Computing

DIY Apple Netbook

Throwing OS X on a Hackintosh netbook is nothing new. Just grab an MSI Wind and follow one of the thousands of examples on the Internet. But it just won’t feel the same until people know you’re using an “Apple product.” That’s why some broke ass fanboy who owns an MSI Wind posted instructions on how to design and shape ...

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Gmail Goes Down

News agencies from around the world are reporting that Google’s ultra-popular Gmail service has been down since this morning. You can still send and receive mail using a third-party program, like Mail.app or Outlook, but apparently, for most international users, the web service isn’t working. I tried logging on at 9:30am here in New York and had no problems. But ...

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NASA Working On MMO

While World of Warcraft still reigns supreme as king of the MMOs, Blizzard has an unusual competitor entering the market: NASA. The government space agency is developing an MMO that takes place around 2035 and focuses on “being in a habitat on a planetary surface and doing things like mining Helium-3 for fuel, operating a hydroponics facility to grow plants ...

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The App That Never Was: iBoobs

Here’s some video of the iPhone app iBoobs. It was rejected by Apple for App Store placement due to obvious reasons. Apple is a prude and thinks that boobs have a place on Baywatch but not the iPhone. I’m sure every guy would have shelled out 99 cents for some jiggling boobs, though. Look at ’em go! I think Harry ...

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Spyder II GX Green Laser Reviewed

I haven’t touched a laser in years due to the fact that the novelty of it all wore off years ago. But John Biggs, the intrepid editor over at CrunchGear, decided to dust off his boots and do a video review of the Spyder II GX laser from Ultimate Lasers. Comparing it to my penis, he says it’s “really, really ...

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X11 On Android: Impossible? Not Quite!

The X11 Window System, which is commonly used on Linux and sometimes on Mac OS X, has made its way to a new OS: Android. Using custom-built display drivers, hacked Debian shells, a VNC server and a T-Mobile G1, hacker Ghostwalker was able to get X11 up and running on the Android. This gives him the ability to run anything ...

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Control an iPod With Arduino

The iPod is hands down the most popular music player on the market nowadays. To really get the most out of it, you’ll need to whip out your Arduino microcontroller and the soldering iron. Using a new library written to allow control of an iPod through a the 13-pin connector, you’ll be able to write programs that can get the ...

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Joke of the Year: Microsoft Asks Apple To Be More Open

Aahahahahhsshsghadfhdhskjgaorghia9reygoihjfajowfjvazjsb aahahshdhahahdahahahahaha. Can you believe it? Microsoft, the fuckers who have made Windows forever and never make shit open-source are now calling for Apple to be more “open”. Says Steve Ballmer, douche supreme, says ‘”I agree that no single company can create all the hardware and software. Openness is central because it’s the foundation of choice.”‘ Bahahahahahahaa. Sorry, sorry. I’ll ...

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BraDryer: Show Those Tits Who’s Boss

I love bras. It may seem odd considering that I’m a male, but think of it like this: bras hold boobs. See? I just pulled some motherfucking algebra out on you. The BraDryer is a concept device that would keep those more expensive bras in tit-top shape. Puns aside, it’s actually a half-decent idea. I had no idea that those ...

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Android Market Finally Gets Paid Apps

The T-Mobile G1 is really enjoying its time in the limelight thanks to it being the only available Android phone at the moment. With that said, it’s taken Google quite awhile to roll out paid apps on the Android Market. This is no good considering that Apple’s App Store is the undisputed king of application shopping. It’s good to see ...

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