Bud’s Weekly Geek-out :: Microsoft buys Minecraft

In a first for Bud’s Weekly Geek-out . . . Microsoft has bought the game developer behind Minecraft for $2.5B. Good news? Bad news? Pixellated news? =) Bud Minecraft · the history · the sale

 

Bud’s Weekly Geek-out :: Scribble pen followup

In a first for Bud’s Weekly Geek-out . . . a followup on the Scribble sample-and-draw-any-colour pen featured in July. Seems that there’s more magic than there is reality in this product . . . =( Bud Peruse Drop Kicker, … Continue reading

 

Bud’s Weekly Geek-out :: OOLOO (human question answerer)

Today on Bud’s Weekly Geek-out . . . ever had a question too complex for Google to answer? OOLOO is a human-based search engine app. Ask it a question with your voice, and a human will answer it for you! … Continue reading

 

Bud’s Weekly Geek-out :: Valour smart cycle

Today on Bud’s Weekly Geek-out . . . the Canadian-made, Kickstarter-funded Valour smart cycle w/ Bluetooth, turn-by-turn GPS, car proximity detector, and plenty more. =) Bud Check out the Vanhawks Valour.

 

Bud’s Weekly Geek-out :: Facebook Messenger app

Today on Bud’s Weekly Geek-out . . . is the Facebook Messenger app going to secretly document your life and report back to the mother ship? webmeister Bud lays out the facts. =) Bud Download (or don’t download) the FB … Continue reading

 

Bud’s Weekly Geek-out :: Touch+ anywhere touchpad

Today on Bud’s Weekly Geek-out . . . wanna use your desk as a touchpad? Your keyboard? The AIR? Now, you can, with a neat little doohickey called Touch+. =) Bud Get more information at ractiv.com

 

Bud’s Weekly Geek-out :: contraband drone crashes outside prison

Today on Bud’s Weekly Geek-out . . . a drone carrying phones, tobacco, and marijuana was found outside the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, SC. WHERE COULD IT HAVE BEEN HEADED??!? =) Bud Here’s what someone did with their drone during … Continue reading

 

Bud’s Weekly Geek-out :: I Know Where Your Cat Lives

Today on Bud’s Weekly Geek-out . . . an amusing little website called IKnowWhereYourCatLives.com which uses geolocation metadata on publicly-posted photos of cats to place them on a map. Not sinister at all, right? =) Bud Visit http://www.IKnowWhereYourCatLives.com/. Check out … Continue reading

 

Bud’s Weekly Geek-out :: Star Wars is for girls, too

Today on Bud’s Weekly Geek-out . . . the cool story of the costumed folks who stood behind a young girl when she was bullied for her love of Star Wars.=) Bud Read Katie’s story here. Then, read about Allison.

 

Bud’s Weekly Geek-out :: a pen which draws ANY colour

Today on Bud’s Weekly Geek-out . . . a pen that can replicate any colour? YES. It’s called Scribble, and Bud explains its magic. =) Bud http://www.getscribblepen.com/