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Who Rocks Harder: Metallica or Judas Priest

It’s Friday and you know what that means: Ryan is menstruating again. We’re currently locked in a heated battle over IM on who reigns supreme in the world of music: Metallica or Judas Priest. It all started when I told Ryan that anything Metallica did in the 1980s was harder than Judas Priest or any other band, including but not ...

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DIY Touchscreen For The Acer Aspire One

Vince stumbled upon this DIY kit while searching Google for Voltron wallpaper. This do-it-yourself touchscreen kit is available on eBay and said to work with both the Acer Aspire One and Asus Eee PC 900/901. You can buy it now for $95.95 coupled with a $25 dollar shipping fee. There’s no soldering required and it comes with drivers to support ...

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Arduino-based Gmail Notifier

We love the Arduino, it’s true. Here’s a neat little project that combines Python and the Arduino to create a Gmail notifier. When you receive a new email, an LED will light up to alert you. It’s more of a software project than a hardware project but it’s still a great way to dive into the Arduino. I still have ...

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Acer Aspire One Reviewed

I really enjoy using the Acer Aspire One for just about everything. Blogging, retro gaming, porno — you name it, this little netbook can do it. Well, running Crysis on high settings isn’t going to happen, but one can try.

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To Microsoft, You’re Either Hispanic Or Not

Microsoft has exhibited the great American trait of racism with its latest consumer survey which claims that Hispanic people are “more concerned than the general population” with home entertainment products this holiday season. Clearly differentiating between Hispanics and the general population, Microsoft’s latest survey’s numbers claim that 89 percent of Hispanics versus 64 percent of the general population want a ...

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Math Teacher Uses Advertising On Exams

Oh yes. The United States is most certainly in a recession right now. Times are tough and everyone is going broke. Teachers, in particular, are feeling the heat as they look for a way to offset the cost of items for their students. School budgets can’t cover everything, after all. In comes San Diego, CA-based teacher Tom Farber. He teaches ...

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iPhone App Unlocks AT&T WiFi Hassles

If you’ve got an iPhone, you’re probably aware that AT&T has given you access to a bunch of free WiFi hotspots around the country. Problem is, you’ve got to go through a draconian login process to collect your free Internet. Ya know, the one where you have to SMS back and forth with AT&T like a couple of sophomores at ...

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Marshall Alexander: Master of Papercraft

Holy cow! I thought I had seen it all when it came to papercraft until I stumbled upon Marshall Alexander’s site. His Foldskool Heroes series of papercraft creatures are incredibly detailed and a lot fun to look at. Some look like video game consoles, some resemble a PB&J sandwich and others are just born from imagination. He’s made a few ...

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The Dark Knight: The First Warner Film With BD-Live

Disney isn’t the only one releasing Blu-ray movies with BD-Live, a feature that enables you access content via the Internet. Warner Home Video has announced its first BD-Live enabled Blu-ray film will be The Dark Knight. Some of the features included with the movie are My WB Commentary, which allows users to record their own commentary on the movie and ...

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Tire Tread iPhone 3G Case

If you’ve been looking for a solid case for your iPhone 3G, you need not look any further. This $15 dollar Vroom tire tread case is made from 100% rubber and as we all know, rubber can bounce. This’ll not only protect your phone by cushioning the blow of impact, but it’ll also prevent your phone from slipping out of ...

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