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James Bond Hiding License Plate

I blew through a couple of red lights with cameras when I first moved to LA, and I sure as hell could of used this guys playbook. It cost me over $700 in fines. A Queens New York truck driver jimmy rigged his license plate such...
 
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Cell Phones
 
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iPhone Best Buy Availability Date

Nothing too exciting, but everyone always likes the raggity circular images, not sure why. Anyway, Best Buy will start selling the iPhone 3G September 7th, as previously stated here. They're the first independent retailer to ca...
 
 
 
Laptops
 
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HP Selling Pavilion dv692 Laptop In Messenger Bag And No Box

Brill, just brill as the English would say. In one felt swoop, HP has eliminated 97% of the packing material and increased the the over all value of this laptop by packaging it in its very own messenger bag made from recycled m...
 

 
Cell Phones
 
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Sony Ericsson Releases SDK For Xperia Cell Phone

If you clocked the Xperia ad I posted a few days ago, then you know that the 'Panels' are a far cry from the iPhone's GUI - they just look cumbersome. Nonetheless, Sony Ericsson released a free software developers kit, or SDK, ...
 
 
 
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Philips Brings Light Therapy To The Computer Monitor

If you've lived in So Cal, Florida, or some southern region of the world, than you've probably never experienced seasonal depression.  Yup, it exists, and when I lived in Boston the days grew rapidly short from September on, an...
 
 
Sports
 
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Surf Board Meet The Gas Engine: Powerski

Got a little 'extreme' in you?   I'd think so if you're gonna ride the Powerski.  The surf board like device features an integrated 45hp engine at its rear, which apparently puts out almost 300lbs of thrust and has a top speed ...
 

 
 
Computers
 
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China Develops Intel Compatible Chip: The Godson-3

By: Albert S The Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Computing Technology (ICT) developed the Godson-3, a x86 "simulating" chip that is scalable (4 core version in 2009) and largely compatible with Intel-based applications...
 
 
Laptops
 

Hands On With Dell Inspiron Mini 9

Cnet, the behemoth review site that they are, got their mitts on the Dell Inspiron Mini 9 (the notebook that hasn't shipped yet and was officially announced yesterday). They likey, but noted the lack of function keys which is o...
 
 
 
Laptops
 
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Sony Recalls 73,000 Vaio TZ Laptops

Don't get your willy burned off!  Ok, that's a little extreme, but Sony has recalled 73,000 Vaio TZ laptops due to a malfunction in the computer's wiring located at the hinge of the device.  So far 15 people have reported an ov...
 

 
Cars
 
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Honda’s Newest Hybrid Looks Awfully Prius

Honda unleashed some pics of their newest hybrid today, the Honday Insight.  Does anyone else think this thing looks like a carbon copy of the Toyota Prius?  Expect the usual hybrid setup with a gas engine as the main power sou...
 
 
 
Blu-ray
 

LG BD3000 Netflix Blu-ray Player Price and Release Date

If you haven't invested in a Blu-ray player (like me) the time might be now. The LG BD3000 Blu-ray player with a Netflix Player built-in hits the street at the end of September or early October.  Price you ask?  $400. Course, i...
 
 
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Sony Announces $2,000 Blu-ray Player: BDP-S5000ES

Seriously, Sony needs to get into politics, because they spun the crap out of this Blu-ray player to try and justify its $2,000 price tag.  The press release contains so many superlatives it's making my head spin.  Perhaps I'm ...