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Watch My Wrist: A Netflix-like service for watches

Netflix became a national phenomenon when it launched its service as an online movie rental service. Now the same type of system is being created for wrist gadgets, otherwise known as watches. Watch My Wrist is essentially a designer watch rental service. If you want to get some ooh’s and ahh’s at parties or some fashion props from your friends, ...

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Hey, do I look like Miiself?

Elder gamer website IStillPlayGames.com has a cool gallery of photos of people standing next to their Wii Mii characters. There’s also a few children thrown in as well. Byproducts of the elder gamers, we guess. — Andrew Dobrow Link [via]

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Google spices up its blatant whiteness with optional decorative themes

Google’s personalized homepages just got a lot more personally customizable. A new option popped up on Google homepages today that allow users to select a theme to spruce up the minimalism. Among the choices are Beach, Bus Stop, City Scape, Sweet Dreams, Tea House, and Seasonal Scape. The Google themes mark the first time users have been enabled from Google ...

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Opera browser coming to Nintendo DS in June

Opera announced that the Nintendo DS will be the next gaming console to use its browser for console web surfing. Starting June 4, Opera will be available to all U.S. gamers. Opera has been available to Nintendo players in Japan and Europe since the tail end of 2006, with the beta version for the Wii available in the U.S. since ...

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Laugh of the Day: K-Fed starting his own search engine

We wish we could say we were joking about this, but it’s indeed serious. The shaved ex-husband of the newly shaved Britney Spears has announced his intentions on adding his name into the search engine arena. Among competitors are Google, Yahoo, and the lesser known Ask J-Lo. Yes, the J-Lo thing is a joke. In addition to worst rapper of ...

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EarthLink to reveal WiFi phone beta

As early as today, Accton Technology Corporation might release details of a beta test for the EarthLink WiFi phone. Beta testing taking place in Anaheim seems to have gone successfully, but the biggest test will come when the results are announced and the Earthlink phone is put to the test by the public. The Earthlink phone will allow you to ...

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The cute electronic slave for couchpotatoes

Okay this is nothing new really, we all have remote controllers at home, some of us are lucky enough to have a home network hooked up to all appliances so that you can control the microwave in your kitchen all the way from your neighbor’s house. Fuji Housing is showcasing this new household robot at their showrooms in Osaka. The ...

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Download: Zync plug-in, makes YouTube even more social

NousTube is a cool little plug-in for Yahoo! Messenger that allows you to watch YouTube movies with your friends as you converse through IM simultaneously. This is a nice alternative to sending your friend the URL and waiting for them to watch the movie. This is how YouTube SHOULD be as a social networking tool. You can even pause and ...

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Emergency button closes porn sites when mom comes in

The Japanese are ingenious, they’re bringing the simple technology from banks directly to your room. I’m sure you’ve seen under-table emergency buttons in banks, some are pressed with the fingers, and some with the foot. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to turn off all your embarrassing and personal pursuit on screen as soon as somebody pops up behind ...

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Google working on protecting your searches

Google is planning to integrate new privacy measures to protect information of their user’s search queries from linking to the person who made them. After the huge AOL search disaster, when millions of search queries were leaked, Google realizes that security measures have to be in place to allow users to search anonymously. Google believes they can vastly improve user ...

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