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Magic 8-ball flash prank

01/31/2011, What would you do if you saw a magic 8-ball lying around the room? Chances are that you’d take it and check it out (especially if you’re bored). Now some folks out there have decided to take advantage of that curiosity by ensuring that you’ll be...

DIY snail mail notifier

01/31/2011, Just because we’re used to getting emails doesn’t mean that we don’t get snail mail anymore, though it’s a lot more troublesome to have to check our mailbox on a regular basis. Someone out there decided that it was too much trouble and came up...

BlackBerry Internet Services now banned in Egypt

01/27/2011, In the latest move by the Egyptian government, they’ve decided to block yet another form of communication to the outside world – BlackBerry Internet Services (BIS). After blocking Twitter yesterday, Egyptian officials probably felt that it...

Panasonic’s Everleds are the light bulbs of the future

01/27/2011, Panasonic has just unveiled a new type of light bulb made using LEDs instead of the traditional filaments found in today’s light bulbs. The new bulbs, named “Everleds”, can give the same lighting effect that has been difficult to...

Call button appears on Facebook’s messaging system?

01/27/2011, We’ve long been hearing rumors of voice calls within Facebook, possibly with some integration with Skype. Now a leaked picture seems to show a “Call” button appear in the Facebook messaging system. The button apparently appeared for a brief moment...

LTE-Advanced is scary fast

01/26/2011, The folks over at South Korea’s Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute recently gave a demonstration of the first public instance of LTE-Advanced and boy it sure is fast. A test mobile broadcast system managed to hit 600Mbps – 6...

O2 to offer free Wi-Fi in the UK

01/26/2011, Free Wi-Fi – now that is something which many of us take for granted, but don’t you just hate it when you go to a public place and realize that all the wireless networks in the vicinity are password protected? Those living in the UK will be...

Google unhappy with slow Android app sales

01/26/2011, According to reports online, the platform manager of Android, Eric Chu has stated that Google are unhappy with how slow the Android Market app sales are moving. Apps haven’t exactly been flying off the market, and with iOS recently hitting their 10...

Secret Service to train with video games

01/26/2011, The US Secret Service has recently announced that they will be including video games in their training methods. The Secret Service have been using tabletop simulations for more than 40 years and this upgrade to modern technology is a significant change...

Twitter now blocked in Egypt

01/26/2011, Twitter has just added one more country to the list of countries the micro-blogging service is banned in. As of today, folks in Egypt will not be able to access the service, through Twitter.com or third party apps. This was announced by a couple of tweets...

Texas Instruments brings WiFi to TI-Nspire calculators

01/26/2011, There are so many devices that are being upgraded with Wi-Fi connectivity nowadays, but did you ever think that your humble calculator would be getting a Wi-Fi upgrade? Texas Instruments has just sent its TI-Nspire CX Navigator to the FCC, and the reports...

Turn your iPod touch into an iPhone with the Apple Peel 520

01/26/2011, Yoison has just unveiled their next generation Apple Peel and it now supports the latest iPod Touch as well as the third generation model. In case you didn’t know, the Apple Peel is a special case that when fitted with a SIM card and attached to...

Technocel PowerPak DUO charges 2 devices at once

01/25/2011, Technocel has just announced that they will be launching their latest USB charging product, the PowerPak DUO at MacWorld 2011 this weekend. The PowerPak DUO is a smart charger that is meant to charge your electronic devices anytime and anywhere –...

Microsoft Office for Mac now available as a trial

01/25/2011, If you’ve always wanted to use Microsoft Office on your Mac computer but didn’t know if it was going to be worth forking out so much money for, great news for you. Microsoft has just announced that Microsoft Office 2011 – the latest version...