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Would You Like Your DNA Stored On The Moon? There’s A Kickstarter For That [fund this]

Would You Like Your DNA Stored On The Moon? There’s A Kickstarter For That [fund this]

| July 9, 2012 | Reply

If you were always worried about the Earth ending in December of this year and you thought to yourself “hm, maybe we can put DNA on the moon to save our species” then you are in luck! Earthrise Space is a company that has a goal of winning Google’s Lunar X competition which will award […]

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$35 Dollar Raspberry Pi Computer Hacked To Play SNES Games

$35 Dollar Raspberry Pi Computer Hacked To Play SNES Games

| July 5, 2012 | Reply

Raspberry Pi has been a success ever since it was announced. It has had delays and sellouts but has made it to many people’s hands to tinker with. For $35 you get a Linux based little computer than is open to hack up and play with to your hearts desire. Petrockblog founder Florian has managed […]

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Nokia Wants Money From Someone For the Nexus 7 Or They May Sue

Nokia Wants Money From Someone For the Nexus 7 Or They May Sue

| July 2, 2012 | Reply

Nokia is joining the patent war. Last year Nokia mentioned they had a pretty heavy patent portfolio for wireless technologies and that they were willing to use this portfolio to bring money in for the company. Many devices you use with wifi use some sort of patent from Nokia and they get some money for […]

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Half Of All US Cell Phone Users Now Own Smartphones

Half Of All US Cell Phone Users Now Own Smartphones

| March 29, 2012 | Reply

I am surprised it took as long as it has. But the past year has been a big step, and the trend of phone sales that that smartphones show no signs of slowing down. In the past three months almost 70% of new phone buyers purchased a smartphone. In the past year alone the percentage […]

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Verizon Announces the LG Lucid, An $80 LTE Phone With OK Specs

Verizon Announces the LG Lucid, An $80 LTE Phone With OK Specs

| March 27, 2012 | Reply

Verizon made it clear they only want LTE devices coming out on their network this year. At the time of that note, I wondered about people who wanted a budget phone. While the Lucid still forces a data plan on customers it will give people a change to get a brand new phone for just […]

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Want To Try The New iPad For 30 Days Before Buying? Here’s How

Want To Try The New iPad For 30 Days Before Buying? Here’s How

| March 15, 2012 | Reply

Thinking about getting the new iPad but not sure you want to put out the cash to do it? Would you like to try a number of electronics or small home appliances for 30 days before you buy them? It sounds like a novel concept doesn’t it? I am sure you’ve heard of a wine […]

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus Full Specs Revealed, Verizon Only For Now

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Full Specs Revealed, Verizon Only For Now

| October 6, 2011 | Reply

This one is kind of rumor but considering where it’s from and how close to a press event, I am a believer. The specs for this phone are pretty intense, and should wow anyone who is interested in picking up the phone. The only thing I am not impressed with is the camera. We will […]

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Nokia Plans To Use Low Prices For WP7 To Compete With Android

Nokia Plans To Use Low Prices For WP7 To Compete With Android

| August 15, 2011 | Reply

Nokia has all but faded off into nothing, sort of like Blackberry in six months. They have jumped on board and plan to release several WP7 Mango phones this fall. There is no set release date but we should know more about that soon. Chris Weber who is head of Nokia North America sales said […]

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Sprint Galaxy S2 to Release as the Epic Touch 4G

Sprint Galaxy S2 to Release as the Epic Touch 4G

| August 2, 2011 | Reply

Listen up, Sprint Ninjas. According to BGR, the much-awaited Samsung Galaxy S2 phone will release on Sprint with the name, “Samsung Epic Touch 4G.” Anticipated on all four major US carriers, Sprint hasn’t yet announced a release date for the Epic Touch 4G, but BGR has sources saying to expect it in September. Unlike its […]

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Toshiba Announces First WP7 Mango Phone [video]

Toshiba Announces First WP7 Mango Phone [video]

| July 28, 2011 | Reply

In what Toshiba is calling the first Mango phone to be released(or announced), it comes as sort of a mid range phone. Except it’s waterproof. I don’t know why or what for but it is. The specs aren’t that much of a wow factor until you see the camera spec. 3.7 inch screen, 1ghz snapdragon, […]

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