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Apple Testing Push Notification Service

June is almost upon us, folks. There could be a new Mac or a new iPhone and the iPhone 3.0 OS is about to drop. Exciting! Even more so is that Apple is now having developers test its push-notification service. The Associated Press news app is the first to use it and if you have an ADC account, you can ...

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Wolfram Alpha Launches Tonight

While I don’t see Wolfram Alpha becoming a total Google-killer, I can see it gaining a lot of ground in the coming weeks. The “computational search engine” launches tonight at 7pm PDT and will finally be available to the public after a brief webcast. Wolfram Alpha looks badass though, as you could totally use it to solve complex mathematical problems ...

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Look At This Hot Mess From 1990s

Oh boy. What a trainwreck. What a fanboy. What a character. Peep that sick Nintendo Fun Club t-shirt. And his DIY entertainment cabinet? Priceless. This dude is fucking serious about his Punch-Out! Link

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Woot Off!

Head over to Woot.com, right now. Why? Woot off. Lots of goods. Dirt cheap. Make it happen.

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TwittJr

Take one IBM PCjr, hook it up to the Internet, say a prayer and boom: you have yourself TwittJr. It displays three tweets on its 16-color display. The power of 4.77Mhz! Link

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Craiglist Ditching Erotic Services Section: There Goes Your Love Life

The day you’ve been dreading has finally arrived. Criagslist has announced that they will be removing the free-wheeling “erotic” services section of their site and will replace it with an “adult” section. Every post in the adult section will be hand moderated. Apparently taming the shrew just wasn’t enough. WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY?!!! Link

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It’s Official: The Amazon Kindle DX

After all that hype! 9.7-inches of fury with a $489 price tag. Get ready to witness Amazon’s blitzkrieg on the newspaper and textbook industries. Sporting 4GB of storage and native PDF support doesn’t hurt either. Did we mention EVDO? Oh yeah. Very nice. Look for the Kindle DX to drop this summer.

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Palm Eos: The Pre’s Older, Yet Unborn, Brother

With all this talk about the Palm Pre, it’s easy to see how one could get washed up in the hype surrounding it. But check this out: It’s called the Palm Eos and it’s due out sometime after the Pre. It will use that WebOS Palm has been raving about and features a full QWERTY keyboard. Rumor has it that ...

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Screenshots of New Amazon Kindle Leak

While I’m not one to feed the rumors, there’s just too much hype to ignore the upcoming large-screen Kindle from Amazon. Check out these pics of the upcoming “Kindle DX”. It supposedly will have a 9.7-inch display and is geared towards textbook use. I was thinking about the whole textbook strategy and it could really propel Amazon into the stratosphere. ...

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Rumor Me Not: Amazon Working On Large-Format Kindle

Man, today is all about the rumors floating around and I’m not liking it one bit. Know why? Rumors are all hype, little fact and always disappointing. Take for instance the latest one. The Internet is saying that Amazon is preparing a new Kindle with a large screen for newspapers that will drop this Wednesday. Pretty bold, right? Yeah, it’s ...

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