I pity the foo’ with low bandwidth

So do we Mr. T, so do we. Mr. T1 is a stand-alone bandwidth meter that provides a cross-platform solution to keeping an eye on your bandwidth levels. Mr. T1 will keep a constant look on yo jibba jabba-ring internet connecton. If your connection speed ever reaches that of a standard T1 or higher, the program will play one of ...

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68 iPhone bugs you can try at home

A lot has been said about the iconic iPhone, and frankly, we are sick of hearing about it. Though, we are sure as hell not tired of playing around with our phones yet. AppleHound has put together a list of 68 bugs and flaws in the iPhone interface and performance which you can test out at your own leisure. These ...

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AHKY: Your wrist knows more languages than you do

I think interpreters cause more problems than they do help. You always get the feeling that for some words, they’re kind of making it up. You can hear that little sly “Uhh…” added in before these guessing moments. The AHKY (Arabic for “speak”) translation device plans to help military officials communicate with their captives allies, to assure them that they ...

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Anyone for tennis?: Tennis ball bench

What could be better than furniture made of weird shit? Couches made of odd items has been a recurring theme for us the last year, and I mean, who can blame us. This stuff is awesome. Check out this tennis ball bench, which isn’t quite a couch, but it’s close enough to fit in the “furniture made with weird shit” ...

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Recycle different: Soda can jewelry

To recycle a soda can, you usually just throw it away into one of those government mandated recycling bins. How about a creative way to use your empty cans? Look no further than Etsy. Available are these Dr. Pepper Earrings ($7) and the Mountain Dew Bracelet ($8), which can also double as a necklace for midgets. These would make a ...

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The most effective iPod security system? Make it look like a Zune

Sure, this might be a cheap jab at Microsoft, but I think the sales numbers of these two “competing” media players, if you can actually call it competition, show all you need to know. Hide-a-Pod is really a much more ingenious idea than any other iPod anti-theft unit we’ve ever seen. Well, maybe other than the one where you hide ...

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Seville making a shift to LED traffic lights

  From what seems to be in direct relation with the announcement by Taiwan with the same goal, the city of Seville, Spain is planning a complete overhaul of their traffic light system by transferring to LED-based bulbs, removing the less eco-friendly and worse performing halogen and incandescent lights currently in service. By the time Seville has all of their ...

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Wearable coolness: Orbit bracelet

The Orbit Bracelet is a neat piece of wearable gear designed by Neko Design. The bracelet gives an appearance of floating around your wrist throughout the day. The bracelet doesn’t slide around your arm all day either, like most others. The Orbit keeps its position thanks to silicone-based elastic webbing which holds on to your skin, without cutting off circulation ...

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Buy the Bumblebee: Transformers prop up for auction

How cool would it be to own a piece of the long-awaited Transformers movie? Very cool, of course. Thanks to the wonders of eBay, the genuine ’77 Chevy Camaro which was used as a prop for Bumblebee is up for auction, with the price currently at $30,100 and 76 bids. This auction will probably come down to a bidding war ...

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