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Iran's defense minister is going to be ticked off at the Photoshop minister. A photo of Iran's Qahar 313 stealth fighter is bunk -- just like the last one. After being called out for its fake stealth fighter pic last week, Iran went all in and released a new, updated... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog
News. Weather. Mr. T-themed everything. There's a slight chance those are your priorities in life, so we're speaking to you with this round of iPhone apps of the week. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/bIoA0HnSvGE/mr-t-thirst-and-more MANTECH INTERNATIONAL MANHATTAN ASSOCIATES LSI LINEAR TECHNOLOGY LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog
Moments ago, Mozilla stripped the release candidate moniker from Firefox 4 Mobile and pronounced it fit for public release. If you have a Nokia N900 phone, or a fairly-modern Android 2.0-or-later device, go ahead and install it from the Market, by using scanning the QR code after the break, or... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog
This post brought to you by DISH. All opinions are 100% mine. When I was a kid, we had one television set for a family of five. That meant we tended to watch the westerns my father wanted and not the shows my sisters and I wanted. Now I have... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog
Toss, chop, whatever. Jump from the first step all the way to the final step of salad making, you lazy bum. This little scissor cyborg tool is a multitasker. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/1JJE9Oz-JF0/the-multitasking-toss+and+chop-is-your-salad-making-secret-weapon VOLT INFORMATION SCIENCES VISHAY INTERTECHNOLOGY VIRGIN MEDIA VIEWSONIC VERISIGN VERIFONE HOLDINGS VEECO INSTRUMENTS VARIAN SEMICONDUCTOR EQUIPMENT ASSOCIATES... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog
Today Only: Purchase the Krusell Hector Leather Case for iPhone 5 and save $12.99! The Krusell Hector is a smooth leather case with a glossy look and feel featuring a suede interior lining in contrasting color. The strong magnetic closure of the Hector case secures your iPhone 5 while inside,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog
One nifty feature of HTML5 is that apps can store data locally on your computer and have it available even when you are offline. Google today introduced a new API for Chrome, the Sync FileSystem API, that offers an app-private sandboxed file storage system, similar to what's already in the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog
Back when I was a kid, I used to love crafting ornate puzzle boxes out of Lego. There would be just one way to open the box, by carefully shifting and rotating a bunch of pieces. Well, either that, or breaking the box in frustration. Interlocked takes that spirit and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog
The Angry Birds and the pigs they hate so are already quite popular on mobile devices, but it turns out that the collected escapades for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Nintendo 3DS in Angry Birds Trilogy also did quite well, pushing past one million units since September 2012. Its console... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog
We crunched the numbers just after CES, while the organizers were barely tearing down hundreds of lavishly lit booths. Now, we're going to be making it a regular thing, pulling together and musing on the week's vital statistics. This time around, we watch iPads make an impression on computer shipments,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog
Okay, I know what you're thinking: chocolate on Download Squad? That's right! That's because Chocomize is one of the nerdiest ways to get chocolate online: it's a website where you customize your own bar using a multi-step process. We've covered Chocomize before in our holiday gift guide, so when they... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog
Rafael Rivera and Paul Thurrott have posted a second look at some of the early changes which have surface in Windows 8 milestone 3. First there was the restyled Welcome Screen, and now it appears that Microsoft is toying with bringing the Ribbon UI to Explorer. The Ribbon, like in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog
The European police agency, Europol, announced Wednesday that it had dismantled a Russian-led, Spain-based cybercrime organization. The organization reportedly extorted millions of euros across more than 30 countries, mostly in Europe. The group's plan was to convince Internet users to pay fines, supposedly to authorities, for trumped-up infractions. Source: http://ectnews.com.feedsportal.com/c/34520/f/632000/s/2892840e/l/0L0Stechnewsworld0N0Crsstory0C77310A0Bhtml/story01.htm... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog
Moments ago, Mozilla stripped the release candidate moniker from Firefox 4 Mobile and pronounced it fit for public release. If you have a Nokia N900 phone, or a fairly-modern Android 2.0-or-later device, go ahead and install it from the Market, by using scanning the QR code after the break, or... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog
HP has become the first major OEM to deliver support for Google Cloud Print in retail-boxed printers. In an official release, HP announced that its ePrint-enabled printers are now fully Cloud Print compatible. Just sign in to your Google account, pick your HP ePrint device, and you're ready to fire... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog
Chute is a Y Combinator-backed startup that helps publishers and brands incorporate photos and other media (sometimes submitted directly by users, sometimes aggregated from social networking sites) onto their own websites. Now it's offering similar functionality for real-world locations, thanks to a new feature called Chute Live. For example, according... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog
HP has become the first major OEM to deliver support for Google Cloud Print in retail-boxed printers. In an official release, HP announced that its ePrint-enabled printers are now fully Cloud Print compatible. Just sign in to your Google account, pick your HP ePrint device, and you're ready to fire... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog
Apple has announced that it is working on a fix for the Microsoft Exchange bug that has been widely reported by users upgrading to iOS 6.1. The bug which is causing severe headaches for system administrators is said to be caused by a user responding to an exception to a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog
Barricade the fireplace and bar the windows, these bumps in the night are more than "just the wind." Just don't bother trying to sleep after watching this ghoulish short from Laurie J Proud. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/PeBL5I30d2I/the-weirdest-thing-on-the-internet-tonight-condensed-night INFOCUS ZORAN ZIONS BAN YAHOO YAHOO XILINX WESTERN DIGITAL VOLT INFORMATION SCIENCES VISHAY... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog
For the casual seafarer with space constraints, Better Outdoors has come up with a creative, if perhaps terrifying, solution to a problem most of us never knew we had in the first place. Say hello to the Transporter: a box-like boat that conveniently folds into a box-like box for your... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog
What I?m about to say is undoubtedly going to piss some of you off. And that?s fine. Because in a few years, I?ll be right and you?ll look silly. While everyone is focused on the next generation video game consoles from Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft ? the latter two of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog
Sonos is aiming to revolutionize home theater audio by taking all the high quality sound you need and want, and cramming it all into one big ol' soundbar you can drop at the bottom of your TV. Sure, it'll work with other Sonos units you have hanging around, the Sonos... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog
In celebration of 16 years of Tamagotchi, Namco Bandai has cooked up a new mobile app based on the brand's original virtual pet. Free to download from Google Play, this piece of '90s nostalgia has been re-imagined with new features like color, improved image resolution and Facebook sharing. Fancy new... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog
Whether you take this as a sign that Apple inventory levels are now in better balance, or simply that Apple is feeling a little more generous with their employees, it looks like the previous 3-device limit on friends and family purchases has been relaxed. Now, before you start looking for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog
eScholar's only business is helping state and local education agencies get the best bang for their buck from collecting and using educational data to drive better school performance results. That sometimes involves helping its customers work with data gleaned from a variety of commercial and open source enterprise databases. Source:... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Johnkimbab's blog