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Apple meets with media companies, preparing a big Apple TV update?

The rumors persist. Apple is preparing its own “revolutionary” Apple TV. First, it was rumored that Apple was a thinking about buying Hulu. Then, after Steve Jobs passed away, rumors of a Siri-controlled AppleTV ran rampant. Now, we have word that Apple is in talks with media companies. What are they talking about? Streaming Apple [...]

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Mac Protip: Keyboard Shortcut to Show All Files, Hide All Files

Required Ingredients: – Shell Script Code (see below) – Automator – Quicksilver (optionally set as Finder Plug-in) This small issue has been one of great trouble for me over the last couple weeks. I had to move a file for a web service called .htaccess. The period at the beginning of the file means that [...]

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Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto: Robot suits a reality

Here is an example of extreme and awesome gadgetry: a functional robot suit that provides “super-strength” to the wearer.  The Hybrid Assistive Limb robot suit, or HAL, was created by Japanese scientist and professor Yoshiyuki Sanaki in 2006 and has been perfected in the following years, and is now in production by Cyberdyne, Inc. HAL [...]

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Forget Touch Screens – Motion Control is Heating Up

Last week, I wrote a post about how the Xbox Kinect hacks have taken off in some pretty fascinating directions. But Microsoft isn’t the only company innovating motion control devices. Recently, XTR3D, a small Israeli startup, announced that it could be selling touch-less TVs and smart phones as early as 2012. Texas Instruments is among [...]

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Too lazy to decorate your home for Christmas? No problem, now you can do it virtually

There’s a lot of reasons to decorate your home for the holidays. It spreads Christmas cheer! It’s beautiful!  Your kids would cry if you didn’t! Tradition! But there’s also a lot of reasons NOT to decorate your home:  Perilous icy roofs and ladders. Tangled strings of lights. Bulbs that don’t work. Time. Expense. Effort.  You [...]

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Tech savvy alarm clocks that actually get the job done

I don’t know about you guys, but the dark days of winter are rough for me.  Not only is it dark by 5:00 PM, but it’s also dark when my alarm clock goes off in the morning.  Some mornings getting out of bed when it is dark and freezing cold feels about as impossible and [...]

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Amazon is the next king of tech [by @jkhowland]

The Article Earlier last week Forbes had a great article on Amazon written by Venkatesh Rao. I can’t stop thinking about it. The basis of the article is this: Amazon didn’t rise to power by starting something new, they did it by systematically taking down an entire existing industry. Rao believes they’re going to do [...]

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iPhone games in real life! (Viral music video)

We love iPhone games, but things are just more fun when you do them in real life. Hey Geronimo brought iPhone games to life in their music video: Like the song? You can get it for free on their bandcamp page. Here’s where you can follow Hey Geronimo: Facebook, @heygeronimo. The music video reminds me [...]

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ZAGGBlog writers share their innermost secrets – their iPhone home screen app layout.

For those iPhone owners out there, we have a special post for you with iPhone homescreens of the ZAGGblog writers. (an Android version is on the way – we’re having technical difficulties getting screenshots.) I am a big fan of www.firstand20.com and think it’s a great source to see other thoughtful iOS users homescreens. It [...]

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Eight Free Mobile Apps To Simplify The Holidays

This year, most retailers have developed mobile apps for their customers. Some apps are better than others, and some are so helpful I can’t imagine living without them. With Christmas being just a week away, what apps can help out with the hustle and bustle of the holiday season? I’m definitely an app junkie (over [...]

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