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Nintendo Ponders Releasing 3G Kindle-esque DS

Nintendo’s president Satoru Iwata says that the company is debating whether or not a future model of the DS will take a book from Amazon’s book marketplace device, the Kindle, and offer digital downloads over the mobile 3G network. With this business model, Nintedo DS users wouldn’t be required to pay a monthly fee for 3G access, but would pay ...

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Twitter “Follow Me” Tattoo Socks

It’s understandable that some of you are hesitant to get something as permanent as a tattoo. Especially with a fad site like Twitter. Who knows how long the novelty will last? A massive “follow me” tattoo isn’t for everyone. These “Follow Me” Tattoo Socks give you that temporary ink look, just in case you’re not ready to take the leap ...

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Google Playing Around With the Idea of Button-less Search

We’ve yet to see this live ourselves, but people across Twitter and the blogosphere are commenting about a button-less Google search home page which has been popping up sporadically across the web, notably for Windows users using Firefox. Apparently, instead of the usual “Google Search” and “I’m Feeling Lucky” buttons, there simply reads a message: “Press enter to search.” According ...

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Facebook to “Memorialize” Profiles of the Dead

This is just a bit creepy, no? Facebook will keep the page of a deceased user active as long as the family wishes to memorialize the deceased. These memorial pages will be different from normal profiles. All contact information will be removed and people will be barred from logging into the account. The only users who will be able to ...

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Coming Soon to Google Wave: Applications

According to sources Google Wave will almost certainly have an application marketplace, where users will be able to purchase third-party applications for the new communication tool. Google Senior Staff Engineer and Wave co-developer Lars Rasmussen has said that he would be very surprised if the applications model was not followed by Google. Google might be making the jump into the ...

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CantYouSeeImBusy.com: Play Games and Look Busy At the Same Time

It’s hard to look productive when Solitaire is clealry your top window. Your boss might think your slacking, but… hell, let’s be honest… you are slacking. But there’s a way to avoid slacker persecution! CantYouSeeImBusy.com disguises your gaming as work, making you appear as if you’re extremely consumed in your work… EXTREMELY!!! Even if you’re just playing a game such ...

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Much Ado About Nothing: Google Music to Be a Music Search Engine

So, yeah, that big music service we were talking about earlier that Google was supposed to be launching? Turns out the truth of the the matter is slightly more anticlimactic than we had hoped. As it turns out, the Google Music service is actually going to be the One Box search engine, a search engine that will blend results from ...

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Coming Soon: New Google Music Service

While Spotify has taken the rest of the free world by storm, the U.S. remains without a solution for legally downloading or streaming music. According to several sources, Google is planning on launching a U.S.-bound music service, which might or might not be called Google Audio and might or might not be for downloading or streaming tunes or possibly both. ...

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Twitter Jewelry Increases Your Social NetWorth

Are you one of the millions which have caught Twitter-mania? WhatsWear has launched their Survival of the Hippest line of jewelry which allows you to create a piece of customizable socialwear featuring your Twitter username or favorite hashtag. With your choice of necklace, bracelet, keychain or ring in white gold, yellow gold or sterling silver; with diamonds or without, the ...

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