Monthly archives: April, 2008

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Throw your trash away in (SW) style!

What was that? You’re in the market for an over-priced “Japan-only Fully Licensed Star Wars Collectible Office Sized” trash can?
ThinkGeek has you covered! For only $99.99, you can be the proud owner of this R2-D2 replica waste bin.
But don’t take my word…
“Excuse me sir, but that R2-D2 is in prime condition, a real …




bbcwii

BBC embraces the Wii

The BBC’s iPlayer VoD service will soon be available as a Wii Channel. An early version of the service is expected to go live today and will only be available in the UK to licence-fee payers (initially through the Wii Internet Channel).
I was excited to see this news, but definitely disappointed that it is …




win7

7th time’s a charm!

It’s hard not to compare Microsoft’s latest (and not so greatest) OS – Vista – with its millennial cousin, Windows ME. But perhaps, this isn’t as bad as it seems?!
In the same way that ME was to revolutionize Win 98, Vista was supposed to take XP to the next level. However, after what …




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Engage your brain’s deflector shields!

Chalk up another point for coffee! The BBC is reporting on a recent study performed at the University of North Dakota involving rabbits and coffee.
A vital barrier* between the brain and the main blood supply of rabbits fed a fat-rich diet was protected in those given a caffeine supplement.
*(The “blood brain barrier” is a filter …




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Dark Side of the Web

Firefox add-on Stylish allows users to apply custom styles to websites, mail clients, and even the browser itself. Changing styles is as easy as a single click at the developers’ online repository of user-created styles – userstyles.org.
Darker themes create less strain on a user’s eyes allowing for more comfortable extended use. Here are …




apriliphone

Apple stuns the world with new iPhone!

BREAKING: Apple releases the next-gen iPhone early!
That’s right! Apple has upped the ante once again. Forget 3G…the newest iPhone comes upgraded with 4G WiMAX connectivity, integrated Adobe Flash support, and what is possibly the most improbable/unforeseen feature of all – holographic messaging!

First there was visual voicemail…now holographic messaging! Send your friends holographic images, …