I'm Sad That No Kid Will Ever Know What This Coffee Table Really Is

Can you imagine the conversation you would have with a child, hell, a tween, about this coffee table? "You see, son. Before the cloud and usb sticks. Before hard drives and iPhones and Androids. Before the iPod and even before the CD player, there was something called the floppy disk. And it stored 1.44MB. Yeah, I… » 11/30/12 11:00pm 11/30/12 11:00pm

Apple Should Make an Ad Campaign with This Old, Broken Photo…

The other night, a friend and I happened upon a rather old, beat up photo booth. I love a photo booth. I will never not shell out a few bucks for a strip of pictures, when there's a photo booth near by. So you can imagine my frustration upon seeing the above pictured text on the old, graffitied-over screen. » 7/13/12 2:00am 7/13/12 2:00am

HP USB Flash Drive Can Pretend To Be Floppy

No... not that kind of floppy...a disk-type one. Why is this useful? Apparently some BIOS updates still need you to jam in a floppy disk, despite the fact that many a PC nowadays ships without a drive for you to jam the disk into. So HP's floppy-emulating USB flash drive gizmo is more a sysadmin's friend, rather than… » 10/24/08 5:24am 10/24/08 5:24am