Computing

Crazy Uncle Ballmer Caught On Stage With MacBook

First Steve Ballmer publicly called his beloved Windows Vista platform an “incomplete product“. Now he’s been CAUGHT within yards of a MacBook Pro on the same stage in which he happens to be giving a presentation! Okay, so the story goes something like this: Mr. B was scheduled to give a keynote presentation for Microsoft in Louvain and one of ...

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Cellphones Outnumber Human Population in Australia

Crikey! Seems Australia is experiencing a massive overload in terms of personal gadgets and the sort. According to the Australian Communications and Media Authority, as of June 30th, 2007 about 21.26 million cellphones were in operation. A respectable number, but surely not enough to dwarf an entire population, right? Nadda. As of September 30th, 2007, Australia’s population as a whole ...

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Kiss Me Personal Bad Breath Detector A Reminder You Reek Of Shit

See, Kiss Me is a niche product. While others may have hard nipples from kissing, Kiss Me will ensure you even get to touch some nipples after your date.It works by detecting the odor on your breath. A series of LED lights indicate if your breath smells like Crest Pro Wash (Kissable) or a donkey’s ass (Deadly), so although the ...

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Build An R/C Car Sans Solder

Soldering can be a really tricky thing to master. Between having to have a clean workspace, a nearby electrical outlet, and a huge risk for burns, it sometimes feels like an accident waiting to happen. Luckily, there is a project that is easy, fun for the entire family and solder free. The Snap Circuit Rover allows you to easily snap ...

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Craft Your Own Bass Guitar Pickup

Bass guitar is a wonderful thing. I’ve been playing since I was about 8-years-old and truly love it. Not everyone is as fortunate as I am to own a bass guitar though, so if you’ve got $5.00, a toolkit, a shoebox and a piece of wood, you’re set for a weekend of jamming out. According to this Instructables article, you ...

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Quickies: MIT’s Post-It Notes On HGH

Seems the brains up in Massachusetts have done it again. MIT has taken an ordinary household object and transformed it into the coolest experimental toy on the planet. Case in point are Quickies, which are essentially Post-It Notes that feed the written information on them back to a computer. The computer then interprets the text or image drawn on the ...

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GPS Mail Logger Keeps An Eye On Your Anonymous Love Letter

Just because the USPS tracking system happens to be as unreliable as a women’s period with PCOS, you might need a little extra push to ensure your snail mail still arrives at its proper destination. This way, at least it’s the right person who calls the cops on you for stalking. The GPS Mail Logger is just the kind of ...

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Built-In Keyboard Pants: Type Away On Your Crotch

When your sitting situation calls for you to adjust your body in an awkward position, typing on a laptop becomes next to impossible to do with any sort of practicality. “So what, Andrew? Couldn’t I just move?” But why move when we live in a time where moving isn’t needed! The Keyboard Pants are a testament to the inherent laziness ...

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Scientists Using Macbooks To Detect Earthquakes In The OC

Scientists are predicting that in 30 years, California is going to get seriously twisted. Now I’m not talking about having one too many shots of Patron here; I’m talking about horrific natural disasters known as earthquakes. Lucky for Apple fanboys living out west, your Macbook may end up saving the lives of thousands of people.A team of researchers from the ...

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Laptop Literature: The Future Of Books

Once upon a time, there were volumes of bound pages which were called books. People use to read these “books” to gain the knowledge of the world, or even just as a quite night in bed. Ever since the dawning of the Internet age, book reading has taken a sudden nose dive, thanks to the instant gratification of RSS and ...

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