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Megaman Costume With Light-up Megabuster

You’re running out of time to come up with an original costume idea for Halloween. Luckily, Kevin at the Craineum’s blog is making a Megaman costume for his son and he’s letting everyone know how it’s done. He’s written up detailed instructions on making your own, for your own kid. Don’t got a kid? You’re not squeezing your ass into ...

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New Gateway Desktops For Gamer And Media Nuts

While Gateway has never been known for their power house rigs, gamers and media enthusiasts will surely be interested in its latest line of desktops, the Gateway FX6710-01 and LX6200-01. For the gamer, the FX6710-01 packs an Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400 CPU, ATI HD 4850 graphics, 6GB of RAM, 750GB HDD, DVD burner, memory card reader and Vista Premium ...

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Android Market Features Remote Kill Switch

Planning on designing a malicious app to install on all those G1 phones coming out? Think again. Google reserves the right to “remotely remove those applications from your device at its sole discretion.” Better watch your back! And your privacy! Link

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Gearfuse Puts The Port-O-Pong To The Test

Back in July, I briefly mentioned a beer pong raft that ruins the fundamental experience that is the game of beer pong. Well, the creators behind the Port-O-Pong weren’t too pleased about that, so they sent us one. Needless to say, my face lit up when it arrived at my doorstep. The advertisers claim it can be played “anywhere on ...

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Mother 3 English Patch Available At The End Of The Week

Nintendo screwed over a lot of Earthbound fans by not releasing its sequel, Mother 3, in the states. Despite all the persistence the Earthbound community has demonstrated by forming petitions and massively spamming Nintendo Of America‘s mail room, the folks at Nintendo feel that translating Mother 3 into English will not yield much profit in the states. So, a crew ...

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Esquire’s E-Ink Cover Turned Digital Clock

We found little purpose for the E-paper cover of Esquire magazine’s October 2008 issue. That’s not to say we didn’t like it. It’s stylish and way cooler than that “boobless” trick with a calculator. We just think it’s a little bulkier than it should be, considering it’s the cover of a magazine. Hack a Day’s Ian Lesnet took the Esquire ...

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Obama’s Hittin’ The Digital Streets Of Paradise City

Barack Obama is taking his campaign to the virtual space that is gaming in an attempt to appeal to gamers everywhere. The Obama campaign has purchased space in Madden NFL ’09 and nine other titles from Electronic Arts. Only ten states will be able to see the ads (once updated through Xbox’s Internet service): Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Indiana, Montana, North ...

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Internet-controled Halloween Lights

Ready to party like it’s 1998 again? Damn straight. Check out Alek Komarnitsky’s Halloween light expose above. Very nice and elaborate, no? Alek took the awesomeness one step further by rigging the electronics of his light show up with X10, which is a protocol used to control home automation systems and lights. If that didn’t sound good, what if I ...

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Macbooks On The Cheap

You’ve already heard all the news that’s sprouted from the latest Apple event. Vince briefly mentioned the new price for the old Macbooks – $999, making it Apple’s first notebook under $1,000. However, is this price cheap enough to pull consumers in? Many Windows notebooks are priced between $500 and $1,000 dollars, which leaves room for any upgrade deals you ...

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