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DIY: Boost your WiFi signal using a cell phone hack

[ev type=”flashvideo”” width=”320″ height=”240″ data=”http://media1.break.com/dnet/media/2007/1/how_to_boost_wireless_signal.flv” clicktext=”Click here to watch!”][/ev] Here is an awesome hack which allows you to boost your WiFi signal using your cell phone. Basically, the premise is to trick your computer into reading off of radio frequencies as well as Internet frequencies, by wrapping an ethernet cable around your cell phone. Very cool and effective. — Andrew ...

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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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2004 Olympic Hybrid Runner: The Genius of Koichiro Tsujikawa

[ev type=”youtube” data=”Rwtu77p4U_w”][/ev] A self-taught surreal video producer, Koichiro Tsujikawa was commissioned by Panasonic for the 2004 Olympics to make this forgotten video. Tsujikawa’s videos are always unique. He is also known for doing music videos for electronic band, Cornelius, with stop-motion video effects. This video was just too cool to pass up. Check out this half runner, half motorized ...

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Clean your Laptops inner guts

This might not be something you want to do if you expect one day to use your warranty on your laptop, since they usually don’t cover personal foul-ups, but the fine people at Instrucables have made a nice set of instructions for cleaning your laptops inner parts. The importance of being careful while doing this is essential, since as said ...

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New Sony VAIO VGN-UX1XN brings in Windows Vista UMPCs

Remember when the UMPCs were first coming out and they were just a whole bunch of disappintments? Well, we have come quite a ways since then, and were are coming up to the next generation of these devices. Today, Sony has announced the VAIO VGN-UX1XN. It’s intention is to let users have a fully loaded mini-pc in their hands to ...

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VoomPC-2 brings a fully functional PC into your dashboard

What’s not to love about super small form factor computers? The VoomPC-2 delivers the price that many other small form factor PCs havn’t been able to do yet. Unfortunately, it has to skimp on the features to do so. Luckly, they aren’t trying to sell this product for home media center usage. Their target market is the mid/high end car ...

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