Monthly Archives: April 2011

Software updates, Speed test results [from the forums]

Plenty of news happening today as we head on into the weekend. Android 2.3.4 got rolled out in unofficial form, the Motorola Atrix 4G OTA is arriving for some folks along with the HTC Inspire 4G update. Plenty of excitement … Continue reading

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HTML5 MP3 player lets you listen to your music library inside your browser

While this slick little HTML5 audio player might not pack all of the features of your favorite desktop media application, it’s still a very cool demonstration of what a Web app can do with access to local resources — like … Continue reading

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British royal family announces iOS and Android wedding app

To celebrate the imminent marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Royal Collection will release an Android an iOS app that chronicles the last seven royal marriages, including Queen Victoria’s marriage to Prince Albert in 1840. Ironically, the app … Continue reading

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Daily Crunch: Porthole Edition

(Fly Or Die) Can TweetDeck?s New iPhone App Survive A Twitter Acquisition ThinkGeek?s USB Mushroom Lamp Provides Light, Not Super Abilities 5D Miracle: Sharp 360-degree Video Room Consists of 156 LCDs Mario Meets Portal Why Can?t Anyone Make A Popular … Continue reading

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OmmWriter brings its clean, calm writing interface to Windows

I have a thing for full-screen text editing. I use WriteMonkey for my creative writing needs, and VIM in a full-screen PuTTY session for my Web development work. That being the case, I’m all over the monospace, dark-background, focused editing … Continue reading

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Motorola Xoom software update brings SSL and Widevine DRM, no LTE quite yet (update: pulled)

Seems like Verizon, Motorola and Google are on a bit of a security bent — the latest update for the Motorola Xoom lets you take a far more leisurely tour of the internet’s walled gardens. There’s a WPA-PSK security fix … Continue reading

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Deal of the Day ? Lenovo IdeaPad S205 11.6? Laptop with 1.6GHz Dual-Core AMD Fusion CPU, 4GB RAM, and 500GB Hard Drive

Today?s LogicBUY deal is the newly released 11.6? Lenovo IdeaPad S205, loaded with features, for $429.  Features include: dual-core AMD Fusion CPU, Radeon HD 6310 graphics, up to 4GB memory, 11.6? LED-backlit anti-glare LCD screen, 1.3MP webcam, HDMI, 500GB hard … Continue reading

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Visualized: Growing up in arcades

If you’re anything like us — and you are — you can get quite nostalgic (and often downright teary-eyed) when contemplating your geek past. That’s why we know you’ll just love our latest favorite Flickr pool, Growing Up In Arcades: … Continue reading

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Top Stories: Thursday, April 28, 2011 [Total Recap]

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This Ball-Catching Robot Will Someday Play Baseball Better Than You [Video]

Germany’s aerospace agency, the DLR, has this robot they like to call Rollin’ Justin. Recently they’ve improved his object tracking and tacticle sensors so much that it’s able to catch objects on the fly. It’ll even catch two balls at … Continue reading

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