computers

What frugal lessons can we learn from the demoscene?

The "demoscene" loosely refers to an underground computer art movement where the emphasis is on creating amazing-but-compact demonstrations — hence the name. What can its evolution

Book Review: How to Be a Geek Goddess (Win a Copy!)

If you’re a Twitter-fiend, a long-time blogger, or you customize PC’s in your spare time, this book is probably too elementary for you. If there’s a special lady in your life who

Leopard Premiere Offers Free T’s for First Viewers

The tech world is abuzz with the news of the biggest update to the Mac OS X operating system yet – Leopard. Visit the premiere on October 26, t

Shoddy PC repair tech caught in sting operation.

I don't know why, but I get some kind of perverse pleasure from watching scammers get caught in the act. Maybe it's the consumer watchdog in me? Anyway, in the UK there's a fabulous consumer show called House Of Horrors. [more]

You Can't Trust Reviews From PC World and MacWorld

PC World's Editor-in-Chief Harry McCracken resigned Tuesday because the magazine's publisher pressured him to "avoid stories that were critical of major advertisors," according to reports by News.com and Wired. When asked for a co [more]