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Monthly Archives: December 2015

Best Buy Goes Green with Wind Turbines

In an effort to establish themselves as a green company, Best Buy is installing their first set of wind turbines to generate electricity for one of their retail stores.  The store they chose for this incredible first step is their Eden Prairie, MN location, which is

Block Samurai LITE, A Little Light on the Action

Block Samurai Lite is a sliding block puzzle game where you need to slide ninja blocks out of the way to get the Samurai out of the gate. According the game description “A noble samurai must make his way through a legion of dastardly ninja.

NetApp Hard Disk Drives HDDs

NetApp disk shelves and storage media provide flexibility, reliability, storage efficiency, and cross-platform leverage. NetApp offers a full range of high-capacity, high-performance, and self-encrypting disk drives plus ultra-high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs). Disk shelf options let you optimize for capacity, performance, or versatility. NetApp Optical SAS

A Beginner’s Guide to Spelunking (Caving)

Spelunking is the term used for the exploration of caves, though some prefer to call it caving.  The interesting thing is that the use of the word “spelunking” is frowned upon by some groups of cavers and they claim that people who use the term don’t know what

gStrings Tuner App is No Strings Attached

If you’re looking for an instrument tuner that’s easy to use and goes everywhere with you: check out the free app, gStrings. Its description is as follows: “gStrings is a chromatic tuner application for android. It will let you tune any musical instrument, such as

Portable Butane Fuel Cell

Massachusetts based Lilliputian Systems Inc. has developed a portable butane powered fuel cell meant to serve as a standalone recharger for devices such as smart phones and laptops.  The fuel cell itself is about the size of an iPhone and uses replaceable butane cartridges good

W Phonewatch Satisfies Your Inner Spy

Have you ever found yourself wishing you could be an agent after sitting around watching the James Bond movie marathons on Spike/TNT/every other station known to man? If you’ve always wanted a secret spy device that attaches to your body in a convenient location…perhaps…your wrist…that

Natalie Portman Signs on for “Thor” Film

Natalie Portman has signed on to play Jane Foster in the comic book movie "Thor". The character has been "updated" and instead of Jane Foster being a nurse, she will be a scientist. According to Dark Horizons News ""The epic fantasy adventure spans both present-day

Google Nexus One Android Phone

The Google Nexus One is the first Google branded (HTC manufactured) phone. This unlocked “iPhone Killer” is currently available for purchase through Google for $529, or through T-Mobile for $179 with new 2-year contracts. It is expected to be available for the Verizon network (CDMA