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The myth of the unhackable Wii has long since been put to rest, but that hasn't stopped intrepid homebrew enthusiasts from coming up with new exploits. Case in point: LetterBomb. This particular Wii hack is a follow-up to BannerBomb, which was billed as a replacement for Twilight Hack -- all of w...

August 10th 2011 at 9:22pm 0 Comments
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Kids these days, they've got it made -- wouldn't you agree? While our tot-hood was filled with low-end luxuries like Etch A Sketch and Lite-Brite, our offspring are expanding their minds with things like the LED Illuminated Message Board. Much like a traditional dry erase board, those with the appr...

July 20th 2009 at 2:28am 0 Comments
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Okay, so you understand the concept of a scrolling LED belt buckle, correct? Good. Brando has taken the novelty found in the aforementioned waist adornment and shoved it into yet another zany USB-powered gizmo. The USB LED Message Board can store up to eight phrases and supports five scrolling mode...

July 19th 2008 at 8:08am 0 Comments
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Format fanboys (and girls), we sure hope you've taken the time to cool your apparently heated jets, because AVS Forum is putting its foot down from here on out. Just days after the site shut down the HD DVD / Blu-ray boards due to the zaniness that was ensuing, it has reopened the forums for new pos...

November 12th 2007 at 4:25pm 0 Comments
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Pop quiz time: You're a video game manufacturer with an insanely loyal fan base that has joined together to turn your official online forums into a vibrant, thriving Internet community. What do you do? Answer: If you're Nintendo, you shut down those forums and leave their future up in the air during...

September 17th 2007 at 10:48pm 0 Comments
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In this NSFW (for language) video short, CollegeHumor applies the message-board mechanics to a business setting for amusing results. Quality writing offsets the week-and-a-half age. (And we're sure you'll be inspired to tell us off in the comments after viewing.)Watch the video after the break, and...

August 28th 2007 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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No doubt we've heard quite a few calumnies come out of the mouths of high-ranking company officials before (yes, even those at Microsoft), but this one takes things to a different level entirely. Just days after Peter Moore abruptly abandoned ship and swam elsewhere, it seems that frustrations are g...

July 19th 2007 at 10:27am 0 Comments
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I laughed out loud when I first saw this. And I'm in the library! Whoops. While security escorts me out, enjoy this message board post. You'll feel a lot smarter afterwards.[Via PlayStation]

November 28th 2006 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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At Wired News, Lore Sjöberg complains about the complainers, dishing out amusing profiles of the MMORPG message-board posters. His eight personality sketches ruin the game for average players, sucking otherwise-satisfied gamers into the jaded world of the complainers. (Alas, we're all too famil...

November 15th 2006 at 9:20pm 0 Comments
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Upon setting up the Wii, our first goal was to establish Internet access and download a ton of VC games check out the WIiConnect 24 service. Problem is, Nintendo hasn't turned on their servers yet, so while our Wii can find an access point, it can't connect to Nintendo and download the update alread...

November 11th 2006 at 11:35am 0 Comments
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Upon setting up the Wii, our first goal was to establish Internet access and download a ton of VC games check out the WIiConnect 24 service. Problem is, Nintendo hasn't turned on their servers yet, so while our Wii can find an access point, it can't connect to Nintendo and download the update alread...

November 11th 2006 at 11:04am 0 Comments