The upcoming Google Chrome OS is basically a stripped-down operating system that runs nothing but a Web browser. The video above explains the rationale behind this, and what makes Chrome OS so great.
Chrome OS won’t be ready for prime time until some time next year, but if you want to give it a go, there’s a pre-release version here which you can download and run in a virtual machine.
Here’s a video review of Big Rigs: Over The Road Racing, widely considered to be the worst game ever released.
One word: WOW!
Here’s a faithful 38-voice a capella rendition of one of Michael Jackson’s hits:
(via Cover Me)
The Rock Band iPhone application is pretty good fun, but can be time consuming. Enterprising blogger Joe Bowers had a brainwave, and built a robot to play the game for him, saving him heaps of time!
Seriously though, this is an impressive bit of robot-building, and Joe has documented the entire build process from start to finish on his blog.
This historical achievement is what inspired Stanley Kubrick to use the song in 2001: A Space Odyssey.
This cheesy Microsoft promo video from 1991 explains why you should upgrade to MS-DOS 5. Ah, the good old days…