Monthly Archives: April 2009

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3 Technologies To Keep The Somalian Pirates At Bay

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The pirates of Somalia have become such a menace that owners of the threatened ships are seeking out military grade, nonlethal deterrents to wards off future attacks. The Force 80 Water Cannon is a giant super soker on a serious dose of steroids.  It can blast out 1,400 gallons a...

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Nintendo DS Lite Cooking Bundle Is Tasty Looking

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Geek out all you want, but that still means you gotta eat.  Everyones gotta eat, right?  Nintendo has a new DS bundle on the market that includes a fancy case, lime green DS and ‘Personal Trainer: Cooking’.  Yup, DS not DSi, so if you wanna get this bundle you’re gonna...

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McLaren P11 Is Beauty And Brawn For Just Over $200k

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It’s not too often that I post about cars based purely on aesthetics, but the McLaren P11 is the exception.  Under the hood of this magnificent looking beast is a  Mercedes AMG-sourced 6.2-litre V8 engine that accomplishes 0-60 in under 4 seconds and a top speed of over 200mph.   Yet...

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Sony Announces Simpleton E-Series Walkman

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Sony has just introduced a new E-series Walkman MP3 player and based on appearance and lack of functionality it looks like it will remain in Japan.  Available in 3 sizes 2GB, 4GB, or 8GB and 10 different colors, the E-series also features an FM radio and interchangeable front panels and...

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Shuttle X50 Nettop Finally Hits US Shores

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We knew it was coming – more like we’ve been waiting – and finally the Shuttle X50 Nettop computer has arrived on both US and EU shores.  The 15.6-inch touchscreen computer will retail for $599 an include a 1.6GHz Intel Atom 330 processor, 1.3mp webcam, 4-in-1 media card reader, Windows...

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Demo Impression: Red Faction: Guerrilla (Xbox 360)

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Mercenaries on Mars.  Nuff said.  While the past Red Faction games have been 1st person shooters, Red Faction: Guerrilla has gone for the 3rd person approach.  So far so good.  The demo takes place in a small open world map with a ten minute time limit to capture a mining...