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Tag: Internet

Mydeskfriend Penguin Robot Toy Wants You to be Alone So It Can Keep You Company

Mydeskfriend Penguin Robot Toy Wants You to be Alone So It Can Keep You Company
The quest to keep people indoors and separated from each other continues with the mydeskfriend robot toy penguin. The web-connected mydeskfriend will be able to connect to your Facebook account and read your messages and your feeds, in a robotic voice I assume.

Microsoft: It Pays to Use Internet Explorer 8

Microsoft: It Pays to Use Internet Explorer 8
This is how things are in the browser world: Opera never recovered from its commercial days, Safari is… okay I guess, Firefox is customizable, Chrome is speedy, and Internet Explorer is owned by a powerful company with lots of money.
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Vizio Xvt LCD Hdtvs With Internet Apps: Tweet in Hi-Def

Vizio Xvt LCD Hdtvs With Internet Apps: Tweet in Hi-Def
Shortly after hearing about HP’s Photosmart Premium with Web Touch, the world’s first printer to have its own apps, we now have Vizio announcing that their high end XVT (Extreme Vizio Technology, if you were wondering) line of LCD HDTVs will have their own internet apps as well.

RSS Coasters Say Drink Me, Not Feed Me

RSS Coasters Say Drink Me, Not Feed Me
As I spend much of my time trolling through a million-an-one RSS feeds for news stories, I find these clever feed icon coasters kind of amusing… Created by the designers over at Meninos, the set includes the familiar icons for various web syndication formats like RSS & XML.

Trend Micro Offers Web Security for Psp and PS3 Browsers, No One Cares.

Trend Micro Offers Web Security for Psp and PS3 Browsers, No One Cares.
Anyone who owns an internet-capable device knows that browsing without a keyboard or a good keyboard interface is a pain in the ass. As a PSP and PS3 owner, I can say that that is the case with both systems, not to mention the pathetic, slow-ass connection on the PSP.

Solo Wireless Signal Repeater: Can You Hear Me Now?

Solo Wireless Signal Repeater: Can You Hear Me Now?
I don’t know why this gadget has flowers printed on it, but if it works as advertised I think it’s going to be a hit, flowers or no flowers. The Solo is a tiny digital repeater, i.e.

Express Your Lack of Creativity With Faceinhole.Com

Express Your Lack of Creativity With Faceinhole.Com
Have you ever seen those headless paintings or headless cardboard figures in parks or zoos or movie theaters? The ones where you can place your head where the head of the thing should be, such that you look exactly what an idiot would look like?

Life Imitating Net: Fail Stickers

Life Imitating Net: Fail Stickers
I’d say these things have been a long time coming, but what the hell, you can still have fun times with it. Failsticker.com is selling – drumroll please – FAIL stickers. They’re 6″ wide and 3.5″ tall, with “FAIL” in white Impact font on a transparent background.

History of the Internet Told via Cool Minimalist Icons

History of the Internet Told via Cool Minimalist Icons
Mehli Bilgil, a student at the University of Applied Sciences in Mainz, Germany, created an animated documentary about the history of the Internet. Unlike other documentaries, Mehli Bilgil’s documentary contains no interviews, real world footage or image, not even a single shot of a PC or server.

Everything is Malware: was Google Hacked?

Everything is Malware: was Google Hacked?
It’s 10:54 pm, Saturday, January 31 here in the Philippines as I’m writing this. I noted the time because, right now, Google is going insane. How? I wanted to check out Google’s M-Lab after reading about it in Lifehacker.

Flexicord Cables: the Slinky Evolved

Flexicord Cables: the Slinky Evolved
The main reason why I’m looking forward to a wireless future is because wires and cables are really messy. I can set things up fine, I know how to use color codes and to match shapes and to match the male end with the female end, but the way they sprawl all over the place is really irritating.

Yamaha Player Pianos Add Internet Music Streaming

Yamaha Player Pianos Add Internet Music Streaming
Yamaha has always been on the cutting edge of piano technology, and has just announced a cool new feature for their Disklavier player pianos. Their already amazing self-playing pianos can now stream content live over the Internet.

Freecom Musicpal: Wi-Fi Net Radio, Mp3, RSS Reader

Freecom Musicpal: Wi-Fi Net Radio, Mp3, RSS Reader
This new wireless streamer from Freecom lets you listen to thousands of free internet “radio” stations anywhere in your house. The Linux-based MusicPal not only receives over 5,000 ‘net music streams, it can also stream MP3s directly from your networked PC or Mac.

Get the Final Wii Opera Browser for Free

Get the Final Wii Opera Browser for Free
Nintendo today released the final version of the Opera web browser for the Wii. Even though the browser was expected to cost a few bucks, Nintendo is giving it away for free for a limited time.

Wii Gets News Channel Today

Wii Gets News Channel Today
One of the great things about all of the current-gen gaming consoles is the ability to add new content and features through online downloads. Nintendo today released the News Channel on the Nintendo Wii. The News Channel features live feeds from the Associated Press.

Klegg Genesis: Internet Enabled LCD Televisions

Klegg Genesis: Internet Enabled LCD Televisions
Klegg Electronics, known for their home audio gear has unveiled a series of Internet-enabled flat panel televisions in their “Genesis” product line. The new displays come in 40-inch and 46-inch LCD versions, and feature Windows XP (hopefully MCE) embedded chip that enables web surfing, e-mail and digital media file access.
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