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Why is it so hard to make a phone call in emergency situations?

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Boing Boing reports on why "why is it so hard to make a phone call in emergency situations? ... But it is a fact that, whenever disaster strikes, it becomes difficult to reach the people you care about.

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4/Four Funny Videos: iPhone versus/vs. ePhone

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Over 3.5 years ago, VideoSift shared a funny 42 seconds YouTube video showing the differences between iPhone and ePhone. There are three more episodes/skits/sketches in its playlist.

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The Cutting Room Floor (TCRF) -- A web site dedicated to unearthing and researching unused and cut content from video games..

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The Verge mentioned "The Cutting Room Floor (TCRF) is a site dedicated to unearthing and researching unused and cut content from video games. From debug menus, to unused music, graphics, enemies, or levels, many games have content never meant to be seen by anybody but the developers — or even meant for everybody, but cut due to time/budget constraints ..."

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Microsoft (MS)'s 13 worst missteps of all time.

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This eight pages/one print page InfoWorld article on "Microsoft's 13/thirteen worst missteps of all time ... the landmarks among 25 years of failures Redmond-style..."

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Your Father/Pa/Dad Asks iPhone Questions

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FailDesk shared a funny 3.25 minutes SuperNews! YouTube video showing "Your Dad Asks iPhone Questions -- ... dad just doesn't understand technology."

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Kill the Password: Why a String of Characters Can’t Protect Us Anymore

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This five pages Wired article (one single page) talks about Mat Honan's online security history with passwords.

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Evolution of 2fort map in mod(ification)s.

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Mod Database/DB has an article and a 13 minutes and 39 seconds YouTube video compilation showing "... there are so much Team Fortress (TF) adaptation mods out there, and they are almost the same... just almost. Well, one of the few similarities are the classes themselves, and some classic maps.

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What is the real version number of Windows 8?

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This seven/7 pages OCModShop article looks into the past and the current Windows versions -- "Today Microsoft launched its latest version of its iconic Operating System (OS): Windows 8. There have been many version of Windows over the years, and one can't help but wonder what justifies this version number. Microsoft and other technology companies have over-written and re-named their product history before, so we take a good hard look at all the previous operating systems to see if the numbers add up.

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Apple's iPhone: The untold story -- Originally conceived as a tablet, iPhone was developed in secret facility ("purple dorm").

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This five pages NetworkWorld article (one print page) tells the untold story on Apple's iPhone -- "... Originally conceived as a tablet, iPhone was developed in secret facility dubbed the 'purple dorm.' ..."

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