Make Like Wile E. Coyote With These Adorable Firecracker Lamps

Wile E. Coyote never had much luck with the ACME Corporation's seemingly infinite supply of wacky wares; poor guy couldn't catch a break. If you are and always have been on Team Road Runner, these Firecracker Lamps are like a cheery, fully-functional update on this ol' classic clunker. » 5/11/14 2:30pm 5/11/14 2:30pm

The Untold Legal Drama Of Coyote v. Acme

Back in 1990, in an awesome piece for The New Yorker, author Ian Frazier told the—shall we say—little-known story of Wile E. Coyote's endless legal battles with the Acme Company. Now, the tale of Coyote's legal tribulations, suing Acme for grievous personal injury and catastrophic product malfunction, has been … » 1/12/14 2:00pm 1/12/14 2:00pm

2009's Fastest Supercomputer Goes Dark Today

The world's fastest supercomputer isn't the world's fastest super computer anymore, so it's getting turned off today. At Los Alamos National Laboratory, IBM's Roadrunner is being replaced by a faster, cheaper and more energy efficient computer, Cielo. » 3/31/13 11:00am 3/31/13 11:00am

Is This the New Palm Pre II?

French site MobiFrance claims that this is the new Palm Pre II. It looks almost the same as the previous model but, according to them, the renewed WebOS 2.0 smartphone will come with a 1GHz processor and 512MB of RAM. » 10/12/10 3:57pm 10/12/10 3:57pm

Free Wi-Fi In NY for All Road Runner Users

Time Warner Cable has opened Wi-Fi hotspots in public places all across New York for all their Road Runner internet customers. They will be able to use thousands of Optimum WiFi's hotspots, plus some new open space Wi-Fi areas: » 3/25/10 8:50am 3/25/10 8:50am

Time Warner Hijacked My Browser Because of Piracy

Time Warner, perhaps hip to the fact that I haven't bothered to check my meat space snail mail mailbox in the last three weeks, took matters into their own hands and inserted this warning directly into my browser. » 12/03/09 5:32pm 12/03/09 5:32pm

World's Fastest Supercomputer Is World's Largest, Tackiest Case Mod Too

This is Jaguar, the new King of the Petaputer Hill, running at 1.75 petaflops-per-second. The Cray XT5 supercomputer was behind IBM's Roadrunnner for more than a year, until some clever scientist decided to paint a running Jaguar all over it. » 11/16/09 2:00pm 11/16/09 2:00pm

Roadrunner Military Supercomputer Sets Processing Record

Roadrunner, the IBM supercomputer at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, manages 1.026 quadrillion calculations per seconds, also known as a Petaflop. Twice as fast as IBM's Blue Gene/L, the previous World's Fastest, the Roadrunner—also from the House of IBM, will be used, once classified, to solve military… » 6/09/08 7:45am 6/09/08 7:45am

Roadrunner Beware: Real-Life Crotch Rocket Spotted in the Wild

Hope and doubt are at war today as we pore over this picture of a literal crotch rocket. On the one hand, it looks pretty legit, right down to the stabilizing fins, exhaust port for the motorcycle housed within, and blast marks that are no doubt from one of the many instances where this beast dumped out while breaking… » 4/20/08 1:30pm 4/20/08 1:30pm

RoadRunner Bluetooth NeckSet Translates Throat Vibrations Into Phone…

Regular Bluetooth headsets, however small, have the unfortunate distinction of being on your "head" and not your "neck," a problem this RoadRunner Bluetooth Communicator aims to solve. The bulk of it wraps around your neck, attaching onto the side of your throat in order to turn your throat vibrations into sounds it… » 3/03/08 6:00pm 3/03/08 6:00pm

HBO on Broadband: All-You-Can-Eat Movie and TV Downloads

If you had just three fewer hoops to jump through for HBO on Broadband, it'd be an amazing service. So, if you have Time Warner in Wisconsin, HBO on Demand and Roadrunner broadband (and Windows), you can download to your PC as much as you want from a catalog of 600 shows and movies they'll throw up every month, plus… » 1/21/08 11:36am 1/21/08 11:36am

Road Runner Service to Double Download Speed in Q1 2007

Time Warner is quietly notifying some of its customers that it plans to double the download speed of its Road Runner broadband service to 10Mbps starting in Q1 2007, adding that Business Class customers will also get a similar increase in speed. » 12/08/06 10:09am 12/08/06 10:09am

Time Warner Cable Support Trouble? Here's the Magic Password

We've had trouble with Time Warner Cable before, and will probably have it again, but next time we'll be armed with this helpful hint from our balls-to-the-wall compadres at The Consumerist. It appears that if you have the magic password, the drones at Time Warner Customer Support will bump you upstairs to the techies… » 8/04/06 10:50am 8/04/06 10:50am

Road Runner Troubles: Is It Us?

We suspect that Internet service providers are usually tightlipped about network outages and such, but we've had a first-hand experience with that in the past few days. Our Midwest contingent experienced numerous connectivity issues, and called Time Warner's Road Runner tech support. After a series of useless… » 6/16/06 12:33pm 6/16/06 12:33pm

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