Computing

Snow globe mouse: liquid + electronics = no good

What in the world was Thanko thinking when creating this snow globe christmas mouse? “I want to create something that mixes water and electrical current! Muahaha!”. You’d better hope that the exterior of that thing is made out of some kind of bullet proof double-paned plastic, or there is going to be some very unhappy techy’s after the thing cracks ...

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Your mini’s foreign friends

Been wanting to turn your Mac mini into a home media center, but don’t have enough storage space for all your movies and music? You’re in luck, as Kuroutoshikou of Japan has announced four new external drive enclosures designed to compliment the Mac mini. Done in the same silver-and-white style as the mini, the enclosures also match the mini’s dimensions, ...

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BenQ FP785+ LCD monitors add some culture

Monitor’s have never been known as the prettiest gadget on the planet, but BenQ is waking up to the fact that some people want some style in their screen. Some of the FP785+’s are being produced with prints by the Eastern artist Giuseppe Castiglione, which sounds like an Italian name to us, definitely not East-Asian. Italian or not, the prints ...

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Genius Navigator 380: VOIP phone, instant messager, oh yeah, it’s a mouse

Wait, you mouse only does what? It only move that cursor around your screen?! Not anymore. With the Genius Navigator 380, your mouse now works as a VOIP phone, an instant messaging device, not to mention the 1200dpi optical mouse part. All of these are rolled into its sweet clamshell design. Of course, if you have this multi-functional device, its ...

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Verbatim Lightscribe discs still greystyle

Are you tired of wasting all of your black Sharpee markers, just to write the titles of all the CDs you burn on a daily basis? The Lightscribe feature that many disc burners are adding nowadays solves this problem. Using the Lightscribe technology, the drive is able to burn an image onto the side of the disc that is normally ...

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Adobe Photoshop CS3 beta arriving this Friday

Adobe Photoshop CS3 beta, the next version of the end-all-be-all for digital photo editing and graphic design, has been announced to be released this Friday. Adobe has also stated that Photoshop will be the only version for which a CS3 beta will be released. Adobe Creative Suite 3 is the next version of the Creative Suite line (which was created ...

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IBM, wanted for the murder of flash

With flash memory as the leading source of memory along with the conventional RAM, it’s a wonder more companies haven’t dipped their fingers into the memory cookie jar. Along with other next-gen memory prototypes, such as MRAM, IBM has announced it’s working prototype named, phase-change memory (PCM). IBM states that PCM has the capability of being 500 times faster then ...

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WiiSaber – Mac users, the force is with you

For all of you envious of the legendary Jedi Guy videos, the Mac users among you might now be able to live out your dream. The application, WiiSaber, turns your Wiimote into a fully functional light saber, which you can swing and attack with as if you were a Jedi in training. Those of you who remember the MacSaber, which ...

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52-in-1 with Bluetooth, who knew there were 52 cards?

So, did you know that there are 52 different media card formats floating around out there? Neither did we. That’s because, in a practical sense, there aren’t. Technically, there are, but that’s counting stuff like CF I, CF II, Extreme CF, Extreme III CF, Ultra II CF, HS CF, XS-XS CF, CF Elite PRO, CF PRO, CF PRO II (those ...

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Firefox 3.0 alpha “Gran Paradiso” already available for download

Shouldn’t Mozilla be spending their time fine tuning Firefox 2.0 before letting outlandish future projects get in the way? Of course they should, but in today’s lightining speed internet world, the name of the game is more, more, faster, more productive, more, more. So for those who love getting their hands on early software, here’s a little 3.0 goodness to ...

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