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Fanboyism and Brand Loyalty [Fanboys]

by on Jun.05, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 787, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, Advert, advertising, age, and, ANT, Ants, app, apple, AR, Ati, Bp, Brand, Brands, bus, business, cat, Ces, clear, color, Concept, cv, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Fan, Fanboy, Fanboyism, Fanboys, Feeds, ff, game, Games, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Isp, La, Labels, Loyalty, marketing, mid, Mod, Nes, om, One, opinion, order, Pad, Padd, PC, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, pre, Q, quant, Rc, Republished, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, Tag, tech, things, TI, truth, TV, Us, V, X1

The Misconception: We prefer the things we own over the things we don’t because we made rational choices when we bought them. The Truth? More

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R2-D2 Disguised as Iron Man [Imagecache]

by on Jun.04, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 787, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, ash, Av, Bp, Bt, C-3PO, cat, cc, clear, color, dash, de, disguise, Display, dna, droid, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Fb, ff, game, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, Imagecache, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, iron man, Isp, kin, La, Labels, Led, mid, Ming, Mod, movies, Mug, NK, Ny, Of, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Programming, Q, quant, R2-d2, r2d2, Ram, Rc, Red, Rf, rip, Robotics, Robots, RSS, Rv, serve, storm, stormtroopers, Style, sub, Tag, tech, TI, TV, Ui, Us, V, Vide, Video, X1

Before it occurred to anyone to just have Obi-Wan use The Force to smuggle C-3PO and R2-D2 past those nosy stormtroopers, the script called for a much more conventional means of subterfuge: a disguise! [ Mike Verta — Thanks William! ] More

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Sir Patrick Stewart: Britain’s Newest Knight [Congratulations]

by on Jun.03, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 3g, 5, 7, 787, 7d, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, app, AR, Art, Ati, bbc, Bp, brita, Britain, car, cat, clear, color, congratulations, d8, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Entertainme, entertainment, Et, Fb, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Happy, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, ions, Ir, Isp, ITA, kin, Knight, Knighthood, La, Labels, Make, meme, Men, mid, Mod, News, nex, next, Of, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, patrick stewart, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, Science, Science Fiction, serve, Sir patrick stewart, star, Star Trek, StarTrek, Style, Tag, tar, tech, ted, TI, Trek, trick, Tricks, TV, Ui, Uk, Us, V, Vide, Video, War, Wes, X-men, X1

Actor Patrick Stewart of Star Trek: The Next Generation and X-Men fame has been knighted at Buckingham Palace. I’m quite happy for him, but I just hope that “Make it Sir!” doesn’t turn into a meme now. [ BBC ] More

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DivX Acquired By Sonic Solutions With Hollywood Streaming in Mind [DivX]

by on Jun.02, 2010, under 2, 3, 300, 5, 7, 787, 7d, Ac, Acquisitions, Act, Ad, Ads, ally, and, ANT, Ants, AR, ash, Bp, business, cat, CDs, clear, cnet, code, Codec, Content, Content Delivery, Corporations, current, dash, de, Display, DivX, down, download, Downloads, Ds, dvd, DVDs, E, Ea, EC, Et, ff, future, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Help, hollywood, Home Automation, HTML, Id, Ie, Im, In, Intern, internet, Io, Ion, ions, Ir, Isp, kin, La, Labels, Legal, live, media, Mergers, mid, mind, Ming, Mod, movie, Movie Downloads, Multimedia, Net, News, Ny, Of, om, One, order, Ovi, Pet, PI, Ping, Pixel, Platform, Play, Port, Q, quant, Rc, Red, Roxio, RSS, Rv, serve, Solutions, Sonic, SonicSolutions, Stream, Streaming, Style, tech, ted, Tent, The Internet, TI, time, TV, Ui, Us, V, Vide, Video, Wise, Wood, work

DivX Inc, the company that owns the codec which made your early 2000s movie downloads look actually not too bad, is being acquired by Sonic Solutions, a content delivery company, for a reported $300 million. Sonic’s been working in circular media like CDs and DVDs for years—they own the popular Roxio brand—but is now looking to the internet as the content delivery platform of the future. DivX, a current competitor of Sonic’s, has been helping deliver video content to internet users, legally and otherwise, for years. More

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The F-22 and F-35 Killer Finally Captured In Action [Aircrafts]

by on May.28, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 787, 7d, A9, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Air, Aircraft, aircrafts, ally, america, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Ati, Av, Aviation, bd, Bp, Bt, cat, clear, Clips, color, Combat jet, Crafts, de, design, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, etail, Eyes, F-35, fall, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, II, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, ITA, Jet, Jets, La, Labels, Led, Light, Lightning, MER, mid, Military, Mod, Nes, nin, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Pixel, plan, Plane, Planes, Play, ps, Q, quant, raf, Rc, Red, rom, RSS, Rv, Sd, serve, Style, Sukhoi PAK FA, T-50, Tag, tar, Tat, tech, Techno, Technology, ted, TI, TV, Uk, unit, Us, V, Via, Vide, Video, Videos, Wall, Weapons, X1

Feast your eyes in these detailed videos of the beast that is designed to match-and-crush 5th generation American combat jets . It’s the Sukhoi PAK-FA, and it comes loaded with some amazing technology from the other side of the fallen wall. More

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Does Carrie Give Up Her Mac For a HP Netbook in SATC2? [Movies]

by on May.27, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 300, 5, 7, 787, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, app, AR, Arri, ash, Ati, Av, book, Bp, car, cat, clear, color, D3, day, de, design, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, F2, fashion, ff, Ge, girl, Girls, Gizmo, gizmodo, hand, hands, Haw, Hd, HewlettPackard, Home Automation, Hp, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Mac, MacBook, mid, Mod, movie, movies, Net, Netbook, News, om, One, order, Os, Ovi, Pack, Padd, phone, PI, Pixel, Play, Product Placement, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, rum, Rumor, Rv, serve, Sex And The City, Style, Tag, tech, TI, TV, Up, Us, usb, V, Viv, vivienne tam, Vivienne tam hp netbook, X1

In today’s news-you-wish-you-didn’t-know, there’s a vicious rumor circulating that Carrie Bradshaw has swapped her MacBook for a HP netbook (albeit one designed by fashion designer Vivienne Tam ). Gasp! Phone the girls! We have a MAJOR situation on our hands! More

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How One Russian Man Is Building His Own Personal Subway System [DIY]

by on May.26, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 787, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Ati, Bp, building, bus, business, cat, city, clear, color, de, Display, diy, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, F2, ff, garden, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home, Home Automation, Hp, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Leonid Murlyanchik, mid, Mod, Nes, Nsa, Of, om, One, One man subway, order, Os, Padd, Personal subway, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Projects, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Russia, russian, Rv, serve, Style, sub, Subway, Sun, Tag, tech, TI, Top, Trains, TV, Ui, Up, Us, V, what, world, X1

In a word: Persistence. Partly the traditional, inspiring, one man against all odds type of persistence, but more the obsessive, borderline insane persistence. But whatever, this dude’s building his own metro , like a CITY, so I should probably shut up

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How One Russian Man Is Building His Own Personal Subway System [DIY]

by on May.26, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 787, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Ati, Bp, building, bus, business, cat, city, clear, color, de, Display, diy, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, F2, ff, garden, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home, Home Automation, Hp, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Leonid Murlyanchik, mid, Mod, Nes, Nsa, Of, om, One, One man subway, order, Os, Padd, Personal subway, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Projects, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Russia, russian, Rv, serve, Style, sub, Subway, Sun, Tag, tech, TI, Top, Trains, TV, Ui, Up, Us, V, what, world, X1

In a word: Persistence. Partly the traditional, inspiring, one man against all odds type of persistence, but more the obsessive, borderline insane persistence. But whatever, this dude’s building his own metro , like a CITY, so I should probably shut up. More

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Beautiful Air Purifier Doubles As A Smell-O-Vision Display [Concept]

by on May.18, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 787, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Air, Air Purifier, and, ANT, Ants, AR, bd, Bp, cat, Cleaners, clear, climate, color, Concept, de, design, Display, down, Ds, E, Ea, Et, ff, garden, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Health, Home, Home Automation, household, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Led, Les, Light, mid, Mod, Of, Oled, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Ping, Play, Plea, Pr, Pur, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Shop, shopping, Smell, Style, Tag, tech, TI, TV, twilight, Twilight air purifier, V, Vide, Video, Videos, view, vision, Watch, what, X1

The Twilight air purifier concept design has a slender, sheet-like OLED display which allows you to view videos or images while your air is cleaned of impurities, cooled down, and filled with a pleasant fragrance to match what you’re watching. More

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Meet the Team of All Star Scientists Obama Assembled To Fix the Oil Spill [Scientists]

by on May.16, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 787, 7d, A8, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Ati, Av, Bomb, Bp, cat, Chu, Cia, clear, color, de, design, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, energy, environment, Et, Eu, Failure, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Government, Gulf, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, intel, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Led, media, Men, mid, mini, Mod, nin, obama, Of, Oil, oil spill, oilspill, om, One, order, Os, Padd, Pet, petroleum, PI, pill, Play, Q, quant, Rc, rom, RSS, Rv, Scientists, serve, star, steve, Style, Tag, tar, Tea, tech, TI, TV, Up, V, X1

After BP’s many failures, Obama and his Energy Secretary Steven Chu have assembled a team of five “extraordinarily intelligent” scientists, whose specialties range from bomb design to Martian mining, to clean up the Gulf spill. Here’s the all star team: More

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