Monthly Archives: January 2006

Apple Stock closes at Ironic $80.86

On the same day that Apple announced it’s new Intel based line of computers Apple’s stock closed at a price that many of the SuperGeek faction may recognize. After active trading and no “fixing” by stock market officials, the share … Continue reading

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Western Digital Peekaboo Hard Drive

Western Digital is releasing what would appear to be the first of its kind. The Raptor X is a 10000 RPM SATA hard drive with See-Through top. Yep. See-Through. Expected to start shipping soon, it comes in only one flavor … Continue reading

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Release Date for Lebedev Optimus OLED Keyboard

Finally, a release date has been announced for the Art Lebedev’s Optimus OLED Keyboard. The current released date as announced is February 1, 2006. That’s just around the corner if you hadn’t noticed. Check out the other shots of the … Continue reading

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Microsoft Says Linux not Legacy Compatible

In part one of a three part series on eWeek, Microsoft’s Linux and Open-Source labs tries very hard to debunk the long standing “myth” that not all linux distributions will run on old legacy systems. The tests, which found that … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton, Microsoft Employee?

Andy Abramson is reporting that Bill Clinton (Yes. That Bill Clinton) has made several trips to Redmond. Why you may ask? To visit with Microsoft about a position. Andy Says: Here’s what I know. Sources near Microsoft headquarters report that … Continue reading

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Hamachi VPN

We at SuperGeek have been quietly testing Hamachi VPN over the last several weeks and so far, we are amazed at its usefulness. There will be a couple of different versions, a Premium and Basic versions. The main difference between … Continue reading

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More states consider game-related legislation

There is a good article on the DailyTech about how a couple of more states want to limit or ban the sale of explicit or violent games to minors. What is the government’s obsession with trying to pass blame on … Continue reading

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Apple Console Rebuttal

A reader has commented on our speculation about “Apple’s Next Move” as possibly producing a console system. I found this an intriquing line of discussion and thought I’d bring it up again with my comments and responses to the readers … Continue reading

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CES is in full swing

CES has officially started, which means two things. All the news for the next week will be about nothing else except CES. And all real news will basically get forgotten. On the bright side all the big boys are there, … Continue reading

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Portable Apps and USB Thumbdrives Continued..

Well I got really excited this evening when I saw that there is a portable thumbdrive version of OpenOffice 2.1. Ever since I picked up a couple 512mb thumbdrives on sale on Radioshack I’ve been looking for new applications and … Continue reading

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