Archive | December, 2007

Sprint Direct Customer Service Hotline

Interesting… Laurence Hartje sends in news that Sprint has set up an exclusive hotline for The Consumerist readers that have a real legitimate problem with Sprint and have already tried going through the existing channels. The hotline connects customers directly to a CS department that knows what they are doing and can help out… very […]

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iPhone 1.1.3 Adding Bookmark to Home Screen

iPhone 1.1.3 Firmware Features

Incase you missed it, Grant Gochnauer sent in some rumors about the upcoming 1.1.3 firmware for the iPhone adds some nice new touches that folks have been waiting for: The ability to send an SMS message to multiple people is now there Google Maps application can now pinpoint your location using cell tower triangulation Google […]

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Santa Cat

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas you Beautiful People! I hope today is a blast for everyone. If you have family in town, have a good time together. If you get exactly the gift you wanted for Christmas, be sure to smother the person (or persons) that got it for you with praise. Have a great holiday!

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PS3 + Infrant ReadyNAS + Xvid Stream

It was reported shortly after the last PS3 Firmware 2.10 release that DivX support was added but Xvid support was only added when the media was played off the PS3’s hard drive. Well for you lucky Infrant ReadyNAS folks out there, it looks like the soon-to-be-released RAIDiator 4 relase of the OS for the ReadyNAS […]

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Microsoft Windows XP Logo

Windows XP SP3 RC Ready for Download

OSNews reports that Microsoft has put the release candidate (RC) of Service Pack 3 (SP3) for Windows XP up on their download site for you to grab. The entire download weighs in at 580mb while the Windows Update version that will be available when the release goes final, will be roughly 70mb. Not too shabby […]

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Apple Mac Leopard Logo

Apple Released Java 6 Preview 8 for Leopard

JavaLobby has the scoop on Apple finally releasing Preview 8 of Java 6 for Intel-Mac Leopard machines only. Turns out the new preview requires 64-bit machines and the hardware to support it for an “optimized experience”. An interesting point that Geertjan made in his post is: do people really care? Landon Fuller has already created […]

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Casey Aldridge MySpace Page

Jamie Spears Baby's Daddy Cut Loose

The Superficial brings us a snippet of Casey’s MySpace page… two interesting points: Looks like he and Jamie broke up, so she’s going to have bastard children… that was totally out of the blue. His page says he’s 17… but he was 19 like 3 days ago… is someone trying to avoid jail time? Me […]

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Firefox 3 Beta 2 Screenshot

Firefox 3 Beta 2 Impressions: Awesome

ZDNet gave their impressions of the recently released Firefox 3 Beta 2 release and so far the comments are suggest the same thing: The memory and performance enhancements are awesome. Word on the street is that it’s snappy as hell, uses anywhere from 1/2 to 1/4 the memory Firefox 2 used, and is overall looking […]

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Super State Map of the World, North American Union, European Union, Pacific Union, African Union

The Bilderberg Group and World Domination

Buckle-up, this is a long one and it’s juicy! Tin-Foil-Hat Wednesday Presents… The Bilderberg Group and World Domination! I love conspiracies theories, and not just the theory itself, but tracking down pieces to it. Sort of like an Indiana Jones movie… except completely sedentary. So anyone I went on a recent internet adventure and had […]

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Android Emulator in Horizontal Orientation

Software Development with Android API

For the developers out there, Ars takes some time with the Android (gPhone) APIs to develop a quick Twitter application. Ryan points out that while was impressed with his app only requiring 130 lines of code to get off the ground, he found the tools available to make a nice looking UI were severely lacking. […]

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Intel Z-P140 SSD

Intel Z-P140 SSD Kicks Other SSD's Asses

We have covered Solid State Drives (SSDs) here a lot over the past few months, with the general consensus being that they are small in capacity but fast. Some user comments have suggested that stability and longevity of these devices just isn’t there yet however. While most of these SSDs are the size of a […]

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Lenovo ThinkPad T60 Picture

Thinkpad T60 15.4" WSXGA+ Notebook $692

From Dealsea Additional $50 drop! Lenovo has Thinkpad T60 15.4″ WXSGA+ Notebook for $799 (If you see higher price, you need to clear your browser’s cookies and cache) – 13.333% off eCoupon code “USPSAVEDEC” = $692 with free shipping. Register your account first before checkout in order not to lose the coupon discount. Intel Core […]

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Saint's Row 2 Details

Kotaku has the scoop (because Gameplayer AU is dead) on the Saint’s Row 2 details that have emerged as of late. For someone that really enjoyed the original and am happy to see it come back, these deets are looking nice! (Note: SR2 will be a dual-release 360/PS3): The game will be adding a full-story […]

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Duke Nukem Forever

Duke Nukem Forever Trailer: 12/19/07

(Click screenshot for huge size) What the F?! Post in NeoGaf saying that a Duke Nukem Forever movie is going to be released 12/19/07, it links to this thread on 3D Realms server that is currently down. George Broussard had this quote for the post in the 3D Realms forums: Last Saturday we had our […]

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