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November 2004

Netscape/IE Hybrid Browser

November 30, 2004 // 0 Comments

Netscape revealed the newest version of their web browser which runs on a user’s choice of 2 (count ’em) browser engines: The Gecko engine and the Microsoft IE [...]

EW Reviews SF

November 30, 2004 // 0 Comments

Noah Robischon of Entertainment Weekly serves up another batch of sf reviewlettes this month. THE BOY WHO WOULD LIVE FOREVER by Frederik Pohl Grade: B- Upshot: Returning to [...]

Review: EverQuest II

November 30, 2004 // 1 Comment

Gameplay: Storyline: Tech Spec: Overall: Pros: Awesome graphics; good game play (with exceptions, see below); plenty of questing; voice-overs; nice storylines. Cons: Only 4 [...]

POLL RESULTS: Series Interruptus

November 29, 2004 // 1 Comment

Here are the results of the latest SF Signal poll. QUESTION Have you ever continued reading a sf/f series even after reading a bad installment? RESULTS 79% (19 votes) – [...]

SciFi Comics

November 27, 2004 // 1 Comment

For those of you who may care, Mike Bullock at Broken Frontier takes a look at 3 new science fiction comics. They look quite interesting, I may have to pick up a copy of each [...]

Trilogies vs. Standalones

November 27, 2004 // 4 Comments

Adrienne Martini has some not-so-nice things to say about trilogies in her article Bad Things Come in Threes (Careful, the BookSlut name and logo may be considered not [...]

Does Anyone Watch Enterprise?

November 26, 2004 // 3 Comments

Just wondering. This article (via Sci Fi Ranter Girl) has Jolene Blalock trash talking Berman. A little TnA may not help ratings, but if Pete knew what T’Pol [...]

I Pity The Robot!

November 26, 2004 // 2 Comments

Check out these sweet A-Team robots. Sadly, they are one-offs and not available for sale. Too bad ’cause I really want a robot that will roll up to someone and say: [...]

Science Fiction Turkeys

November 25, 2004 // 6 Comments

This being Thanksgiving and all, I though it would be interesting to inquire about turkeys. Not the gobble-gobble kind…I’m referring to the definition meaning [...]

I See Your Schwartz is as Big as Mine

November 25, 2004 // 0 Comments

Big Dumb Object points to Engadget points to Red Ferret Journal points to Custom Phone’s $75 Universal remote control in the form of a light saber. Every time you press [...]

The future of computer gaming stores?

November 24, 2004 // 0 Comments

From /. via wirenh.com comes a very interesting story about a company called Holo-Deck Gaming that offers cyber-cafe style PC and console gaming on the internet with some [...]

Wake Up with Lord Vader

November 24, 2004 // 1 Comment

As part of Target’s ongoing celebrity tie-ins, they are offereing a wake-up call a celebrity of your choice. Of particualr interest to to Star Wars fanboys is the Darth [...]

POLL RESULTS: Award-Winning Books

November 22, 2004 // 2 Comments

Here are the results of the latest SF Signal poll. QUESTION Have you ever been unable to complete a Hugo or Nebula Award winning book because you disliked it so much? RESULTS [...]

BookCloseouts Gets a Facelift

November 19, 2004 // 3 Comments

Our favorite bargain bookstore, BookCloseouts, has finally redesigned their website. Improvements: Search refinement links; book pictures; nicer look and feel; [...]

From Around the Web

November 19, 2004 // 5 Comments

Some scattered bits floating around in the ether… Illegal copies of Battlestar Galactica, which is already airing in the UK, are being downloaded by folks in the US and [...]
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