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The Geek Prepper’s Guide: Data Smuggling Game Boy Cartridges

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 20:30:55 +0000

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Society could collapse at any time. Meteors, zombies, global warming, dystopian cyberpunk corporate statehood, old-fashioned fascist dictatorship, it could be anything. You need to be ready. But loading up on guns and ammo […]

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Government fight against sharing 3D printed gun blueprints will be an uphill battle

Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:16:23 +0000

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Amidst the national conversation over gun control, there lies a particular controversy as to whether or not blueprints for 3D printed guns should be legal. However, according to a new proposal from the […]

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Government crowdsourcing choosing woman to put on $10 bill

Fri, 19 Jun 2015 20:03:45 +0000

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The Treasury Secretary Jacob J Lew announced this week that the $10 note will be redesigned to feature a woman. The only question to ask now is who will be the new face […]

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Cat videos have the power of emotional healing

Wed, 17 Jun 2015 16:14:33 +0000

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Cat videos and imagery are a big part of the internet economy. There are entire channels where the star is a cat (I’m looking at you, Lil Bub). We watch and share these […]

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Sling TV is the first step toward freeing yourself from the tyranny of cable companies

Mon, 16 Mar 2015 16:01:08 +0000

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Sling TV is trying to rewrite the rulebook on what a paid television service looks like. It’s a $20-per-month over-the-internet package that’s targeted directly at cord cutters, but is it compelling enough for […]

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Planning a wedding? There’s a template for that

Fri, 12 Feb 2010 22:33:40 +0000

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Add weddings to the list of things best managed with the Google Docs cloud apps that many people use to create presentations, spreadsheets, and documents right inside their browser. Having admitted to proposing […]

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CES 2010: Orbitsound demos Internet radio, six-speaker boom box, and portable iPod speaker

Thu, 07 Jan 2010 17:09:17 +0000

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London-based Orbitsound has demoed three interesting audio products with built-in iPod/iPhone support at the CES 2010 in Las Vegas. The company dedicated a significant booth space to the T12 Soundbar (pictured above), a […]

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Getting started with Google Docs templates

Wed, 02 Dec 2009 21:04:00 +0000

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Four months after Google opened up the Google Docs templates gallery for everyone, the number of submissions has exploded. Document templates save time and boost your productivity – even if you don’t know […]

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Peek inside a file that Google has on you

Fri, 06 Nov 2009 22:53:29 +0000

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A new Google service dubbed Dashboard gives you a concise overview of the data associated with your Google Account. It’s part of Google’s new initiative to give users greater control over their privacy […]

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Unboxing MobileMe: All those trees for a code?

Tue, 13 Oct 2009 19:52:31 +0000

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You can subscribe to MobileMe, Apple’s $99 a year online services suite, using a credit card or an activation code provided inside the old-fashioned physical box. But why is the supposedly green Mac […]

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Facebook goes Twitter, rolls the “@” tags in posts and statuses

Thu, 10 Sep 2009 22:20:10 +0000

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If you like tweets that look like C++ code rather than the natural language, you’ll love Facebook’s new feature that lets you tag people, groups, events, apps, and all kinds of things in […]

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Windows Movie Maker: Out of beta, challenges Apple’s iMovie, but leaves XP users behind

Thu, 20 Aug 2009 18:55:18 +0000

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Microsoft’s free movie-making app, simply dubbed Windows Movie Maker, has left the beta flag behind and is now ready to challenge Apple’s ten-year old iMovie. It packs in an automatic movie creation feature […]

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Labels add a few drops of CMX to make Apple’s Cocktail bitter

Wed, 12 Aug 2009 14:14:54 +0000

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Sony, Universal, EMI, and Warner are prepping their own successor to MP3, code-named CMX, that will combine songs, lyrics, music videos, artwork, and liner notes into a unique interactive experience. Don’t confuse it […]

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On July 30, Plaxo begins charging the now free Outlook syncing $60 a year – will you pay?

Mon, 06 Jul 2009 19:22:33 +0000

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Outlook syncing, a vital feature of the Plaxo service, will become a part of the $59,95 a year premium service. Plaxo bets free users will subscribe to the premium service but watchers think […]

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The digital age pushes Kodachrome into the realm of “I remember that”

Tue, 23 Jun 2009 18:47:43 +0000


Photo albums will never be the same – digital is rapidly replacing glossy prints. Does the average man on the street even know what a matte print is? Kodachrome, from the Eastman Kodak […]

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Disposing of your analog TV may be hazardous to everyone’s health

Wed, 10 Jun 2009 18:58:03 +0000


As June 12 looms on the horizon, and the switch to digital TV in the US becomes a reality, give some thought to what will happen to your old analog TV. Environmentalists and […]

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Befuddling, if not tongue twisting, technological terminology

Wed, 29 Apr 2009 21:33:20 +0000

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The Gadget Helpline made up a Top 10 list of technology words that are most confusing to the British (and I would guess American) public. At least they are the words that befuddle […]

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Shakeup at MySpace

Thu, 23 Apr 2009 13:22:37 +0000


MySpace apparently won’t be Chris DeWolfe’s space much longer. Rumor has it that this CEO and founder of the social network will be OTL soon. News Corp bought MySpace three years ago and […]

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Warner Brothers starts printing DVDs on-demand

Mon, 23 Mar 2009 21:26:08 +0000


It’s funny how “the next big thing” in technology, the development sooth-sayed by the futurist as the next major evolution for a given industry, quickly passes out of mind when some other possibility […]

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US Troops using iPods as translators

Wed, 22 Oct 2008 19:48:19 +0000


“Let my mustache do the talking,” is rapidly being replaced by “Let my iPod do the talking,” with a little help from the troops of the U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain division. For the […]

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