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Apple’s Core Location Blacklist Is The Truth

Remember Apple’s dirty little secret? It’s no mystery that Apple has complete control over your iPhone, after all, Apple made it. Well, it turns out that that shoddy little news about a blacklist is possibly true. Daringfireball.net (they’re gay for iPhones) reports how potentially malicious or useless applications that don’t meet Apple’s standards could be revoked not only off of ...

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Apple’s Dirty Little Secret

Did you know that Apple has complete control over your iPhone? If you download an application from the App Store that is later removed, like I Am Rich, it’s normally no big deal. There’s simply no cause for alarm. But what if someone had uploaded a secret malicious application and it was installed on iPhones across the country? No problemo. ...

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RoboStool Is The Stalker You’ve Always Wanted

This robot may not be well versed enough in sports to partake in Robot Soccer, but it’s certainly lazy enough to be a sports fan. With three different modes of control: universal remote, beacon navigation, and thermal sensor following, the RoboStool tries its best to find you, so it can take the weight off your feet or die trying. Labeled ...

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Kenyan Teenager Invents Automobile Anti-Theft System

This kid has managed to render OnStar obsolete and he’s all the way on the other side of the world doing it! The self taught gadget wiz, Morris Mbetsa, has managed to create an anti-theft device and tracking system for vehicles that’s cellphone-based. The owner can take control of their vehicle’s ignition and disable it with his/her cellphone at any ...

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One Remote To Open Them All

When you’re carrying a ton of groceries, you just don’t have that extra hand to twist the knob to gain access to your house. Well, door knobs are a thing of the past. No Design’s Sao Paulo was obviously tired of the run-of-the-mill front doors found on every house so he designed the Max Door. Simply put, it’s a door ...

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R/C Pool Server Proves God Exists

I must admit, I was a bit skeptical of a man living in the clouds watching mankind like a lousy Nick at Night sitcom. However, news of a remote controlled floating tray that delivers refreshing beverages is proof that there is a god and that he isn’t a dick. Like the floating speaker, relaxing by the pool just got a ...

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Control Your Arduino With A TV Remote

We’ve got a bad case of Arduino fever over here at Gearfuse and some homebrew projects are our only cure! That aside, you can now use a code library to use a universal television remote to control your Arduino-based project. The official word: The library implements the NEC IR protocol, so set up the universal remote for any NEC device ...

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ESPN’s Ultimate Universal Remote is King

Nothing beats seeing the New York Giants take a huge shit on every team in the NFL and then watching Dan Marino freak out on ESPN. It’s just a wonderful thing. ESPN keeps a lot of us glued to the TV and now we have yet another reason not to buy our wives anniversary gifts: The Wi-Fi-enabled ESPN Ultimate Remote. ...

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Remote Controlled Zombie. Period.

An awesome way to scare your grandmother for Resident Evil fans! This remote controlled zombie by The Chainsaw Mafia is a one-button controlled moaner straight out of a Romero flick. It’s operated by a controller shaped as a brain – how cool is that? Almost as effective at scaring away neighborhood cats with the radio controlled lawn mower, one click ...

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Touchless Remote Control Is Transparent For A Reason

Here’s a pretty cool remote control concept I came across. Touting itself as a no-touch Remote Control, the device designed by a Dutch Student for Bang & Olufsen features an unorthodox mechanism which entails sweeping your hand through a vacant space in the device in order to control your TV. To change the channel, just slide your finger through the ...

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