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Posted on Apr 28 2017 - 10:42am by gchoe
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Backup storage pricing has come down so much that you can get 16TB of storage with RAID support for just $499 landed. In this case it is a Western Digital product with two 8TB hard drives that can run RAID 0/1 or JBOD (default setting: RAID 0, data protection – drive mirroring: RAID 1, or operate as two independent drives, aka JBOD). The WD 16TB My Book...

Google collects and uses just about everything you give them. Think online searches, Google Now queries, Google Home conversations, etc… In some ways it is quite creepy, in others the contextual data helps make for better answers. If you lean more toward the “it’s creepy” side of things then you should head over to Google’s new portal for user account-related activities and do some house cleaning. Read on for the how to clear your google search history.

The University of Utah is stepping up as the first big sports school to offer scholarships for competitive video gaming. Pasty high school students everywhere are telling their parents “I told you so…”. Backing comes froth Salt Lake City schools video game development program. The first “varsity” esports team will play League of Legends...

Props to Google for having a bit of fun with their Google Maps. Click on this link to play Ms. Pac-Man in Google Maps (once there click the ‘Insert Coin’ button in the lower left corner of the screen). Good times playing Ms. Pac-Man in your local neighborhood! ...

I am not sure if this product was actually intended as a heater for your hands while using your keyboard and mouse, or if it was just repurposed. Either way, I could use one right now. The Ra-Key Radiant Keyboard Heater ($79) keeps your hands toasty while you work at...

Remember when you only had to worry about hackers getting access to your computer (microphone, camera, and data)? Ahh, the good old days. Now that we are fully aware of our governments addiction to spying on its citizens, it makes sense to disable microphones and cameras when and where possible. I am not saying that you should open...

Warner Bros. Interactive and LEGO Group started working on LEGO Worlds last year as a competitor to Minecraft. The game studio Traveller’s Tales developed the game (same as LEGO Star Wars) and is now available for the PC (via steam), Xbox One, and PS4. About time and sure to be awesome.   LEGO Worlds is an open environment of procedurally-generated Worlds made entirely of LEGO bricks which you can freely manipulate and...

The Raspberry Pi platform has been wildly successful selling over 12-million units since the first launch. The $5 Rasberrry Pi Zero was quite a hit but had most users adding Wi-Fi or Bluetooth modules and antennas. The latest, Raspberry Pi Zero W, has both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, a Proant antenna, and a CYW43438...

Posted on Jan 23 2017 - 8:40am by Lisa C.
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For the non-youngsters amongst us, this keyboard should spark some nostalgia for the typewriters of yesterday. The round keycaps and classic looks are just easy on the eyes. Take this old school look and add in wireless (pair up to three devices simultaneously), or wired modes, Apple Magic keyboard layout, multiple colors, and mechanical keys and you have the Lofree Keyboard. Prices and availability are a bit of a mystery at the moment. ...

If you can’t get your kids to eat radishes you might have to think outside of the box. This gadget transforms radishes into Super Mario mushrooms. The Ravanello Radish Shaper ($19) is a pretty cool gadget but it does take a few steps to crank out these mushrooms.    ...