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U.S. DHS Shuts Down Websites Selling Counterfeits

11/29/2010, The United States Department of Homeland Security had shut down a total of 82 sites on the Internet on Cyber Monday’s post-Thanksgiving online shopping day. Those sites, which include a BitTorrent meta-search engine and e-commerce sites selling...

PC World’s Tech Brand Reliability Survey Puts Apple, Asus at Top

11/29/2010, In a survey of 79,000 readers, PC World compiled a list of reliable, trusted tech brands. This year, Apple, Asus, Brother, Canon, Motorola, and T-Mobile came out on top while the losers included brands such as Dell and HP. The survey also finds that...

Aliens Pulse Rifle Replica For $900

11/29/2010, You might remember how it was when you first saw the Aliens film many years ago and if you’re looking for a little something to bring back the good old days, you could fork out a juicy $900 to purchase HCG’s M41-A replica gun that weighs a...

Tokyoflash Turns Its Kisai RPM Watch Into A Reality

11/26/2010, There are many concept watches being introduced by the folks over at Tokyoflash, but every now and then, demand for a concept design is high enough that the company will make it a reality, such as the Kisai RPM concept watch. The watch is now...

MD-701 Android Tablet Visits The FCC

11/24/2010, With Android tablets busy queuing up to get approval from the FCC, it’s no surprise to see another Android-powered tablet enter the fray, and we’re talking about the MD-701. The device is manufactured by Shenzhen Huaruian Technology and is...

DIY: Laser-sighted Slingshot

11/23/2010, With all the technology going around nowadays, it’s not too big a deal to have a slingshot anymore, but what about a laser-sighted slingshot? If you’re feeling mischievous, then you can check out a tutorial that has been uploaded by the...

PocketBook Accidentally Confirms That It Will Use A Mirasol Display

11/23/2010, Seems that someone jumped the gun with the press release as PocketBook USA just confirmed that it will be offering the first Mirasol e-reader at CES 2011. Details are scarce at the moment but apparently the prototype is capable of handling 12 frames per...

Patent Office Agrees To Facebook’s ‘Face’ Trademark

11/23/2010, We’ve heard many reports of sites getting into trouble for sounding like Facebook in the past, and things might get interesting in the future as reports are in that Facebook has been granted a Notice of Allowance to trademark the word...

Pro-Google Vigilantes Egg Homes Of Folks Who Opt-out Of Street View

11/23/2010, Google Street View is a controversial service to many folks, especially since there was a rather painful incident of data gathering recently. Then again, there are some folks who really like the service and have actually gone to great lengths to show it....

Acer Brings High-Resolution Android Tablets

11/23/2010, Acer announced a pair of Android-powered tablets today. The tablets sport a 7-inch and 10-inch display and features a resolution of 1280 X 800, which is higher than the 1024 X 600 resolution on the 7-inch Galaxy Tab display made by Samsung. The tablets...

Toyota Announces 4-layer All-solid-state Battery

11/22/2010, Toyota Motor Corp has unveiled a prototype of its all-solid-state battery in Japan, a laminated cell measuring about 10cm x 10cm. The company is already actively engaged in the development of all-solid-state batteries and lithium-air batteries as...

Nook Gains Speed with Firmware 1.5

11/22/2010, Barnes & Noble just released version 1.5 of its firmware for the e-ink Nook. The firmware brings a number of enhancements to the e-ink electronic book reader, most notably faster page turn speeds and the ability to sync where you’ve left off in...