In this week's Gizmodo University: Discover Electronics, we're diving headfirst into the principle theories of electronics. The second of four classes in this series, "Volts, Amps, and Ohms" is presented in conjunction with Sparkle Labs.
I don't know if this parallel DB25 to serial DE9 to serial Mini DIN-8 to USB converting ghetto chain works, but a reader says it does, and I really, really want to believe him. Here's the alleged proof:
No, I didn't stutter: GPGPU—general-purpose computing on graphics processor units—is what's going to bring hot screaming gaming GPUs to the mainstream, with Windows 7 and Snow Leopard. Finally, everbody's face melts! Here's how.
Got an old printer that uses a parallel adapter, but got a new computer that lacks a parallel port? This device from USBGear may be your only option. USBGear has created a combination Bluetooth printer adapter. This can connect to either a parallel style or USB printer, giving it a little Blue love. Sync your computer…