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Atrix HD continues locked bootloader tradition, may be set free... eventually

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Motorola's record on the whole smartphone bootloader thing is a tad spotty. The world has been promised unlocked bootloaders and, sometimes, the manufacturer has delivered. After the phones have already been on the market for some time, of course. Continuing… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte G1.Sniper M3 @ Techreaction.net

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We are going to take this one in another direction (perhaps a little in reverse with a bit of the end at the beginning). At first glance, this board does not seem to be worth the money and we want… Go To Full Article

Google Search As You Type gives retailer websites instant search

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Google's search engine and its almighty Omnibox in Chrome have given the public instant search capabilities for some time, and now Google's sharing that same search goodness with its retail partners. Called Google Search As You Type, it's a pilot… Go To Full Article

NYC launches free public WiFi trial, links it to skeevy payphones

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Free public WiFi may be the sort of thing you automatically associate with Starbucks, but starting today, you'll be able to add NYC payphones to that short list. The city's pilot program, just officially launched, aims to spread gratis wireless… Go To Full Article

Mass Effect 3: Earth DLC hits July 17th

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Microsoft’s Larry Hyrb confirms Mass Effect 3: Earth DLC will roll out on July 17 for Xbox Live and the PC.

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For sale by owner: 1954 flying Taylor AEROCAR, yours now for only $1.25 million

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For anyone raised on the retro-futurist notion of flying cars, this literal-minded, nuts-and-bolts incarnation should make for some incredulous swooning. Looking much like a 1950's interpretation of a subcompact that wandered into the wrong alleyway and wound up in a… Go To Full Article

Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter cockpit demonstrator hands-on

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We spend hundreds of hours on board a variety of airplanes each year, most often en-route to a trade show or product launch event, but occasionally we have a rare opportunity to hop on board military aircraft, to test out… Go To Full Article

Microsoft advises nuking Windows Gadgets after security hole discovery

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Whether you see Windows Vista and Windows 7 Gadgets as handy tools or a blight upon a pristine desktop, you might want to shut them off for safety's sake. Mickey Shkatov and Toby Kohlenberg have found that the desktop widgets'… Go To Full Article

Nikon recalls battery packs sold with D800 and D7000 DSLRs due to burn hazard

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Some important news for anyone who bought a Nikon D800 or D7000 DSLR earlier this year. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada announced today that the battery packs sold with the cameras are part of a voluntary… Go To Full Article

This Rolls-Royce jet engine is made from over 152,000 Lego bricks

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One of my favorite things in all of geekdom is insane Lego projects that use hordes of little bricks to build real life and unexpected items. Go To Full Article

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