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NC300B

Win a Pair Able Planet NC300B Active Noise Canceling Headphones from Gadget Review (contest)

Gadget Review and Able Planet are giving away a pair of NC300B True Fidelity Around-the-Ear Active Noise Canceling Headphones (value: $100) to one lucky winner! The Able Planet NC300B offer around the ear active noise canceling...
 
Computers
 
Even this late-1990s Pentium, with a screaming 256 megabytes of RAM, enjoys a second life playing music.
Even this late-1990s Pentium, with a screaming 256 megabytes of RAM, enjoys a second life playing music.
Even this late-1990s Pentium, with a screaming 256 megabytes of RAM, enjoys a second life playing music.

How to Turn an Old Computer into the Mother of all Jukeboxes (how to)

If you have an old computer gathering dust in a closet, it might make a good boat anchor. Or you might put it to work, making it into a random-play jukebox. But never mind the tinny computer speakers; instead hook it up to your...
 
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PS3 Linux
PS3 Linux

PS3 3.21 Firmware Update Warrants A Class Action Lawsuit, Sony Says No

A couple weeks back, I wrote about the PS3 3.21 firmware update that removed the option to install Linux on the original "fat" PS3. Well, it seems some people were royally pissed about it, enough to demand refunds and threaten ...

 
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Kindle 2 Now With…Linux?

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 f...
 
Computers
 
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shivaplug
shivaplug

SheevaPlug: A Computer Stuffed Inside A Plug

Believe it or not, packed inside this plug is a tiny 1.2Ghz computer.  Called the Marvell SheevePlug, it's designed to act as a low powered server running a flavor of Linux, you know for email and stuff.  Other features include...
 
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Shuttle K-4500-N Linux Desktop Box – $208 Shipped

Newegg has the unusual Shuttle K-4500-N Linux Desktop Box.  It's $200 - $5 instant savings + $13 S&H = $208 Shipped! Features: 2Ghz Intel Celeron 440 processor + Linux OS 512MB of RAM + 80GB hard drive Buy it: Shuttle K-450...