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Bill Gates and Friends Urge US Government To Triple Energy Research Spend [Energy]

by on Jun.10, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, Av, Barack Obama, Bill, Bill Gates, BillGates, Bp, cat, clear, Cloud, Clouds, color, corporate, D3, de, Disaster, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, electric, energy, environment, Et, Feeds, ff, friends, gates, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Government, hal, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ir, Isp, ISS, jeffrey immelt, La, Labels, Lg, Men, Mic, micro, microsoft, mid, Mod, obama, Of, Oil, oil spill, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, PI, pill, Pixel, Play, Plea, Q, quant, Rc, Research, rip, RSS, Rv, sea, search, serve, spill, Style, Sue, Tag, tech, Techno, Technology, TI, TV, Us, US Government, V, X1

BP’s oil spill disaster isn’t even the half of it. Bill Gates ; the CEO of General Electric Jeffrey Immelt , and various other senior-level corporate-types have issued a plea to the US government to triple spending on energy research to $16bn/year. More

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The BP Effort Feels Way Too Much Like This [Humor]

by on Jun.05, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Analog, and, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, arcade, Ati, Av, Bed, Bp, cat, clear, color, Comic, Comics, d8, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, Et, fail, Failure, Fb, Feeds, ff, Fun, Funny, game, Games, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Humor, Id, II, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, ISO, Isp, La, Labels, magazine, Magazines, Mic, mid, Mod, Nes, Ny, Oil, Oil disaster, oil spill, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, Penny Arcade, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, Rf, rip, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, T3, Tag, tech, ted, Tetris, TI, TV, Us, V, Video Games, Watch, X1, XP

Watching BP’s continued, repeated failures would almost be funny if it weren’t so gut-wrenching. If only there were a perfect analogy for how it felt watching the unraveling, in hilarious comic strip form.

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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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You Won’t Be Able To Tether An iPad To An iPhone [Update: Not AT&T’s Fault?] [Att]

by on Jun.03, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A4, A8, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ally, and, ANT, Ants, apple, AR, Art, At&t, at-at, Att iphone tethering, Av, Beta, Bp, cat, clear, color, data, data plan, data plans, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, F2, Feeds, ff, first, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, hand, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, II, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, ipa, ipad, Ipads, Iphone, iphones, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, mid, Mit, Mod, Nes, om, One, option, order, Pad, Padd, phone, Phones, PI, Pixel, plan, Plans, Play, Q, quant, Rc, rip, RSS, Rv, serve, smartphone, Style, Tag, tech, ted, tethering, TI, TV, Unlimited data plans, Up, Update, Us, V, Wes, what, X1

What’s going on here? First we get iPhone tethering option , but to use them we have to give up unlimited data plans . Now we’re told that we can’t tether our iPads to our iPhones even if we do that

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Kazaa Creators Launch New Music Subscription Service [Music]

by on Jun.03, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ANT, Ants, AR, Bp, C6, cat, Ces, Cia, clear, color, Copyright, de, Display, Ds, DSI, E, E3, Ea, EC, Element, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, HTML, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, Kazaa, La, Labels, Launch, Led, Les, Men, mid, Mod, Music, Music service, Music services, Ny, Nyt, Of, om, One, order, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, popup, Pr, Pro, ps, Q, quant, Ram, Rc, Rdio, rip, rom, RSS, Rv, serve, Service, Services, Sharing, Sim, soc, social, Sound, sounds, Stream, Style, sub, Subs, subscription, Tag, tech, Techno, Technology, things, TI, time, TV, Up, Us, V, X1

The folks behind popular file-sharing program Kazaa are launching a new music subscription service called Rdio. From the sounds of things, it’ll be similar to existing subscription services, but with a social element: More

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Hulu Coming to Xbox Live? [Unconfirmed]

by on Jun.02, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 303, 360, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ANT, Ants, app, AR, Art, artic, ash, bd, Bp, cat, clear, color, confirmed, Console, dash, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, engadget, Et, F1, ff, Gadget, game, Games, Ge, Gear, Gizmo, gizmodo, hbo, Hd, Home Automation, Hulu, Hulu on xbox live, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, live, Mic, micro, microsoft, mid, Ming, Mod, Ms, News, Of, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Platform, Play, Q, quant, Rc, rip, RSS, Rumors, Rv, serve, Service, source, Style, sub, Subs, subscription, Tag, tech, TI, TV, unconfirmed, V, Via, Vide, Video, Video Games, X1, Xbox, Xbox Live

Apparently a “very reliable source” told the folks at GearLive that Microsoft will offer Hulu as an Xbox Live service—for a subscription fee, of course. [ Gear Live via Engadget ] More

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Microscope Shots All But Confirm the Next iPhone’s 960 x 640 Resolution [Displays]

by on May.29, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 4G, 5, 7, 7d, A8, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, apple, AR, Art, Ati, Bp, Cam, Camera, cat, cc, clear, color, confirmed, Czech, D3, Dc, de, Display, Displays, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Fan, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, hand, hands, Hands On, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Iphone, Iphone4, Iphone4g, iphones, IPs, Iq, Ir, Isp, ITA, kin, La, Labels, late, MER, Mic, micro, microscope, Microscopes, mid, Mod, Multitasking, Nes, nex, next, Next iphone, Nextiphone, Ny, om, One, order, Os, OTS, Padd, paper, phone, Phones, PI, Pixel, Pixels, Play, Port, Pr, pre, ps, Q, quant, Rc, Red, Resolution, Rf, rip, RSS, rum, Rumor, Rv, serve, ski, Slate, smartphone, Smartphones, Specs, Style, Tag, tech, ted, The next iphone, Theme, Themes, TI, Translate, TV, Up, V, Wall, Wallpapers, what, X1

Czech site superiphone.cz reportedly got their hands on a next-gen iPhone and did what any self-respecting iPhone superfanatics would: put it under a microscope. Up close and personal with those pixels, they confirmed the rumored 960 x 640, IPS dipslay. More

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Coming Soon: Printable Prescription Pills [Health]

by on May.28, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A8, A9, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ally, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, Art, Ati, Bp, bus, business, C5, cat, clear, color, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, EC, Et, F1, F2, ff, format, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Health, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Isp, La, Labels, Medical, Medicine, mid, Ming, Mod, Nes, NK, Ny, Of, om, One, order, Padd, PI, pill, Pixel, Play, Port, Pr, pre, Print, Printable pills, Printing, Q, quant, Rc, Red, Research, rip, RSS, Rv, sea, search, serve, star, Style, table, Tablet, Tablets, Tag, tar, Tat, tech, ted, TI, TV, unit, Us, V, Wall, what, X1, XP

Only a small portion of the pill you swallowed earlier is actually an active ingredient, the rest is filler. That bit of information is what caused researchers to explore a way to start printing active ingredients onto blank filler tablets.

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Distortion Pedal Mouse Makes Data Entry Feel Like Rocking Out, Sort Of [Boss]

by on May.28, 2010, under 17, 1d, 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, app, AR, Ati, Boss, Bp, bus, business, cat, change, Cia, clear, color, data, de, Display, Ds, Ds-1 distortion pedal, E, Ea, EC, engadget, Et, Fb, ff, first, Gadget, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Guitar, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Input, Instruments, Io, Ion, Iq, Ir, Isp, ITA, kin, La, Labels, Lg, Make, mid, Mit, Mod, Mouse, Music, Nes, Of, om, One, order, Os, oss, ota, Padd, Peripherals, PI, Ping, Pixel, Play, Pr, pre, Q, quant, Radar, Rc, rip, Rock, RSS, Rv, S1, Sad, serve, Shop, shopping, Sold Out, Style, Tag, tar, tech, ted, TI, TV, Ui, Uk, Us, usb, UTP, V, Via, Wes, X1

This Boss DS-1 Distortion Pedal USB mouse was a limited-edition item in the UK that is, sadly, now sold out. But we can still appreciate how clever and awesome this thing is. [ MusicRadar via Engadget ] More

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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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