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Posted: November 10, 2010 in gizmodo

Shooting Challenge: Steal [Photography]

by Mark Wilson
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If “good artists borrow, great artists steal”—I just made that up by the way—then for this week’sShooting Challenge, I want you to steal. And steal shamelessly. More »

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9:16 AM (57 minutes ago)

Samsung Galaxy Tab Review: A Pocketable Train Wreck [Video]

by matt buchanan
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This is it. The Galaxy Tab is the first Android tablet meant for humans. But is it actually fit for humans? No. More »

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8:28 AM (1 hour ago)

The A380 Engine Explosion Looks Quite Scary [Video]

by Jesus Diaz
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Last week, a Qantas Airbus A380 had to make an emergency landing in Singapore, after one of its Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines exploded. Rolls-Royce has admitted there’s a problem.Well, this is how the problem looks when it actually happens. More »

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8:07 AM (2 hours ago)

Guaranteed Awesome Gifts for the 21st Century Hippie [Giftguide]

by Kyle VanHemert

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November is here, and along with it the soul-crushing responsibility of buying thoughtful gifts for every loved one in your life. But don’t worry, we’re gonna make it easy: Here are some perfect gifts for the 21st Century Hippie. More »

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7:47 AM (2 hours ago)

Father of the World’s First Laptop Snags Top Design Award [Design]

by Sam Biddle

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This year’s Prince Philip Designers Prize—the oldest design award in the UK—went to Bill Moggridge, the man who designed the world’s first laptop. You’re possibly reading this one one of its grandchildren—but is yours as gorgeous looking? More »

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7:17 AM (2 hours ago)

Video of Tom Cruise Jumping Off the World’s Tallest Skyscraper [Video]

by Jesus Diaz
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What’s better than a photo of Tom Cruise jumping off the Burj Khalifa during the filming ofMission Impossible 4 in Dubai? A 35-frame stop-motion video of the whole event, obviously.More »

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6:39 AM (3 hours ago)

Sprint ZTE Peel Turns Your iPod Touch Into the Pseudo-iPhone It’s Always Wanted to Be [Ipod Touch]

by matt buchanan

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Our first thought when we got ahold of a MiFi: Why not build this into an iPod touch case? All the benefits of the iPhone, minus AT&T’s horrible service. That’s Sprint’s ZTE Peel case. More »

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6:28 AM (3 hours ago)

So, You Want to Turn Your iPad Into a Netbook, Eh? [Ipad Cases]

by Kat Hannaford

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This is definitely the slickest iPad case-cum-keyboard we’ve seen so far, and one of the most flexible, too. It closes up in “carry mode” for full protection, or can be used in “laptop mode,” or bent back for watching movies. More »

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6:07 AM (4 hours ago)

This Fearsome Russian Prison Is Installing Sunbeds For Inmates [Prison]

by Brian Barrett

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Moscow’s notorious Butyrka prison has housed everyone from Alexander Solzhenitsyn to Hitler’s nephew. And before the end of the year, its inmates will be able to go tanning. That’s great, actually. More »

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5:45 AM (4 hours ago)

OK, Running iPhone Apps on a TV Could Be Pretty Awesome [Video]

by Kyle VanHemert

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Just yesterday, the Giz team was discussing the possibility of beaming iPhone and iPad apps to Apple TVs via AirPlay. Some of us weren’t sure why you’d want to in the first place. Well, precisely this: The Incident, supersized. More »

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5:06 AM (5 hours ago)

Bang & Olufsen’s BeoSound 8 Docks iPods, iPads and iPhones For $1,000+ [IPod Docks]

by Kat Hannaford
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It took them a good few years to cobble together some speakers and a docking station, but finallyBang & Olufsen has an iPod dock—theBeoSound 8, which costs (are you ready for this?) $1,400. More »

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4:41 AM (5 hours ago)

Slim Gingerbread “Anzu” Phone From Sony Ericsson Leaks, Showing 4.3-Inch Screen [Android]

by Kat Hannaford
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It seems we weren’t the only ones doubting Sony Ericsson’s future. In a poll last month, you guys voted on exactly when the company will die—and the results ain’t pretty. Will this super-slim Android-running Anzu save them? UPDATEDMore »

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4:29 AM (5 hours ago)

A Surefire Way to Ensure Cats Keep Off Roombas—For Life [Video]

by Kat Hannaford

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Roomba-riding cats are a real problem to society. Costing the taxpayer MILLIONS each year in emergency room visits, carpets are looking a right old state, with humans too scared to turn their robot vacuums on. Enter the cat-ejection Roomba add-on. More »

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3:08 AM (7 hours ago)

Gorge on Retro Japanese Robots by Downloading This $3 iPad App [IPad Apps]

by Kat Hannaford

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There’s no clever functionality, no swish design—just reams and reams of vintage Japanese robots for salivating over. It’s like a flipbook of otaku porn—only won’t attract too many stares on public transport. More »

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2:30 AM (7 hours ago)

Amplify the iPhone 4’s Volume Without Power: the Griffin AirCurve Play [IPhone Accessories]

by Kat Hannaford
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One of the simplest gadgets ever is also one of my favorites. I’m talking about Griffin’s original AirCurve, the acoustically-shaped amplifier that docks and increases the iPod/iPhone’s volume. It’s now been updated for iPhone 4s, increasing music 10dB louder. More »

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1:48 AM (8 hours ago)

First-Ever Sex Toy Drive-Through Opens in Alabama [Innovations]

by Max Read
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Pleasures, a sex toy store in Huntsville, Alabama (where sex toys are technically illegal), just opened the country’s first sex-toy drive-through service. I know what you’re thinking! “It’ll get so crowded!” Don’t worry—there are three lanes. More »

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1:10 AM (9 hours ago)

Designer Hard Drive From LaCie and Philippe Starck Goes USB 3.0 [Hard Drives]

by Kat Hannaford
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Cramming 500GB of storage into that molten silver casing, LaCie’s design partnership withPhilippe Starck has gone USB 3.0 for faster data transfers—though of course it also works with USB 2.0 ports, too. More »

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12:28 AM (9 hours ago)

BlackBerry PlayBook Will Cost Under $500 When it Hits Next Year [Tablets]

by Kat Hannaford

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It’ll be fighting for shoulder-room with the second-gen iPad when it goes on sale in early 2011 in the US, as RIM’s said their BlackBerry PlayBook tablet will cost “under” $500. It’ll hit other countries from March. [Bloomberg] More »

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12:04 AM (10 hours ago)

Super AMOLED Screen’d Galaxy Tab Shown Off by Samsung [Tablets]

by Kat Hannaford

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Reports of the original, TFT-LCD Galaxy Tabsoon being superseded are correct—Samsung has released the first image of the Super AMOLED-sporting tablet. It’s the same size, at 7-inches, and has a slightly-increased 1200×600 resolution. [OLED-Display] More »

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10:25 PM (11 hours ago)

Full Conan Episodes To Be Available Online A Day After Airing [TV]

by Rosa Golijan

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Good news for fans of Conan O’Brien’s new show: TBS will be making full episodes of Conan available online the day after they air. More »

 

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