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CyanogenMod 10 is now stable and available for a number of devices

Jelly Bean brought quite a few new awesome features to Android. Most of my Android devices run the latest OS stock from Google. I tend to buy Nexus products. However, as my devices run past the Google support phase, I like to put a custom ROM on them. My favorite is CyanogenMod. CyanogenMod 10 The [...]


This wearable activity tracker is made out of solid metal

Tracking devices are exciting. I just posted about the new Jawbone UP 2. And now we have something a bit less conspicuous than the UP or the FuelBand. It’s a tiny little aircraft-grade aluminum disk that clips to you. Misfit Shine This new product on Indiegogo fundraising site needs a $79 pledge to get you [...]


Jawbone at it again with the new wearable wrist band

Do you remember Jawbone’s first attempt into wearable technology? The UP made a brief appearance for a few weeks before it was recalled, and refunds were issued. The problems with the first model were more than one. Water and sweat would leak into the construction causing a fried circuit board. Furthermore, the board hardware degraded [...]


Twitter to Developers: We discourage developers from building apps that replicate our core user experience

A Windows 8 Twitter client, Tweetro, was denied an exemption from the 100,000 user token limit. The meaning of the notice to developers a few months ago was still unclear when they said client-app developers would need to “work with [Twitter] directly.” Atta Elayyan, developer of Tweetro client for Windows 8 got this result from [...]


Mobile Gaming needs tactile controllers as well

Okay, so mobile gaming is taking off. The iPod touch is the ‘funnest iPod.’ We’re all impressed by the graphic and technical advances on these mobile devices. But in the end, they’re still all touch screens. Touch screens are great Nintendo understands the value of a touch screen. Just look at their last couple products. [...]


How I made an app to help you cheat while playing Letterpress

A couple weeks ago my friend came to me with an app idea: A Letterpress Cheat App. I agreed that we could do it, but that we’d need to do it quickly before the market was flooded. We made the app free, and it’s available in the store today. Design and Launch We spent more [...]


MasterCard is adopting new credit card technology for a more secure card

The next big thing in ‘credit card technology’ seems to be making it’s way to Singapore. The card has buttons and an LCD screen that will only allow payment from the card if the user enters their PIN number. The problem? This isn’t new technology. I read an article on this technology from Geekologie back [...]


MacBook Pro keyboard made out of walnut or cherry wood

I’m very happy with the keyboard on my MacBook Pro. The black keys feel and look good. However, they do absorb the oils of my fingers a little too easily, and I’ve often considered some kind of cover for them, like an invisibleSHIELD. Lazerwood Industries [The keys are] laser-cut from actual walnut or cherry wood. [...]


Here’s a $40 Tetris LED lamp. Just like the game, you can arrange the pieces as you wish

I’ve been shopping for a new office desk lamp for quite some time now. I found this one, and thought I’d share it with you: The Tetris Stackable LED Desk Lamp As you stack the pieces of the lamp, the bulbs inside the pieces are lit. You can stack them in any combination and it [...]


Lantronix print server allows Air Print from iOS devices to office printers

At home, you can choose which printer you use. You can buy a printer that is capable of Air Print in case you have iOS devices. At the office, it’s not so easy. Enter XPrintServer The basic idea is that you can connect the server to printers, and then print directly from the native menu [...]

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