Thursday, September 23, 2010

Earl's Cyber Steals and Deals

for $30 - $10 rebate [Exp 9/30] + $0 shipping = $20 shipped with free "M" club membership. Rated for up to 28MB/s (read), 15MB/s (write) and lifetime warranty

SuperBiiz has the AMD Athlon II X2 250 Regor 3.0GHz 2 x 1MB L2 Cache Socket AM3 65W Dual-Core Processor for $62 - 15% off with coupon code FALL15 [Exp 9/26] = $53 with free shipping. Features 2x1MB L2 cache, 65W thermal power, virtualization technology and 64-bit support. Heatsink and fan included. Excellent reviews at Newegg.

Mwave has the OCZ Obsidian 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model OCZ3OB1600LV4GK for $85 - $15 rebate [Exp 9/30] + $0 shipping = $70 shipped

Tiger Direct has the refu Draft Wireless-N Gigabit Router for $40 + $5 shipping = $45 shippedrbished Linksys WRT310N IEEE 802.3/3u, IEEE 802.11b/g, IEEE802.11n. MWave has it for a couple cents more with free "M" Club membership

MWave has the Sabrent WCM-6LNV 6-LED Infrared Night-Vision 1.3 MP USB 2.0 Webcam with Audio Microphone for $10 + $0 shipping = $10 shipped with free "M" Club membership. Features 1/3" sensor, 6mm lens, 640x480 video, metal body, manual focus ring.

Newegg has the Seagate Barracuda LP ST32000542AS 2TB 5900 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Hard Drive (Bare Drive) for $110 - $10 off with coupon code EMCYXNR36 [Exp 9/25] = $100 with free shipping. From Seagate's line of low-power "green" drives.

Newegg has the Optical Quantum 25GB 4X BD-R 10 Pack Blu-ray Discs (OQBDR04LT-10) for $9 with free shipping. Can store over 2 hours of 1080p high-definition video or 5 times more of standard DVD quality video

Frys has the CyberPower CP1350AVRLCD 1350VA 810W UPS for $95 - $15 rebate [Exp 9/30] = $80 with free in-store pickup or $11 shipping. Features dynamic line conditioning and a LCD diagnostic display. Automatic Voltage Regulation (AVR) ensures that all your electronics are receiving clean power. Frys ad.

Super Media Store has the PQI 32GB U262 Traveling Disk USB Flash Drive for $50 - $3 off with coupon code ADFAA37C [Exp 9/27] = $47 with free shipping. Features a 360 degree swivel lidless design made of hairline treated aluminum.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Twitter bug spreading, users urged to stay off website :: CHICAGO SUN-TIMES :: Nation

"A new way to cause mischief quickly spread through short-messaging service Twitter on Tuesday morning before the site could fix the problem, as mysterious 'tweets' of blocked-out text propagated themselves and caused popup windows to open.

This was from Rob_Bako in our chat, Thanks Rob


Sunday, September 19, 2010

OnComputers Radio show Podcast 09-19-10

This is the On Computers Radio show podcast for 09-19-10. You can listen live every Sunday from 11AM to 12PM Pacific that's 2PM to 3PM Eastern. Join us for the live show and chat.

Today's App Corner

This week we have a new app appropriate to the start of the NFL season. It is CBS Sports Pro Football. There are versions for iOS and for Android and they are all free. (iPhone, iPod) (iPad) (Android)

Links from the Gregg Zone

1) Well it should not be to tough to guess my first link this week, yea the link is just to their main page, but there are lots of story links there. The other thing I did was to go to Youtube used the search term X-prize and watched them all drive around. Of the top three I could see myself in the Li-ion.

2) If you live in the big city and always wondered what the big was with watching the stars, check out the work of this photographer. She does some really nice work with night sky time lapse, sites in Spanish, but pictures are universal.

3) I saw this a couple weeks back, forgot about it until I got my Netflix disk today. When I saw this site I thought I would watch some of the old Star Trek T.V. series season one came today. This site tracks the evolution of the different warp drive effects used in the shows and movies. It was an interesting trip down memory lane.

4) Not to sure what to think of this new product coming out soon. Spray clothes in a can, it seems to me that most of the people is see, I just don’t want to see wearing this. However there are most likely a lot of uses not mentioned or thought of yet.

5) Last with a geek tinted link, listening to this show it should come as no surprise that in a survey one out of ten people say they would rather have a colonoscopy than clean up their computer. Several other interesting answers about computer habits surveyed