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I love everything about this. I just like to pretend that George the Neanderthal carried a Stone Aged Swiss Army Knife everywhere with him. It was so convenient! Of course, there was no Swiss or Army or Knives back then but, um, you get the idea! More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/-1aXxUJ6nk0/a-cavemans-swiss-army-knife... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog
Reading's all well and good, but wouldn't you rather be, say, getting a massage or seeing a comedy show? Good news, Amazon is bringing its AmazonLocal service to the ad-supported Kindle With Special Offers and Kindle With Special Offers 3G. The ads are rolling out first to New York City... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog
Sticks is another one of those rare games where the intro is actually worth watching. It introduces you to office worker Bob, who is basically a wage slave fantasizing about a better existence. Then, on his way back home from another grueling day at the office, he passes a huge... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog
We know the Zetas drug cartel can be as sophisticated as any modern government. But the rest of the time, they're as mercilessly savage as the lowest criminal thugs. And now they're aiming the horrific bloodshed at online opponents. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/klWTQ6MhEvQ/mexican-drug-cartel-brutally-attacks-two-critics-who-use-social-media Ibasis Hypercom Hewlett Packard Co Heartland Payment... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog
Music Video Genome is an ambitious project to create a Pandora-like application for music videos. It's in the early stages of development and needs help from the community to grow. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/ks2f0ADke1g/music-video-genome-is-a-pandora-for-music-videos Teletech Holdings Technitrol Take-Two Interactive Software Syntel Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog
The Get-Back GPS from Brunton is a small keychain sized GPS device that gives you the fastest way back to your starting point. Charge it via a free USB port and you’re ready to go hiking. All you do is set up to 3 waypoints and then the Get-Back will... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog
A jailbreak of iOS 4.3.1 is now possible with both PwnageTool on Mac, and Sn0wbreeze on Windows. RedmondPie -- who else? -- has some handy guides that you can follow for all iOS 4.3.1 devices on Windows, for iPhone 4 on OS X, iPad 1 on OS X, iPhone 3GS... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog
After much gnashing of teeth from city residents, NYC's transportation department has the go ahead to launch their planned bike sharing system, comprising 10,000 bikes and 600 stations that will cover much of Manhattan and Brooklyn. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/BoG7dIcDuhY/nyc-will-have-10000-shared-bikes-rolling-around-the-streets-next-summer Infosys Technologies International Business Machines Inventec Kddi Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog
Thermal imaging is far from a new idea, but that doesn't mean it has been forgotten. Thanks to slim sensors, the new lineup of small, mountable thermal imagers from BAE Systems promises to turn solidiers into more efficient marksmen. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/TGZFVwvw0Qs/new-thermal-imaging-technologies-allow-soldiers-to-have-heat+sensitive-scopes-mounted-to-their-guns Inventec Kddi Kla-Tencor Koninklijke Kpn Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog
As we all remember Viewsonic wants us to know that they make Android tablets, and tonight we were able to get our hands on their upcoming Viewsonic Viewpad 7x, a 7-inch Honeycomb tablet. The 7x is the bigger brother to the 7e, which runs Gingerbread, and will be powered by... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog
Google Voice Search has just introduced localizations for Latin America, Indonesia and Malaysia, enabling native language search for hundreds of millions of users. Google's official blog post offers some interesting insights into the process of collecting and analyzing the speech data needed to expand support. Thousands of hours were spent... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog
It looks like the LG Marquee's gearing up for its coming out party. We first caught wind of the Optimus Black clone when it surfaced in blurrycam form at a Radio Shack briefing, running what appeared to be vanilla Android, and branded for the Now Network. Well, thanks to a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog
NASA got a new deep space exploration system, the Space Launch System. A new heavy rocket designed to take astronauts well beyond planet Earth's orbit. It's beautiful. It's like the Saturn all over again, but better. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/2udLdGpyxYU/nasas-new-deep-space-rocket-is-simply-amazing Liberty Global Lm Ericsson Logitech International Memc Electronic Materials Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog
Nikon Displays Mysterious Prototypes At French Exhibition Sweet-Looking Bike Tool Roll Made From My Favorite Material, Waxed Canvas Dodocase Puts Out Some J. Crew Exclusive iPad 2 Cases SocialBicycles Bike Sharing Is Now A Kickstarter Project Thanko Starts Selling The USB Butt Cooler Cushion (Ver. 2) Source: http://www.crunchgear.com/2011/06/28/daily-crunch-scope-edition/ Microchip Technology... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog
Server and Tools Business President Satya Nadella, amongst others, took the stage at Build today in order to showcase something a bit less consumer-facing: Windows Server 8 and the revised Windows Azure platform. Fret not, though -- this all plays a vital role in how you'll be enjoying Windows 8... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog
MConcierge rolls out Guest Relationship Management solution for hospitality sector Art Lebedev Studio? Optimus Mini Six Hits Production, Will Land On Desks Later This Year Whiteboard Wall Clock Is Minimal And Practical The Nissan Leaf Review: A Fun And Practical Electric Car For The Masses Review: The HP Palm TouchPad... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog
Softstep Keyworx Lets You Assign Macros To Your Feet Day 1: My Week In The Nissan Leaf ?Magi-Cam? Uses Mirrors As Camouflage To Spy On Vigilant Animals Hit Video Game Professor Layton To Go Social On Mobage This Year Ejacket: Bandai?s E-Money Case Plays Kamen Rider Sounds Every Time You... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog
Stopping just short of bundling its announcement with an "Eye of the Tiger" MP3, Netgear's rolling out the hyperbole carpet for its now available N900. Heralding it as "the most advanced wireless home router," the sleekly-designed $180 box packs six antennas for an extended WiFi range, and is capable of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog
It's just not a developer conference these days without a big giveaway, and Microsoft's now come through on that front at Build. The company announced during its keynote that it's giving away 5,000 Samsung-built developer "PCs" to attendees, and that AT&T will throw in a year of 3G service (2GB... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog
What's the point of dropping a few Benjamins on a tablet if you can't watch video on-the-go? Although much fuss has been made of Cupertino's reluctance to add Flash to its line of iOS devices, the kings of content (read: networks) are still scheming up ways to port the prime... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog
The Bellagio water fountains ain't got nothing on this. This water fountain in Osaka Station, Japan is so amazing that it can tell you the time, draw pictures of leaves, show music notes, spell words and do a ton more. It's like watching animation but with water. [Freshome] More »... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog
Color, the $41-million-in-funding location-oriented photo sharing startup, is susceptible to simple GPS spoofing. With nothing more than a jailbroken iPad or iPhone, you can use FakeLocation to trick Color into thinking you're somewhere else. Within seconds you can be browsing photos that were snapped thousands of miles away. With a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog
Google, in an interesting but not entirely unexpected twist, will not be open-sourcing Android 3.0 Honeycomb for the foreseeable future. Historically, Android is usually open-sourced via the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) a few days or weeks after the code is finalized. While this departure from the norm won't affect... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog
For those of you that don’t wear glasses for all your vision needs, but do require glasses for reading, TechLoops can keep those glasses close at hand while not making you look like a granny or librarian. They are all handmade with various beads that give them a high-tech or... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog
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 the word you'd like to connect with. Scrabble helper comes... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2011 at Edisonthomas's blog