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NASA Working On MMO

While World of Warcraft still reigns supreme as king of the MMOs, Blizzard has an unusual competitor entering the market: NASA. The government space agency is developing an MMO that takes place around 2035 and focuses on “being in a habitat on a planetary surface and doing things like mining Helium-3 for fuel, operating a hydroponics facility to grow plants ...

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The App That Never Was: iBoobs

Here’s some video of the iPhone app iBoobs. It was rejected by Apple for App Store placement due to obvious reasons. Apple is a prude and thinks that boobs have a place on Baywatch but not the iPhone. I’m sure every guy would have shelled out 99 cents for some jiggling boobs, though. Look at ’em go! I think Harry ...

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X11 On Android: Impossible? Not Quite!

The X11 Window System, which is commonly used on Linux and sometimes on Mac OS X, has made its way to a new OS: Android. Using custom-built display drivers, hacked Debian shells, a VNC server and a T-Mobile G1, hacker Ghostwalker was able to get X11 up and running on the Android. This gives him the ability to run anything ...

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Control an iPod With Arduino

The iPod is hands down the most popular music player on the market nowadays. To really get the most out of it, you’ll need to whip out your Arduino microcontroller and the soldering iron. Using a new library written to allow control of an iPod through a the 13-pin connector, you’ll be able to write programs that can get the ...

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Joke of the Year: Microsoft Asks Apple To Be More Open

Aahahahahhsshsghadfhdhskjgaorghia9reygoihjfajowfjvazjsb aahahshdhahahdahahahahaha. Can you believe it? Microsoft, the fuckers who have made Windows forever and never make shit open-source are now calling for Apple to be more “open”. Says Steve Ballmer, douche supreme, says ‘”I agree that no single company can create all the hardware and software. Openness is central because it’s the foundation of choice.”‘ Bahahahahahahaa. Sorry, sorry. I’ll ...

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Android Market Finally Gets Paid Apps

The T-Mobile G1 is really enjoying its time in the limelight thanks to it being the only available Android phone at the moment. With that said, it’s taken Google quite awhile to roll out paid apps on the Android Market. This is no good considering that Apple’s App Store is the undisputed king of application shopping. It’s good to see ...

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Unmask Anonymous Callers With Trapcall

Face it: we were all teenagers once (and some of us still are I’m sure!) Remember how you used to dial *67 to block your number on Caller ID and then call up a pizza place asking if you could get a large pizza with a side of “dis dick,” knowing full well you were protected from Luigi and his ...

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South Park iPhone App Rejected By Apple

Woe is us! It seems that Matt Stone an Trey Parker were working on a South Park iPhone app that would allow users to watch episodes of South Park on the iPhone, which is essentially every teenager’s dream. Unfortunately, the app is now hanging in limbo no thanks to Apple. Jobs and Co. rejected the app twice due to content ...

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Turn Your iPhone Into A Portable Disk

I love my iPhone 3G. I really do. I also loved my short-lived iPod Touch but that’s another story for another day. Anyway, one of the things I hate about the iPhone is how you can’t drag and drop files on to the device for storage. All that becomes fixed with iPhoneDisk and a filesystem appropriately titled MacFUSE. When you ...

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Can’t Touch This: Apple and Google Canoodled

Remember the T-Mobile G1? It was a pretty big deal ’cause it was the first Android-based cellphone. Though feature-rich, a lot of buyers complained about the phone’s lack of multi-touch capability. As it turns out, Apple actually asked Google not to use multi-touch on the G1. Apple owns a lot of patents related to the multi-touch, so it’s a move ...

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