Desktop As a Cellphone Extension?
Since the problem seems to be one of coverage (i.e. his basement gets none) a better solution (that would allow him to keep the phone with him) would be to install a femtocell in his house so he can get coverage. Vodafone are launching them in the UK, people like IP Access (http://www.ipaccess.com/picocells/index.php) produce them.
EVO Linux Gaming Console Opens Pre-Orders
If you wanted a controller optimised for FPS games, you'd use a keyboard and a mouse.
Dell's First XPS System With AMD Phenom II Tested
You mean quad Crossfire. SLI is NVIDIA's tech. Interestingly, I own an MSI K9A2 Platinum, with a pair of 3870s and 8GB of RAM. Not got around to upgrading my CPU from the 9600 Black Edition that's currently in the socket though. Also, with the advent of 4GB memory modules it's theoretically possible to have 16GB on the board (not sure if anyone's tried this yet).
NASA Releases Video Tour of the ISS
All these worlds are yours except Europa. Attempt no landings there.
Scientists Achieve Mental Body-Swapping
Actually, I believe Shirow has categorically stated that Ghost in the Shell and Ghost in the Shell: Innocence are operating in a completely different timeline to the events in Stand Alone Complex.
Quite appropriately for a discussion on GitS, CAPTCHA is "identify".