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Download Windows 7, but backup your MP3s!
January 9th, 2009 in Gadgets > Electronics

Microsoft is releasing the first public beta of Windows 7 at noon pacific time on January 9th on the Windows 7 page, but before you jump right in be sure to back up those MP3s. Apparently, the first beta of Windows 7 will delete the first 3 seconds of any MP3 file it finds.

MacRumorsLive Hacked during Macworld
January 6th, 2009 in Gadgets > Internet

This year someone hacked MacRumor’s live feed. Below is transcript of that feed, not including the Goatse picture, it started around 15 minutes in with the message “STEVE JOBS IS DEAD!”

DVD Pick of the Week 1/6/09
January 6th, 2009 in Media > Movies

The first week of 2009 is looking much more promising than the last week of 2008. We’ve got Naked Billie Piper, Frisky Dingo Season 2, Pineapple Express, and more.

Midseason TV 2009
January 5th, 2009 in Media > Television

Find out when your favorite midseason shows are premiering, and when the new crop of midseason replacements make their debut.

DVD Pick of the Week 12/30/08
December 30th, 2008 in Media > Movies

In the midst of a lackluster week for DVDs filled with Surfer Dudes, and Bob Saget, Scott Sigler saves the day with his new novel Contagious.

DVD Pick of the Week 12/23/08
December 22nd, 2008 in Media > Movies

Check out some Naughty School Girls, Eagle Eye, and Baghead in this week’s DVD Pick of the Week.

Drink Better Beer – Index
December 22nd, 2008 in Grub > Beer

What I’m trying to do with this series of articles is to introduce people to different beers, and to get them to branch out from the typical American light beers that are so prevalent.

DBB – Samuel Smith’s, Winter Welcome Ale
December 21st, 2008 in Grub > Beer

Samuel Smith’s Winter Welcome Ale is the subject of this edition of Drink Better Beer

Pilot Script Review of HBO’s A Game of Thrones
December 20th, 2008 in Media > Books

The guys over at Winter is Coming, have an exclusive review of the script for the pilot episode of A Game of Thrones. A Game of Thrones is the first book in George RR Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series.

DBB – Leinenkugel’s, Fireside Nut Brown
December 20th, 2008 in Grub > Beer

Leinenkugel’s Fireside Nut Brown and it’s smokey flavor is the subject of this edition of Drink Better Beer.

DVD Pick of the Week 12/16/08
December 16th, 2008 in Media > Movies

The Mummy, Burn After Reading, Dr. Horrible, Death Race and two Girls Gone Wild Flicks compete in this weeks edition of Gunaxin.com’s DVD Pick of the Week.

Can Nova Save Palm?
December 15th, 2008 in Gadgets > Electronics

Palm will be showing off Nova, their new operating system, at CES in January. Jon Rubenstein, Palm’s Executive Chairman, says that Palm will be aiming for the “Fat Middle” with Nova.

Will the Electric Car Survive?
December 11th, 2008 in Motors

Let’s look at 3 of the most popular electric cars to see how much money they save.

DBB – Lancaster, Hop Hog
December 10th, 2008 in Grub > Beer

Hop Hog from Lancaster Brewing Company is the subject of this edition of Drink Better Beer

DVD Pick of the Week 12/9/08
December 9th, 2008 in Media > Movies

There’s the Dark Knight, a new season of Lost and even some Naked Happy Girls in this edition of DVD Pick of the Week.

We Love Spam!
December 8th, 2008 in Humor

So, we don’t really love spam, but occasionally we get one funny enough to forward on to all of our friends, and so does Boing Boing TV and John Hodgman.

DBB – Clay Pipe, Pursuit of Happiness Winter Warmer
December 2nd, 2008 in Grub > Beer

Pursuit of Happiness Winter Warmer from Clay Pipe Brewing Company is the subject of this edition of Drink Better Beer.

DVD Pick of the Week 12/02/08
December 1st, 2008 in Media > Movies

In this weeks DVD Pick of the Week The X-Files: I Want to Believe, Step Brothers, and Wanted, face off for the Honor.

Holiday Stand-Up
November 30th, 2008 in Humor

With Thanksgiving marking the start of the holiday season we thought we’d take a look at some holiday themed Stand-Up Comedy.

DVD Pick of the Week 11/25/08
November 25th, 2008 in Media > Movies

In this weeks DVD Pick of the Week George Carlin: It’s Bad For Ya, 24: Redemption, and Hancock, face off for the Honor.

DBB – Rogue, Dead Guy Ale
November 23rd, 2008 in Grub > Beer

Dead Guy Ale by Rogue Ales is the subject of this edition of Drink Better Beer.

DVD Pick of the Week 11/18/08
November 18th, 2008 in Media > Movies

Tropic Thunder, Wall-E, and Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson fight it out for this week’s Gunaxin.com DVD pick of the week.

New MythTV Interface Preview
November 17th, 2008 in Gadgets > Electronics

One of the main new features of the next version of MythTV will be its new user interface.

DBB – Sierra Nevada, 2008 Celebration Ale
November 16th, 2008 in Grub > Beer

We review Sierra Nevada’s 2008 Celebration Ale in Drink Better Beer