We've posted before about the "Wilhelm scream," the singular screech heard in hundreds of movies and TV shows since it was recorded in 1951. Over at Boing Boing Offworld, Brandon notes the scream's transition into the video game world.
"The gamer's guide to the Wilhelm Scream"
I recently rediscovered the virtues of certain Amiga file formats, but Ernie Smith has me beat when it comes to format archeology: 10 forgotten image formats. Originally developed by AT&T and spun off into its own company in the late 1980s, TGA was one of the first file formats capable of "true color" with the… READ THE REST
With a top-of-the-line video cards fetching north of $2,000 on eBay and even mid-range models going for half that, they've become a big target for thieves. An entire truckful was heisted in California, reports EVGA, their manufacturer. A forum post by EVGA product manager Jacob Freeman states "PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on October 29, 2021,… READ THE REST
Apple's own processors are a resounding success for the company, offering strong performance and outstanding battery life, and most software companies moved quickly to release new versions of their apps compatible with the ARM chips. One big-leaguer, though, has not: Dropbox says it hasn't even considered it and has no plans to do so. The… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. LED lighting has changed the way we light the world around us. These small diodes are incredibly energy efficient and able to last years without having to be replaced. However, efficiency… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Whether you're shopping for your brother who has everything or your picky mother-in-law who's literally impossible to shop for, one thing's for sure — they all have to charge up their… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. We're certain you've mastered your way around the kitchen recently, and to be honest, it calls your name every day since the first crack you made at that TikTok macaroni dish.… READ THE REST