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New Windows 7 Build on Torrent Sites! There’S a New Wallpaper Zomg!

New Windows 7 Build on Torrent Sites! There’S a New Wallpaper Zomg!
Okay so maybe I shouldn’t be so sarcastic; the new build sports significant changes as well. Or should I say “builds”. But I’m getting ahead of myself: Build 7232 of Windows 7 was leaked yesterday, bringing with it improved driver support and application compatibility.

Torrent2exe Makes Torrenting Almost Idiotproof

Torrent2exe Makes Torrenting Almost Idiotproof
If you can surf the Internet and install software without asking for help, then I’m sure downloading torrents is also a piece of cake for you. But of course there are other aspects of downloading torrents that require more knowledge and tweaking, like bandwidth settings or port forwarding.
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Camspace Turns Any Object Into a Controller

Camspace Turns Any Object Into a Controller
Almost a week ago, Kotaku’s Brian Crecente wrote an article regarding the re-emergence of video game peripherals, spurred on by the success of Guitar Hero, Rock Band, and of course the Wii. In the article, Wedbush Morgan Securities analyst Michael Pachter was quoted as saying, “I think the problem with all peripherals is that you have to make them reusable.

Dell Xps 630 Gaming Desktop Pc Drops Below $1000 for First Time Ever

Dell Xps 630 Gaming Desktop Pc Drops Below $1000 for First Time Ever
Looking for a SERIOUS gaming PC, but don’t want to spend thousands of dollars? Now’s you’re chance to grab a beefy Dell XPS 630 for just $999, the lowest price it’s ever been offered at (about half of what it originally sold for back in 2008). The well-reviewed machine is loaded with a powerful Intel Core 2 E8400 CPU, running at 3GHz, with a 6MB cache and 1333MHz front-side bus.

Luxeed U5 Color-Changing LED Keyboard Available for Pre-Order Adds Mac, Linux Support

Luxeed U5 Color-Changing LED Keyboard Available for Pre-Order Adds Mac, Linux Support
Remember the oh-so-cool Luxeed LED multicolor keyboard? This colorful desktop keyboard is about to get a new update for 2009. Now Mac and Linux users can get in on the polychromatic action thanks to the new Luxeed U5 keyboard, which improves on the original Luxeed by adding multi-platform support.

Game Booster May Help Your Pc Play Crysis

Game Booster May Help Your Pc Play Crysis
I’ve seen a lot of programs that scam/trick people or just plain suck, and usually they’re the ones with crappy or generic names. So when I saw IObit’s Game Booster I was really skeptical, but a quick trip to its website assuaged my fears.

Vista Sp2 Update Available Next Week: It’S Not Windows 7, Sorry

Vista Sp2 Update Available Next Week: It’S Not Windows 7, Sorry
Vista users, dust off your IE or Automatic Updates, because next week the Release Candidate of Vista’s Service Pack 2 will be available for download. The update will updowngrade your OS to Windows XP. I’m kidding. Some of the things contained in the update include – I swear I am not making this up – “Security”, “Reliability, “Performance”, and “Application Compatibility”.

ROM Check Fail!… Retro Arcade Games Go Berzerk

ROM Check Fail!… Retro Arcade Games Go Berzerk
Have you ever loaded up a retro arcade game with MAME, only to be greeted with an error message about those bad ROMs you downloaded 2 years ago? Well one enterprising developer decided to take that idea and actually turn it into a game. The chaos that ensues in ROM CHECK FAIL!

Wi-Far Out: Wi-Fire USB Range Extender

Wi-Far Out: Wi-Fire USB Range Extender
Wireless connectivity is the bees’ knees. In most cases however, you have to give up some of your connection speed for the convenience and neatness of being wireless. Sometimes it’s the router’s fault, but I think you’ll agree with me that the built-in receiver/transmitter in most computers, especially the ones in laptops, could be better.

Time to Crash Some Servers: Download Links to Windows 7 Beta

Time to Crash Some Servers: Download Links to Windows 7 Beta
Windows users, start your browsers. The folks from Sizzled Core are pointing the way! They posted direct download links to both the 32-bit and the 64-bit versions of the beta version of Windows 7, also called Windows Vista Home Business Basic Premium Ultimate We Screwed Up Here’s The Right Version.

Custom Dead Space Figure Makes Horror Fun Again

Custom Dead Space Figure Makes Horror Fun Again
Real fans don’t buy action figures, whether or not they’re commercially available. Buying things is for wimps. No, the real fan breaks out the paint, dismembers currently-existing figures, and then the real fan makes their own action figures, like Chris Hooton did for the horror game Dead Space. Dead Space borrows heavily from other material–most notably, science fiction classic Solaris–so it’s only fitting that Hooton’s custom figure borrowed heavily from another figure.

Wii Pc Casemod, or as I Like to Call It: Nintendowindo Xp

Wii Pc Casemod, or as I Like to Call It: Nintendowindo Xp
While most people like their Nintendo Wii just the way it is, this casemodder just couldn’t leave well enough alone, and insisted on gutting his Wii and replacing its innards with a PC. I’m not really sure if this should be considered an upgrade or a downgrade, but Japanese modder “Mr.

Vmod Lets You Take Your Media on the Road

Vmod Lets You Take Your Media on the Road
Want to take all of your digital media on the road? VMOD mounts inside your vehicle and lets you easily move all of your music, video, photos and other media to your car via a Wi-Fi connection. Simply register your VMOD with your home’s wireless network, then drag and drop your media files to the VMOD folder on your desktop.

IPhone Runs Windows Vista (Kinda Sorta).

IPhone Runs Windows Vista (Kinda Sorta).
Here’s a fun iPhone hack you’ll either really love or really hate. VistaPerfection 2.0 is a complete re-skinning kit for Apple’s wonderphone that lets it masquerade as a Windows Vista machine. While many of you will ask: why the heck would you want to go and do that?

Averatec All-in-One Pc Looks Nothing Like an iMac

Averatec All-in-One Pc Looks Nothing Like an iMac
Korean PC manufacturer Averatec has tossed their hat back into the all-in-one computer ring with this new model that bears more than a passing resemblance to Apple’s latest iMac models. The Averatec All-in-One (AIO) PC looks much like an iMac dressed in black.

Pop ‘n Music be-Mouse: Weird Name, Odd Controller

Pop ‘n Music be-Mouse: Weird Name, Odd Controller
Here’s a gaming oddity from Japan. Falling somewhere between Tetris and Rock Band, Pop ‘N Music Be Mouse is a Windows PC game that comes with a colorful multi-button mouse for controlling the gameplay. To play Konami’s music pattern matching game, pop open the ladybug-like wings on the Be-Mouse controller to access the game’s nine buttons.
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