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Contest Update

If you haven’t already entered our contest where you can win a brand new Jawbone Bluetooth headset, you should really get on that since time is running out. We’ve got over 75 comments, so there’s obviously a lot of interest in this sweet headset. Did we mention it’ll make you an assassin? A NoiseAssassin, that is. Here’s a few choice ...

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Open Source “Game Boy” Made With An Arduino

Here’s an Arduino with a shitload of modules and shields attached to it. Blogger Matt sells these on his site, Liquidware.com, for $249.93. It comes with an Arduino, a MeCap Backpack, a TouchShield Stealth, an ExtenderShield and an InputShield. The TouchShield reads the position of the joystick, and outputs a little colored dot on the TouchShield screen. It’s essentially an ...

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Making Music With The iPhone

The boys over at iLounge have compiled an excellent list of iPhone apps that can be used to create music. Everything from piano to beats to guitar sounds can be had in the palm of your hand thanks to Apple’s magnificent phone. One particular piece of software, BeatMaker, looks incredibly complex and robust. Chances are you can really get some ...

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Bloody Bookmarks

I wonder what my grandmother would think of me if I got her these creative $29 bookmarks for her birthday. The set of three comes with bookmarks that resemble milk, blood and mercury. While the milk is cute, I’m sure the blood would earn me a disapproving glare from her reading chair. Link [via]

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The Demon’s Axe Guitar For Guitar Hero

Gene, the Demon, is a blood-thirsty psychotic bass-slapping machine. Nowadays, he just sits around at home banging his hot wife while he sells out more KISS merchandise. If only Ace Frehley were around to knock some sense into him. Guitar Hero World Tour has just hit store shelves and you know what – no KISS. I’m trying to think of ...

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Unlocked HTC Dream/T-Mobile G1 Being Sold Worldwide

Some online retailer is selling the HTC Dream, otherwise known as the T-Mobile G1 and Google Phone, unlocked and ready to roll. Get ’em while they’re hot. At $700 a pop, however, I’d think twice about plunking down that hard-earned cash. That is, unless you’re a drug dealer. Then it’s not hard-earned whatsoever. Link

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Toys �R� Us Expanding Its Tech For The Holidays

It’s the holiday season and you know what that means: toys! That’s why Toys ?R? Us is expanding its tech side by adding Apple iPods and Asus Eee PC netbooks to its inventory. The iPods will be sold within specially designed ?iPod boutique? wall displays. iPod Shuffle,? Nano and Touch will all be available come next month, but for how ...

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Google Earth For Your iPhone

The Google team has long dreamed of the possibility of carrying the Earth around in its pocket. Now, Google Earth is official; the team’s dream has come true. With an iPhone or iPod touch, it’s no problem flying from Bermuda to the Bahamas or any other locale mentioned in the Beach Boys’ song, Kokomo. Whether this global imagery software will ...

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Marriage Proposal With A Chrono Trigger Hack

We all do some pretty dorky things in our time. Whether it be waiting two hours to get an autograph from William Shatner or cosplaying as one of your favorite Star Wars characters, dorkiness never escapes us. Hacking a video game to propose marriage is another feat that tops our list. A guy who goes by the handle TheRealPfhreak hacked ...

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Laptop That’s So Small It’s Practically Useless

It’s official – laptops can’t get any smaller. If they did, reading and typing on them would be an impossible task. I thought the Dell Inspiron Mini 9 was small, but the IMOVIO iKIT takes the cake. The cupcake, that is. This thing is unnecessarily too small. It’s dimensions are 95 x 65 x 15.5 mm and it weighs almost ...

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