Computing

Dream CAPTCHA Rids Us Of Software Nightmares

The CAPTCHA process is famous for preventing spam and helping translate books. So, Jeffrey Augustine went back to third grade arts and crafts to create the Dream Captcha. It’s inspired by Native American dream catchers and the “Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart” used by many online sites to inhibit automated software from posing as ...

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The Ultimate Weapons Of The Future

I’ve always wanted to pretend I was Dolph Lundgren in Universal Soldier. Now, thanks to Nikon’s latest headset, that dream has become a reality. The Media Port UP is a multimedia playback headset device which includes a display, headphones, mobile A/V player, WiFi capability, high-capacity memory and a power source all in one package. Think of it at as a ...

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Swarovski Crystal Earbuds

Calling all celebrities and women from Long Island! Need a new fashion accessory to truly put you ahead of the curve? Try these diamond-encrusted earbuds that go great with your trippy iPod or Discman. Yes, Discman. Regardless of my absurd comments, a bunch of Swarovski crystals glued to some headphones will really show the other ladies who means cougar business. ...

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Gmail Unveils Mail Goggles

I had to check and make sure the calendar wasn’t nearing April 1st when I first read about Google’s Mail Goggles. It seems like such a silly idea that I figured someone was just messing with me. I seem to be wrong, though. Mail Goggles is a new feature designed to keep you from sending emails in a drunken state ...

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Trippy iPod Is By No Means Portable

Either I’m on some awesome drugs that�I don’t know about or the Russian artists who designed this oversized iPod are. OK, I just gave myself a blood test; I’m sober. That means that both Aristarkh Chernyshev and Alexei Shulgin are out of their skulls for crafting this large, warped, fully-functional iPod. It looks like they put a giant iPod in ...

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The Force Is Strong With This Home Theater

Most of the home theaters we’ve seen offer little more than a large picture and crisp, quality sound. However, it is Monday and as such, an obligatory Star Wars post was bound to show up. Today, we acknowledge Steve Simon’s love for Star Wars and the dedication he (and a few friends) put into this Star Wars-themed home theater system. ...

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Let’s Tap: The Next Brilliant Idea From Nintendo

Everyone has been holding their breath for the next eye-popping accessory to hit the Nintendo Wii. I just can’t get enough of great products like the Wii MotionPlus and Wii Sqweeze. Those are two accessories you�simply can’t miss out on. If you’re a Nintendo fanboy, then you’ll be excited to hear the news of Nintendo’s latest brilliant idea. It’s called ...

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Beer Filled USB Drive Might Get Skunked

When American beer meets data storage, the match almost seems like it was meant to be. Well, it wasn’t. Have you ever had beer spill onto a USB 2.0 device? Apparently CNK Promotions hasn’t, because it was daring enough to claim the world’s first beer-filled USB drive. While it can’t open a beer for you, it can create a sticky ...

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NES External Hard Drive Enclosures

I must admit that most external hard drive enclosures today resemble nothing more than a melted hunk of plastic or metal. Why not get a little creative and rip off Etsy user NES Box. He shoves external hard drives inside of old NES cartridges which give your computer a real retro feel. Need to back up right now? This Super ...

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