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  • It’s Alive! Google’s iOS Search App Shows Hints Of Self-Awareness

    It’s Alive! Google’s iOS Search App Shows Hints Of Self-Awareness

    It may not have a cool name like “Siri,” but you can’t accuse Google’s Voice Search app of lacking personality. Or self-awareness, for that matter. In case you missed it, Google upgraded its iOS search app on Tuesday with improved voice search functionality – it’s the closest iOS users can get to a “Google Now“-like experience. The new app can… Read More

  • Binder Reviews On Amazon.com Fill With Romney-Related Comments

    Binder Reviews On Amazon.com Fill With Romney-Related Comments

    OK, it’s no Three Wolf Moon t-shirt, but it’s still pretty funny. Following Mitt Romney’s comment about “binders full of women” at this week’s presidential debate, the customer review sections for various binders on Amazon.com have been filling up with hilarious comments. For example, see this Avery Durable View Binder or this Avery Economy Binder. Read More

  • IHave50Dollars Is An App.net For People With $50

    IHave50Dollars Is An App.net For People With $50

    Do you have $50? Do you trust strangers with it? Do you like paying for evanescent access to a service you may never use? Then App.net IHave50Dollars.com is the site for you. Not everyone has $50 they’re willing to push down a rat-hole in hopes of access to a social media service based on a promise by a man with a proven track record in being compellingly earnest on camera, but if you… Read More

  • Metal Parts Hidden Inside A Hard Drive Casing: The New Rickrolling?

    Metal Parts Hidden Inside A Hard Drive Casing: The New Rickrolling?

    A man in China bought a Samsung hard drive for about $35 on Taobao. He opened it up, plugged it in, and found that it wasn’t showing the full storage capacity on his computer. A few minutes later, he found out why – someone had replaced the innards with a bunch of nuts and bolts hotglued into the case. The light? It was just connected to a USB key. Read More

  • Inspired By Your Home: The Click Wall Switch Watch

    Do you ever find yourself wishing that the act of telling time was as simple, and tactile, as flipping a light switch in your home?  If so, then the folks at Watchismo have got quite the surprise in store for you. Aptly named the “Click Wall Switch” watch, it resembles a squared-off interpretation of modern wall switches.  Rather than firing up an incandescent bulb, however… Read More

  • For Your Programmer’s Arsenal: A Working Clippy For Any Web Page

    For Your Programmer’s Arsenal: A Working Clippy For Any Web Page

    You’re hitting deadline and you want to add that special something that will totally knock your web app out of the park. Do you add rounded corners? A Tweet This button? No, motherlover, you add Clippy JS. Clippy JS, made by Smore, is a cute little bit of Javascript code that allows you to embed Clippy, Merlin, Rover, or Links (all of Microsoft Office fame) into any webpage. You can… Read More

  • These 3D Printer Trading Cards Are What Kids Will Swap In The Future

    These 3D Printer Trading Cards Are What Kids Will Swap In The Future

    While, arguably, you’re not going to convince many kids to give up their Topps or Pokemon cards for these things, it’s nice to know they exist. They’re 3D Printer trading cards featuring some of the best 3D printers in the world. You got your Makerbot Replicator, your UP! Printer, and your Printrbot Plus. You got stats on there, a little trivia, some pricing information and… Read More

  • I, For One, Welcome Our Remote-Controlled Robotic Fire-Breathing Dragon Overlords

    A bit of silly for your Monday morning: this is a flying, RC-controlled robotic dragon that actually breathes fire and sounds like a monstrous squeal demon as it takes off. The Dragon took a year to build and won Best In Show at the Toledo RC event, Weak Signals. Read More

  • John Biggs Interviews Digital Ocean at NY Tech Day

    What Would You Do For A TCTV Interview? Digital Ocean Employee Does 100 Pushups [TCTV]

    Yesterday at New York Tech Day we met with quite a few great companies including Digital Ocean. These guys are pretty established in the cloud space. They offer OS agnostic cloud servers and are giving away some service space for free to NYTD participants and their minimum package is $5 a month. Pretty basic stuff. Read More