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November 2004

Netscape/IE Hybrid Browser

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 [...]

November 30, 2004 // 0 Comments

EW Reviews SF

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 [...]

November 30, 2004 // 0 Comments

Review: EverQuest II

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 [...]

November 30, 2004 // 1 Comment

POLL RESULTS: Series Interruptus

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) – [...]

November 29, 2004 // 1 Comment

SciFi Comics

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 [...]

November 27, 2004 // 1 Comment

Trilogies vs. Standalones

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 [...]

November 27, 2004 // 4 Comments

Does Anyone Watch Enterprise?

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 [...]

November 26, 2004 // 3 Comments

I Pity The Robot!

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: [...]

November 26, 2004 // 2 Comments

Science Fiction Turkeys

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 [...]

November 25, 2004 // 6 Comments

I See Your Schwartz is as Big as Mine

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 [...]

November 25, 2004 // 0 Comments

Half-Life 2 Pirates Busted

20,000 (!) online accounts suspended for unauthorized access. Wow. [via SciFi Wire] No related [...]

November 24, 2004 // 1 Comment

The future of computer gaming stores?

From /. via 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 [...]

November 24, 2004 // 0 Comments

Wake Up with Lord Vader

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 [...]

November 24, 2004 // 1 Comment

Is That a Lucas on Your Back?

I’m sure some people would find this T-Shirt interesting. [cough-cough…looks at JP] [Link via] No related [...]

November 22, 2004 // 5 Comments

POLL RESULTS: Award-Winning Books

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 [...]

November 22, 2004 // 2 Comments

BookCloseouts Gets a Facelift

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

November 19, 2004 // 3 Comments

From Around the Web

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 [...]

November 19, 2004 // 5 Comments

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