Xbox One Is Basically Going to Be HAL 9000

Freaked out about the "always on" Xbox One creeping on your life? You probably shouldn't be. But if you're one of those people who's afraid of connecting your Xbox to the Internet, love playing old and used games, and hate having a Kinect, this is basically your worst Xbox One nightmare: it's HAL 9000. Read More >>

Create Your Own HAL 9000 For Under £70

Have you always wanted a computer overlord to watch your every move? To trap you outside the airlock, or attempt to kill you in your sleep? Well, now you can build your own. It even looks the part too. Read More >>

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Watch Siri Turn Into a Home Automation Master With the Help Of Raspberry Pi

With home automation being all the rage these days, it was only a matter of time before Siri got her little, occasionally judgmental claws into the action. All it took was YouTube user Elvis Impersonator, a Raspberry Pi, and enough trust in Siri's goodness to believe she won't devolve into a Hal 9000 wannabe. Read More >>

Dear IBM, Your Computer's Psychotic—Just Letting You Know

Two years before Stanley Kubrick released 2001: A Space Odyssey, he was starting to worry that IBM would get a little mad when HAL 9000, the computer they helped design, came off, well, psychotic. Read More >>

ThinkGeek's IRIS 9000: The Best Reason Yet to Buy an iPhone 4S

Sure, Siri is cool. It can make appointments, send emails, and knit you sweaters (unverified), but you have to talk into your hand. That's no fun. And where's the big, red, evil eye? There's got to be a better way! Read More >>


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