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App Store For iPhone 3G A Smash Hit

Apple originally expected around 200 applications to launch with the iPhone 3G on Friday. Now that number has blown up to over 500 apps and developers are still working. According to Apple, response from developers has been tremendous and by the looks of some of the available apps (some of which are already available on iTunes), customer response should be ...

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NeXT! The First Web Server

Found on Wikipedia, this image is (purportedly) the first web server on the World Wide Web. It’s an old NeXTCube machine that Tim Berners-Lee used at the CERN lab in Geneva, Switzerland. In case you weren’t aware, our handsome publisher, Steve Rufer, is also from Geneva. So in honor of Steve Jobs and our dignity, we’re going to beg him ...

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I Have No Life On Google’s Lively

Step aside, Second Life. There’s a new time-wasting virtual social network just released by Google. It’s called Lively and it’s your ticket to the cyber world, complete with emotes and customized avatars. Screw that pay to play bullshit on Second Life. Hell, no one wants to hear your lame cyber concert anyways. Play on a real stage or go home! ...

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Just The Two Of Us

New York‘s Improv Everywhere is one of the funniest comedy troupes I know of. If you’re not familiar with them, they stage ridiculous events to play pranks on the public. A lot of the jokes involve a large amount of people and their latest is no exception. 15 pairs of twins met up and rode the 6 train together. Each ...

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Second Generation Drobo Improves Performance And Spank Bank

For the past few years, I’ve run out of storage space on my PC for all my pornography media files. It’s a total bummer, considering the rest of my processes have to suffer due to a lack of porn-holding storage space. The good news is that Data Robotics has launched the second-generation model of its award-winning Drobo enclosure. FireWire 800 ...

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MobileMe Launches Tomorrow

You sly .Mac users will be happy to know that Apple has confirmed the official launch date of MobileMe as July 9th. That means tomorrow you’ll be able to strut over to your local Apple store and purchase a copy of MobileMe. Rumors are flying about that Apple may also launch the App Store for the iPhone in addition to ...

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Win A Chance To Beta Test Wrath Of The Lich King

Can’t wait to play the upcoming expansion Wrath Of The Lich King for World Of Warcraft? Blizzard understands and has offered a chance win an invitation to the upcoming Wrath of the Lich King beta on their website. Unlike the Burning Crusade beta invite process, Blizzard wants to limit their invitations. Only players who have expressed active interest in participating ...

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Icahn to Yahoo!: Your Ass Is Mine

The Fourth of July has passed and now we’re stuck on a Monday with a big week ahead of us. However, nobody’s week will compare to that of Jerry Yang’s. Jerry is CEO and co-Founder of Yahoo!, a dying Internet company you probably use daily. Today, money-maker and powerhouse Carl Icahn issues a letter to Yahoo! shareholders telling them that ...

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Japanese Digging Robot

You probably think that I’m talking about some autonomous robot that digs into the side of a mountain, right? Wrong, suckaz. I’m talking about a robot built by a Japanese man that spends all day digging and submitting stories to everyone’s favorite vice, Digg.com. He was recently arrested in Nagasaki and judging by the above video, it doesn’t look like ...

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Customer Dissatisfaction Regarding iPhone Rate Plans

With the iPhone 3G just around the corner, an online petition was formed regarding Rogers’ iPhone 3G pricing plans which attracted over 41,000 signatures. Service plans were announced to start at $60 for just 150 voice minutes. The gripe is regarding the lack of an unlimited data plan, which is essential for a phone which thrives on data. Also, unconfirmed ...

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