Monthly Archives: March 2011

At Least They?re Cute: eCAF

Hercules has released a pair of ARM Cortex A8-based netbooks which run a Linux OS and last up to 13 hours on a single charge. But the coolest part is that they look like an oversized Nintendo DS. There are … Continue reading

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One Month Later, Android Tablet Platform Has 50 Apps

Motorola’s Xoom tablet is the first promising alternative to Apple’s iPad, but the sickly condition of Android’s tablet app ecosystem may end up stalling the platform’s progress. One month after its launch, the Xoom currently has about 50 native apps … Continue reading

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Personal Activity Monitor tracks time you spend using desktop apps

Up until a couple of years ago, I used to turn to RescueTime to figure out how I spend my time online. Then it got too complex, and I stopped using it. Personal Activity Monitor is like a vastly dumbed-down … Continue reading

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This iPad 2 Is a Plasticine Dream [Video]

My expected iPad 2 delivery date is sometime in late April. Torture! In the meantime, I might just have to make myself one of these adorable stop-motion Plasticine models. After all, they come with Maps, Cut the Rope, Garage Band—pretty … Continue reading

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Google Talk Guru answers questions via your IM app

Bots — like the kind which automate IRC rooms and Google Wave — are a good thing to know about. There are plenty of useful bots worth knowing about, too, including the Google Talk Guru. Just add guru@googlelabs.com to your … Continue reading

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A Kid Turned His Jeans Into a Pair of Drums [Drums]

This kid is genius! Aseem Mishra, a 17-year-old Brit, designed a pair of jeans that could be used as a drum kit. So when he wears his jeans and starts drumming his lap, well, it sounds like the drums. More » … Continue reading

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DropSpace adds real Dropbox sync to Android

Dropbox offers a lovely client for Android, but it’s lacking true “sync” functionality. You can merely browse your Dropbox, pull files into the device, and manually upload specific files. DropSpace is a little Android app that makes Dropbox on Android … Continue reading

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Climsy shares images on your clipboard via Dropbox and Imageshack

Every now and then, there’s screen capture or image you stumble across that you just have to share. Climsy is a nice, simple Windows program which makes the process dead simple. It works the way FluffyApp does: take a screenshot … Continue reading

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Adobe patches latest Flash and Reader vulnerabilities

Just recently, new critical vulnerabilities were reported in Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Reader. While Google and Adobe managed to deliver an update to secure Chrome users, it took a few more days to put together the necessary bits for … Continue reading

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How Secure is My Password lets you know just that

We’ve all heard it before; you need to select a lengthy password, one that’s hard to guess. Not a dictionary word. And it has to have some capital letters in it too, and some digits, and a symbol or two … Continue reading

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