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Google working on protecting your searches

Google is planning to integrate new privacy measures to protect information of their user’s search queries from linking to the person who made them. After the huge AOL search disaster, when millions of search queries were leaked, Google realizes that security measures have to be in place to allow users to search anonymously. Google believes they can vastly improve user ...

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Matsushita showcases data transfer via visible light

When the term “data beaming” was coined, people can’t help but to think that there’s an actual beam between 2 devices that travels and carries the data across. In actual fact this does not happen unless you wear infrared-enabled night spectacles. This morning National (Matsushita) demonstrated the new Visible Light Communications technology (VLC) at the International Lighting Fair. As the ...

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Mario Gone Bad! Perry Bible Fellowship does Mario Too

Internet cult cartoonists, the Perry Bible Fellowship, released its newest strip featuring Mario and Luigi from Super Mario Bros. fame. Check out the larger version for a more intricate look at the crime scene. And of course, of Luigi’s sorrow. — Andrew Dobrow PBF Comics [via Kotaku]

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The Great Firewall of China: Why don’t they love us?

Why don’t they love Gearfuse? *tear* Want to see if you’re blocked in China too? Check it out at greatfirewallofchina.org. The server check will tell you if any site is blocked or not. What did we ever do to be blocked? I guess just being an english written blog was enough. — Andrew Dobrow Check your URL [Great Firewall of ...

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Create your own Apple Rumor!

In lieu of the recent plethora of Apple and Mac related rumors, here’s a cool little web rumor mill. We spotted this really funny rumor generator while sifting through the Internet plankton. The Apple Rumor Generator takes a series of Apple derived words, and generates a rumor for the occasion. Here are some of the rumors we’ve created: A confirmed ...

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Sharp to sell the world’s first touch-pad remote

Sharp updated their line of AQUOS-TV-plus-desktop-PC series, but we are not interested in that. What really caught our attention was the remote the came with it, because it is the world’s first remote controller with a touch pad. Now you can have a real TV-internet experience, just forget about your keyboard and mouse, you can type with the alphanumeric keys ...

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Mouse with a physical horizontal scroll button

Most computer mouses mice only have 2-3 buttons and a vertical scroll wheel in the middle; some of the more advanced ones will have extra buttons, and buttons for you to hold and drag in order to scroll horizontally. We hardly ever see webpages that are designed to scroll sideways, so why do we need that? It might be a ...

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Laugh Of The Day: A new incredible fad, “Internet”

[ev type=”youtube” data=”1n4fDgmrF3o”][/ev] Coming to a rec room near you! It’s “Internet”! This 1993 broadcast is so hysterical, even though it shouldn’t be, since this was our recent past. But through the revolution called “Internet”, we can now pass gossip and cooking tips! And for only $200 a year! — Andrew Dobrow It’s called “Internet” [Neatorama]

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