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A Sad Day for Pirates: The Pirate Bay Found Guilty

🙁 See that? That’s not a smile. Four members of the popular Bit Torrent site The Pirate Bay were convicted in a court of assisting in “making copyright content available.” Found guilty, they’ll now spend up to a year in prison for their crimes and must pay $3.6 million in fines to various companies. TorrentFreak has the whole scoop but ...

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Livio Radio Brings Pandora Into The Living Room

Pandora is a fantastic online radio service. While I prefer Last.fm at times because they know me better, Pandora is great whenever you want to listen to similar tunes for awhile. Unfortunately, it’s web-based so if you don’t have a laptop or PC in your living room, you’re kind of out of luck. That was, until the Livio Radio came ...

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Tweet My Ass DIY: How To Make Your Office Chair Use Twitter

A few days ago, an ingenious Twitter account mysteriously appeared online. The owner of Twitter profile OfficeChair engineered a rig which allowed his office chair to send a tweet to Twitter everytime he passes gas while sitting in the chair. And boy, does he pass gas plenty. But how did he do this and how could you do it yourself? ...

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Time Warner Cable Doesn’t Care About Net Neutrality

We’re fed up. The cable companies have subjected us to non-stop bullshit over the past 5 to 10 years, depending on your provider. Comcast, RCN, COX, Time Warner and all the others are constantly raising our fees, not offering enough channels in HD and this time around, trying to cap our Internet bandwidth. Time Warner Cable (TWC) has been experimenting ...

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ZuneHD Pictures Surface

You like that? Two Microsoft products in one title. Boo yah! Here are some new pictures that are supposedly of the ZuneHD. While they are plausible, the quality is such shit that I can’t help but think they’ve been Photoshopped. Here’s the “rumored details” or whatever bullshit you want say will come with this unconfirmed device: The ZuneHD will have ...

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Scientists Say Twitter Can Cause Some Major Issues

New scientific findings have discovered that the rapid-fire rate of information and social interaction on Twitter can cause all of you mere mortals some serious issues. As a Jew-Bot T1100, I’m at no risk here, though you, as a human, are apparently at risk of a numbed sense of morality and indifference to human suffering, classic symptoms of a sociopath. ...

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Rumor of the Year: Netflix Coming to PS3, Wii

For a small fee each month, you can get Netflix to not only send DVDs to your house, but you can also stream thousands of movies via its online movie service. The Xbox 360 currently supports this feature, which no doubt pisses off most Playstation 3 owners like myself. But now, there’s a glimmer of hope. According to the Netflix ...

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The $799 iPhone 3G

Want the benefits of an unlocked iPhone without having to potentially brick the device using illegal software circumvention? Join the crowd. Lucky for you iPhone enthusiasts, Buy.com is now offering a 16GB iPhone 3G that is completely backed by Apple and isn’t locked to a specific carrier. How did Buy.com get this deal to happen? What about AT&T? These are ...

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Conficker Worm Hits University

The University of Utah has quite the headache right now. You see, that annoying April 1st worm known affectionately as “Conficker” has infected over 700 computers at U of U. The worst part is that the virus has infiltrated the school’s medical computers and thus, can steal patient’s medical data. This is a huge issue for privacy advocates, IT security ...

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