Let Giz and Ars Technica Buy You a Beer at Macworld 2008

CES is in full swing. But if today's new Mac Pro and Xserve announcements are the news Apple can spare from the keynote, Macworld is going to be huge. To celebrate, I'd like to buy you a beer if you're going to the show. Just come on over to this party Giz and Ars are co-sponsoring.

Where: Harlot at 46 Minna St, San… » 1/08/08 4:40pm 1/08/08 4:40pm

Ars Benches the New iMac, Predictably Decent Performance

While we poked and prodded our new iMac trying to answer all of your questions, Ars Technicha went their traditional route and benchmarked the hell out of the poor iMac. The 20-inch, 2.4GHz machine with 2GB or RAM " outdid a MacBook Pro with an identical CPU and FSB in my testing, and it was more than competitive with… » 8/10/07 8:00pm 8/10/07 8:00pm

Ars Technica's iPhone Review Long and Distinguished

Ars Technica's iPhone review is long and touches upon some great things we missed, like activation itself, as well as a few hacks, and tons of videos. But it gets a full post for its full-on destruction derby stress test including lots of keys, gravel, knives, boots, concrete, and a toilet. This isn't a malicious… » 7/10/07 4:59pm 7/10/07 4:59pm

Format War Non-News: Walmart's $300 Yellow HD DVD Peril, and Why None of This Matters Yet

So you've heard the rumor about Walmart getting a wave of cheap Chinese HD DVD players? Here's an article by Digital Trends riding the 1000-Digg wave declaring the format war is done. Finshed. Decided. All by the giant retailer's might, HD DVD will win. It makes some sense, and gives some insight to how the retailer… » 4/24/07 8:06pm 4/24/07 8:06pm