Where is the Network Utility in OS X Mavericks?

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In OS X the network utility has been a efficient and convenient way to perform basic tests on your network like ping , trace route, netstat, whois, finger, and port scan. The utility provides all of these tools with the benefit of having a nice graphical user interface to work with (GUI). The Network Utility has always been included with the installation of OS X and it still is with Mavericks, … [Continue reading]

Possible Northern Lights Show for Parts of US and Canada

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Early Thursday parts of Northern United States and much of Canada could possibly be in for a Northern Lights show (weather permitting). Joe Kunches, a Federal space weather forecaster said the sun had shot out a strong solar flare late on Tuesday and … [Continue reading]

Happy Holiday’s From GeekwithEnvy!


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3DS Gets Nintendo Network ID


Nintendo has just launched Nintendo Network ID through a new software update on the 3DS. This means that your 3DS will have an account system that's very similar to the Wii U. In fact, if you own a Wii U and a 3DS, you can now link both consoles to … [Continue reading]

Nintendo Officially Announces Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze


Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Get More: Comedy Central   Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze will be hitting store shelves in North America on February 21st 2014. The all new Donkey Kong makes it's HD debut with a new playable … [Continue reading]

Wars on Kinkade by Jeff Bennett

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Professional artist Jeff Bennett used Kinkade style paintings and added in a little Star Wars and named it "Wars on Kinkade". [Click image to enlarge] You can find out more about Jeff Bennett here. … [Continue reading]

Stunning Photo of a Meteor Flying Through the Aurora


This stunning photo was taken by Shannon Bilesk of Signature Exposures. The aurora was on and off all night, but at 11:10pm just as everyone else was packing up their camera gear, the green glow in the sky intensified. Bileski began snapping some … [Continue reading]

Captain Picard Singing “Let it Snow”


For most of the country it's pretty cold and gray this time of year and we could all use a little something to cheer us up, a holiday tune should do the trick. We don't want just any holiday tune though, we want something geeky right? So how about … [Continue reading]

Spellslingers an Awesome Magic The Gathering Showdown


Magic: The Gathering is my all time favorite trading card game, and I have watched many tournaments and other various shows related to MTG over the years, but Spellslingers is quickly becoming a my top watch. Spellslingers is a highly entertaining … [Continue reading]

PS4 outselling Xbox One in UK


In what has been a true battle of the "next-gen" consoles, Playstation 4 appears to be currently winning the race, at least in the UK according to VG247. The source MCV, states that the PS4 has sold about 250,000 units and has tallied up £87 … [Continue reading]

Amazon Prime Air Wants to Fly Things To Your House in 30 Min


In what could be one of the craziest and most brilliant ideas, Amazon has announced that they are working on a new delivery service called "Amazon Prime Air". The new delivery system uses a small unmanned aerial robot to fly packages you order from … [Continue reading]

Xbox One Suffers Disc Drive Issues, May Get Free Game

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Unfortunately, it happens all too often, early adopters run out and grab the latest and greatest, whether it's software or hardware, only to find that you're likely to run into issues sooner or later. The Xbox One is no different as some users have … [Continue reading]