The Super Mario theme has lyrics?

Despite our love for the infectious theme of the Super Mario Bros. game, we never knew the melody had actual lyrics to go along with the tune. The song is actually called “Go Go Mario”. The video above has both the Japanese and English versions. It’s intriguing to us that we are only learning now about these lyrics. What else ...

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45 years of the mouse

2007 marks the 45th year of the mouse’s existence. As Wired shows through a documented visual archive of the history of the mouse, it remains one of the only peripherals that hasn’t changed entirely that much since its use. Add a few wheels, buttons, and optic lasers, and you have pretty much the same concept of the mouse that was ...

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The ultimate smokers’ phone HOLDS real cigarettes

In order to appeal to billions of smokers in China, a company has brought out this ultimate cigarette phone. Not only does it look like a pack of cigarettes (the exact size and the exact warning labels concerning health), it actually holds half a pack of REAL cigarettes on the back. All you need to do is to slide open ...

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Tested out: Xlink Kai PSP independent online gaming network

The PSP has built-in WiFi, you can browse the internet with it but online gaming is not officially supported. We only get to set up wireless sessions with users ad-hoc in a radius of 10 meters, wouldn’t it be great to be able to play with your friends in other countries just like on large consoles? Well, a group of ...

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Google spices up its blatant whiteness with optional decorative themes

Google’s personalized homepages just got a lot more personally customizable. A new option popped up on Google homepages today that allow users to select a theme to spruce up the minimalism. Among the choices are Beach, Bus Stop, City Scape, Sweet Dreams, Tea House, and Seasonal Scape. The Google themes mark the first time users have been enabled from Google ...

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Opera browser coming to Nintendo DS in June

Opera announced that the Nintendo DS will be the next gaming console to use its browser for console web surfing. Starting June 4, Opera will be available to all U.S. gamers. Opera has been available to Nintendo players in Japan and Europe since the tail end of 2006, with the beta version for the Wii available in the U.S. since ...

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Touchmate TM-M800G Diamond Cam Mobile is pretty in gold, handsome in silver

Aye caramba! More expensive crap we’ll never be able to afford for our girlfriends. The Touchmate TM-M800 cellphone is encased in gold and boasts Swarovski Crystal diamond that is only beautiful enough for the most beautiful and gracious of woman. This phone is the bling phone for woman. Besides its luxurious skin, its innards are made of the usual suspects. ...

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Wind-up DAB Radio for digital sound through a disaster

Many people can’t live without their DAB radios to get them through the day. At some places of business, that’s about the only entertainment allowed, if you’re lucky. What happens for those who want to listen to a DAB radio without contributing the minuscule amounts of emission substances that a regular DAB radio puts out? That’s where the wind-up DAB ...

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R2D2 Mailbox spotted in the wild

About two weeks ago we reported on these R2D2 themed mailboxes in honor of Star Wars’ 30th anniversary being celebrated this year. Following-up on the story, like the well balanced journalists that we are, here are some photos of the droid R2 units being used in the wild, rather than sitting in a depot waiting to be placed. We believe ...

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New Pok ©mon creatures revealed: Now go catch them, slaves

Pokemon addicts unite! Through the last 10 years of Pokemon’s raged popularity, the newest Pokemon creatures for the Pearl and Diamond version of the hit game were announced. With now 493 Pokemon in the wild to hunt and kill (hey, a guy’s gotta eat. Gotta eat ’em all!), the process of collecting them all is bound to frustrate many of ...

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