Joke: Are Computers Male or Female?

This one is a classic and is bound to make you crack up. It's the age old question really - "If Computers had a gender, would they be male or female?". Here are some answers from the net, based on 'some' logic.

Five Reasons to Believe Computers Are Male: 

1. They have a lot of data but are still clueless.
2. A better models right around the corner.
3. They look attractive - until you take them home.
4. Big power surges knock them out for the rest of the night.
5. In order to get their attention, you have to turn them on.

Five Reasons to Believe Computers Are Female:
1. No one but their creator understands their internal logic.
2. Even the smallest mistakes are immediately committed to memory.
3. The native language used to communicate with other computers is incomprehensible to anyone else.
4. The message "bad command or file name" is about as informative as, "If you don't know what is wrong, then I'm not going to tell you."
5. As soon as you make a commitment to one, you find yourself spending half your paycheck on accessories for it.

What's your take? Drop your imaginative comments :) 

TAR XVF: Geek License Plate saga continues

Alright it seems we are back on the Geeky License Plate story roll. Fitch sends us this 'TAR XVF' license plate he spotted at E3 2006 in the parking garage.

Does someone have a GZIP -D? :P

Vista Transformation Pack: Transform Windows XP & Windows 2000 to Windows Vista for Free

Vista Transformation Pack Screenshots
 Here's a smart and geeky way to make Windows XP look like Windows Vista, without upgrading or purchasing Windows Vista - for free!


Aptly called the "Vista Transformation Pack", this piece of software will instantly transform Windows XP or a Windows 2000 installation to look and feel just like Windows Vista complete with the "aero" buttons, desktop wallpaper, Vista Dock and Sidebar  with Microsoft Gadgets, Windows Vista Welcome screen, Sound Scheme, new  Vista icons, Theme and Media Player skins and even a new Windows Vista bootscreen, which replaces the "Starting Windows XP' screen with Vista logo and message. > Read more

Banned XBOX Ad Video

Just something to keep your Sunday kicking. Watch and enjoy till it gets knocked off from YouTube;)

Super Mario Trivia: Have you noticed this?

Okay, we gotta admit none of us at Geek24 spotted this. Did you?

Super Mario clouds
 (the high res version is here. Via LisaeLama (hope we spelt that right) ;-)


Spud: A potato powered Web server

Every once in a while we hit something so geeky that it blows our heads, this time Spud blew our potatoes. Because, Spud is the name for the world's lowest power consuming web server that runs on raw potato power. That's right Spud uses potatoes for power, about 5-6 of them and serving around 0.2 hits/sec, which means it will not survive any kind of digg effect unless it uses toothpicks ;)
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