Hardware

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A list of commercial products that included malware.

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rationallyPARANOID has a list of commercial products that included malware since 2000.

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Apple iPhone 4: The Dark Side of the Force -- Reality distortion field remains strong with Steve Jobs after antennagate.

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VideoSift shares a funny one minute and 59 seconds YouTube video showing Next Media Animation (NMA)'s news video recreation showing "Apple founder Steve Jobs have been busy defending the iPhone 4, which has been mired in problems since before its launch.

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Robocop ran DOS - and other movie code decoded.

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Digg shares NetworkWorld's ten pages slide show showing real-life computer screens in movies -- "Virtually no sci-fi/science fiction or action flick these days is complete without a computer scene showing a few screens of mysterious scrolling text and a 3D wire-frame model.

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XKCD Comic Strip -- Workaround

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This XKCD comic strip shows what your overlord and other computer people/geeks/nerds go through with support

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Helping other people's computers at work...

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This Dilbert comic strip shows why your overlord doesn't help with other people's computers

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Starring The Computer: Computers in Movies and Television/TV.

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Starring the Computer is "a website dedicated to the use of computers in film and television/TV. Each appearance is catalogued and rated on its importance (i.e., how important it is to the plot), realism (how close its appearance and capabilities are to the real thing) and visibility (how good a look does one get of it).

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Root Wireless - How Good Is Your Mobile Carrier? Compare carrier coverage in your United States/U.S. area.

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Digg shares CNET's online interactive Google Maps (#1 or #2) showing "a powerful tool for determining the best carrier for your neighborhood, commute route or workplace. Many cellular coverage maps are based largely on distance from the closest cell tower. In reality, however, coverage is dependent on a range of factors including terrain, time of day, number of users and even handset manufacturer.

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HotelChatter's Annual Hotel WiFi Report 2010

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HotelChatter's Annual Hotel WiFi Report 2010 -- "This year marks HotelChatter's sixth annual hotel wifi report. Over the years we've documented the progression of hotel WiFi, from blatant disregard, to price-gouging for WiFi access, and reliable WiFi for loyalty program members, through guests taking matters in to their own hands with wireless laptop/notebook cards and 3G access. A year ago, we thought guest demand for free, reliable, hotel WiFi might just go away, thanks to 3G.

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Which store is better?

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Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Creations: Recycled Art Sculptures

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Neatorama mentions a four pages Steven Rodrig's PCB Creations (also on its official Web site with less photographs/photos.) showing his art sculptures made out of recycled printed circuit board (PCB)

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Did you buy an Apple iPad?

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Graphics Card Hierarchy Chart

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Blue's News share a Tom's Hardware article showing its "graphics card hierarchy chart ... which groups graphics cards with similar overall performance levels into tiers. The top tier contains the highest-performing cards available and performance decreases as you go down the tiers from there.

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An interview with Jim Reekes, the creator of the Apple startup sound.

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VideoSift shares an eleven minutes and 50 seconds Vimeo video and a 57.25 minutes long YouTube video (both cussings and is mostly in English) of an interview with the creator of the Apple startup sounds

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From Paper Tape to Data Sticks: The Evolution of Removable Storage.

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This 21 (not 24) slides NetworkWorld presentation show shares "the evolution of removable storage" -- "Over the years, people have tried to transfer information from one computer to another in a dizzying number of ways. Here's a look at some of the best, along with others that time forgot.

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What did you think of the new Apple iPad?

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