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Rumor: Blackberry Storm 2 Due In September

Take this one with a grain of salt considering how away September is, but according to SlashGear, RIM is working on a new version of the Storm for Verizon. The touchscreen device will finally get WiFi in addition to fixes that will fix issues that plagued the original Storm. Obviously, Blackberry App World will be included but that’s about the ...

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The Web Trend Map

Sometimes our lives become controlled by what we do online. This rings true for many of you I’m sure and especially myself. You have Facebook with its constant addiction, Twitter, Tumblr, Wikipedia and Google. Thousands of services keep us connected, but have you ever wondered how they’re all interconnected? This Web Trend map from The Information Architects resembles a subway ...

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Behind The Scenes At Netflix: How It All Works

Did you think that all of your movies were shoved into those little red envelopes using a huge array of machines? Up until today, we thought that much of the Netflix system was ran by software and machinery, but as it turns out, a lot of manual human labor goes into the Netflix shipping cycle. At the Netflix plant in ...

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine Leaks Online

20th Century Fox is having a bad week. Like, a really bad week. Yesterday, a work print of the upcoming movie X-Men Origins: Wolverine leaked online and consequently, made its way around the world. A work print is a copy of the movie straight from the studio, but it may be missing effects, post-production audio, etc. And such was the ...

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Google In Talks To Buy Twitter

It was bound to happen. Google loves a big player on the Internet (Youtube, Blogger, etc.) and has plenty of cash in its war chest to spend. Word is that Google and Twitter are currently in the beginning stages of talks about a buyout from Google. The expected value hasn’t been revealed but you can bet it’ll be somewhere between ...

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RIM Launches Blackberry App World

This is no April Fool’s prank, my friends. In the wee hours of this morning, RIM switched on its competitor to Apple’s App Store, the Blackberry App World (how creative). You’ll be able to browse top apps, find new ones and hope someone was able to make a half-decent program in such little time. RIM is saying that by the ...

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Rumor: $99 PS2 Coming April 5th

With April Fool’s Day right around the corner, I’m not inclined to believe a lot of the news spewing out of the blogosphere this week. However, my buddy Nicholas Deleon over at CrunchGear is reporting that some dude at Kmart says that Sony is lowering the price of the Playstation 2 to $99. That’s a killer price point for a ...

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Left 4 Dead Cosplay

Left 4 Dead is a smash hit, this is true. But the game has been out for awhile. How do you keep the idea of it fresh besides offering up DLC at random intervals? Easy. A photographer goes out with his friends and recreates scenes from the game. This photoset on Flickr has not only some of the most gorgeous ...

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LEGO Twitter Fail Whale Swims With The Fishes

Flickr user tveskov and LEGO design extraordinaire, Bjarne P. Tveskov, admits to cheating a bit when he created his Twitter Fail Whale LEGO design. The brick which features the beloved whale’s eye was originally yellow. Tveskov did a little color reworking with Adobe. Like that really matters? This thing is plain awesome, shopped or not. Link [via] (follow me at ...

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Apple Raising iTMS Prices

Oh shit! If you’re one of the suckers consumers that pays for tracks on iTunes, your world is about to get flipped upside down. Starting April 7th, Apple will charge more than $.99 for songs with popular tracks shooting up to $1.29. This, according to the LA Times, has been in the works for awhile and Apple has apparently let ...

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