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Apple Locks In Multi-Touch Patent

Palm and other smartphone manufacturers are super-fucked right now. “Why?” you ask? It’s quite simple, really. See, Steve Jobs and his crew at Apple designed and invented multi-touch gesturing on a device. Don’t believe me? Might want to check out United States Patent Number 7,479,949, which states: “Touch screen device, method, and graphical user interface for determining commands by applying ...

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Best Buy Releases API

I don’t know how I should feel about this. I’m very scared and feel very confused. In a move that is very unlike them, Best Buy decided to open up its entire product catalog to developers via an API. Dubbed “Remix,” the API will allow developers to earn affiliate cash by using Best Buy’s images, information and, of course, online ...

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Scam The Shitty Ad Companies With PayPal

Yes, you read that correctly. I’m talking about using PayPal to scam a scammer, not vice versa. Surely you’ve clicked an ad that stated you could receive a free iPod/TV/PS3/Xbox 360/Wii, etc. When you visit these websites, you usually have to sign up for online offers with your credit card in order to claim your prize. GearDiary has explained how ...

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Cool Off With The Wi-Fi Fan

While it’s currently the dead of winter, summer is right around the corner and what better way to stay cool than with this Wi-Fi fan. It won’t give you the Internet but in return, you’ll receive sexy looks from the geeky housewife next door. It’s a product of Atypyk, some company that’s based in France. Unfortunately, like all good things, ...

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T-Mobile Android G2 Spy Shots

According to Gizmodo, these are some spy shots of the upcoming T-Mobile G2, the sequel to the much-liked G1 Google phone. This time around, we see a very-welcome 3.2-megapixel camera and no keyboard. This leads us to assume that the G2 will feature a digital keyboard much like the iPhone. The device doesn’t look half-bad either. I’d say let’s give ...

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Circuit City: Officially Over

We’ve been following the Circuit City bankruptcy very closely. Yesterday, we showed you some of the liquidation “deals” that readers posted around the Internet. Nothing spectacular there, but even less spectacular is Circuit City’s official website. It has no online store now and just announces the closing of all its stores, bankruptcy proceedings and other legal jib-jab. After 60 years, ...

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Mini Media Centre Case Design Of The 1950s

The 1950s saw the birth of many things we still detest to this day, like beatniks and Communist Cuba. While this Mini Media Centre designed by British design student Thomas Thomassen looks like the tail light of a ’57 Chevy. Except this thing was actually designed in 2006. It reminds me of the Happy Days, when my buddy Fonz would ...

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The Front Lines: Inside Circuit City’s Liquidation

Technologizer’s Harry McCracken was brave enough to stop by his local Circuit City in California to see what all the fuss was about regarding the company’s liquidation process. Inside, he found mediocre deals on mediocre equipment. No surprise there. Harry speculated that as the shelves become more bare, the discounts will increase. We agree. Still, I think it’s worth checking ...

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Update On Michael Arrington’s Internet Tablet

Oh gosh. I thought he’d given up on this with the economy and all. Guess not. He’s still working on that Internet tablet prototype that he came up with last summer. Now he has a new model called “Revision B” that is going to cost $299 or more. It’s ugly, it runs Ubuntu and weighs three fucking pounds. At this ...

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Breaking: Circuit City Liquidated, 35,000 Jobs Lost

MSNBC is reporting that Circuit City is done. Reports are saying that over 35,000 people will be out of a job by the time the entire company is liquidated. There’s not really any more information other than that and I’m not seeing this on other major news sites. Stay tuned if there’s mind-blowing information to be had. Otherwise, you heard ...

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