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This Video Reveals The Origin Scenes Of The Internet's Most Famous Memes

Video: Memes are so damn clever at capturing emotion and feeling that they’re pretty much the clearest way to communicate on the Internet. Need to explain your disappointment in something? Throw up that facepalm. And though most pop culture junkies can figure out where most memes and image macros come from, this video shows the exact source and scene of the movie where some of the Internet’s most famous memes came from. It’s like seeing the Internet come to life.


10 Big Gaming Laptops That Get Stuff Done

So your parents, boss or school have said they’ll help you pay for a new laptop to kick off the year. Lucky you! If you’re a PC gamer, these powerful desktop replacements — many with vibrant 17-inch HD screens — will not only keep you on task, but also let you get your Steam on. Take a look…


Can Aussies Get A SimCity Refund?

If you haven’t been following EA’s launch of the latest SimCity game, all you really need to know is that it has turned into a momumental fail of a launch. One of the worst in years. Mostly it’s down to the always-on DRM, botched game recovery and the massive server queues. Under Australian Consumer Law, if a product is faulty you can get a refund with the manufacturer. EA has a strange policy that says you can’t get refunds for digital copies of games obtained from its Origin service, but that all seems a little fishy. Mark over at Kotaku has done some digging about whether you can actually get a refund, and it’s well-worth a read if you’re a disgruntled Mayor. [Kotaku]


Origin's EON17-SLX Laptop Packs A Powerful Punch With Dual GPUs

If, for some reason, you need a laptop that can go toe-to-toe with the desktop big boys and handle games that aren’t even out yet, Origin’s new EON17-SLX might be the absurd fit for you.


Under The Hood: The Best $1500 Gaming PC

Ah, Winter. The temperature drops and Australians instantly retreat indoors to the warm embrace of a cuppa and their slippers. You know what that means? It’s the perfect time to play video games.


Origin EON17-X May Be The Most Insane Laptop You Can Buy Right Now

I thought I’d given up being impressed by laptop specs. But then the Origin EON17-Z happened. You could probably run entire robot armies using this thing.


Origin's Insane New Gaming Laptops Are As Fast As They Are Pretty

Origin’s been one of the craziest overclocking outfits around for a while now, but its laptops haven’t been really, let’s say, aesthetically pleasing. Its latest rigs got the Ricky Lake makeover treatment, though, but not at the cost of raw arse-kicking power: they still clock in at a ridiculous 4.5GHz.


Origin EON17-S Overclocked Up To 4.5GHz With Turbo Boost

On the hunt for a slick and streamlined monster machine of a laptop? Consider Origin’s EON17-S gaming notebook. If its 17.3-inch 1920 x 1080 display, 2GB Nvidia GTX 485M GPU and 32GB dual-channel RAM doesn’t grab you, maybe its second generation Sandy Bridge Intel Core i5/i7 processors will.


The Ultimate 3D Laptop Review Showdown

New 3D laptops and have begun arriving en masse. Are they ready to slay their 2D counterparts?


Say Goodbye To Your Savings Account – Origin Big O Available Down Under

The Origin Big O was one of those products we just never expected to make it to Australia. Fortunately, in this case we’re happy to be wrong. Now all we need is a spare $23 grand.