Computing

Quickie: Adobe Announces CS4

Adobe today announced the next installment of it’s popular editing software suite that includes Photoshop and Illustrator. The beta has been available on Bit Torrent sites for quite a bit now but today, we’re getting real. There’s going to be tons of new features, tons of performance upgrades and quite possibly tons of coked-out design going on the minute it ...

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Rumor: Amazon Launching Mobile Music, Movie Store For Android

Oh snap! Today will mostly consist of news about Google’s Android platform and the T-Mobile G1 smartphone. The latest rumor to hit our inbox involves the almighty Amazon.com and content distribution. Apparently, Amazon could be releasing a music and movie store just for Android-based cellphones. That would instantly make Amazon a direct competitor to Apple’s iTunes Music Store and we’re ...

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Fable II: It’s Gone Gold

Lionhead Studios’ frontman Peter Molyneux has announced the completion of Fable II as of 7PM on Monday night. This news confirms yet another stellar title for the fall proving that as the weather gets cooler so do the games. No more push backs for this title, the date is now official. Look for Fable II on store shelves come October ...

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T-Mobile G1 Press Conference – LIVE

We’ll be at the launch of the T-Mobile G1 (aka HTC Dream) this morning in New York City. Expect to see Google, T-Mobile and HTC all talk about the new phone and how it’s going to change the face of the mobile industry. You can watch the press conference live by hitting the link below. Later today, we’ll have a ...

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Audi Developing Traffic Light Detection System

Love to drive fast? Break the law? Good! Audi is aiming to get you into one of its cars in the next few years with a feature that should keep you seated. The Travolution system will communicate with traffic lights to let the driver know what the current state of the light is and when it’s changing colors. While most ...

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Watch Out! Sony DRM Is A Rough Experience

If you find yourself purchasing videos from Sony’s Playstation Network, be wary: You may want to read the Terms of Service thoroughly or you could risk the possibility of losing all of your purchased digital goods thanks to Sony’s DRM policy. An Ars Technica forum-goer dubbed Noise found this out the hard way and warns others of this unfair policy. ...

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The Devil Inside: Comcast

Comcast is the first ISP to start ramping up use of bandwidth caps. P2PNet has a fantastic write-up that completely details all of Comcast’s shady doings. The piece mentions how Comcast has developed a “disconnect user” option. That’s right. Use too much bandwidth for it’s liking and the big C might kill your connection for good. Even scarier are the ...

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Shiny Head Porter iPod Case

There are lots of dope new cases coming out for the iPhone, but lately it seems like designers have been forgetting to make similarly nice stuff for the good ol’ iPod. Luckily, high end Japanese luggage-maker Head Porter has come out with a cool iPod case as part of their Enamel collection. Head Porter’s new iPod case is made with ...

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DOTS Gloves Are A True Godsend

Come winter, I will not wear a standard set of gloves. I am a texting machine and I need my fingers ready to pound on that “S” key all day long. So I wear cut off gloves. It sucks but it will have to do. Women? They’re lucky. They can wear DOTS gloves. At $13 to $18 a pair, they’re ...

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Oops! I Stepped On My Computer!

This computer sure is tiny. Fit-PC Slim is the ultimate mini-rig for anyone who isn’t satisfied with USB drives as a means of transporting data. It’s dimensions are 110 x 100 x 30mm and it packs a mean 500MHz AMD Geode LX800 processor, Ethernet jack, VGA output, WiFi, and a 2.5-inch hard drive option for taking data on the go. ...

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