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Steve Jobs action figure is creepily realistic

Steve Jobs action figure is creepily realistic

There are people from all walks of life that were huge fans of Steve Jobs and the Apple empire he built over the years. Jobs passed away last year and since then many have wondered about Apple and mourned the loss of one of the giants of the tech world. If you want to remember jobs geek style, this action figure is the ticket.

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World’s first Angry Birds Shop open for business in Finland

World’s first Angry Birds Shop open for business in Finland

All you lovers of the Angry Birds brand can rest easy knowing there's an Angry Birds-centric store headed your way soon, as the first shop has officially opened its doors for business in Helsinki, Finland. Of course Finland is the birthplace of Angry Birds and still where Rovio, the developer of said game resides, so of course the first store should open in such a place. Of course we've got to wait and see how well it does before more shops open nationwide and worldwide, but for now, we've got our own versions in just sections of stores such as the one you'll see a bit later in this post, complete with hookahs.

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Giant Hot Wheels racetrack is awesome, but is it real?

Giant Hot Wheels racetrack is awesome, but is it real?

My son loves Hot Wheels cars and has a ton of them that he has collected over the years. He also has more than a few tracks that you can slip together to play with. I will be the first to say that those tracks rarely work as advertised and generally fall apart if the cat farts. The track in the video at the bottom of this is insanely large. I can only imagine how much the parts would have coasted to make the track.

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Chevy shows off flying car at Texas State Fair

Chevy shows off flying car at Texas State Fair

I think one of the coolest things that Chevy had in its display at the Texas State Fair auto show was this little matte colored version of the new small car called the Sonic. The first time I saw it sitting there, I thought it was a clay reproduction of the Sonic used for the design process. Then it started whirring and lifted into the air. It turned out that it was a full-scale model of the new Sonic that was controlled and is controlled by a big RC controller like an RC airplane.

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Disney AppMATes turns the iPad into a virtual play mat for kids

Disney AppMATes turns the iPad into a virtual play mat for kids

Parents that have kids and an iPad around the house know that kids love to use tech no matter their age. Even the cats in my house use the iPad on occasion for gaming. Disney has unveiled some very cool new products that go along with the iPad called AppMATes. The AppMATes are a combination of an app running on the iPad and a car the child can hold for virtual driving action.

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