Monday, May 31, 2010

MC2 Post 686 Here (okay There) Come The Tablets (As Many As 36!)

Here Come 
The Tablets (At Least 36)

Taiwan Makers to Display 
iPad-like Devices at Computex
"All the major laptop PC companies will have a tablet device to show at Computex," said Chang Li, deputy secretary general of the Taipei Computer Association, which co-organizes the Computex Taipei trade show, which runs from June 1 - 5 this year.


Wingman, Keeping Tabs on the Pads

 You've Heard Me Say Bad Boy Before when I'm Talking About Hardware To Die For.

How about This Bad Boy?

Nvidia GeForce GTX 465


Sunday, May 30, 2010

MC2 Post 685 MSI Intros 24-inch Wind Top AE2420 3D


intros 24-inch 
Wind Top AE2420 3D


From LifeHacker  This Week's Top Downloads



Google Chrome for Mac and Linux 
Finally Hits Beta; 
Very Fast, Pretty Stable



 Fedora 13 Released with 
Automatic Printing, Open 3D Drivers



It Happened.

Thursday, on Channel 7 

Game 1


Saturday, May 29, 2010

MC2 Post 684 Bigger than a iPad

From Hackers and DIY Fanatics 
really Stir Me Up Dept.

MSI X340 reborn as DIY 
carbon fiber tablet

That Came from This:

Who's Basic Specs Are:

Which makes a Hack Droolers Like Me, Really Drool.

Put A Linux OS on on That Bad Boy and Wham!

You Got Something.

Link and Video Here:

Friday, May 28, 2010

MC2 Post 683 4 (plus) iPod To Myself Tech Stories

iPod To Myself Tech Stories

1. HTC Dream and Magic Get Hacked Android OS 2.2

2. The Daily Galaxy has  3  Apple-ish Stories

    Apple Just Past Microsoft as the Most Valuable 
Tech Company in the World


    Eddie Cue, The Creative Brains Behind 
iTunes & the App Store.


Mongoliad The Mongoliad App: Neal Stephenson's 
Novel of the Future?


3. Intel Unlocks i7 and i5 Multipliers

4. Google Reader Drops support for "Oldish" Browser (Chrome version 3)

5. mozilla labs Announcing Jetpack SDK 0.4


Wired iPad App 

Sells 24,000 Copies 
in First 24 Hours


Apple iPad Launches Internationally, 
the Crowd Goes Wild 

Looks Like Apple May Have A Winner.

Wingman, Just saying....

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

MC2 Post 681 Web Pages You Have To See

A Web Page You Just Have To See
To Believe...

Yes, It's worst than Black and White, it
Has Too Many REDS...

The LIVE Link is Here:


A Favorite Site of Mine:

Because it Has Links Like These:


SOTD Site of the Day
The Blue Squares are Blocked Out Ads.


provided by The Free Dictionary 

Dred Scott 
Emancipated by His Original Owners 


provided by The Free Dictionary

John Wayne (1907)

An American actor and enduring icon of rugged masculinity, Wayne is best known for playing the archetypal Western hero in films like Stagecoach, The Alamo, and Rio Bravo. He appeared in some 250 films before his work in True Grit earned him his first—and only—Academy Award.


Top I00 US Newspapers with Links

The Site Does List 100 Newspapers



This is Number 4


RefDesk Should Be The Start Page 

For School Age Children in the Family.

Family's Need More Tools Like This.


Tuesday, May 25, 2010

MC2 Post 680 C'mon, We New This Was Coming, Didn't We?

24: Where Do We Go From Here?


Hardware Copy Cats 
Join the iPod Tech Party


Get Ready For More Of 
This Type of "Innovation"


LG Display, 84-inch 3DTV 
3,840 x 2,160 res


2011 Audi A8

Gets Factory Installed 
Wireless Hotspot Option

Archos 7 Home Tablet is Ready for 
Purchase Now!


Walmart officially cuts iPhone 3GS to $97, potentially clearing
out inventory for the iPhone 4?


Dell launches Streak Tablet PC across Europe


"Jack has a Lot To Think About..."

Do A Movie or Just Drop Off the Radar

‘24,’ Series Finale: Recap 
(Goodbye Jack, Hello Movie)

Fox's Record on Pushing Hit Shows to The Big Screen 
(Like The X-Files)
Haven't Turned Out Well.

Wingman Tuned Out...

Monday, May 24, 2010

MC2 Post 679 Lost or Just Confused?

The Lost Weekend...

Silly Me, I tried to Catch Up on the "Event Finale" and began feeling like Alice being lead to a Dark Rabbit Hole.

Like what they say about Jokes: "It's not very Good

if they have to explain it."

But, If You Need a ReCap about what happened over 120 episodes....

Read the Following.


The Last Lost: What the Critics Thought

By: Glen Levy (41 mins ago)
Topics: TV, abc, lost, finale


Still Lost?

August 24th is the date of the DVD release of Lost.


Sunday, May 23, 2010

MC2 Post 678 It Appears the Creature is Still Breathing...

Still Breathing....barely.

(Good For Dell)

From Engadget Laptops

Alienware M11x getting 
Intel Core i3 / i5 / i7 
upgrade next month, 
says Dell rep

You Tube Video is there Also.


I Just Got A little Linux Mint. (live distro)
Running on Sun's VirtualBox.


Mars Rover Sets Longevity Record.
It has lasted for 6 years, 118 days on Martian surface.  A while back I posted a link to a 
FLOSS podcast that talked to
the Drivers of those Rovers. 
It was Post 667: Drivers on Mars.

Also in the News, Astronauts will try a 520 Day
Mars Simulation. The 6 man crew will enter their "ship" on June 3.

A Link to Get NASA Caps is Here:

Wingman, Doing a Moon Walk (kinda)

Saturday, May 22, 2010

MC2 Post 677 Pac Man on Google

Slick Remembrance of the Munchers 
30th Anniversary by Google

From Bloomberg Business Week
Facebook Plans Overhaul of User Privacy Settings

Really Want To Keep Up
On What Is Happening
in HD?

Then You Have To Check Out

Revision3 HDNation

With Robert Heron and Patrick Norton

Link To the Latest Podcast is Here:

These Guys Love to Talk
About Really Cool Stuff.
I usually download the FREE podcast on my
iPod Touch from iTunes, and
view it there.
Just Search for HDNation
under TECH podcasts.

That's where I also Get
TWiT (This Week in TECH)
and Security Now


Want a Book To Keep You 
Up At Night?

Check Out 
Richard Preston's

Panic in Level 4

Yeah, I've mentioned it
Before, I Just Finished it.

Not Really Gruesome,
But Makes You Think What
Nasty Little Viruses
Can Do.

The Story about the two
Russian-Jewish √©migr√© 
scientists that built a
SuperComputer in their apartment
out of mail-ordered parts just to solve
Pi to over 300 million places was fascinating.

Friday, May 21, 2010

MC2 Post 676 They MUST Want More Than EyeBalls

Report: Facebook caught 
sharing secret data 
with advertisers

Oh Yeah, They Want More Than Just Eye Balls.

You would Think They Wouldn't
Aim the Gun at Their FEET,


 I say LogFS, my Son says ZFS.....

What Is ZFS?

Link 1 Wikipedia:

Link 2 OpenSolaris  ZFS FAQ:

Link 3: Solaris Datasheet:

Novell announced SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE) 11 Service Pack 1 (SP1) in server and desktop versions.


May 21, 1956
On This DAY ....
We Air Bomb Bikini Atoll.

See Also on That Page:

    * July 16, 1945: Trinity Blast Opens Atomic Age
    * Feb. 1, 1951: TV Shows Atomic Blast, Live
    * Aug. 20, 1953: Soviets Say, 'We've Got the H-Bomb, Too'
    * Oct. 30, 1961: USSR's Biggest-Bang Theory Put to Test
    * May 21, 1901: Connecticut Sets First Speed Limit at 12 MPH
    * May 21, 1906: Research on Motion Creates Tire Rim
    * May 21, 1927: Lucky Lindy Flies His Way Into the Celebrity Ranks
    * July 23, 1956: Bell X-2 Sets Aircraft Speed Mark
    * October 1956: Bell UH-1H (The “Huey”) Flies
    * Oct. 6, 1956: Sabin Polio Vaccine Ready to Test
    * Oct. 15, 1956: Fortran Forever Changes Computing's Fortunes

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