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3:10 to YUMA DVD Is a Return to the “Old West”

3:10 to YumaIn case you didn’t know, we sell DVD movies – some of the best ever made — on TigerDirect.com. And as our resident film buff (I know, everyone claims to be a film freak; we even have a guy here at Tiger who thinks that M. Night Shyamalan has earned the title of the best director alive, while I think he’s a One Trick Pony whose Sixth Sense remains the only truly exceptional film the Midnight Man’s made).

Now, James Mangold’s 3:10 to Yuma starring Russell Crowe and Christian Bale is a good, old-fashioned Western morality play that’s almost as good as the 1957 original (a minor classic adapted from an Elmore Leonard novella).

Thinking Cap… Gaming Helmet Reads Minds

epoch-gaming-headset.jpgSounds like something straight out of a Sci-Fi movie, but according to the London Times a $299 headset is due to hit the markets soon that will read facial expressions and simple thoughts to control gaming actions. Called the Epoc, the headset works by reading facial expressions and basic thoughts via non-invasive electroencephalography (EEG), then transferring them to a game character, otherwise known as an avatar.

Is Your Cell Phone at Risk for Viruses?

Just when you thought you’d gotten a leg up in the battle against viruses and hackers, news drifts in from the Mobile World Congress that while you may have suitably protected your PC, your cell phone may be under increasing risk. Don’t panic yet — according to a survey conducted by IT security firm, McAfee, […]

Camera phone or Cameraphone, either way, it’s the Samsung G800

samsung-g800-s127-1160-main.jpg“Camera phone. Is it spelled cameraphone or camera phone?” a colleague asked me a few minutes ago. “It’s camera phone”,I said. However, two-word meanings for a single concept tend to merge into a single word over time as it becomes nearly universal in its application. So, it’s just a matter of time before camera phone morphs into cameraphone. After all, who has a phone that doesn’t have a camera?

Ultra Aluminus ATX-Mid Tower Case Review

I encountered what I’d thought was an unsung hero today (until I read all the glowing reviews) — the Ultra Aluminus ATX Mid-Tower case with clear side, front USB, FireWire and Audio Ports.

I just happened to see one pass by on its way to the photo studio. I’d heard a certain buzz about this case, but it hadn’t built to anything that shouted at me. Wow, what a spiffy looking case (yeah, I’m dating myself (but who else would have me?).