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Alex Cranz
alexcranz
Senior Consumer Tech Editor. Trained her dog to do fist bumps. Once wrote for Lifetime. Tips encouraged via Secure Drop, Proton Mail, or DM for Signal.
Jan 19
11

This article says at least one of the test PCs was put into a boot recovery loop after the BSOD which they were not able to recover from.

Dec 14
5

I know this article is 99% a joke, but not even an honorable mention to the Tovolo Sphere Ice Molds that make the same size spheres, 85-90% as well, don’t require a 3 inch ice cube (which, that’s custom stuff right there), and cost $10? Read more

Nov 20
5

PS I think this is a great idea and totally possible, and also one of our possible futures should industry not limit it to only those with enormous fortunes.
It would be great if my bra straps could sense my shoulder pain and offer a massage or a softening of the tension, heck yes.
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Nov 18
8

Nostalgia! My dad had one of these in the early 80's. After he and mom divorced, when I had weekends with him, we would watch the entire Mel Brook’s oeuvre, Superman, Alien, Star Wars (and Trek), etc.

Some of my favorite memories of childhood were tied to the cumbersome process of inserting, extracting, and flipping Read more

Nov 6
4

for a brief while, at the same time, a rumor that Putin was resigning was also going around with the Supernatural crap, and the election (on Tumblr anyway, the only good social media). It was like 2020 was writing its own news.

Nov 6
5

First two series regulars (for that one episode, at least) in a lesbian relationship in the history of American television, IIRC.

Oct 22
11

“5G is still in its early days and perhaps won’t be the magic cure-all for America’s terrifically bad internet infrastructure” Read more

Oct 15
3

SFF PC cases is a rabbit hole to get into, especially with researching for compatibility. Personally I think SFF case that might be interesting would be Louqe Ghost S1, which is sub 10L volume.

Oct 5
3

Print it out, tie it to a pigeon, set the pigeon on fire, and hope the recipient can read smoke signals.

Oct 1
3

That’s what saved the show for me. A lot of shows have that manufactured drama, making what’s to come predictable, thus boring. A sudden rapture followed by the final utopia, really followed through on that religious symbolism, which came out nowhere. Good or not is up to debate, at least the ending wasn’t boring.

Oct 1
21

One the other hand, Game of Thrones did not end its whole-ass show with a U2 song.