar.   When you release the mouse button Step1 of the Chart Wizard will be displayed.   Under the Chart type: option, click on the different chart types to view…
  • Quick Start Guide to Creating Excel Formulas

    Rob Boyle
    6 Sep 2014 | 9:06 am
    Original article on GHL website - Quick Start Guide to Creating Excel FormulasCreating Formulae by Geeks Have Landed Download this lesson as a pdf: Creating Formulae In this lesson we discover formulas in Excel and how effective they are. A formula in Excel always begins with . Operation Symbol Formula in D4 Result in D4 Addition =B4+C4 30 Subtraction =B4-C4 10 Multiplication =B4*C4 200 Division =B4/C4 2 If the Formula Bar is not displayed, click on View on the title bar and then click on Formula Bar from the drop-down menu.  The Formula Bar should now be displayed. When you write formulas…
  • Speed Up Ms Excel With Auto Options

    Rob Boyle
    5 Sep 2014 | 9:59 am
    Original article on GHL website - Speed Up Ms Excel With Auto OptionsSpeed Up Microsoft Excel With Auto Options Excel has several Auto options that can speed up basic data entry. Download the lesson as a pdf : Data Entry Auto options AutoFill Auto Complete Auto Correct Open a new sheet in Excel, if when you open a new sheet 3 sheets open as below  If you only want Excel to open one sheet at a time. Click on Tools from the Title Bar. Click on Options from the drop down menu Click on the General tab and change the amount in Sheets in new workbook to 1. AutoFill AutoFill can speed up entering…
  • Apple announces iPhone 6 launch date

    Rob Boyle
    2 Sep 2014 | 1:27 pm
    Original article on GHL website - Apple announces iPhone 6 launch dateApple announces iPhone 6 launch date amongst other product launches. It’s the most hotly anticipated technology of release of the year and now Apple have confirmed what we’ve all been waiting for: the launch party date for the iPhone 6. “9.9.2014. Wish we could say more,” says a teasing a press release for the official launch party, which will take place at in Cupertino, California. The exclusive event at the Flint Centre for the Performing Arts will have a nostalgic theme to it, as it’s the same place…
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    Computimesinc

  • Manage content and collaborate online with your team, customers, and partners

    admin
    18 Sep 2014 | 3:32 am
    In today’s fast-paced business environment, convenience is equally important to customers and businesses alike. When consumers research their products and commit to a purchase without leaving the sofa, and employees are in and out of the office several times a week, businesses can soon be left behind if they don’t cater to these recent changes. Many businesses can address these issues with a centralised, online platform for collaborative work and file sharing – tackling everything from the development of new products and services to the tracking of a customer’s purchase. Online…
  • How Do EMF Protection Devices Protect You from Dangerous Health Effects

    admin
    18 Sep 2014 | 3:30 am
    As more information becomes known by the general public, certain fears arise and grow and sometimes fade away again. Several years ago, at the beginning of the rise in popularity of wireless devices, no one was thinking of the potential dangers of EMF radiation. Recently, however, the additional information about these waves have rekindled more substantial public fear. Public reaction and the current trend in fear should not be your deciding factor on whether to take action to protect yourself from the possible health risks of EMF radiation or not. Instead, do some research yourself and…
  • EaseUS Todo Backup Review

    admin
    25 Aug 2014 | 1:01 pm
    Have you ever had a computer crash at your home or office and been left without any backup? If not, let me just be frank: it is one of the worst things that can happen. Seeing that I work from home, a few years ago this happened to me and I was out data, articles, contacts, everything. All gone, overnight when my computer crashed and I could not get back any of the data. It does not matter if you are just a home computer user or a business man, backing up your computer is a must. Most people in the USA backup their data less than once a year which is alarming when they have so much to lose. I…
  • All About The Sepura Earpiece

    admin
    20 Aug 2014 | 8:22 pm
    Sepura is a well known UK based company that manufactures plc designs, digital mobile radios, applications and systems used for communication. They have been consistent producers and their systems are evident in many sectors including security, fire service, ambulance and alarms, transport, airport, mining among many others. Their two way radios are perhaps the most renowned products used in several countries. Sepura radio earpiece is one of the accessories bought along with Sepura radios. It is specifically designed to allow fluid communication by reducing background noise and focusing the…
  • Designing a site for a specific age group

    admin
    11 Aug 2014 | 3:13 pm
    Diversity is a very important web design element for any successful business. If your website is aimed at a specific age group you will need to ensure that it is structured in an attractive way to that particular group of people. It should also be readable to the right age group. If you are designing a website for a client that wants a certain age group targeted, finding innovative ways in which to focus on that group of people is essential. Web development targeting certain age groups will need to focus on a variety of factors such as psychological aspects, the user interface presented and…
 
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    Adventures in Poor Taste

  • Time is a Flat Circle, Part 2: Wrathion, Kairoz, and the Future of World of Warcraft

    Anthony Armenio
    19 Sep 2014 | 10:19 am
    Be sure to check out part one of this theory if you haven’t yet. WARNING: Massive spoilers and fan speculation. In the first installment of “Time is a Flat Circle”, a theory was hatched via a mysterious new achievement datamined from the Warlords of Draenor beta. The achievement goes as follows: Time is a Flat Circle: Everything we have ever done or will do, we are going to do over and over and over again. Before I continue, there’s something I’d like to cover first: To those of you who adore True Detective as much as I do, this quote will sound very familiar, and to those who…
  • Panels in Poor Taste: 9/19/14 – Bifurcation and Quadruple Amputees

    Adventures in Poor Taste
    19 Sep 2014 | 9:51 am
    Clone #20 Written David Schulner | Art by Juan Jose Ryp Dave: How do those limbless women stay so fit? John: Pray to the Airplane and you will be given the gift of quadruple amputeeism! Dog: “In today’s episode of ‘VH1 Music Video Mash-Up,’ we cross Cher’s ‘If I Could Turn Back Time’ with Metallica’s ‘One’! With hilarious results!” Godzilla: Cataclysm #2 Written Cullen Bunn | Art by Dave Wachter Dave: The Japanese have even started doing tentacle Godzilla porn. Have they no shame?! Dog: I didn’t know that kaiju spoke in 19th century, European police sirens. Artifacts…
  • Is It Good? Batwoman: Futures End #1 Review

    Jordan Richards
    18 Sep 2014 | 12:56 pm
    See all reviews of Batwoman (8)After last month’s issue of Batwoman, everyone seems pretty pissed off at what has happened to the series. I personally wasn’t as up in arms about it like others were, but I was a little disappointed (plus, the comic ended up losing one of its hooks that made the series feel unique). Now we come to the Futures End tie-in; can it give this comic a much needed boost? Is it good? Batwoman: Futures End #1 (DC Comics) Buy From Amazon Kate Kane has become a vicious, murderous vampire/bat thing that has been causing chaos across the city. It’s up to her twin…
  • Is It Good? Hulk #6 Review

    Jordan Richards
    18 Sep 2014 | 12:04 pm
    See all reviews of Hulk (1)Not too long ago Mark Waid left the Hulk and a new writer took over: Gerry Duggan. I’m not too familiar with his work outside of a Batman issue he wrote last month, but I decided to give him a shot with this book. Is it good? Hulk #6 (Marvel Comics) Buy From Amazon Doc Green (the smarter version of Hulk) is getting into a nasty brawl with Rick Jones/A-Bomb. Doc wants to depower Rick because he feels A-Bomb is far too dangerous a gamma radiated individual and he views the powers as a curse. Rick, on the other hand, sees his powers as a gift and has been using them…
  • Is It Good? The Life After #3 Review

    John F. Trent
    18 Sep 2014 | 6:36 am
    See all reviews of The Life After (3)Joshua Hale Fialkov and Gabo’s journey into Purgatory continues to get weirder by the page, even venturing into the beginning of time. It is strange, that’s for sure, but is it good? The Life After #3 (Image Comics) Buy From Amazon Fialkov and Gabo begin by reintroducing the traditional Biblical story of Jesus Christ. Fialkov adds some light humor when God interacts with Mary telling her straight-up to avoid conversation about her betrothed because after all God does not want to be the other man. Unfortunately his plan fails. Jesus is crucified and…
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    flayrah - furry food for thought

  • 'Super Smash Bros. for the 3DS' full roster revealed

    crossaffliction
    15 Sep 2014 | 11:57 pm
    Three years ago, Nintendo announced Super Smash Bros. for the 3DS, the latest in Nintendo's series of fighting games featuring various Nintendo characters. As the game's Japanese version launched this Saturday, the full roster for the game is now known (though it had actually been leaked back in August). The starting roster can be found here. The furry part of the complete roster will be covered after the break, so don't click on Read More if you're worried about spoilers. The game will be hitting stores everywhere else October 3, with the exception of Germany, which gets it a day early due…
  • Review: 'The Art of Hibbary', by Hillary Renee Luetkemeyer

    Fred
    12 Sep 2014 | 1:08 am
    This is the fifth volume in Sofawolf Press' Artistic Visions series of art-sketch format albums. The first four each showcase one (or two) of the best artists in furry fandom; Kenket (Tess Garman), Brian and Tracy Reynolds, Ursula Vernon and Henrieke Goorhuis. Each is a professional artist, but is especially well-known in furry fandom for convention conbook covers, badge art and other commissioned art, and trades with other Furry artists; many of which are posted on DeviantART, FurAffinity and other art websites. Hibbary (Hillary Leutkemeyer) has been a member of DeviantART for over a decade,…
  • Roz Gibson's 'Griffin Ranger' meets Kickstarter goal

    crossaffliction
    10 Sep 2014 | 1:51 am
    Roz Gibson's Kickstarter campaign for the novel Griffin Ranger reached its goal of $6000, and its stretch goal of $6500, meaning the book will now have five to six interior illustrations by artist Katie Hofgard. Seventy-five backers combined for a total of $6,525, including 10 backers who donated over $100. Ever since I was little, I loved reading books with animal protagonists. There’s a decent range of books like that written for a juvenile audience, but not a whole lot for people who’ve reached drinking age. Even if I found one, most of the time it was meant to be a statement on the…
  • Review: 'Slightly Damned', by Sarah 'Chu' Wilson

    Fred
    10 Sep 2014 | 1:11 am
    These are the first two collections of the wacky fantasy Slightly Damned full-page, full-color internet weekly comic strip by Sarah “Chu” Wilson. She has won the Ursa Major Award for both the Best Anthropomorphic Other Literary Work (these book collections) and for the Best Anthropomorphic Graphic Story, for both 2012 and 2013. If you haven’t read “Slightly Damned” yet, these are a lot more fun than reading through the strip’s online archives a page at a time. The back-cover blurb, which establishes the mood as well as the plot, says: Rhea has a big problem: SHE’S DEAD. Too…
  • Review: 'Captive of the Red Vixen' by Royce Day

    Voice
    4 Sep 2014 | 10:32 pm
    In command of his family's star freighter, foxen noble Lord Rolas Darktail finds himself a captive of the infamous pirate, the Red Vixen. Drawn to her easy freedom, he finds himself torn between staying with her, and honoring his duties to his family, who must escape the cruel countess they serve. Come along with Rolas as he experiences love and adventure in this science fictional take on a traditional Age of Sail romance novel.(blurb) It's rare that I come across a story that not only makes me get massively pissed off at a character or laugh out loud in public, but Captive of the Red Vixen…
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    The Geekiary

  • The Maze Runner Review

    Kerry
    20 Sep 2014 | 7:08 am
    Well, this was a pleasant surprise. Straight off the bat, I will admit that I knew next to nothing about The Maze Runner, except that it was a series of YA novels and that I only knew because I happened to work in the juvenile section of a book store when the books were first coming out. Other than that, I knew nothing: there was a maze and Dylan O’Brien is in the film. Thus, the main reason why the best friends and I wanted to see this movie. We’re all Teen Wolf fans and hold a special soft spot for Stiles, played by Dylan O’Brien so we trekked off to see this movie. And we were all…
  • Summer Cosplay Series 1×14: Tammy & Ian

    Tara Lynne
    19 Sep 2014 | 6:54 pm
      Summer is almost officially over, and with it comes the end of our first cosplay series at The Geekiary! Our last interview features Tammy, and because her husband Ian cosplays along with her more often than not, we get to hear a bit about cosplaying as a couple. Additionally, Ian is a graphic designer and they travel to several conventions a year selling t-shirts and more featuring his designs…but not only that, they cosplay basically the whole time as well!   When did you start cosplaying, and what – or who – convinced you to start? We put together our first cosplay…
  • Extant 1×13 Review: Ascension

    Farid-ul-Haq
    19 Sep 2014 | 10:16 am
    I stuck with Extant the entire season, and though it made a few missteps, the finale made it all worthwhile for me. I’m all for shows that have a strong female lead (in this case, a POC one), aliens, robots, and raises questions about one’s humanity. Minor spoilers are extant in this post. You have been warned! CBS promoted the show very hard but their hope it will match the premiere of Under The Dome didn’t happen. Week after week Extant saw a drop in viewers, and the timeslots kept changing. The network evens started to air two episodes together. Some fans saw this as an indication…
  • Oz Comic-Con Sydney 2014: Round-up

    Undie Girl
    19 Sep 2014 | 10:06 am
    This was the first Oz Comic-Con to take place in Sydney and the 10th over all and I have to say it was a pretty well-run event. The guest list included Nicholas Brendon, Emma Caulfield (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Jason Dohring, Percy Daggs III, Michael Muhney (Veronica Mars), Mark Shepard (Supernatural), Jason Mamoa (Game of Thrones), and William Shatner (Star Trek) – keep reading for a recap of what they had to say! I was worried that the location would be difficult to get to – it’s not that far out of the city, but it’s not close to any public transport – but there…
  • Deadpool Movie is Given a Release Date

    Kerry
    18 Sep 2014 | 6:07 pm
    It’s happening, Internet. After years of rumors, fan-created trailers, a disappointing rendition of an utterly unrecognizable Wade Wilson in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and some leaked badass test footage, it’s finally been officially announced. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Twentieth Century Fox has greenlit the X-Men spin-off, Deadpool. Meaning that the fan favorite (and this fangirl’s favorite Marvel character) Merc with the Mouth will finally headline his own much-deserved movie. The so far untitled Deadpool film has sat in development purgatory for years with fans all but…
 
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    Fangirl Review

  • Super Smash Bros - Final Roster

    19 Sep 2014 | 2:30 am
    Okay everyone, the game has now been released in Japan and a select few were able to get their hands on the Demo. We are all waiting for October for the release of the 3DS version. Here is a quick list of the final roster:Mario, Luigi, Bowser, Bowser Jr., Peach, Rosalina and Luma, Yoshi, Wario, Dr. Mario, Link, Toon Link. Zelda, Sheik, Ganondorf, Samus Aran, Zero Suit Samus, Pikachu, Lucario, Charizard, Greninja, Jigglypuff, Kirby, King Dede, MetaKnight, Donkey Kong, Diddy Kong, Fox McCloud, Falco, Pit, Palutena, Dark Pit, Captain Olimar, Sonic, Ike, Marth, Lucina, Robin, Captain Falcon,…
  • Arrow – Why you should watch!

    18 Sep 2014 | 4:04 pm
    Okay, so you’re looking for washboard abs, fun plotlines, and sexily brooding heroes? Look no further than Arrow on the CW. It could have been another terrible show about a crusader in tights versus a mustache-twirling villain (think The Cape…actually don’t, that show was terrible).  Instead, you get Oliver Queen, hot scion of the wealthy Queen family, shipwrecked on a deserted island for five years, rescued and returned to the arms of his crazy dysfunctional family (Dad died in the same shipwreck, Mom has remarried the guy who took Dad’s place in the firm – awkward!) and a…
  • The Witch with No Name Review

    18 Sep 2014 | 2:30 am
    Amazon Storyline: It’s Rachel Morgan’s ultimate adventure . . . and anything can happen in this final book in the New York Times bestselling Hollows series. Rachel Morgan has come a long way from her early days as an inexperienced bounty hunter. She’s faced vampires and werewolves, banshees, witches, and soul-eating demons. She’s crossed worlds, channeled gods, and accepted her place as a day-walking demon. She’s lost friends and lovers and family, and an old enemy has unexpectedly become something much more. But power demands responsibility, and world-changers must always…
  • Supernatural Season 10 Trailer

    17 Sep 2014 | 2:30 am
    Hi Everyone,If you are like me you have been patiently waiting for this new season of Supernatural. The show is set to air on October 7th, 2014. Check out the Season 10 trailer below.We are now entering the year of the Demon Dean. I do like the name Deanmon. So what are your thoughts and what do you hope for this season? Side note the only way I see this show ending is for God to come back and set things straight. There is truly no other way.Post by VikkiTwitter: ProfessorWhite
  • Microsoft Buys Minecraft

    16 Sep 2014 | 2:30 am
    Yes you heard right! Microsoft buys Minecraft for 2.5 billion dollars. However Markus "Notch" Persson will not be along for the ride. There has been statements made by Notch saying that the responsibility of owning this large company has become too much and he was not able to start other projects. Well he now has the time and a nice check to work on what he chooses. We have an official statement about the acquisition of Mojang, “The founders: Notch, Carl [Manneh], and Jakob [Porsér] are leaving. We don’t know what they’re planning. It won’t be Minecraft-related but it will probably…
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    Gamehowl - Gamer & Geek Site

  • Matt Smith Signs Up For Pride And Prejudice And Zombies The...

    19 Sep 2014 | 8:39 pm
    Matt Smith Signs Up For Pride And Prejudice And Zombies The Eleventh DoctorMatt Smith, is time traveling once again back to Victorian England as he takes on the role ofMr. Collins in the upcoming adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s novel Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Read More
  • Watch Final Fantasy 15’s newest trailer Square...

    19 Sep 2014 | 8:04 pm
    Watch Final Fantasy 15’s newest trailer Square Enix’s next major Final Fantasy game has been kept mostly under wraps since last year’s Tokyo Game Show, but the publisher revealed a new Final Fantasy 15 trailer this week, revealing more about protagonist Noctis’ action role-playing game adventure.
  • Alien: Isolation’s Survival Mode is Beyond Scary

    17 Sep 2014 | 5:18 pm
    Alien: Isolation’s Survival Mode is Beyond Scary
  • Report: Final Fantasy XV will get a demo in 2015 packed-in with...

    17 Sep 2014 | 4:16 pm
    Report: Final Fantasy XV will get a demo in 2015 packed-in with Type-O HD Final Fantasy XV may be getting a demo next year. Game Informer unleashed some info with a March 17 release date for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, which had another tidbit embedded in it — anyone who buys Type-O HD will get a XV demo.
  • Super Smash Bros. 4: Ice Climbers Cut Due to 3DS...

    17 Sep 2014 | 4:05 pm
    Super Smash Bros. 4: Ice Climbers Cut Due to 3DS Limitations There are 49 unique characters total in the latest Super Smash Bros., 51 if you count the three different Mii Fighter forms. That’s a dozen more than in Brawl and nearly twice as many as in Melee. But even with all those newcomers and returning faces, one pair of veterans were sadly benched for the season: Ice Climbers. And the reason for their absence is the 3DS hardware.
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    Geeks On Site

  • Mozilla accidentally left email addresses out in the open!

    admin
    3 Sep 2014 | 12:48 pm
    Email addresses and encrypted passwords of around 97,000 users who tested early builds of the Bugzilla bug tracking software were left exposed for three months following a server migration. The new data security breach resulted from database dump files being left in an unprotected location on a server for around three months beginning May 4th. The files had been generated during the migration of a testing server for early builds of the bug tracking software, according to Mark Côté, the Bugzilla project’s assistant lead. Users of bugzilla.mozilla.org, the official Mozilla bug tracker…
  • Microsoft Office VBA macro viruses are BACK!

    admin
    4 Aug 2014 | 8:15 am
    The VBA (Virtual Basic for Applications) Retro Macro Viruses are back. These were a plague in the late 1990s involving infected Word and Excel files. Users opening an infected document were exposed to malicious code that infected Windows PCs.   This time these viruses are using social engineering to trick users into opening infected attachments with “trojan codes.”   VBA macros were extinct in recent years, thanks largely to security improvements in their chief target: Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word and Excel.  Now they’re getting a second wind as a…
  • The importance of having firewalls!

    admin
    8 Jul 2014 | 9:43 am
    Firewall is a software or hardware device that protects your computer from being attacked over the internet by hackers, viruses, and worms. This may occur either at a large corporate network, or simply at a small home network; both have the same security issues. Having a firewall in each company’s internet connection allows the business to setup online rules for the users. For example, with the firewall the company can control the access to certain websites, giving it the control of how employees use the network. These are the different ways of how a firewall controls the online activities:…
  • Important Computer Maintenance Steps!

    admin
    27 Jun 2014 | 8:56 am
    Taking care of the basics on your computer is essential if you want your machine to run smoothly and live a long and healthy live. There are certain tasks that you still need to do in order to have a good relationship with your Windows computer and keep your computer running at top speed for several years. -Download and maintain anti-virus and anti-spyware software on your computer. Even though anti-virus tools used to be the most known prevention software required to maintain a healthy computer, anti-spyware has become even more important over the years. -Do a registry cleanup regularly to…
  • Geeks on Site Launches New Training Plus Service

    admin
    27 Jun 2014 | 7:47 am
    Wednesday, June 27th, 2014 - Geeks on Site, a nationwide premium computer repair and service company, announced today the addition of a new service to its portfolio. Training Plus service, with 2 hours block at a discounted price, is the new offering the company has launched to empower its customers. The Geeks on Site new Training Plus Service will assist customers with any computer topic they request, from the basic to the advanced. George Otte, Geeks on Site President & CEO, said “We will help our customers feel comfortable and updated with today’s computer programs and software;…
 
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    The History of Bad Ideas Podcast

  • Episode 37---Cannonball! HOBI's Vacation Special!

    Jason Brigger and Jeff Nau
    18 Sep 2014 | 1:51 pm
  • Episode 36---Knitting Needles and the End of Days!

    Jason Brigger and Jeff Nau
    10 Sep 2014 | 8:06 pm
    The HOBI gang are in rare form when they discuss the latest geek news ranging from the Dating Naked lawsuit to the Rock taking on the role of Black Adam to good uses for knitting needles!  Blake worries about the end of days coming while Jeff tries to draft an intimidating assassins' team from the Kill Bill films.  Jason has trouble describing people's body parts but knows how to gush over everything at Cincinnati ComiCon!  The guys rate and preview upcoming shows for the Fall television season and try to figure out the Top 5 television shows that will age well in the future!
  • Episode 35---A "Tolerable" Movie List

    Jason Brigger and Jeff Nau
    3 Sep 2014 | 7:02 pm
    The whole HOBI gang is back and this time Nic, the best color man in the business, joins them in the studio!  The guys recast the Avengers with Hannah-Barbera cartoon characters and finally get to the real plot of Outlander!  Blake tries not to screw up his fantasy football draft while we record and Nic finally wakes up from his 15 episode nap.  Jason almost has an aneurysm from his hatred of all things Spider-man and Batman & Robin while Blake tries to figure out why King Arthur needs six films to tell his story!  The guys give their Top 5 Favorite Films since 2010 or…
  • Episode 34---Amish Walkabout

    Jason Brigger and Jeff Nau
    28 Aug 2014 | 12:50 pm
    The gang welcome Kristin Hale from ItsFreeAtLast.com into the BOB Studio!  Kristin discusses her trip to LA for the Guardians of the Galaxy movie premiere and her interviews with all the stars, including Chris Pratt!  The gang recasts a new version of the Golden Girls and discuss why they can't stop watching Dating Naked!  Jeff is shocked by the box office due of Sin City 2 and Kristin tries to figure out the fictional Amish reality shows.  The gang review a new independent short film, Cassandra, and discuss the worst Top 5 Reality Shows of all time!
  • Episode 33--Gen Con Invades the BOB Studio!

    Jason Brigger and Jeff Nau
    21 Aug 2014 | 5:40 pm
    Blake, Jeff and Jason are back from Gen Con in Indianapolis and have the good and bad of everything at the convention!  Blake discusses his four-day marathon of RPG playing, while Jeff and Jason discuss all the demos they played!  The guys discuss the latest idea from Oomba along with the latest in geek news, including Star Wars.  Robyn Hood is the latest independent comic book to be reviewed and tensions rise as the guys draft a new Gilligan's Island crew!  The guys close out the show with their favorite male and female cosplayers and why people need to shower when they…
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    Random Asian Guy

  • Beat the House – Roulette: Part 2

    Ninjalicious
    12 Sep 2014 | 3:20 pm
    In part 2, We simulate the Martingale betting strategy to confirm why the strategy does not work. Last time we use the spreadsheet to figure out if the Martingale betting strategy is can produce a positive result. This time we will simulate playing roulette using the Martingale strategy. My simulation code in python: import random tableLimit = 500 minBet = 5 runNumber = 100 roundsPerRun = 1000 def main(): f = open('result.csv', 'w') for x in range(0,runNumber): newBet = minBet runMoney = 0 for y in range(0, roundsPerRun): breakFlag = False randomNumber = random.randint(1,38) if randomNumber…
  • New flag for the UK?

    Ninjalicious
    5 Sep 2014 | 2:55 pm
    Scotland’s Referendum is coming up shortly (September 18th). A majority of “Yes” will change the landscape of the United Kingdom and Europe. But what is all this got to do with the UK’s flag? The United Kingdom’s flag: Union Jack is actually a combination of three flags. It consists of St.George’s Cross (England), St.Patrick’s Cross (Ireland) and St. Andrew’s Cross (Scotland): St. George’s Cross St. Patrick’s Cross St. Andrew’s Cross If the Scotland becomes independent.The current Union Jack can no longer uses St.
  • Death of a Superhero

    Ninjalicious
    4 Sep 2014 | 10:38 pm
    Killing a comic superhero is nothing out of the ordinary. Fans know at some point down the line, the writers will resurrect them. So does Death of Wolverine matters? (contains some marvel comic spoilers) The short answer from me? yes. Yes, major characters never stay dead (Even Bucky got brought back almost 40 years after his “death”, the only main character that stays dead in the marvel-616 universe is Gwen Stacy, but she is not a superhero). Writers will always find some ways to bring your beloved superhero back, whether is Captain America, Jean Grey, Kitty Pryde or Janet…
  • Beat the House – Roulette: Part 1

    Ninjalicious
    1 Sep 2014 | 9:15 pm
    A statistical look into various roulette strategies. In part one, we will take a look at the basic Martingale betting system. The Martingale betting system is extremely simple. bet on either black or red (evens or odds also works) from the lowest bet possible. If you lose, double your bet. If you win, start over with the lowest bet possible. This way you will always win the lowest bet amount even following a series of losses. Quick Example: 5 dollar minimum bet. You lose 3 times in a row before finally win 1. The amount of money spend = 5 + 10 + 20 + 40 = 75 Winning (last bet x 2) = 40 x 2 =…
  • Review – Amazing Spider-Man 2

    Ninjalicious
    27 Aug 2014 | 6:09 pm
    Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone are back for another Spidey adventure. Is this sequel amazing? or just plain boring? This review contains major plot elements. Spoilers are blurred until hover and click on it: Like this “You know what it is I love about being Spider-Man? Everything!” However, the same cannot be said about “watching” the Amazing Spider-Man 2. At times, the pacing of the movie seems disjointed and some scenes drag on for too long. The major issue in this film is it tries too hard to set up the upcoming Sinister-Six film. Electro, Green Goblin (Maybe…
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