Monthly Archives: April 2011

Toyota pulls Cydia theme and ads to appease Apple

In news that will no doubt shake the very bedrock of your belief system, Apple has asked Toyota to remove its Scion theme and its advertising from ModMyi, a Cydia repository. The Scion theme has been available for weeks, but … Continue reading

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VMware adds Mozy to its cloud and virtualization empire

Mozy is one of the most popular cloud backup services around, with more than one million users storing around 70 petabytes of data. Its popularity apparently put it on the acquisition radar of VMware — which has now made Mozy … Continue reading

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Apple?s Slow and Careful Crisis Management Doesn?t Always Work

Slow and meticulous is how Apple generally approaches product design, and it’s also how it handles crisis management. The company doesn’t rush, so that it can get things right the first time. But when it comes to responding to crises, … Continue reading

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Thermaltake’s Level 10 GT enclosure gets reviewed, deemed more practical than its predecessor

If you’ve never heard the words “form over function” used to describe a computer case, you must’ve missed Thermaltake’s Level 10 last year. Sure, it made us do a double take with its BMW-designed, super modular chassis, but its 50-pound … Continue reading

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Scrabble Helper helps you improve your Words With Friends gameplay

If you play Scrabble (or a scrabble-like game) from time to time, you may want to check out Scrabble Helper. This simple website is a godsend when you’re at a loss for words. Simply enter whatever letters you have, and … Continue reading

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The $2 Billion Dark-Matter-Hunting Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer [Monster Machines]

Whenever NASA launches its next-to-last space shuttle, the Endeavour—hopefully two days from now—it’ll be hauling an appropriately epic payload: the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/tfN7YJzsWMI/ Easy Come Easy Go Double Trouble Clambake Stay Away Joe Speedway

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HP webOS keyboard passes FCC smell test, won’t zap you to death with radiation

We already got some hands-on time with HP’s sleek webOS keyboard, and now it’s the FCC’s turn. The skinny peripheral — that’s Bluetooth Keyboard KT-1087 to you — popped up on the Federal Communications Commission’s site, stripped naked for the … Continue reading

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Apple headed to the iCloud for iOS 5?

More rumors have come to light about Apple and the iCloud brand, including DigitalDaily‘s sources confirming the name acquisition and AppleInsider hearing that it’s already being used internally for iOS 5 (and Mac OS X Lion). According to people familiar … Continue reading

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Random Dude Hijacks the Royal Wedding Color Feed [Image Cache]

The Royal Wedding is finally goddamn over and now Will and Kate can look back at all the social media they foisted upon the Internet—YouTube videos, Facebook comments, and a Color account sponsored by The Telegraph. And in between pictures … Continue reading

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GNOME 3 released, ushers in an interesting amalgam of iOS and OS X

GNOME 3, after more than two years of development, has been released into the wild. GNOME 3 is not merely the logical successor of GNOME 2: it is an entirely new project, started from scratch, to create a “completely new, … Continue reading

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