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How a Silly Phone for Teens Reveals Microsoft’s Plan for Us All [Cloud]

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Despite its mobile prowess, Apple sucks at the internet . But surprisingly it’s Microsoft—not Google—that’s best positioned for Our Future in the Cloud. Here’s why. More

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End Zone to War Zone: Pentagon Wants NFL Tech for Battlefield Replays [War]

by on Jun.04, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Analysis, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Ball, battle, bd, bin, bing, Bp, cat, cc, clear, color, Conflict, day, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Error, Et, Fb, ff, Football, game, Games, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, History, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Instant, instant replay, Instant replay war, Isp, La, Labels, Metatags, mid, Military, Military Intelligence, Mod, nfl, Nfl instant replay, Of, om, One, order, Pad, Padd, Pentagon, PI, Pixel, Play, Play By Play, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, Republished, rom, RSS, Rv, serve, soldier, Style, Tag, tech, Techno, Technology, Terror, Terrorism, TI, tie, TV, Ui, Us, V, Vide, Video, War, War analysts, wars, Warzone feeds, X1

The Pentagon’s cribbing a play from Monday Night Football , adopting the same instant-replay technology used during games to improve analysis of war-zone video feeds. More

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Google Officially Acquires AdMob [Google]

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After months of uncertainty amid FTC investigations, Google’s acquisition of AdMob is finally totally 100% complete . Now, Google’s shiny ads and Apple’s shiny ads will compete for your eyeballs and you will try your best not to let them bother you too much. [ Google Blog ] More

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Microsoft Has Some Bad News and Some Worse News [Blockquote]

by on May.27, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A8, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, app, apple, AR, Ball, Ballmer, Blockquote, Bp, C6, cat, clear, color, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Fb, ff, Fun, Funny, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Isp, Job, Jobs, Keynote, La, Labels, Loc, Lock, Men, MER, Mic, micro, microsoft, mid, Mod, News, NK, Note, Ny, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, ps, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, rum, Rumor, Rumors, Rv, serve, steve, Steve Ballmer, Steve Jobs, SteveBallmer, SteveJobs, Style, Tag, Tat, tech, ted, TI, TV, twitter, Up, Update, Us, V, Via, WD, Wwdc, X1

Via the company’s Twitter, Microsoft debunked the fun rumor that a seven-minute slice of Steve Jobs’ WWDC keynote would be set aside for Steve Ballmer. Then, cruelly, they created two very funny mental images and debunked those, too. [ Microsoft ] Updated

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Rumor: Steve Ballmer To Speak At WWDC During Apple Keynote [Apple]

by on May.27, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Aim, and, ANT, Ants, app, apple, AR, arc, ash, Ball, Ballmer, bbc, Bill, Bill Gates, Bp, C5, cat, cc, Cf, clear, color, Crazy, D3, dash, day, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, Et, Fb, ff, gates, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Iphone, Ir, Isp, Job, Jobs, Keynote, La, Labels, Mac, Macintosh, Macworld, MER, Mic, micro, microsoft, mid, Ming, Mod, nin, Note, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, phone, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, Research, rip, RSS, rum, Rumor, Rumors, Rv, sea, search, serve, Show, Sound, sounds, Speculation, steve, Steve Ballmer, Steve ballmer wwdc, Steve Jobs, Style, Tag, tech, TI, tie, TV, Ui, Up, V, WD, world, Wwdc, X1

It sounds random, but Global Equities Research analyst Trip Chowdhry is claiming that Steve Ballmer , Microsoft’s CEO, will be joining Apple during their WWDC keynote. It’s not completely crazy though—Bill Gates jumped onstage back in 1997 at Macworld. More

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Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 480M Just Turned Your Notebook’s Graphics Card Into a Sad Little Chip [Graphics Cards]

by on May.25, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, architecture, Ball, bd, book, Books, Bp, C5, car, cards, cat, cc, Chip, clear, color, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, Ebook, Ebooks, EC, Et, Eu, fermi, ff, first, Frc, Gaming, Ge, Geforce, geforce gtx 480, geforce gtx 480m, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gpu, GPUs, Graph, graphic, graphics, Graphics Cards, GraphicsCards, gtx 480, Gtx480, Hard, Hardware, Hd, Home Automation, HTML, hug, Id, Im, images, In, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Laptops, mid, mobile, Mod, Ms, Nerd, Nes, Note, Notebook, Notebooks, Nvidia, nvidia geforce gtx 480m, Of, om, One, order, Os, P3, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, Sad, serve, Style, Tag, tech, Test, TI, TV, Us, V, Vide, Video, Wai, wait, Waiting, War, world, X1

Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 480M is the steroidal notebook graphics card you’ve been waiting for (if you’re a huge nerd): The world’s fastest notebook GPU according to Nvidia, it’s the first mobile chip using Nvidia’s ridiculous Fermi architecture . More

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Rumor: Father of Xbox J. Allard Is Leaving Microsoft in Huge Shakeup [Rumor]

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The WSJ solidifies an intriguing post by Mary Jo Foley last week that J. Allard , the guy behind the Xbox, Zune and Courier—or more formally, the Chief Experience Officer and Chief Technology Officer of Microsoft’s E&D division—is leaving after Steve Ballmer killed the Courier tablet project . More

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Blowing Up Bananas With Just My Eyeballs [Geek School Projects]

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I.C.U. began as a project to explore mind control, but, constrained the limits of like, reality, it was boiled down to the next best thing: Eye control. More

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The Sound of Gravity [Music]

by on May.08, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, AR, Art, Av, Ball, Balls, clear, Clips, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, editing, Electron, Et, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gravité, Gravity, hand, hands, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, instrument, Isp, kin, Love, Men, mid, Mod, Ms, Music, NK, Nyt, Of, om, One, order, Padd, Play, Q, Rc, rum, Software, Sound, Style, Synth, Synthesizer, Tag, TI, time, Tron, Us, Vide, Video, War, X1, Yamaha

Sometimes you don’t need a sound synthesizer to create rhythms and music. When you have talent and a video editing software, anything can be your instrument. Including balls. All kinds of them

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The Sound of Gravity [Music]

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Penn State’s New Twelfth Man Is Science [Acoustics]

by on May.06, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Acoustic mapping, Acoustic science, acoustics, Ad, Add, Ads, age, AR, ash, Av, Ball, Beaver stadium, clear, college, D3, dash, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Et, fall, Football, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, Isp, kin, Mod, My, Nittany lions, NK, Of, om, One, order, Os, oss, Padd, penn state, Physics, Play, Q, Rc, Science, sports, Style, Tag, Tat, TI, Us, vers, X1

Penn State ‘s Beaver Stadium is already one of the toughest away venues in college football. But this fall—thanks to some scientific chicanery—it’s going to be nearly 50% louder, making it almost impossible for opposing QBs to be heard. More

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