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Toys R Us Expanding Its Tech For The Holidays

It’s the holiday season and you know what that means: toys! That’s why Toys ?R? Us is expanding its tech side by adding Apple iPods and Asus Eee PC netbooks to its inventory. The iPods will be sold within specially designed ?iPod boutique? wall displays. iPod Shuffle,? Nano and Touch will all be available come next month, but for how ...

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Google Earth For Your iPhone

The Google team has long dreamed of the possibility of carrying the Earth around in its pocket. Now, Google Earth is official; the team’s dream has come true. With an iPhone or iPod touch, it’s no problem flying from Bermuda to the Bahamas or any other locale mentioned in the Beach Boys’ song, Kokomo. Whether this global imagery software will ...

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Marriage Proposal With A Chrono Trigger Hack

We all do some pretty dorky things in our time. Whether it be waiting two hours to get an autograph from William Shatner or cosplaying as one of your favorite Star Wars characters, dorkiness never escapes us. Hacking a video game to propose marriage is another feat that tops our list. A guy who goes by the handle TheRealPfhreak hacked ...

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Beer Bottle Buddhist Temple

Even Buddhist monks need time to kick back and enjoy a beer or two now and then. What better place to enjoy such leisure activities than a Buddhist temple comprised of beer bottles. Buddhist monks from Thailand’s Sisaket province collected a million bottles to build the Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew temple. It makes the drunk Eskimo’s pad look like ...

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Design Your Own Jimmy Hat

I’ve always wanted my face printed right on the end of my rubber love glove. Unfortunately, I’ll have to wait until that dream becomes reality. On the other hand, getting a hold of custom FDA approved, lubricated condoms with my face printed on the wrapper is a possible alternative. MyFace Condoms allow you to include your name, picture, a special ...

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Laptop That’s So Small It’s Practically Useless

It’s official – laptops can’t get any smaller. If they did, reading and typing on them would be an impossible task. I thought the Dell Inspiron Mini 9 was small, but the IMOVIO iKIT takes the cake. The cupcake, that is. This thing is unnecessarily too small. It’s dimensions are 95 x 65 x 15.5 mm and it weighs almost ...

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Full-flight Simulators For Rich Rookie Pilots

I know a lot of you out there are nuts about flying. It’s an expensive hobby, but someone’s got to do it. How else would I be able to get to Bangladesh? If you’re crazy about flying and I mean straight loony about it, then you won’t be afraid to learn how to fly all by yourself. Just kidding. No ...

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The Dell Netbook Saga: Part Deux

Early last month, Dell went and launched the highly-awaited Inspiron Mini 9, a small laptop with a 9-inch screen designed for browsing the net and doing things that netbooks do. Now Dell has announced the Inspiron Mini 12, a bigger, beefier version for those who need more power. Inside, you’ll find 1GB of RAM, 80GB of storage and even Linux ...

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The Ultimate DS Meetup

It seems like you can make a Guinness World Record out of any feat these days. Last year, 381 Australian kids set the Guinness World Record for simultaneous Nintendo DS playing. I wonder if there’s a Guinness World Record for most people standing around in Times Square with a thumb in their ass. Tomorrow, members of a UK DS fan ...

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Virtual Keyboard For Google’s Android Slated For Early ’09

One might think the Google G1 is lacking in the apps department, but that’s not true at all. It turns out that a virtual keyboard should be released sometime in Q1 of 2009 for Google’s Android. So, if for some reason the QWERTY keyboard on the G1 doesn’t do it for you, you can wait around for the virtual keyboard. ...

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