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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Ron Mueck, Super Realistic Sculptor

The picture above was fascinating to me because “Big Man” was on the cover of Discovery magazine probably around a year or so ago and for the longest time I thought it was a real person… as well as others that looked at it. To suddenly find out it was a sculpture by Ron Mueck [...]

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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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Zeitgeist: Christianity, 911 and The Federal Reserve

NOTE: This post may offend people that are religiously oriented, in the military or otherwise find yourself aligned with the policies of the Bush administration. … a few weeks ago we blogged about the Bilderberg Group and World Domination. To summarize, the Bilderberg group is a private, highly secretive group of 100 or so of [...]

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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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Geek the Vote from Popular Mechanics

Election 2008 Candidate Positions on Science & Technology

Popular Mechanics put together a pretty bad-ass chart of the 2008 presidential candidate’s stances on Science and Technology. You can keep it handy as a reference when voting time comes around along with the 2008 Presidential Quick Reference Guide.

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Jude Aptow: Forgetting Sara Marshall Trailer

If you liked 40-Year-Old-Virgin and Superbad, Aptow is at it again:

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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 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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Don't Read This Story

… if you hate yourself, click to read the rest of this story after the jump. If in fact you do not hate yourself, just skip this post… live a happy life, and don’t look back.

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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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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 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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Peter Jackson to Produce 2 Hobbit Films

Well every fan of Lord of the Rings ever just got their wish. After all the drama between Peter Jackson and New Line Cinema, it looks like the two groups have come to terms and decided to work together on 2 more films based on The Hobbit. For those that don’t know, Jackson and New [...]

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PS3 and PSP Updates Allow Remote Play of PS1 Titles

Holy hell this is cool… Sony has been releasing some kick-ass firmware updates since the PS3 came out, and it turns out that the last two they did for the PS3 (2.10) and PSP (3.80) combined actually allow you to play the downloadable PS1 titles via Remote Play on your PSP from your PS3! (over [...]

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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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HP Printer Ink Class Action Lawsuit

Ars has the scoop on a Boston man who is sick and tired of walking into a office supply store and paying $30+ dollars for ink for his printer. This was discussed years ago on Slashdot before we had sites like Digg and social networking was all the buzz. At the time the discussion was [...]

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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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Acer AL2216W 22" LCD Monitor $200

From Dealsea Buy.com has Acer AL2216W 22″ LCD Monitor for $200 with free shipping. New customers coupon: $5 off $100; $10 off $200

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Handcock Trailer

Will Smith is a super hero, but he’s also a douche bag and doesn’t really care that much about being a super hero. Looks like a rental:

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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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