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George W. Flush: Out With The Old, In With The New

You may never get a chance to meet George W. Bush, but the opportunity to urinate in his mouth is still on the table. OK, not so much his mouth but the mouth of a porcelain remake of the forty-third and current President of the United States is on display now at Clark Sorensen’s San Francisco studio in the mission ...

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AT&T Offers Free WiFi For iPhone Users (Again)

Earlier this year, AT&T was offering up free WiFi at Starbucks to iPhone users. Great deal and all, but AT&T eventually reneged on the deal and everyone cried foul. AT&T has decided to give it another go, offering free WiFi at AT&T hotspots to iPhone users. This includes Starbucks and if you were planning on spoofing Firefox to pretend it’s ...

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It’s Getting Cold, Bundle Up Your Camera Lens

Here’s an easy way to not only make your giant camera lens more portable but also mask it from unsuspecting wildlife. LensCoats are custom lens covers that are available for a wide variety of lenses and extenders. It offers protection from bumps, jars and nicks, while also providing a thermal barrier which protects your equipment from becoming frozen in ice. ...

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Philadelphia Phillies Win 2008 World Series

Although I now live in New York, I originally grew up with Ryan in South New Jersey, right outside of Philadelphia. This makes us huge Philadelphia Phillies fans (albeit I’m a Giants fan come football season) and after last night’s World Series game, we’re happy Philadelphia fans. The Philadelphia Phillies have finally broken the curse of William Penn and have ...

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Trying Out The New Xbox 360 Experience

I hope you’ve been preparing for the new Xbox experience because it’s going to change the way you play your 360. No doubt you’ve heard that Microsoft has completely revamped the dashboard, bringing with it a new design and avatars that give core players the casual feel of the Wii. Is this a good thing? It sure is according to ...

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Indie Devs Rejoice: Playstation 2 Is Open Platform In Europe

It might seem like the Playstation 2 is going the way of the dodo, but it’s not even close to burning out. That’s because Sony Europe’s developer relations manager George Bain announced that it’s no longer necessary for developers to submit upcoming titles to Sony for content approval. This makes the Playstation 2 officially an open platform, allowing indie developers ...

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Twitter Developer Cries That “Internet Is Broken”

The nerve of some people! Alex Payne, the lead API developer at Twitter, is claiming that the Internet is broken. He is then kind enough to point out its flaws and what he feels will happen because of the so-called “broken Internet.” I’ve got some words of advice for Alex: Fix your fucking APIs and your fucking service before you ...

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HP Unleashes New Netbook With Two Flavors

2008 has been the year for netbook madness. Ryan ordered an Acer, my friend John got an Eee PC and now HP is coming out with a new netbook that appears to be quite the offering. The Mini 1000 features a 1.6Ghz Intel Atom CPU, either a 8.9-inch or 10.2-inch display and up to 2GB of RAM. SSD is available ...

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Google’s G1 Phone At Walmart Come Wednesday

Tomorrow, you can be like Vince and get a hold of Google’s G1 phone. Walmart will start selling the G1 phone at a discounted price starting Wednesday. It plans to sell the phone for $148.88 in 550 different stores, competing with T-Mobile’s price tag of $179.99. But alas, with cellphones there is always a catch. Whether you’re a new customer ...

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Open Source “Game Boy” Made With An Arduino

Here’s an Arduino with a shitload of modules and shields attached to it. Blogger Matt sells these on his site, Liquidware.com, for $249.93. It comes with an Arduino, a MeCap Backpack, a TouchShield Stealth, an ExtenderShield and an InputShield. The TouchShield reads the position of the joystick, and outputs a little colored dot on the TouchShield screen. It’s essentially an ...

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