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Father And Son Arduino Flashlight Leash

What better way for a father and son to spend the Thanksgiving weekend together than to build a robot out of a tin can and an Arduino. As far as robots go, this little autonomous aluminum can seeks out light and moves in the direction of it. The creator cleverly refers to this as a “flashlight leash.” With an Arduino, ...

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The Robot Factory

I found this photo on Phillip Torrone’s Flickr page. Looks like he got a minute away from MAKE to check out some robots or something. Very cool.

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New MSI Wind Netbooks Are All About The Juice

Word of MSI’s latest line of Wind netbooks has surfaced. Attempting to beat out its netbook competitors in battery life, MSI has unveiled the Wind U110, U115 and U120. The U110 and U115 stress battery longevity,� with a 6-cell battery that comes standard, an upgraded Intel Atom processor that uses 20% less power and a hybrid storage device that also ...

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Apple Gets Simpsonized

Last night’s episode of The Simpsons featured a rather funny parody on Apple. The company, Mapple, produces Mypods, Myphones and Mycube. Lisa gets a Mypod and gets addicted to downloading. I won’t spoil the rest, just take five and check out the video. Yes, Steve Mobs makes an appearance. Link [via]

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Have A PS3? $30 DualShock 3 Controllers Today Only

If you own a Playstation 3, get your ass on over to Radioshack.com or a retail store. They’re offering $30 DualShock 3 controllers for all your gaming needs and since they normally retail at $55 a pop, you could most definitely buy up a few and sell them later. Either way, it’s a win-win situation for PS3 owners today. Sale ...

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Shock and Awe: CD Sales Down, Digital Sales Up

Get ready for some news that will blow your fucking mind. Ready? CD sales are down. I know! Down? How could this be? The execs at Atlantic Records feel the same way. Seems during Q4, Atlantic Records had 51% of all sales come from non-physical sources like iTunes sales and ringtones. The New York Times found it “shocking,” so what ...

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µTorrent Beta For Macs Is Available (With Some Kinks)

It seems like Mac users are always getting the shaft when it comes to specific software and games that are released for the PC. It’s a bummer, considering how excellent Macs are. Here at Gearfuse, we’re big about two things: Apple and going Platinum. Oh, torrenting too. As thanks for Thanksgiving day, µTorrent has released its BitTorrent client for Mac ...

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Black Friday Stampede

Black Friday is upon us and already the insane deals out there are making people act crazy. A worker at a Walmart in Long Island, NY was trampled to death after hundreds of people smashed through the entrance. A woman also miscarried after getting caught up in the ensuing rage. Says Walmart employee Jimmy Overby: “He was bum-rushed by 200 ...

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Acer Aspire One To Get Larger Display

Don’t you hate it when you buy something just to have it become old and outdated the moment it arrives at your door? That’s what happened with my Acer Aspire One netbook but I’m not too worried about it. You see, this kind of thing happens to me all the time. So much, in fact, that it doesn’t even bother ...

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Lock ‘Em Out With Text Messaging

If someone ever stole my car, I’d wish for a feature that would allow me to cause my car to blow up via text message. That’s kind of the idea behind Lenovo’s latest notebook feature: Lenovo Constant Secure Remote Disable Feature. Important data on your computer that you can’t have falling into the wrong hands? A porn library you can’t ...

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