Doug Aamoth

Aamoth handles tech-related news, reviews, how-to's and videos as an editor at TIME. He lives in Boston and has spent around 20 years in the tech industry.

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AMD Fusion Platform Combines CPU and GPU

AMD is getting ready to put its 2006 acquisition of graphics company ATI to good use with the 2011 launch of what it’s calling the Fusion APU. The Fusion APU (accelerated processing unit) combines both the CPU (central processing unit) and the GPU (graphics processing unit) together onto a single silicon die. The end result will be …

Cryptids: Human-Animal Hybrids

Splice, a movie centered around the subject of a half-human, half-animal hybrid creature, hits theaters this Friday and looks like it has the potential to be uncomfortably terrifying. Let’s ease into things with a look at some famous human-animal hybrids from the ancient past, shall we?


Half-lion and half-human,

Mario Kart RC Cars Let You Virtually Shoot Other Players

Hot damn. This remote control Mario Kart set not only lets you race your favorite characters around on your kitchen floor, but the controllers feature built-in virtual projectiles and power-ups in the form of shells, banana peels, mushrooms, stars, and more.

The karts apparently have built-in sensors, so when you get hit from …

Computex: Windows 7 and Android Tablets from MSI, Asus

The future-splosion known as Computex is underway in Taipai, Taiwan this week and in the interest of not inundating Techland with post after post about every single tablet, netbook, and other bits of technological wonderment, I thought I’d include everything in a daily roundup for those of you interested in this kind of stuff. …

Paycheck Friday: Purchasing Suggestions For Your Perusal

It’s Friday! Maybe you just got paid. You could use that money for boring stuff like bills, rent, and food, or you could act like a wonderfully impulsive consumer and spend it on any number of products. Here are some ideas to get you started based on your taxable income bracket.

10% ($0 to $8,375)

You find yourself in a tough …

iPhone, Meet Universal Remote

Touchscreen universal remotes can cost hundreds of dollars, but you can turn your hundreds-of-dollars iPhone or iPod Touch into a fancy touchscreen universal remote for an additional $70.

ThinkGeek is now selling the new(ish) i-Got-Control iPhone Universal Remote. It consists of an IR adapter that plugs into the dock port on the …

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