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Tweets On The Real

Designer Marc Owens came up with a machine that prints out little sheets of paper with a date-stamp and time-stamp. Write in your own message, slap it on a street sign and boom: instant tweet. It’s like Twitter for people without friends. Something like that. Link

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Activision Considers Monthly Subscription Service For Guitar Hero

That’s right, you read correctly: Activision is considering a subscription service to deliver monthly releases of fresh songs for Guitar Hero players. Activision Publishing CEO Mike Griffith explained: Looking even further out, we’re exploring new models, like an annual pass subscription where players can subscribe and get a certain number of songs downloadable each month. As of now, no specific ...

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Cucku: Social Backup

With the age of Bit Torrent upon us, computer users demand more storage than ever before. I myself am in dire need of a new 1TB hard disk to hold all the movies, applications and other garbage I download. However, I tend to have a problem with most external hard drives. They usually work fine for two years and then ...

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Viacom Has YouTube User Data “In Site”

Poor, poor YouTube. The courtrooms just can’t get enough of ya’! According to Wired’s Threat Level blog the judge in the Viacom/Google lawsuit has made a ruling which forces Google to turn over “every record of every video watched by YouTube users, including users’ names and IP addresses,” to Viacom. Although Google argued that turning over the data would invade ...

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Tons Of Hacking Books Available Online For Free

Fancy a PDF read on a new topic? Of course you do! Learning is essential to getting into a hacker mindset. How are you going to exploit a server’s vulnerabilities without knowing any Perl? Lucky for us, the team at HackNMod found some shady FTP site (with an HTML-based index) that features hundreds of scanned books in PDF form. You’ll ...

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Mucho Rumor: Google To Buy Valve?

I’m taking this rumor with the smallest possible grain of salt. After all, what business would Google have buying gaming company Valve? Sure, the Steam distribution platform is hot and Google would love to have said technology in it’s paws but what good is that going to do for the rest of Valve’s assets? I’m sure Portal and Half-Life aren’t ...

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World of Warcraft Terror Plots Uncovered?

Boing Boing Gadgets has an interesting write-up on how Blizzard’s World of Warcraft is being used as a tool for practicing terrorism on our home turf. In this case, a particular raid is modified to reflect an attack on the White House. [T]wo World of Warcraft players discuss a raid on the “White Keep” inside the “Stonetalon Mountains.” The major ...

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HBO Goodness Available On iTMS UK

Just because you don’t have HBO on your tube doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the premiere programming HBO has to offer like The Sopranos, Sex and the City, Entourage, Rome and The Wire. HBO and Apple are teaming up to offer HBO shows for download on the iTunes Music Store in the UK. Each individual episode ...

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Zune Users Get Free WiFi At McDonalds

I can sum this post up in a riddle. Everyone loves riddles, especially Joker. Here it goes: If McDonalds gives Zune users WiFi for a few years for free, does anyone care? Didn’t think so. Move it along, folks. Link

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