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Motorola Devour at Best Buy for $99

Posted in Technology with tags , , , , , on February 23, 2010 by Jarrod

Nicknamed the “Little Brother” of the Droid, Mototrola’s Devour is set to be released at Best Buy this Thursday on February 25th for $99. It’ll only be available on Verizon’s network so AT&T users can breathe easy that there iPhones are still relevant…for now.

Via Engadget

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Side by side comparrison to the Droid (On left)

Who Needs Bowflex?

Posted in Exercise, Technology with tags , , on February 12, 2010 by Jarrod

Nintendo continues to market the Wii as a true exercise device with this new weight peripheral. Since the weights are only 2lbs, I would imagine that this is aimed more towards women than men (even though plenty of women use much heavier weights than this). Weights were the next logical step from the yoga and pilates that the company pushed with the Wii Fit package. I think its a genius move on their part, as it further enhances the device’s exercise potential while also, catering to a broader market. Kudos Nintendo.

Via Engadget

Freaky Facebook

Posted in Technology, Trend on December 22, 2009 by Jarrod

Via: Geeokomatik.com

Since it’s inception, Facebook has been in a steadily slow state of decline. The main reason being, is that it exposes the inner weirdo in all of us. The guys over at GQ know what I’m talking about. Link

Doggie Coin-Op

Posted in Technology with tags , , , , on May 20, 2009 by Jarrod

Just when yout thought The United States was the laziest country on Earth, our buddies over in France decide to one-up us. No, this is not the work of photoshop, these are real pictures of dogs in…washing machines? I just don’t understand why not just have a doggie shower or somethng? The enclosed nature of the machine seems kind of cruel and torture-esque. Looks like the CIA’s waterboarding techniques have been adopted by our revolutionary brethren. The effects of president Bush are still being felt.

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Pre-iPhone

Posted in Technology with tags , , , , on May 19, 2009 by Jarrod

Ah, Smarthphones; the marvel of the 21st century that transformed your once-slim mobile phone into the now ubiquitous block of unnecessary technology (Finally, my phone is now able to make my calls and level my shelves!). Today, Palm (remember them?) and Sprint Nextel announced the price and availability of their highly-anticipated Palm Pre, a Web OS-based smartphone which will retail for $199.99 (with a two-year contract and a $100 mail-in rebate of course). Palm’s latest device will be available online, at Sprint Nextel stores, Radioshack, BestBuy and select Wal-mart retailers. The June 6th release date is strategically two days before a suspected announcement of Apple’s iphone 3.0 at their Worldwide Developer’s Conference. Now if Palm has figured out how to block spam text messages and drunk dials, then I’ll be the first in line.

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Alpha and Omega

Posted in Technology with tags , , on May 18, 2009 by Jarrod

I know at some point you’ve wondered “What if Wikipedia and Google met at a party, got drunk, had a one-night stand and had a baby?”.  Well, wonder no more because that child has been born and its name is WolframAlpha, a “computational knowledge engine” that is sure to be on everyone’s bookmarks folder by the end of the year.  From Jesus’ middle name to the phase of the moon on your first birthday, Alpha, as I call it, has you covered. How does it work? Data, and lots of it. Ladies and gentleman, the future of digital information has arrived.

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From Point A2B

Posted in Technology on May 17, 2009 by Jarrod

If you though the Toyota Prius was cool, then you obviously have never seen this hybrid bike from San Franciscan supplier of Light Motor Vehicles, Ultra Motor. The company’s A2B bike can either be peddaled manually or powered by its 500-watt electric motor. (Who said you have to pedal to ride a bicycle?).  So, if you care about the environment, are out of shape or just too cool for a Vespa, then invest the A2B. And at $2700 its recession-freindly too.

Via CoolHunting

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