Monthly Archives: June 2011

Windows Phone Mango Will Support Front Facing Cameras [Blip]

It was a little bit eyebrow-raising when Microsoft made no mention of a front facing camera in Windows Phone Mango. Thankfully in Mango’s Beta 2 Dev Tools, there’s a button that’ll toggle front and rear cameras. Welcome to the present! … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Holograms with the Litiholo Hologram Kit

With this kit from Litiholo, you’ll get everything you need to make your own holograms.  You’ll get a hologram-quality laser diode, Litiholo RRT20 holographic film that requires no chemicals and no development process, laser-cut laser mount and laser plate mount, … Continue reading

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New and updated iPhone and iPad apps for Thursday, June 30

Every day, TiPb gets flooded with announcements for new and updated iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad apps and games. So every day we pick just a few of the most interesting, the most notable, and simply the most awesome to … Continue reading

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Mac OS X Lion Preview 2 released, introduces mega exciting leather bound iCal skin

This is one of those posts that could probably be condensed into a tweet: Apple has released the second Preview of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. If you’re running Preview 1, it looks like you’ll first receive a small update … Continue reading

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Shark!! ? Nope, Just Junior in a Sea Squirts Life Jacket from Opa Cove

It’s summer, and a lot of us will be spending time at pools, lakes, and the ocean.  Life jackets are a requirement for many activities, especially for little kids.  Why not make wearing them fun for the kids – and … Continue reading

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Jellyfish Shut Down a Nuclear Power Plant [Nuclear Power]

Jellyfish invaded the cooling water at a Scottish nuclear power plant this week. There were so many of these aquatic creatures floating around, the plant had to shut down. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/TkrkrMaSJ0w/jellyfish-shut-down-a-nuclear-power-plant Volt Information Sciences Vishay Intertechnology Virgin Media Viewsonic

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OnLive CEO reveals ‘entirely new approach’ to wireless, credits Rearden for toppling Shannon’s Law

“In advance, yes — you’re right, it’s impossible. But nonetheless, we have ten radios all working at the same frequency, all at the Shannon limit… and there’s no interference.” You may not fully grok the significance of that statement, but … Continue reading

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Sand Trap is a fun and difficult physics maze game

Sand Trap is one of those games that at first seem too hard to bother with, but when you try to stop playing it you discover you’re hooked. The goal is to get as much sand as you possibly can … Continue reading

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MSI formally unveils 14-inch CX480 laptop, stops short of naming a price

We know, we know — many of you just want to see some Llano laptops already, but that doesn’t mean the flow of Sandy Bridge systems has run dry. MSI just formally outed the CX480, a brushed metal 14-incher it … Continue reading

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How to Get Rid of Google’s Big Black Bar [Hacks]

If you strolled over to Google at any point today, you may have noticed that a big black bar had annexed some valuable top-of-screen real estate. Some people like it! But in case you’re not one of them, here’s how … Continue reading

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