| O-T Lounge|| Windows 8 review | The Verge - Polar Bear on 10/23/12 at 5:14 pm|
[quote]The most striking changes to Microsoft's new operating system are evident as soon as you first switch on a Windows 8 PC. The boot process is surprisingly fast for Windows: gone are the days of staring at an ugly splash screen or waiting for Windows to apply computer settings before you can lo...
| O-T Lounge|| Apple announces Oct. 23rd event - "We've got a little more to show you." - Polar Bear on 10/16/12 at 2:05 pm|
iPad Mini unveiling
13" Retina Macbook Pro
Mac Mini refresh...
| O-T Lounge|| Verizon Wireless - "We're able to view just everything that they do" - Polar Bear on 10/16/12 at 1:51 pm|
[quote]Verizon Wireless has begun selling information about its customers' geographical locations, app usage, and Web browsing activities, a move that raises privacy questions and could brush up against federal wiretapping law.[/quote]
[quote]The company this month began offering reports to marke...
| Gaming Board|| Halo 4 prologue (working mirror) - Polar Bear on 10/14/12 at 3:48 pm|
I thought I was looking at real actors for a second.
Also, I really like that 343 is already exploring Chief as a character, as well as his nebulous past. ...
| Tiger Rant|| Segment on PTI - "Why can't LSU get a quarterback?" - Polar Bear on 10/12/12 at 4:48 pm|
Musberger - "If LSU could just get a guy (QB) who could produce, they would be unbeatable".
Someone should remind the "analysts" that over half of our starting O-line is out......
| Political Talk|| Mitt Romney debates himself. - Polar Bear on 10/7/12 at 4:06 pm|
| Movie/TV Board|| Looper - 50+ reviews on RT, 93% - Polar Bear on 9/26/12 at 12:59 pm|
I'm really excited about this one. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Autonomous vehicles are now legal in California - Polar Bear on 9/26/12 at 11:38 am|
[quote]At Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, Governor Jerry Brown was joined on stage by Sergey Brin to sign a new law that would allow autonomous vehicles to operate on California roads.[/quote]
[quote]The bill, SB 1298, sponsored by Senator Alex Padilla (D-L.A.), establishes sa...
| Tiger Rant|| Entertaining comments from our arrogant fans before the AU game. - Polar Bear on 9/24/12 at 10:12 am|
[b]The post [/b]-
[i]Why I'm nervous about this game...1. First road game of year
2. First SEC road start for Mett
3. This is Auburn's season...nothing to lose
4. Strange history of weird games
5. LSU OL injuries
6. Point spread too high
From a talent standpoint, we match up well. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Wrong turn: Apple's buggy iOS 6 maps lead to widespread complaints - Polar Bear on 9/20/12 at 2:35 pm|
[quote]Apple has a maps problem.
The major new feature of the company's new iOS 6 mobile operating system is a new mapping module developed by Apple itself — a replacement for the Google-supplied maps that have been standard on the iPhone since it debuted in 2007.[/quote]
| Music Board|| Paper Route - Polar Bear on 9/20/12 at 2:05 pm|
Any PR fans here?
Didn't enjoy much of their old stuff, but I really like their new album.
| O-T Lounge|| Samsung's new commercial mocks iPhone 5 buyers - Polar Bear on 9/19/12 at 1:30 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| Looks as if Apple forgot to mention some killer new features in the iPhone 5... - Polar Bear on 9/18/12 at 4:02 pm|
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6668cxupH98)]A Fox affiliate details some of these amazing new features...[/link]...
| O-T Lounge|| Google's marketing team for Chrome is solid... - Polar Bear on 9/16/12 at 3:35 pm|
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1sT7QV8nfU)]New Chrome commercial. [/link]...
| Tiger Rant|| Ware, Lonergan, Mingo... - Polar Bear on 9/16/12 at 12:35 pm|
Does anyone know the status of Ware and Lonergan, and why they didn't play?
And how serious is Mingo's injury? I don't recall him coming back in the game......
| Gaming Board|| Counter Strike: GO now available for pre-order, $13.49. - Polar Bear on 8/7/12 at 4:16 pm|
And if you order before the August 21st release, you get access to the beta on August 14th.
| Gaming Board|| Minecraft 1.3 released, Xbox version falls even further behind. - Polar Bear on 8/1/12 at 11:31 am|
Which is frustrating, because I absolutely love the Xbox version. I'm really enjoying the 1.3 update on the PC, but with the release of 1.3, the Xbox version is starting to feel like a completely different game. And at the rate the PC game is evolving, it really doesn't look like the Xbox version is...
| O-T Lounge|| Microsoft's new email service, Outlook, is every bit as good as Gmail - Polar Bear on 7/31/12 at 7:08 pm|
It launched today, and I'm loving it so far. I recommend signing up for an @outlook.com address now, since it's a new service and almost every name is available.
[link=(http://www.engadget.com/2012/07/31/outlook-preview-email-service-microsoft/)]Here's an in depth review. [/link]
| Gaming Board|| PC game sales up 230%. Console game sales down 28%. - Polar Bear on 7/10/12 at 1:55 pm|
[quote]Software and even accessories fell for a sixth consecutive month in May, tumbling 28% from a year earlier to $517 million. And with the release of Blizzard's (ATVI) Diablo III, May also saw the first time since July 2010 that the top-selling game was a PC-only title. That boosted PC video gam...
| O-T Lounge|| Voice Search Battle - Siri (iOS 6) vs Google Search (Android 4.1) - Polar Bear on 6/28/12 at 4:00 pm|
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDsOtdRtG0Q&feature=g-u-u)]When it comes to Search, Google is king. [/link]
- Faster results.
- The voice sounds significantly less robotic.
- Google search results included, in addition to the answer provided on the card.
If anything, this will reall...
| O-T Lounge|| Chrome is now available for iOS - Polar Bear on 6/28/12 at 3:18 pm|
Edit - Drive is now available as well. ...
| Help Board|| So, we have a few Tech board designs ready to go... - Polar Bear on 6/22/12 at 9:14 am|
I'm leaning towards option 2...
[b]1) [/b][img]http://i48.tinypic.com/2qv4ebl.png[/img] (by Par IV)
| Fark Board|| Technology Board logo. - Polar Bear on 6/20/12 at 10:12 am|
With recent news that TD [i]may[/i] be receiving a Technology Board, I thought it would be interesting to explore some design variations on the TD logo.
Here's the standard logo -
And, just to give a gene...
| O-T Lounge|| Microsoft announces "Surface" tablet - 10.6" display, 9.3mm thin, USB, HDMI - Polar Bear on 6/18/12 at 4:31 pm|
[link=(http://www.microsoft.com/surface/en/us/default.aspx)]Microsoft Surface. [/link]
| O-T Lounge|| ET3 transport - 6500 km/hour, New York to China in 2 hours, NY to LA in 45 min - Polar Bear on 6/18/12 at 9:13 am|
[quote]he BBC reports, however, that the newest vactrains could travel to speeds of up to 2,500 mph. In comparison, today’s high-speed rails tend to travel at just under 200 mph. All it takes is the combination of technology wit...
| Tiger Rant|| North Texas comes into Tiger Stadium on September 1st and beats us. - Polar Bear on 6/11/12 at 4:27 pm|
Huge underdog. Surely, they would have earned our respect, no? How many of our "classy" fans would head down to the southeast endzone to clap, cheer, and celebrate with their band and fans?
Or do we selectively and arbitrarily apply the "class and sportsmanship" act exclusively to baseball?...
| Help Board|| Site Enhancement - Floating menus - Polar Bear on 6/6/12 at 5:42 pm|
I think it would be really helpful if the left handed column on TD was a "floating" meanu. This means that as you scroll down the page in a thread, the left hand column containing the various boards stays at the top on the page, requiring the user to scroll back to the top (or clicking on the "back ...
| Help Board|| The new aesthetic design needs to be applied to TD.com... - Polar Bear on 6/6/12 at 4:01 pm|
This site now looks comparatively outmoded. ...
| O-T Lounge|| The Regions Bank at Seigen/Perkins was just robbed... - Polar Bear on 4/30/12 at 10:28 am|
...by a white guy wearing a red wig.
Just drove by and saw WBRZ camped out front, along with about a dozen police cars. The building was encompassed with yellow tape.
| O-T Lounge|| Android Market, other Google services syncretized under the "Play" platform - Polar Bear on 3/6/12 at 12:35 pm|
[link=(https://play.google.com/about/)]Google Play. [/link]
[link=(http://www.engadget.com/2012/03/06/google-play-replaces-android-market/#comments)]Phones running Android 2.2+ should receive an update in the next few days. [/link]
I can't say I'm a fan of the new appellation. ...