World's Largest Lite Brite Has Over 300,000 Pegs, Is Real Effing Brite

Shoe-maker ASICS commissioned a gigantic Lite Brite in NYC in celebration of something or other (probably a shoe launch) this month that takes the Guinness World Record for largest Lite Brite painting. You know, those things you played with when you were six? At 300,000+ pieces and 11x15 feet, it demolishes the… » 10/23/08 7:40pm 10/23/08 7:40pm

Microsoft's $1 Billion Xbox 360 Recall Problems Caused By Chip Cheapness

Microsoft's red ring Xbox 360 problems have cost the company about a billion dollars in warranty repairs, but the research vice president and chief analyst at Gartner said that the hardware problems were caused because Microsoft wanted to be cheap. Instead of using an application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC)… » 6/11/08 2:30pm 6/11/08 2:30pm