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  • April 26, 2011
    So tomorrow (April 27th) will mark one week since the Playstation Network was brought down after an attack on the system last Wednesday, April 20th. Sony reports the network will remain down indefinitely as they rebuild the system from scratch (and dent). In more important ne... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2010
    Mount Everest, which I have climbed many times in the past (several times carrying an injured Yeti to their sacred temple), now has a 3G network for climbers to use when they're not freezing their balls/vaginas off. [Nepalese network provider] Ncell claims to have a base stati... / Continue →
  • September 7, 2010
    Simple, just change the name of your network! Oooor post fliers. Or -- OR -- hire a couple male strippers dressed as policemen to show up and run some of that yellow 'CRIME SCENE' tape around the premises because they heard there was going to be "an epic-ass party Saturday ni... / Continue →
  • March 3, 2010
    Topeka, Kansas, best known for renaming itself Google this week in a bid to be Google's fiber optic network test market, renamed itself Google this week in a bid to be Google's fiber optic test market. In a formal proclamation Monday, [Mayor Bill] Bunten announced his city w... / Continue →
  • March 1, 2010
    In an attempt to convince consumers to always upgrade when they release an updated version of a product, Sony sneakily worked some malicious code into old-style PS3's, rendering them bunk. Thanks a lot, jerks. Kidding, that's not what happened, please don't sue me. But it to... / Continue →
  • September 16, 2009
    You gotta love it when your mom publicly congratulates you on Facebook for breaking your spell of sexlessness. Isn't that right, mom? *high-five* But seriously, knock next time. Also, this sock needs washing. Hit the jump for three more Facebook faux pas.... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2009
    This is 41-year old idiot moron Tracy T-something trying to send lover Michael a Facebook message expressing how much she loved him recently railing her but instead posting the note ON HER OWN WALL (admit it, we've been there). Wow, Tracy, what are you doing with this Michael ... / Continue →
  • August 11, 2009
    We already saw one jackass nearly lose his job over his Facebook status, and here comes a chick that actually managed to go all the way. Congratulations -- you're an idiot moron! This is exactly why you can't be social networking friends with your coworkers. Am I right? The... / Continue →
  • June 3, 2009
    We've already featured some fake celebrity Facebook pages on Geekologie, so why not the president's? Yes, why not the president's? That's something I ask my self everyday just once a few minutes ago. Also, if you haven't already joined the Geekologie page on Facebook, you ar... / Continue →
  • April 7, 2009
    Is 140 characters too many for you? Feel intimidated by all that space? Then check out Flutter, the latest in social blogging sites. Flutter promises to take Twitter's microblogging to the next level: nanoblogging -- with a limit of 26 characters per post, or "flap". Obviou... / Continue →
  • April 5, 2009
    For fun on April 1st, PC World Magazine made a bunch of fake Facebook pages for celebrities (we've already seen God's), including, and pretty much limited to: Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Elvis, Andy Warhol, Satan, Rush Limbaugh, Hillary Clinton, Dr. Manhattan and William Shakespear... / Continue →
  • January 9, 2009
    Burger King has developed a Facebook application called Whopper Sacrifice that rewards users for deleting friends. You just delete 10 friends from Facebook, and TA-DA -- a coupon for a free Whopper. Unfortunately, the deal only works once per Facebook account and makes you lo... / Continue →
  • September 15, 2008
    Last week a group of hackers busted all up in the Large Hadron Collider's network and did stuff. Okay, so they didn't really do anything. That we know about. Calling themselves the Greek Security Team, the interlopers mocked the IT used on the project, describing the techn... / Continue →
  • July 17, 2008
    Terry Childs, 43, is acting like one and refuses to give up the password he created that is effectively blocking all access to San Francisco's new multimillion-dollar network. Why did he do it? Possibly because he was on the verge of canning. Childs has worked for the city f... / Continue →
  • December 28, 2007
    Password Panties are underwear that have a little password screen on the front of them. They were being sold on Etsy, but I'm pretty sure you could get creative with Photoshop and some iron-ons and make your own. Now I hate to brag about my skills in the realm of password hac... / Continue →