Archive for July, 2011

Tie Knot Water Balloon Filler is a summer must have gadget

Tie Knot Water Balloon Filler is a summer must have gadget

It's HOT in Texas in the summer. I mean really hot. Fat hairy dudes are banned from walking in the grass during droughts out of fear the friction might start a forest fire. That means that many people end up doing something with water to keep cool. My kids always want to have a water balloon war. The problem is neither of them can fill their balloons.

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Is this the iPhone 4S?

Is this the iPhone 4S?

The problem with a so-called iPhone 4S or "Lite" version - packing similar specifications and aesthetics to the current iPhone 4, but using cheaper materials to allow Apple to reduce the sticker price - is that when pre-launch photos leak it's darned tricky to tell whether it's real or just a mocked-up fake. Vietnamese forum Tinhte has a few such white "Lite" mysteries today, reportedly the same iPhone 4 hardware inside a new, plastic casing.

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Google+ growth slows, stat firm says, as +1 SEO gamers surface

Google+ growth slows, stat firm says, as +1 SEO gamers surface

The Google+ honeymoon period may be drawing to a close, as record early growth reportedly tapers off and users make fewer, shorter visits to the new social network. Having seen a 238-percent rise in US visits in the week ended July 16, according to Experian Hitwise, Google+ saw US traffic fall around 3-percent the following week, Bloomberg reports. Meanwhile, sites offering "+1 for pay" rankings have already sprouted up, offering to help dastardly site owners game Google's rating and promotion system.

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Good Technology takes security seriously with Good for Government

Good Technology takes security seriously with Good for Government

With all the hacking attacks that have been, going on over the past few months it's no surprise that security is at the forefront for some enterprise providers. Good Technology is a widely used multiplatform enterprise mobility offering and the company uses the data it gathers on devices to give us an idea how platforms are doing frequently. Earlier this month Good offered some details on the number of iPads in the enterprise compared to Android tablets.

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Rude Gameware announces Fierce 3500 wireless gaming mouse for pre-order

Rude Gameware announces Fierce 3500 wireless gaming mouse for pre-order

Generally computer gaming and wireless mice are not things that go together in the same sentence. Over the last year or so some nice wireless gaming mice have started to show up that have no lag to affect your game. One of these mice is the Rude Gameware Fierce 3500 wireless gaming mouse. Rude has announced that the mouse will be shipping soon and that it is up for pre-order now.

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Paper craft Nyan Cat is weird and cool

Paper craft Nyan Cat is weird and cool

Not too long ago Chris Davies was having a nerdgasm over the Nyan Cat videos on YouTube getting that rainbow Nyan Cat custom load bar. We had a little chat about me not understanding the point of Nyan Cat and the best Davies could come up with was "it's a cat, in space, with a Pop Tart body." I still don’t get it. If you do get the point of Nyan Cat or if you just want to make something interesting out of paper on a boring summer day, here you go.

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UK High Court orders BT to block Newzbin2 website for piracy

UK High Court orders BT to block Newzbin2 website for piracy

Pirates are rampant all around the world online. They stream music, movies, and TV shows and generally raise the ire of any association that seeks to protect copyright and get consumers to pay to view the content. Generally, when we talk pirates and legal battles we are talking about the US. Today there is some pirate stomping action going on in the UK. The UK High court has ordered BT to block access to a pirate website.

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