Monthly Archives: May 2011

BattlePaint is an addictive geometric shooter game

In BattlePaint, you play a cube. In fact, you’re not even a cube — just a square. But boy, are you fast! And you can shoot in all directions. That’s important, because there are baddies coming in from all over … Continue reading

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Cloud Girlfriend will use a swarm of females to satisfy men

Cloud Girlfriend, despite what it sounds like, doesn’t really have anything to do with cloud computing. Rather, it uses a cloud of women to pose as your girlfriend on Facebook, or your favorite social network of choice. The service is … Continue reading

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Intel Smart Connect and Rapid Start technologies unveiled, coming by the holidays

As part of its keynote at Computex today, Intel unveiled a pair of new sleep-related technologies, though funnily enough, neither of them is particularly boring. Smart Connect checks up periodically on web apps you have open while your computer is … Continue reading

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Slide a Frosted Door Over Your iPhone’s Screen When It’s Not In Use [Cases]

Inspired by a shark’s membrane, SharkEye’s $50 case rolls a frosted door over the iPhone 4 to protect it from scratches. You can still see if someone’s calling you, so it’s not a complete blanket. [SharkEye via Cnet via OhGizmo] … Continue reading

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Is Sony’s New Handheld Called "Vita"? [E3 Rumor Watch]

It’s the week before E3. There are rumours buzzing around like flies on a turd. Here’s the biggest fly, then, from the weekend: that the NGP has a name. And that name is “Vita”. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/NuJQJyuiRco/is-sonys-new-handheld-called-vita ThalĂ­a Thandie Newton … Continue reading

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Windows Home Server 2011 released to manufacturers

Just a little under two months after its release candidate went live, Windows Home Server (WHS) 2011 has been finalized and released into the wild. The new version of Microsoft’s slick, do-it-all server OS is a big step forward from … Continue reading

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OmmWriter brings its clean, calm writing interface to Windows

I have a thing for full-screen text editing. I use WriteMonkey for my creative writing needs, and VIM in a full-screen PuTTY session for my Web development work. That being the case, I’m all over the monospace, dark-background, focused editing … Continue reading

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My Android Apps ? ICE: In Case of Emergency Review

One of the more logical recommendations emergency workers offer is there should be some way to quickly find your emergency contacts and information in your wallet or on your cell phone. For the last several years, they have suggested you … Continue reading

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HP Veer gets bricked, disassembled after checking ‘Organ Donor’ box

There’s a saying ’round the webOS world… something to the effect of “it’s impossible to brick a webOS device.” Turns out, that’s hardly the case these days — the newfangled Touch to Share technology that’s tucked into the latest round … Continue reading

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Polymer Vision’s latest display rolls up, still doesn’t ship out (video)

Despite a litany of missed launch dates, bankruptcy filings, and corporate buyouts, Polymer Vision continues to trudge forward, and we’re more than happy to ogle its latest flexible screen. This time, the new hotness is a six-inch SVGA display repeatedly … Continue reading

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