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​ Last time we saw the Wii U quick boot, it was just a simulated demonstration of how it would work. Now Nintendo's posted a real-time video in real-life glory (via Nintendaan), and the good news is that it's quicker than shown last time. Back in January, after selecting a recently played game and...

May 8th 2014 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Nintendo is looking to cut the time from booting the Wii U to playing a game by introducing a quick start menu, one of the things planned for a system update in the early summer. As CEO Satoru Iwata said in this week's corporate briefing, Nintendo believes it can halve the time between starting th...

January 30th 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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We don't mind eyeballing a few impossibly clean renders when we get wind of a new toy, but there's nothing like the real McCoy. Today's bones slipped out of a (now pulled) HDblog hands-on of the Acer Aspire 3951 Ultrabook, possibly leaked ahead of an IFA 2011 embargo. The genuine article looks near...

August 28th 2011 at 7:13pm 0 Comments
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NSFW warning: Video may be slightly NSFW (bikinis and shirtless guys). Drama Mamas Lisa Poisso and Robin Torres are experienced gamers and real-life mamas -- and just as we don't want our precious babies to be the ones kicking and wailing on the floor of checkout lane next to the candy, neither d...

July 30th 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Dodge the drama and become that player everyone wants in their group with the Drama Mamas. Lisa Poisso and Robin Torres are real-life mamas and experienced WoW players -- and just as we don't want our precious babies to be the ones kicking and wailing on the floor of checkout lane next to the can...

January 29th 2010 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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We've had some questions recently on Ask TUAW about boot options so I thought it would make for a good Mac 101. Obviously, Boot Camp has brought dual-booting to the fore on the Mac platform, but there are actually a variety of boot time options built into your Mac which allow you to interact with it...

January 11th 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments

The Mac Classic was an early 90's 'budget' Mac running System 6 (check out Low End Mac's history and profile of this model), and I've personally never seem one in action. Since pictures are worth only so many words, I thought I'd post a YouTube video I stumbled across of a Classic starting up. The...

September 3rd 2006 at 12:00pm 0 Comments