Computing

Firefox predicted to beat out IE as most used web browser by June

We don’t usually put too much confidence in projected stats, since a lot of the time they turn out to be totally false in everything they stand for. We do, however, would love to see the day where IE is no longer the most popular web browser. According to trends and stats that are too complicated to verify, it’s being ...

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Guitar Hero Effect Pedal confirmed through 360 instructions

Thanks to an early shipment of Guitar Hero II for Xbox 360, there’s now hard evidence to confirm that Guitar Hero is adding the use of an effect pedal to the game. A diagram of the guitar controller in the 360 instructions shows a plotted port for an effect pedal. Before you get your gaming panties in a knot, take ...

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DIY: Deep Fryer PC

Fast food is an American pastime. The old golden arches of McDonalds are one of the most well known logos worldwide. The media in recent years has created a hoopla about the amount of calories and fats in fast food meals. Though, there is no denying that regardless of bad press, fried food is part of our lives. Using another ...

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Confirmed: Dell to ship Linux PCs “Dude, you’re getting a Linux”

Dell has confirmed rumors that they will be offering desktop and notebook PC’s pre-installed with the Linux operating system. Details are still hazy on what models will be integrated into the Linux plan and to which Linux distribution will be available for installation, but those details are promised to be cleared up in the coming weeks. No word yet on ...

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DIY: Wallet made from computer keyboard circuit sheet

Most households have at least one or two defunct broken down keyboards laying around. How about a productive use for that junk? Check out this cool wallet made from the innards of a computer keyboard. All you have to do with find a keyboard buried with the rest of your junk and follow the easy instructions. You’ll also need a ...

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PSP firmware 3.30 upgrade finally surfaces after seven weeks

After almost 2 monthes without a firmware upgrade, the PSP finally decided to release 3.30, an upgrade from the previous 3.11. Speculation for the long wait has been pointed at several reasons. One being that 3.11 kept the PSP handheld console secure through the long time period, despite the quick decryption, and also that compatibility issues weren’t popping up over ...

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Panasonic 8x DVD burner, only the size of a CD case

Panasonic is releasing its new ultra compact LF-P968C DVD burner which is as small as a typical CD case. While most American made computers contain an integrated optical drive, many people in Japan who are using ultra portables rely on external devices for their burning needs. The newest Panasonic ultra slim DVD burner is capable of burning dual-sided DVD’s at ...

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Skip-Away your DVD scratches for good

There’s nothing worse than throwing in your favorite movie and watching it half way through only to have it skip and freeze at the most critical point. At this point you would go and try to clean the disc, only to find deep scratches that could only be repaired by buying a new one. VenMill believes they have found the ...

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Microsoft “Ringcam” Roundtable preparing for public trial

Uh oh, we all know how Microsoft loves to be in control of everything. And in VoIP and Internet telephony, Microsoft has lagged behind the likes of Skype. When it was rumored that Microsoft was working on a VoIP phone, it wasn’t a surprise, and seemed rather uneventful. Now that details are starting to appear of the Microsoft Roundtable phone, ...

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