Tagged: geek

Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer

In January 2015, Disney CEO Bob Iger stated that Episode VIII would be released in 2017, and in March, Lucasfilm announced a release date of May 26, 2017. In January 2016, The Last Jedi was rescheduled for December 15, 2017...

Captain Crunch and the phreaking scene

John Draper is the hacker’s hero for a reason. Not only did the electronics genius use a plastic toy from a cereal box to crack open the entire phone system, he also used his...

Lego archive vault

The name ‘LEGO‘ is an abbreviation of the two Danish words “leg godt”, meaning “play well”. It’s our name and it’s our ideal. The LEGO Group was founded in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen....

Lego UCS Millennium Falcon

In honor of The Last Jedi (on the eve of Force Friday), LEGO announced its latest iteration of Han’s Corellian freighter. And, for LEGO Master Builders and aspiring Jedi alike, it’s breathtaking. This certainly isn’t LEGO’s first foray into Star Wars sets,...

Star Wars: Legion

Fantasy Flight Games announces a miniatures game of infantry battles in the Star Wars Galaxy. Shouts and screams echo around you—the din of pitched battle. The air smells acrid from blaster fire as lasers hiss...

Ataribox revealed

Atari started teasing its Ataribox at E3 this year, promising a “brand new Atari product.” While we saw a 20-second YouTube teaser that hinted the Ataribox would be housed in wood like the 2600, the...

Tetris: The Grand Master 3

TGM HOLiC aka Jin8 playing “Tetris The Grand Master 3”. It’s slow in the beginning, insanely fast near the end, speed increases at 3 mins, invisible part after 5 mins during the credit roll…

Co-inventor of Ethernet dies at 74

Charles Thacker, one of the lead hardware designers on the Xerox Alto, the first modern personal computer, died of a brief illness on Monday. He was 74. The Alto, which was released in 1973...