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HP Meant They’re Just Expanding From Smartphones, Not Ditching Them [Hp]

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When HP CEO Mark Hurd said that HP didn’t buy Palm to be in the smartphone business , he apparently didn’t mean that the company is ditching that market. According to a statement by HP, they’re just expanding from that point: More

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Are These Not The Classiest Knives You’ve Ever Seen? [Knives]

by on Jun.02, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A8, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, aila, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Ati, Av, bd, bin, bing, Bp, cat, cc, Cia, classified, clear, color, Cool, Custom, de, Dead, design, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, Et, ff, flo, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gm, Hd, Home Automation, Hp, HTML, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, ions, Ir, Isp, itc, kitchen, knife, Knives, La, Labels, Led, meeting, Meeting knives, Mia Schmallenbach, mid, Mod, My, Nes, Of, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, PI, Ping, Pixel, Play, Port, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, que, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Shop, shopping, Style, sub, Subs, table, Tag, tech, TI, Top, TV, Us, Utensils, V, Via, X1

Small flat-dwellers, rejoice: these nesting knives rest on top of each other, with the proportions subscribing to the Fibonacci sequence for extra cool kudos. Available now for under $915. [ TableDirect via INewIdea via Coroflot via OhGizmo ] More

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BabyBerry: The Family Friendly Phone for the Soulless Workaholic [Humor]

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“BabyBerry, the baby-shaped phone that lets you frantically answer your calls and emails while appearing to spend quality time with a cherished infant.” A hilarious but practical proposal by Mitchell & Webb. [ BBC ] More

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Lenovo Delays Skylight Smartbook and U1 Hybrid Indefinitely [Lenovo]

by on May.28, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A8, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, Android, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, ash, Ati, Av, blow, book, Books, Bp, C6, cat, cc, Ces, chrome os, clear, color, Custom, dash, day, Dc, de, delay, Delays, dev, Devices, Display, droid, Ds, E, Ea, EC, emp, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, Hd, Home Automation, Hybrid, Hybrids, Id, Im, images, In, Ir, Isp, itc, La, Labels, Lenovo, Lenovo skylight, Light, Linux, mid, mobile, Mod, Of, om, One, Opera, operating system, order, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Skylight, smartbook, smartbooks, Style, T1, Tag, tech, TI, TV, U1 Hybrid, Ui, Us, V, X1

Lenovo’s attempt to herald a category of mobile devices has been put off—again—as they announced today that they’re ditching their custom Skylight Linux UI in favor of Android. It’s a significant blow to the already dying smartbook category . More

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High-Tech NYC Restaurant Takes Orders On iPads [Restaurants]

by on May.27, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 4Food, 4Food restaurant, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, apple, AR, ash, Bluetooth, Bp, Burgers, bus, business, C5, Cafe, cat, Cf, clear, color, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, eco, Et, ff, flash, Foursquare, Ge, German, Germany, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, heck, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, ipa, ipad, Ipads, Isp, itc, japan, kitchen, La, Labels, Les, london, Mac, machine, machines, Men, mid, Mod, My, Nes, New York, News, Ny, nyc, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Port, Q, quant, Radar, Ram, Ramen, Rant, Rants, Rc, Restaurant, restaurants, RSS, Rv, s5, screen, serve, Square, Style, Tag, tech, Test, TI, tie, Toot, tub, TV, tweet, twitter, unit, Us, V, Vending Machines, Wai, wait, Watch, world, X1, YouTube

London has the Flash-based, Bluetooth-ordering Inamo restaurant . Germany, the waiter-less kitchen . Japan has ramen vending machines , and soon, New York’s midtown will play host to a restaurant with a 240-square-foot screen, displaying tweets and Foursquare check-ins.

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The Seven-Atom-Long Transistor That Will Change the World [Computing]

by on May.25, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ANT, Ants, AR, ash, Atom, Atoms, Bp, cat, cc, change, classic, clear, color, Computer, Computer Science, Computers, Computing, dash, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, F2, ff, future, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Hell, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Isp, itc, La, Labels, Les, life, Mic, mid, Mod, Ms, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Quantum, Quantum Computers, Quantum Computing, Rc, RSS, Rv, Science, serve, Seven atoms transistor, Sim, Style, switch, Tag, tech, Techno, Technology, TI, TV, Ui, Universe, university, V, vers, world, X1

It only measures seven atoms but, according to project lead scientist Michelle Simmons, computers made with this transistor—the smallest ever made—will “solve problems that would take longer than the life of the universe with a classical computer.” More

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Hollywood Considering $20-$30 Movie Theater Sidestep [Movies]

by on May.25, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Bp, C6, Cable, California, cat, Cf, clear, color, day, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, F1, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, hollywood, Home, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Isp, itc, La, Labels, Les, Los Angeles, mid, Mod, movie, movies, N8, om, One, order, Os, Ovi, P3, Padd, People, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, release, RSS, Rv, serve, step, studio, Studios, Style, Tag, tech, theater, TI, time, Time Warner, Time Warner Cable, TimeWarner, TV, Us, V, Vr, War, Warner, Watch, Wood, X1

Time Warner Cable just pitched the major Hollywood studios a new idea: “home theater on demand.” It would allow people at home to watch movies just 30 days after they’re released in the theater for $20-$30. More

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Upright Vacuum Fires Off Roomba Drone [Design]

by on May.21, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 50D, 5D, 5D2, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ANT, Ants, AR, Bp, C5, cat, cc, Cf, clear, color, Concepts, de, deal, design, Display, Drone, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, ff, fire, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Ir, Isp, ISS, itc, kitchen, La, Labels, Launch, living room, Ming, Mod, O2, Of, om, One, order, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pot, Pr, Q, quant, Rc, Real, Robot, Robots, Roomba, RSS, Rv, serve, Spot, Style, Tag, tech, TI, TV, Up, V, Vacuum, Vacuums, X1

Imagine vacuuming in one area of your living room when realizing that you missed a spot near the kitchen. You could walk all the way over there. Or you could launch a little robot to deal with it for you. More

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Question of the Day: Does Froyo Make You Want to Get an Android Phone? [Qotd]

by on May.20, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, Android, android os, ANT, Ants, app, apple, AR, Av, Bp, C5, cat, Cell, Cellphones, clear, color, Contracts, day, de, Display, droid, Ds, E, Ea, Et, Fb, Feature, Features, ff, froyo, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Iphone, iphones, Ir, Isp, itc, La, Labels, Make, MER, Mod, Nes, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, phone, Phones, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, qotd, quant, que, question, Question of the Day, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, summer, switch, Tag, Tea, tech, TI, time, TV, V, what, X1, X2, XP

Since new iPhones have come out every summer for the past few years, June and July is a time when many, many cell contracts expire. Do Google’s new Android OS features make you want to switch to their team? More

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Apple Flicks Switch On International iPad App Stores [IPad Apps]

by on May.20, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, app, app store, app stores, apple, Apps, AppStore, AR, ash, Ati, Bes, Bp, cat, clear, color, dash, day, de, Display, down, download, Ds, E, Ea, Et, Eu, europe, Fb, ff, first, Ge, Gear, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, heck, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Intern, international, International iPad, International ipad apps, Ion, ipa, ipad, Ipad app, ipad app store, iPad Apps, Ipadapps, Ir, Isp, itc, La, Labels, Laptop, Launch, Launches, Mac, mid, Mod, Of, om, One, order, Os, oss, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, ps, Q, quant, Rc, RNA, RSS, Rv, serve, store, Stores, Style, switch, table, Tablet, Tag, tech, TI, Top, TV, V, War, X1

Those willing to jump across the pond for an early iPad were rewarded today, as Apple hit go on the App Store across Europe. Go and download apps aplenty—but check out our list of the best here , first. More

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