Monthly Archives: December 2010

BarMax, The $1,000 App (That?s Actually Worth It), Hits The iPad

It was just about a year ago that we first wrote about BarMax, an iPhone application meant to help law student pass the Bar exam. But if you’ve heard of the app, it’s more likely because of its price: $999.99. … Continue reading

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Authentic NASA artifacts, Buzz Aldrin’s dinner set for auction

Your long-held desire to own some authentic, Apollo-era vacuum-sealed, freeze-dried pot roast is about to be fulfilled. That’s right: RR Auction is, well, auctioning artifacts from the Golden Age of the space program this upcoming January, including Gordon Cooper’s father’s … Continue reading

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Photogene 2.0 for iPad: A Desktop Photo Editor on a Tablet

Photogene has long been one of the better photo-editing apps for the iPad, but a new update — version 2.0 — turns it into arguably the best around. First I’ll run through the main features, and then tell you about … Continue reading

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Photogene 2.0 for iPad: A Desktop Photo Editor on a Tablet

Photogene has long been one of the better photo-editing apps for the iPad, but a new update — version 2.0 — turns it into arguably the best around. First I’ll run through the main features, and then tell you about … Continue reading

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Feeding Your E-book Habit: Borrowing From the Library

Sony Touch, Daily Edition, and Pocket Readers So you

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The 12 best apps for your new Android device

So, you found a brand-new Android device under the tree a few days ago. Congratulations! Now what? In this post I’m going to recommend the very best apps to get off on the right foot with Android. If you’ve been … Continue reading

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These Lab Flask Mugs Put Your Dweeby Thermos To Shame [Thermos]

Steins of Science, created by a UC Berkeley physicist, are drinking mugs made from heavy-duty lab flasks. Just think how chilly beer stays when it’s wrapped in a vacuum “100,000 times more powerful than that of your average thermos.” More » … Continue reading

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The Last Roll of Kodachrome Film Ever Will Be Developed Today [Photography]

Even if you don’t give two f-stops about analog photography, it’s always good to respect our elders. So today, we pour one out for Kodak’s legendarily beautiful Kodachrome film, which after today, in Parsons, Kansas, will never be processed again. … Continue reading

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Aza Raskin leaves Mozilla to found health startup Massive Health

Aza Raskin, the genius behind many of Mozilla’s design and usability innovations, is leaving the company. In his blog post, Raskin applauds Mozilla on many accounts, so it doesn’t seem as though the move is made due to any sort … Continue reading

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Your Stapler Doesn’t Have To Be Boring [Video]

I was one of those kids who always got excited about the start of the school year because it meant a bounty of new office supplies. To think how different 7th grade would have been with these fabulous Zenith staplers! … Continue reading

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