It’s hard to imagine the world without the Internet. Every year, companies make more and more devices capable of connecting to the Internet. Smartphones, computers, game consoles, refrigerators, tablet computers, music players, the list never ends. But how does this complex network of computers and servers and routers and cables and awesomeness work? Don’t worry… I won’t get all geeky. I’ll explain it all after the jump.
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As a geek, I spend way too much time on websites looking at fail pictures, rage comics, etc. Animated gifs are pretty common, too. Especially on Google+. Most of them are really lame. But there are a few that are pretty awesome. Like the Big Blue Ball Machine. Some of the eggheads who have been on the net since the beginning have probably seen this one before. The Big Blue Ball machine has had its awesomeness on the internet for quite some time now. In 2005, the “Something Awful” forum nerds held a contest to create a “Blue Ball Machine.” [ Read More ]
With the new release of Batman: Arkham City, I thought it would be a good idea to review the game that caused it to be made. I also thought it was a good idea because I just got it and love it. Batman Arkham Asylum starts out when you, the famous Batman, are escorting Joker to Arkham Asylum, the prison for all major criminals. Because there needs to be a plot to the game, something goes wrong. The Joker escapes, and Batman is left trying to round up all of the super villains that escaped in the event. The game [ Read More ]
ARoundEgg.com wishes you an “Egg-citing” and egg-filled Thanksgiving holiday. Although eggs are generally not part of the traditional Thanksgiving dinner, you can certainly eat them for Thanksgiving breakfast! In addition to the many delicacies that we engorge (om-nom-nom), we must also take in mind what we are thankful for, specifically speaking on ARoundEgg.com, what kinds of tech we are thankful for since the last Thanksgiving. Therefore, we have provided our top ten list of both hardware and software tech we appreciate to have, and a top ten of what we’re not so thankful for. Software: #10: Linux #9: Windows XP [ Read More ]
I love my laptop. I can carry it with me when I’m on the go. When I’m at home, I can plug it into a 22″ monitor and use an external keyboard, mouse, and trackpad. It’s just as powerful as my desktop PC. Laptops are now eating into the sales of desktops. For about the same price of a desktop, the user can get the computer, webcam, microphone, speakers, monitor, mouse, and keyboard all in one small, sleek, and portable package. Desktops require wires, wireless receivers, extra components, and other extra add-ons to make them work. Laptops make all of that [ Read More ]