Monthly Archives: July 2009

Google Chrome OS – ohh shiny

Official Google Blog: Introducing the Google Chrome OS:

Google gets into the OS market…..interesting

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(Get all the info HERE.)

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“Geek Gift” Flash drive in the style of an Atari Cart

A great “Geek Gift” from Boing Boing Gadgets:

A Flash drive in the style of an Atari Cart: “

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“It’s just a USB flash drive cleverly slotted into an old cart, but what better way to tote a ROM collection around?”

Product Page [Roboticevile]

(Via Boing Boing Gadgets)

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ABC shows on Hulu!

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Downloadsquad.com IS REPORTING:

“Hulu begins rolling out ABC shows:

“Online video site Hulu has begun adding content from TV network ABC to its site. Hulu and ABC’s parent company Disney announced a partnership deal back in April, but today is the first day you can actually find ABC content on Hulu… just not very much of it. “

(Read Full Article HERE)

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iPhone SMS Vulnerability

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iPhone SMS Vulnerability Found, Getting Patched:

Interesting….. hothardware.com is reporting…

“During a presentation at the SyScan conference in Singapore, security researcher Charlie Miller made clear that there was a significant vulnerability in the iPhone’s SMS system, a flaw that could ‘allow an attacker to remotely install and run unsigned software code with root access to the phone.'”

(Read full article HERE)

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Tech & Climbing Mount Everest

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Very cool article about an amazing expedition with all the geek toys in tow!

“Climbing Mount Everest with a MacBook Pro and iPod | Laptop | Mobile Mac | Macworld: “If you’re planning an expedition to conquer Mount Everest, you need to make sure you have all of the necessary supplies. If your list of supplies is anything like the most recent group to take on the Everest challenge, you should pack your MacBook Pro and a few iPods, too.”

(Read Full Article HERE)

by Jim Dalrymple, Macworld.com

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Desktop Wallpaper Calendar: July 2009

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The BEST Desktop Wallpaper Calendars for July 2009 from Smashing Magazine:

“Desktop wallpapers can serve as an excellent source of inspiration. However, if you use some specific wallpaper for a long period of time, it becomes harder to draw inspiration out of it. That’s why we have decided to supply you with smashing wallpapers over 12 months.”

(Get them HERE)

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Bing – Should you use it?

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Shiny Shiny: Bing – why you should be using it:

A interesting article by Anna Leach about BING!

“Having Binged (Bung?) for a few months now, I’m going to recommend Bing for anyone interested in visuals and graphics. It’s not just that the wallpapers on its home page are pretty pictures of seahorses and rainforests, it’s that the image and video searches are genuinely better.”

(Read Full Article Here )

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