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Weekly Gaming/Tech Thread #54 – Extra Sauce Edition

Well this past week was a doozy. Let's escape it as best we can with veering into gaming & technology. What Are We Playing This...

Apple’s iOS 11.0.1 is Having Major Problems

Apple just can't seem to do anything right lately. They've had to deal with slow sales of the iPhone8. The iPhone X may have...

The Sims 4 Goes Tranny

Getting an expansion for "free" from Electronic Arts is like getting a drink out of them: by sticking your finger down their throat.  But...

Google’s New Pixel 2 Smartphone is Ridiculously Expensive

In my post yesterday, I mentioned that Google's new Pixel 2 smartphone had a number of flaws in spite of its excellent camera. One of...

Why Apple is right to Fight the Government on hacking Farook’s iPhone

First off, this wouldn't have prevented the San Bernardino terrorist attack, because the FBI didn't NEED ACCESS TO THE iPHONE TO KNOW THEY WERE...

The WannaCry Worm Now Defeated… by Accident

Hackers Defeated, For Now.

Google is now Censoring YouTube in Biggest Crackdown Ever on Political Speech

Any and all videos deemed supportive of hate speech, in an ever expanding and ever shifting definition of it, will be deleted.

The Amazon Rainforest is Manmade?

Interesting, ancient humans may be completely responsible for the forest we see today in the Amazon: Though the Amazon forest may appear wild and uncharted,...

Something needs to be done about Twitter

As you may have read some time back Twitter came under fire for in essence de-legitimizing the account of Breitbart news technical correspondent Milo Yiannopoulos...

Polywell Fusion

Polywell Fusion Submit­ted By: M. Simon   I'm a retired aerospace electronics engineer. In my younger years I was trained as a Naval Nuke. Back around ...

Germany is Now Going to Fine Media Companies ‘Promoting Fake News/Hate Speech’

Germany has gone too far. They are now actively going to fine social media companies that fail to remove/ban/block content they deem "hate speech" or "fake news."

The NASA Proposal to Drill Into the Yellowstone Supervolcano Getting the Response You’d Expect

Well it will be an apocalypse for those in the park...

Weekly Gaming/Tech Thread #51 – Self-Congratulatory Award Show Edition

Uh oh, another one of those nasty threads that doesn't obsess over politics, thus giving up the world to the Commies. If I had...

HotGas Gaming Thread-Bethesda Edition

I thought this week we could do a spotlight on a developer. One of my favorite developers/publishers is Bethesda Softworks and their in-house Bethesda...

Trump Takes Over @POTUS Twitter Account, Account Loses All 13 Million Followers… Mysteriously

President Trump has now taken over the https://twitter.com/@POTUS account and we can assume all of his tweeting will now be coming from this new account. However,...

Weekly Gaming/Tech Thread #40 – Happy Independence Day Edition

Happy Independence Day (eve) everyone! Here's a collection of gaming and technology news that has come along over the past week. In case you...

Is Hurricane Irma is a Threat to the US?

Given that we already had one monster storm, let's hope we don't have another coming our way: Major Hurricane Irma will skirt across the northern...

Microsoft’s XBox One X Strategy Is Incredibly Dumb

In a market as cutthroat as this, you need to first, not second.

HotGas Sunday Gaming Thread

Welcome to the first post in a series on all things gaming! I'm sure most of you have heard about #Gamergate in the news and the...

Competition Underway Already to Manufacture Google’s Pixel 3, With Pixel 2 Not Yet Released

Gadget Hacks Google's Pixel smartphone is striking up some heated competition between phone makers HTC, LG, TCL, and Coolpad, as the Pixel 3 gets ready...