Posts by: stevea

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Print Your Own iPhone Skin With The iaPeel

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Okay, admittedly, sometimes you really want just the right skin for your iPhone or iPod.  Your skin says a lot about who you are, how you feel about stuff, and junk.  And of course, you definitely want the coolest one you can find.  And maybe you can’t find a skin...

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Daylight Savers Help Thrown Off Schedules

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All right, road warriors, pay attention–because this is some really awesome news, especially if you have to do a lot of time-zone hopping in the course of your travels.  This is also awesome for anyone with a hugely variable schedule that requires you to work, and sleep, at different times...

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Jailbroken iPhones Taken Hostage By Dutch Hacker

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So a strange development took place on Sunday–a Dutch hacker is currently holding what amounts to several jailbreaked Apple iPhones. Just in case you’re wondering about the terminology here, a jailbroken phone is basically a hacked iPhone that allows you to install software from other sources besides Apple’s App Store. ...

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The HoverDrone: World’s Smallest Remote Controlled Flying Toy

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Got twenty bucks?  Easily entertained?  Then what I’ve got for you will quite literally blow your mind wide open. It’s called the HoverDrone, and it’s a little toy hovercraft that actually hovers. It’s not that much bigger around than a silver dollar, and it floats by generating its own cushion...

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RC Driver Tissue Box Drives Tissues To You

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Now this is actually a really fun idea–you know how, when you were a kid, you probably used to imagine various household objects as race cars?  Well, now you can do it for real with the RC Driver Tissue Box. This isn’t just a fun idea, either.  It’s also highly...

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Casmobot Lawnmower Controlled With A Wiimote (video)

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It’s always pretty interesting to see other things besides the Wii get controlled via Wiimote.  Some have hooked it to Airsoft guns or what have you, but today I’ve dug up a little something interesting. Thanks to the Casmobot lawn mower, developed by scientists at the University of Southern Denmark,...

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A Graphic Lesson About Home iPhone Repair

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Consider this a cautionary tale against trying to fix your iPod or your iPhone yourself.  Recently, a guy over in Sussex (like the European Sussex) tried fixing it.  And he’d checked online, and discovered that the repair process was not what you’d call difficult.  So he started in, and got...

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Creative Labs Going Into E-Reader Market

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And there’s yet another competitor throwing its hat into the steadily crowding e-reader arena (we get any more hats in there and we could open up a millenery shop!), but it’s not exactly from a source you’d expect. Creative Labs is taking a run at the market, with a unit...

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Wii Sales Fall Through Floor, No Longer Driving Company

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Remember just a year ago, when Wiis were almost impossible to find in stores and you could make a pretty fair chunk of cash by selling one of these hot little properties on eBay?  Well, a year makes a pretty huge difference, and now, there’s a Wii in most every...

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Sony’s PlayTV Finally Washes Up In Australia

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Later this month marks the release of the Sony PlayTV, a Tivo-esque HDTV recorder that hooks to your PS3 and records television to the PS3’s hard drive.  They’ll be asking $169.95, at least in Australia, and can actually be used to record TV while the Playstation is actually playing games...