Flick Archive

  • That’s what you get when you click random links: Facebook scam promises nude photos of Paramore’s Hayley Williams

    That’s what you get when you click random links: Facebook scam promises nude photos of Paramore’s Hayley Williams

    Matt invited us to a Facebook party last week, something along the lines of "CLICK HERE FOR A FREE IPAD~!" Now, I knew this was malware-related because I know Matt knows I wouldn't want an iPad—free or otherwise. Clearly something smelled fishy here. The point is, even so-called techies can be the victim of malware. There's a new scam going around Facebook right now that, while not malicious right now, could well mutate into something not very nice with the flick of a switch.

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  • AirSwing: Toshiba’s gesture-based UI system in action (video)

    AirSwing: Toshiba’s gesture-based UI system in action (video)

    Natural user interfaces using gestures aren't really new, but AirSwing, a technology developed by Toshiba, offers something unique: it neither requires expensive hardware nor substantial CPU resources to work. After installing AirSwing (which is in prototype stage) on your computer, all you need is just a conventional web cam as the input device to start.

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  • Hollywood should take notes from this fan-made Alien vs Predator flick: AVP Redemption

    Hollywood should take notes from this fan-made Alien vs Predator flick: AVP Redemption

    Apparently one dude spent 2 years and only $500 to make this 22 minute AVP video. The graphics aren't anything special, but what's important is that the story is solid and a lot more true to the saga than Hollywood's interpretations. Give it a go after the break. It's good.

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  • Review: Palm Mobile HotSpot For Pre Plus and Pixi Plus

    Review: Palm Mobile HotSpot For Pre Plus and Pixi Plus

    By the time Palm announced the Pixi Plus and Pre Plus at CES earlier this month, there wasn't a whole lot left to reveal. From the names, to the specs, all the way down to the carrier the handsets would launch on -- just about everything had made it into the realm of public knowledge by way of the rumor mill. However, there was at least one feature that P