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Google throws hidden Easter egg into iOS search

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Google, Internet

Google tilt iphone search

Google has thrown an Easter egg into their iPhone and iPod touch search. To see it, launch Safari, and top on the Google search box. Now type the word "tilt" or the word "askew" and hit search. Enjoy.

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Netflix secures syndication rights for ‘Mad Men’ on Watch Instantly

Netflix Mad Men"Mad Men" fans might not get a new dose of Don Draper until 2012, but Netflix has inked a deal with Lionsgate to stream all seasons of the show via Watch Instantly.

The first four seasons of the AMC drama will be available to U.S. viewers on Netflix starting July 27. Canadian customers already have …

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BMW DriveNow service improves upon ZipCar in every way

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Transportation, Videos

We've gotta hand it to BMW for launching the innovative DriveNow service in its hometown of Munich. If you thought ZipCar was good, wait til you hear about how DriveNow works. Check it:

The biggest feature is convenience. You pick up the car, and when you are done, you can leave it anywhere. No need to bring it back to a designated parking lot or garage. Just park it anywhere you …

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Samsung drops prices of 3D glasses to $50, packing in two pairs with TV purchase

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Accessories, HDTV

Samsung 3D glasses ssg-3700gr

Samsung announced an upcoming price drop for its current 3D glasses, which will complement its recently redesigned and streamlined active shutter glasses. The SSG-3100GB 3D glasses are now $129, but starting May 1 they will retail for $50 per pair. They don't need recharging and can run for up to 70 hours before the battery has to be replaced.

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A look at the remarkable rise of Android, and where it goes from here

Google Android market share

Two and a half years ago, Sergey Brin, Larry Page and T-Mobile introduced the world to the very first phone, the G1. It was a good phone with a workmanlike design, decent keyboard, an average screen and lots of Google goodness built right into …

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AMD releases $150 Radeon HD 6790 video card

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: PC / Laptop

Radeon HD 6790

AMD announced today that it has released the new Radeon HD 6790 video card, priced at $149 and thus in direct competition with Nvidia's recently released (and same-priced) GeForce GTX 550 Ti.

The Radeon HD 6790 is positioned between the upper-end-mainstream Radeon HD 6770 and the lower-end-enthusiast Radeon HD 6850, intended for users running at midrange resolutions (such as …

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AT&T iPhone 4 drops more than twice as many calls as Verizon version

verizon iphone dropped calls

While the overal satisfaction rates with the AT&T and Verizon versions of the iPhone 4 are "virtually indistinguishable," consumers on the Verizon iPhone report fewer dropped calls, according to a report released this morning.

Of the 4,068 people surveyed by ChangeWave Research last month, …

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Microsoft bringing the ribbon to Windows 8 Explorer

Windows 8 ribbon UI

Perhaps people are overloaded on Apple rumors because the rumor mill has shifted to Microsoft and its next operating system, now referred to in the blogosphere as Windows 8.

The latest rumor is that Windows 8 will incorporate the "ribbon" interface with …

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