Nokia Faked Its PureView Demo and Then Claimed They Never Said It Was…

When we watched the latest ad from Nokia showing off its PureView technology in the Lumia and ridiculously fluid optical image stabilization, we were stunned. Excited. Happy. If the camera on the Lumia was that good, we wanted it. Badly. Immediately. But sadly, it was faked. Nokia isn't showing off what the Lumia… » 9/05/12 5:22pm 9/05/12 5:22pm

Does Not Compute: 10 PC Myths from Movies and Television

For over half a century, Hollywood has been making computers do whatever they damn well please. Routinely featured on television and in movies, supercomputers, desktop rigs, and laptops are all too often granted near-magical capabilities. Deceit! Here are the top ten lies Hollywood tells about computers, for your… » 7/15/11 10:00am 7/15/11 10:00am

Wal-Mart IS Carrying the $199 Venturer HD DVD Player After All

After flat-out denying that they were going to carry the $199 Venturer HD DVD player this holiday season, Wal-Mart's turned around and carried the $199 Venturer HD DVD player this holiday season. But if you take more than a cursory look at this sub-$200 player, you'll find that the cheap Chinese knockoff isn't… » 11/29/07 5:20pm 11/29/07 5:20pm

MacIntel Only 25% Faster than G5 - When Jobs Lies, MacBooks Fry

Ok. I'll admit I was duped by Apple many times—all you need is one mouse button, girls aren't as fun as a PowerBook, Steve Jobs came to us on a comet and will die for our sins strapped to a volcano. But even I was kind of fuzzy on this whole Intel chips being faster than a G5 trip. I know that Intel makes some nice,… » 1/24/06 9:23am 1/24/06 9:23am