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Swiss Army Knife is Standard Issue on Planet Bionicle [Lego]

by on Apr.30, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, AR, Arm, Army, Art, ash, Ati, Bionic, bionicle, clear, dash, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Et, flickr, Flip, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, Ion, Isp, ISS, Lego, mid, Mod, My, Net, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, Parts, photo, photos, PI, plan, Plane, Play, Pr, pre, precious, ps, Q, Rc, Real, Stand, Style, Sue, Swiss Army Knife, Tag, TI, Toy, Toys, Ui, Up, Ups, Us, Via, work, X1

“Robiwan Kenobi” dashed together this precious little Swiss Army knife that really works, insofar as the bits actually flip out. I am tepid on Bionicle parts in general, but this is just fine by me.

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Tech Companies Are Getting Merger Crazy [Humor]

by on Apr.30, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Add, Adobe, Ads, age, amazon, Analysis, and, AOL, apple, AR, Ati, Av, bus, business, cc, clear, Companies, Crazy, cv, de, deal, deals, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Et, facebook, Fcc, Feature, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, good, Google, Hd, Home Automation, Hori, Hp, Humor, Id, Ie, Im, In, Ion, Isp, magazine, Magazines, MER, microsoft, mid, Mod, Nes, nintendo, om, One, opinion, order, orizon, Os, Padd, Palm, PI, Play, Pot, Q, Rc, Sd, Sony, Spot, Ssd, Style, Tag, tech deals, ted, tgif, thank giz it's friday, TI, Top, Us, Wave, why, Wikipedia, X1

HP buying Palm made some waves, but it’s got nothing on the other big tech deals we’ve spotted on the horizon: More

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Apple iPad 3G Already Jailbroken [Ipad]

by on Apr.30, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3g, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, app, apple, apple ipad, Apple ipad 3g, AR, ash, broken, cc, clear, Clips, D3, dash, de, dev, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, Et, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, ipa, ipad, iPad 3G, Ipad 3g jailbreak, Iphone, Ir, Isp, jail, Jailbreak, jailbroken, mid, Mod, My, NK, om, One, order, Os, Padd, phone, PI, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, Rc, Spirit, storm, Style, Tag, Tea, TI, Us, Vide, Video, Vr, Wi-Fi, X1

Well, this didn’t take long: According to the Dev Team, the iPad 3G is just as easy to jailbreak as the Wi-Fi-only iPad. And they’ve got the video to prove it.

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Why Roger Ebert Hates 3-D (And You Should Too) [Blockquote]

by on Apr.30, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 3D sucks, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, AR, Art, Av, Avatar, Bar, Blockquote, Cable, Cam, cc, Cf, change, clear, de, dev, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, Ebert, Et, Evo, Film, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Glasses, good, Hd, History, hollywood, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, Isp, Lock, Men, mid, Mod, movie, nex, next, Of, om, One, order, Os, Ovi, Padd, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, Rc, Review, Rf, Roger Ebert, RogerEbert, studio, Style, Tag, Technic, TI, tweet, Us, Vader, Vide, view, why, Wood, X1

While Avatar was technically impeccable , we have already said that 3D is Hollywood’s next big scam . Film critic, Russ Meyer devotee (amen), and overall good guy Roger Ebert agrees.

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iPad 3G Test Notes [Ipad]

by on Apr.30, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 3g, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, apple, AR, clear, D3, de, Display, Dj, Ds, E, Ea, Et, F1, Feature, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, gps, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, Ink, Intern, internet, ipa, ipad, iPad 3G, Isp, Mod, Net, NK, Note, Notes, om, One, order, Os, Padd, Play, Pr, ps, Q, Rc, Review, rom, Style, Tag, ted, Test, Test notes, things, TI, Top, wait, Waiting, WD, X1

The iPad 3G is the iPad I’ve been waiting for. It’s got two things the regular iPad doesn’t: 3G internet from AT&T and assisted GPS. The results we got from testing might surprise you, I think.

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Official Twitter for Android App Now Available [Twitter]

by on Apr.30, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A8, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, aila, and, Android, Android ap, Android app, Android market, Android marketplace, ANT, app, App apps android, Apps, AR, Av, Bt, C5, Cf, Cia, clear, D3, de, Display, droid, Ds, E, Ea, Et, Fan, Free, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Hell, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, Isp, Ming, Mod, now Available, Of, om, One, order, Padd, Play, Q, Rc, Style, Tag, TI, time, Timeline, twitter, Twitter android app, what, X1

Well, hello! We knew it was coming , but it looks like an official Twitter app is now available in the Android Marketplace. It’s free and looks fantastic: More

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I Want to Get My Kids to the Egg Child Care Center [Architecture]

by on Apr.30, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 303, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, architecture, Body, car, cat, Chicken, Children, Children nursery, clear, de, design, Disco, discovery, Display, Dlp, Ds, E, Ea, Egg, Et, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, Ir, Isp, kids, late, mid, Mod, My, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Play, Pr, Q, Rc, Red, star, Star Trek, studio, Style, Tag, TI, Ui, X1

This is Discovery, a children nursery designed by German studio GPAC. Thirteen eggs scattered under a central glass canopy. I want to get my child there. It will match my Star Trek suit

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Scosche Takes A Crack at a Dashboard iPad Mount [Ipad]

by on Apr.30, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3g, 5, 7, 7d, 838, A4, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ANT, apple, apple ipad, AR, ash, Body, car, Chip, clear, dash, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, Et, Fb, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, good, gps, hbo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, Ion, ipa, ipad, iPad 3G, Ipad accessories, Ipad mount, Isp, ISS, issues, Make, Mod, nao, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, Play, ps, Q, Rc, sale, Scosche, Style, Sue, Tag, TI, Vide, Video, X1

Now that the iPad 3G is on sale—complete with a GPS chip inside—you might want to mount it in your car. But nobody yet makes a good car solution. Scosche is gonna try—but there are issues

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I Order You To Pee On This Battery, Soldier [Batteries]

by on Apr.30, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ANT, AR, Baghdad, Batteries, battery, Cell, Cf, clear, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Et, Fan, Gadget, Gadgets, Ge, Gear, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, Ink, Ir, Isp, live, Magnesium, Men, Meta, Metalcell, Mod, Nes, nin, NK, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, Pee, Play, Q, Rc, salt, Science, soldier, Style, Tag, TI, Ui, Us, War, Water, world, X1

If you think your gear runs out of juice at inopportune moments, consider the infantrymen of the world, whose lives depend on their gadgets maintaining a charge. Thus the MetalCell, a magnesium-based battery that charges with salt water. Or urine. More

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A Robot With Supernatural Balance [Robots]

by on Apr.30, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, AR, Auto, Balance, Ball, Body, Bots, car, Ces, clear, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, eee, Et, F2, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, Isp, kin, Mod, Nes, Of, om, One, order, OTS, Padd, Play, Q, Rc, Rf, Robot, Robotics, Robots, rum, Software, Style, Tag, TI, tub, Up, Via, Vide, Video, Vw, War, Watch, X1, YouTube

Um, could you balance completely perfectly on a ball while carrying your own body weight? This robot can. And honestly, it’s kind of freaky.

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