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Friday: March 26, 2010

Some answers to some very common 3D television questions.Some answers to some very common 3D television questions.

Can I use my current TV? Um, no. You'll have to buy a new 3-D television. In fact, if you bought a 3-D-ready TV in recent years, you're not ready. You'll still need a Mitsubishi 3-DC-1000 converter box. The technology has evolved. The converter boxes run about $100.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 7:00 AM | Tags (8) | usatoday | questions | answers | 3d | tv | television | converter | box |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 36 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: March 1, 2010

Activision shuts down non-commercial fan-made King's Quest episodic series.Activision shuts down non-commercial fan-made King's Quest episodic series.

After talks and negotiations in the last few months between ourselves and Activision, they have reached the decision that they are not interested in granting a non-commercial license to The Silver Lining, and have asked that we cease production and take down all related materials on our website.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 1:45 PM | Tags (8) | activision | adventure | fanmade | gaming | kingsquest | sequel | sierra | vivendi |  | Discuss (2) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: November 24, 2009

Ten questions you should never stop asking according to Forbes.Ten questions you should never stop asking according to Forbes.

The headline was a misleading as I thought Forbes was referring to ten existential questions you should never stop asking yourself. Turns out they just meant it from a business point of view. Oh well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Self Improvement @ 6:30 AM | Tags (4) | business | questions | forbes | improvement |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 33 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 27, 2009

Seven questions that keep physicists up at night.Seven questions that keep physicists up at night.

Why this universe? What is everything made of? How does complexity happen? Will string theory ever be proved correct? What is the singularity? What is reality really? Are you still reading this?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 7:50 AM | Tags (9) | questions | physicist | singularity | complexity | reality | string | universe | science | physicists |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 25, 2009

Top ten unanswered questions from certain geeky movies.Top ten unanswered questions from certain geeky movies.

This light-speed jump takes a split-second, but now they have to wait minutes so they can clear the planet. Not only that, but the Death Star is capable of blowing up entire planets, not just moons, so why don’t they just blow up the entire planet of Yavin?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 3:31 PM | Tags (10) | deathstar | geeky | holes | movies | plot | questions | startrek | starwars | starwars | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 62 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 24, 2009

Some of Sierra's classic adventure games now available on Steam.Some of Sierra's classic adventure games now available on Steam.

...but where is Leisuire Suit Larry or Police Quest? Boo.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:33 AM | Tags (8) | adventure | gaming | steam | sierra | classics | kingsquest | larry | spacequest |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 22, 2009

Turns out 'secret' questions used for security could leave your account vulnerable.Turns out 'secret' questions used for security could leave your account vulnerable.

Acquaintances of 32 webmail users – people with whom they would not normally share their login details – were asked to try and guess the answers users assigned to protect their accounts. The volunteers managed to guess correctly nearly a fifth of the time.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 6:02 PM | Tags (5) | passwords | questions | secret | security | vulnerable |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: April 26, 2007

Important Quest

I had been reading a lot of PBF Comics at the time of making this comic and I had wanted to try something different from the whole 'guy on the left says this, guy on the right says that' scenario.  End result was what you see above.  Was fishing really essential to saving the Princess this time around?

Posted to DotComic filed in Comics @ 1:00 AM | Tags (5) | zelda | fishing | dotcomic | geeklikeme | quest |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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