You’ve heard of Black Friday, the darkest day for American capitalism; Cyber Monday, where everyone gets out their latent shopping aggression online; now there’s even Grey Thursday, as retailers open on Thanksgiving Eve to get an edge on the competition. But, friends, have you heard of Brown Friday?
The new Raspberry Pi Zero is a $5 general purpose computer, manufactured in Wales, with more power than a 1980s personal computer.
We’re not immune to some Black Friday sales ourselves here at GeekWire, and we’re bringing you some excellent deals all weekend over at our dedicated Black Friday page. But if you’re looking to save even more, we have a special coupon for you. Use the code BLACKFRIDAY to save an extra 15 percent on every GeekWire Deals offer. Just head over to the store to start shopping. You can save an extra 15 percent on already great prices for items like these smart Bluetooth buttons, a MacBook storage expander, and even the Lytro Illum camera, which is already 61 percent off… Read More
It’s bad enough that some smart TVs track all your viewing by default and upload it to remote servers. Now, Symantec has figured out how to infect a TV with ransomware. That’s bad […]
You know that successful person’s lament about being out of control of their own time, not being able to balance the demands that others placed on them against their own self-care needs? There is nothing new under the sun: “Had I
been able to abstai…
Adobe’s Photoshop and Lightroom Creative Cloud photography suite normally costs $10 each month, but Amazon’s currently selling a 12-month plan for just $7 per month for Black Friday. Creative Cloud plans don’t go on sale often, so if you’re a creative professional, or just want to make your own photos look better, this is a great opportunity to save on industry standard software. [Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan, $7 per month]
The rocket’s interstage is discovered off the Cornwall coast in the Atlantic Ocean.
Good news for khaki-clad men plagued by speckled staining of their trousers from urine splash back: physicists may have found the optimal splash-suppressing design for a urinal insert, thereby creating a “urine black hole.” Urine gets in, but it can’t get back out.
In China, a cable got snarled in the rotating broom of a street sweeper. A reddit user who understands Mandarin explained what happened in more detail:
A telephone pole was being installed. There was a steel cable tha…