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Tasteless Marketing By LG Kicks Steve Jobs In The Face

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LG's marketing is tasteless to say the least. They release a video for the newly announced Optimus Pad, aka G-Slate, with a simulated "Spec Fighter" video game challenging what clearly resembles Apple CEO Steve Jobs and the iPad, not so cleverly renamed to the A-Pad. LG's unnamed Ninja kicks Jobs in the face at about the 1:00 minute mark of the video.

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X-47B unmanned stealth bomber drones first flight

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Edwards Air Force Base was the site for the successful first flight of the X-47B unmanned stealth bomber. Yes, the stealth bomber is now operating without a human pilot. As scary as this sounds, the bomber didn't have a payload, and it all ended well after nearly 30 minutes of 5,000 foot airobatical testing.

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KFA2 Nvidia GeForce GTX460 graphics card is the world’s first wireless GPU

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The KFA2 GeForce GTX460 graphics card is the first desktop GPU that has taken things wireless. This multi-antenna'd beast can transmit HD video over thin air with WHDI, effectively creating a new bread of media centers for your home entertainment setup, or one crazy ass gaming system. Five antennas extend out the rear of the PCI Express card that will transmit 1080p 60Hz video over a 40MHz channel in the 5GHz unlicensed band.

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Wi-Fi only Samsung Galaxy Tab slated for Q1 release

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We're not entirely sure why Samsung didn't just do this right off the bat, perhaps they wanted some type of announcement to go out at CES, regardless, the Wi-Fi only Samsung Galaxy Tab has been announced. We don't have a price, but we can assume it will be roughly $50 less than the $400 Sprint 3G Galaxy Tab. Still stuck on Android 2.2, packing 16GB of memory and that front-facing 1.3 megapixel camera Apple loves to hear about. Availability is expected in Q1 of 2011.

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HTC ThunderBolt confirmed by Rolling Stone

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The lightning fast rumored HTC ThunderBolt appears to be confirmed by way of a full page ad in none other than Rolling Stone magazine. This is HTC's first LTE phone period, and it's headed to Verizon. HTC Mecha and Droid Incredible HD names were floating around, but it seems ThunderBolt is it and its an electric choice considering its pushing the fastest data around.

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Swann’s $99 waterproof mini SportsCam

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One of the most inexpensive waterproof ruggedized sports cameras on the market has to be coming from Swann Security. Their SportsCam Waterproof Mini Video Camera (DVR-460) is just $99 and comes with a whole rig of accessories for mounting, strapping, even waterproofing.

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28 cool Android 2.3 Gingerbread tips and tricks

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Google is really serious about baking, so much so they've gone and released some tips for Gingerbread users. You'll definitely wan't to use your fresh Nexus S or other Android 2.3 handset to its fullest potential, so who better to get you on the right track than Jonathan Rosenberg, Senior Vice President of Product Management at Google.

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