Posts by: stevea

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E-Werk Turns Your Bike Into A Power Plant

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If you’ve ever wondered how you could do more to help save the planet with your morning bicycle commute, then look no more, o ecologically aware one; we’ve got the solution for you! It’s called the E-Werk, and it’s from Germany.  Those of you hearing Vince from ShamWow declare that...

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Lighthouse Solar’s Lightgauge Shows The Power Of The Sun

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If you’ve shelled out the several thousand dollars required these days to get a solar array installed at your house, then you know that it’s all about the light level that lets you figure out just how much power you’re generating.  But the old Mark One Eyeball isn’t exactly the...

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Microsoft Beats The Rap–Can Sell Microsoft Word…For Now

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I’m sure pretty much everyone saw this coming, but the courts have weighed in, and Microsoft Word can still be sold in stores.  The injunction preventing Microsoft from selling Word, following a lawsuit by a Canadian company over a method to process custom XML, has officially been stayed. However, the...

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CyberPower LAN Mini H20 PC–A Tiny Fluid Monster Box

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Now here’s a monster machine for you, folks–if you’re looking for a hot, sweet Mini LAN rig that is both so hot and so sweet that it requires water coolant, then the CyberPower LAN Mini H2O is exactly what you’ve got in mind. This beauty comes with your choice of...

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Boeing Advanced Tactical Laser Actually Hits A Target!

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Here we go into the twenty first century of warfare, folks, as the Airborne Boeing laser finally manages to hit a ground-based target for the first time ever! The Air Force only a few short hours ago announced that, back on August 30th, a C-130 mounting a Boeing ATL (Advanced...

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Samsung’s New X Series–Oneupsmanship

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You’ve got to hand it to the folks at Samsung.  Just yesterday, Sony pops up with its X series line of laptops.  Today, it’s Samsung’s turn to exhibit an X series line of laptops. If you were to say that Samsung’s playing a serious round of copycat with their X...

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Kindle 2 Now With…Linux?

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This is a development the folks at Amazon likely weren’t expecting. Seems that some enterprising soul out there, whom you might recognize when I tell you it’s Jesse Vincent, managed to get his recently-released Kindle 2 ebook from Amazon to run Ubuntu 9.04. He apparently did it for no other...

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Sony Playstation 3….D?

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Now THIS could shake some stuff up, no mistake. Okay, so everyone pretty much knows by now that Sony’s dead last in the console wars, right?  The Xbox 360 has games that the PS3 will never see in a million years and the Wii is so singularly outrageous that anything...