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Amazon to Give Away Kindle For Free This Year? [Rumor]

Amazon to Give Away Kindle For Free This Year? [Rumor]
A handful of people have noticed that the price for Amazon’s Kindle has been steadily dropping. That fact alone shouldn’t be surprising, because almost any gadget experiences a price drop as time passes by. The thing is, the rate at which the price of the device is decreasing is quite consistent, and if we were to trust in that rate, then we can predict that by November of this year the Kindle would be free.

uTorrent Android App Available, Can Transfer Downloads to Mobile Device

uTorrent Android App Available, Can Transfer Downloads to Mobile Device
Bittorrent’s official uTorrent app is now available for Android devices. I don’t have an Android device, but even I know that it’s not the only torrent manager for the OS. Speaking as an iOS device owner, I’m just amazed by the fact that this app is actually in the Android Market.
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Selfcontrol Internet Blocker: for Those Who Lack Said Trait

Selfcontrol Internet Blocker: for Those Who Lack Said Trait
There are already a several programs and browser extensions that can block access to the Internet for a set amount of time, but what makes SelfControl stand out is that it is ruthless. Designed by Steve Lambert, once SelfControl’s timer is set, it is set – quitting the application, restarting your computer or even deleting the damn app will not reset the timer.

Impact: Simply Addictive

Impact: Simply Addictive
Damn you Marc DeAngelis. I should never have read your post about Impact. But you had to go and make up some clever title – “Impact is like heroine on crack”. Is there such a game?

Free Peek 9 Offered to Owners of Older Peek Devices

Free Peek 9 Offered to Owners of Older Peek Devices
Peek has been selling portable devices that look a bit like smartphones without calling capability that support email and texting for a while. The company has three models on the market with the Classic, Pronto, and the new Peek 9.

Boring Rpg: Progress Quest for the Bored

Boring Rpg: Progress Quest for the Bored
It claims to be a game for people who are lazy, but we all know there’s really only one game for that. In fact, Boring RPG is not boring at all; it’s an RPG for the bored.

Force Carve Some Star Wars Jack O’ Lanterns

Force Carve Some Star Wars Jack O’ Lanterns
The official Star Wars website has pumpkin patterns that should come in handy this Halloween. All you need to do is print the template you want, stick them to a pumpkin using pins, and get carving.

Google Scribe: You Autocomplete Me

Google Scribe: You Autocomplete Me
While the big G is promoting their newfangled Instant search, it’s not the only newly unveiled technology from the company. Released just a few days ago, Google Scribe is a text completion service. Google says that the tool’s suggestions are based on what the user has already typed, but that’s not the whole truth.

You Could be the Last Starfighter! (as Long as Your Pc Runs Windows)

You Could be the Last Starfighter! (as Long as Your Pc Runs Windows)
…because Rogue Synapse’ freeware version of Starfighter will only run in Microsoft’s OS. That’s not the actual cabinet used in the movie; Rogue Synapse says the original has been destroyed. The one in the picture is from the documentary.

Pokemon Fusion: Gotta Match ‘Em All

Pokemon Fusion: Gotta Match ‘Em All
Alex Onsager’s Pokémon Fusion isn’t just a time sink, it’s a time black hole, even if you’re not a Pokémon fan. All you need to do is select two monsters from the list – the one on the left will be the base of the new monster’s body, and the one on the right will be the base of the color and the face of the new monster – like so:

Ufo on Tape: the Truth is Freeware

Ufo on Tape: the Truth is Freeware
Aliens are most probably out there, but Nicolai Troshinsky’s game is for real. In UFO on Tape, you have spotted a spaceship with their camera while you’re on a moving vehicle. The challenge then is to keep shooting footage of the ship as it zips and darts about.

The Cover Came First: Games Based on Famicase Art

The Cover Came First: Games Based on Famicase Art
While a lot of games probably started out with just a sketch of a landscape or of the main character, I doubt there’s many games out there where its cover art inspired the actual game. But that’s exactly what the members of TIGSource did, turning Famicase art into actual games.

Fps Terminator Game: Consider It Training for the Future

Fps Terminator Game: Consider It Training for the Future
With the robot-loving Japanese here in the East, DARPA in the West and nerd-filled universities all over the world, Skynet will arrive, in one form or another. We should take this opportunity to train to become members of the Resistance, granted to us by our comrade Gridlockshock, aka Kevin Bryant of the Art Institute in Dallas.

R2-Im: Iron Mech

R2-Im: Iron Mech
In an alternate galaxy far far away, R2D2 was a brilliant billionaire astromech who built himself an armored suit to fight the bad guys. Cue AC/DC music: Download digital artist Mike Verta’s R2-Iron Man wallpapers for free on Facebook.

Ea Sports Superstars: the Latest Facebook Timesink for Football Nuts

Ea Sports Superstars: the Latest Facebook Timesink for Football Nuts
And by football I mean soccer. EA Sports FIFA Superstars – made in collaboration with Facebook vet Playfish – is a light version of SEGA’s Football Manager, made more fun of course by the prospect of matching wits with your Facebook friends, and even other players on Facebook.

Google Pac-Man Now Permanent, Also Downloadable: Wakka Wakka All the Time

Google Pac-Man Now Permanent, Also Downloadable: Wakka Wakka All the Time
The Internet nergasmed when Google released the playable Pac-Man Google logo. Not wanting to be a buzzkill, the big G has decided to make the logo-slash-game permanently available, unlike other theme logos that are taken down after a day or so.
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