Disney Buys LucasFilm – $4 Billion in Cash and Stocks

The Mouse grows once more. Not since the Marvel Comics and Disney merger has such a huge ripple run through the galaxy of nerds everywhere. It is if a million voices cried out in once and were suddenly snuffed out. Continue reading

Myst game fan makes replica of the book from Myst as a fully working PC case mod

Talk about dedication to a classic game series. Reddit user Riumplus, aka Mike Ando, a beta tester from Brisbane, Australia probably has made one of the coolest single purpose PC case mods out there for his love of the classic point and click puzzle game Myst. Mike took a Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, Volume LIV, Issue 312, December 1876 to May 1877 book, a 135 year old book and hollowed it out. And inside he put fully working touch screen with Intel Z530P Atom board capable of running Half-life 2 at 30fps  Continue reading

New Firmware update brings uncompressed HDMI output to Canon 5D Mark 3 DSLR

Canon EOS 5d Mark 3 will be getting a new firmware update. Soon the power of  uncompressed HDMI output support will be in the hands of Canon EOS 5d Mark III owners everywhere. Crap, now the DSLR nuttery begins anew. Well at least magic lantern firmware is in the works for it already too. This will be very good, but DSLR film nerds will have to wait till April 2013 for the firmware update.

Press release after the break.
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