Today's Your Last Day To Download the Windows 7 Release Candidate

Any hour now, Microsoft will shut off the tap for downloads of the Windows 7 Release Candidate—a free, almost-complete test version of the OS that you can use for free, uninhibited, until March of next year. Not that most of you will need reminding, but there are plenty of reasons to try it out. » 8/20/09 9:49am 8/20/09 9:49am

Roundup: Best Black Friday Advice, Deals and Warnings

Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, is not something you jump into without a plan. If you are shopping or getting ready to shop, make sure you have all the info you need by first checking out our Black Friday survival guide, as well as the supplementary Black Friday helpers:
Best of Black Friday… » 11/28/08 4:35pm 11/28/08 4:35pm

World Doesn't End on Wednesday, and You Can Watch It Live

We have joked about it in the past » 9/08/08 7:18am 9/08/08 7:18am, but as our mailboxes get filled with clueless people and psychopaths' emails we will have to say it again: there's chance that the Earth will cease to exist as CERN scientists activate the Large Hadron Collider this Wednesday. So, to all the morons, please stop writing and…

Purple Tentacle Takes Over Linux Desktop [Verdict: Great Start for Desktop Clutter Art Contest]

Yesterday we showed you Spider-Pig and Homer made of folders, and today here's a cool rendition of Day of the Tentacle's Purple Tentacle taking over a Linux desktop. This folderpiece—made by reader Damien Nozay—is the first entry in our ongoing desktop clutter art contest, sent just a couple hours after the… » 4/18/08 11:00am 4/18/08 11:00am

Fünde Razor Brings Beer, Games and Prizes to Denver and Brooklyn Tonight

A friendly reminder for those of you near Brooklyn or Denver: Fünde Razor is tonight. So rather than drink and play video games by yourself like you normally do, be a little less pathetic and drink and play video games with some new friends. There are prizes, too! And it's for a good cause! Who are you to say no? [… » 12/12/07 4:39pm 12/12/07 4:39pm