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  • I can't tell if this HDD rack is awesome or budget

    I can't tell if this HDD rack is awesome or budget


    It’s a hard drive rack. You puts your hard drives in the cases, and it stores your datas on the disks. Is hard to understand? Yes, maybe, if there is a switch that lets you choose the RAID mode apparently on the fly. Is it intelligent and starts reorganizing your data, like a Drobo? Or is it dumb, and if you switch modes in the middle of a write, it corrupts your data? Since it costs… Read More

  • Honda creates warning system for cars entering "crime hotspots" (this won't end well)

    Honda creates warning system for cars entering "crime hotspots" (this won't end well)

    I picture myself driving my Honda through the Central District of Seattle on my way to work. It’s a nice day, my windows are down. I stop at a red light. As people cross in front of me, my robo-car chirps "Caution! This area is dangerous!" to me and those around me, then loudly locks the doors. Trouble, people. T-R-O-U-B-L-E. It will, of course, only be available in Japan for… Read More

  • Alienware no longer carrying Phantom Lapboard

    Alienware no longer carrying Phantom Lapboard


    The ghost of Ponzi schemes past. I was doing a bit of research for the NYT on the Phantom Lapboard and I remembered that Alienware was supposed to carry it online. After trying to pry a photo out of Phantom itself, I emailed Alienware to ask if they had a photo. Their reply was fairly curt: Alienware does not carry the Phantom lapboard. There were plans a couple months ago, but from what I… Read More