Articles in the Computing Category

Back to School Laptop Buying?
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Posted in Apple, Apple Mac, Computing on 11 August 2012
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In case you’re wondering what college students are using … 🙂 Still mostly tax free at Amazon until September. Retina Display version only at Apple. Student/Educational pricing HERE. Tweet This Post

Amazon – Great Deal on a 32 GB SanDisk SD Memory Card
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Posted in Computing on 24 July 2012
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Nice deal if you need a 32GB SD memory card (free shipping). Tweet This Post

Unix Commands Scary: How Pixar Almost Deleted Toy Story 2
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Posted in Computing, Disney Pixar on 17 May 2012
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Of course, the nice thing about an almost tragedy at Pixar is we get an animatic-animated version of the story … And a more detailed text version here at Quora. Tweet This Post

Free Windows & Mac DVD Converter Software
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Posted in Computing on 22 November 2011
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Mac Version Link HERE. WIN PC Version Here. Key Features: Rip DVD to Most Popular Video/Audio Formats on Mac OS, like MP4, MOV, AVI, MPEG, FLV, H.264, etc. Transfer DVD to video format that playable on iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, HTC, Samsung, PSP, etc. Update Constantly to Rip the Latest Copy-Protected DVD, like Disney DVD […]

Cyberdyne Systems – Self Aware – Attack Mode April 21, 2011
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Posted in Computing on 21 April 2011
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Skynet was now implemented on April 19, 2011 and will begin its attack against humanity on April 21. Of course, how many realities and timelines are there now in Das Terminator (s) movies & TV series … 12 Other Sci-Fi Dates to Fear … via LA Times. Fortunately we dodged this already … HAL became […]

Amazon Prime – Now With Free Amazon On Demand Video Streaming
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Posted in Computing, Retail on 4 March 2011
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Amazon Prime is the $79 (per year) program where you get free 2-day shipping on EVERYTHING* and $3.99 per item for overnight shipping. If you order more than once or twice a month on Amazon, it’s great because there’s no minimum order – instead of having to accumulate $25 worth of stuff, you can buy […]

Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean Online Free To Play This Weekend
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Posted in Computing, Disney on 23 July 2010
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Metro passed along the news that there is free online play this weekend only with Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean online! Want to be like Jack Sparrow?  Why, not?  I signed up to play as Lightning McBeard but that was my screen name only apparently. I then had to choose a new handle from three […]

Cars Mater-National Video Game Cheat Codes
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Posted in CARS, Computing, Disney Pixar, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Video Games on 19 July 2010
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For all of you Mac OSX video game Cars race fans – now you can take on the Cars: Mater-National with a little old help from yer friends here at Take5!  That’s right, this fun game from THQ that came out a few years ago now has a few ‘assistance’ codes (ahem *cheat* *cough* *Chick […]

We’re Also Blogging at Acmeplex.com
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, Computing, Design, diecast, Film, Internet, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Media, Retail, Toys, TV on 8 February 2009
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Once upon a time TakeFiveADay.com (and TwoADay) actually posted about other topics besides Mattel Disney Pixar CARS (yea, hard to believe) but we have now cleaved the blog into two parts as we build our EMPIRE! So, be sure and check out our other blog at www.Acmeplex.com … where we will talk about the 11% […]

Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Licensing Surprise
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Posted in Advertising, CARS, collecting, Computing, diecast, Film, Internet, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Retail, Toys, TV on 16 January 2009
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Speaking of oddities … I can’t believe Disney hasn’t licensed CARS out for computer pointing devices (aka: mouse) … This is from a company called Car Mouse and yep that Camaro & Challenger is really a mouse … okay, Mater or Wingo probably wouldn’t make for a good mouse but Lightning? PERFECT … You mean […]