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How Stuff Works: Computer Graphics Cards

You know the words you’re reading right now? You’re seeing them thanks to your computer’s graphics card. The game you just played? Yeah, that was the graphics card too, big guy. Without your computer’s graphics card, your monitor is as…

How Stuff Works: DVDs and DVD Players

Nobody needs to be told about the impact that DVDs, and now Blu-Ray, have had on our home entertainment standards. It’s become all we know in regards to tangible home movie solutions, obliterating the VHS tape out of our lives…

How Stuff Works: Ram

RAM is one component of a computer’s anatomy that most people are familiar with. Tell someone your computer is running slow, and they often reply “maybe you should add some RAM.” Whether they really know what that means or not,…

Cooking Games: Edutainment Vs. Entertainment

  A week or so ago we took a look at Wii Fit and other exercise games, examining whether or not they truly provide enough of a workout to do any good for the user. While fitness exergaming has become…

Are Wii Fit Yet?

Lately, the gaming industry has been overloaded with various simulators. Music games, dance games, cooking games, even dog training games; the titles keep coming and sales figures show little sign of a poor economy. Despite being little like the real…

50 Ways Skype Can Connect You with the World

With every technological innovation, the world has another opportunity to become more close-knit. With Skype, this opportunity is more apparent than any invention since the telephone. The latest edition, Skype 4, recently became available with new features. It’s uses are…

Pepcom’s EcoFocus Media Event

Going “Green” is not just a public relation’s slogan anymore; it is a societal movement and lifestyle choice. There are numerous reasons to take become environmental conscious. Being green helps the environment, will provide a better world for our children…

New Apple Ads Aim to Justify Their Price Tags

Safety. Ease of use. Intuitive free software. Stability. These are the highlights of the four new Apple commercials starring the bickering married computer couple we’ve been enjoying since 2006; Mac and PC. In light of Microsoft’s recent “Laptop Hunters” campaign,…