Nikon SB-600 Flash AC/DC power modification

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Doing product photography without a dedicated set of strobes is a bit restrictive. Using a flash like the Nikon SB-600 can do wonders, especially with a remote setup and a soft box. I thought it was a bit of a waste to use up all these batteries while in the studio and shooting with ample access to power sockets, with that in mind I decided to do something a bit risky and possibly crazy.

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VIOlight $50 gadget sanitizer now shipping

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Just came from the bathroom? Opened a public door? Did you wash your hands before you picked up that iPhone? Because now it’s on the side of your face and so are the germs that came with it. To combat the growth of bacteria and make sanitization efforts seamless, comes the VIOlight; a UV light that costs only $50 and kills 99.9% of germs in minutes.

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Lets build a gadget: Pandora’s 900th linux-handheld gaming unit ships – it wasn’t easy

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Pandora project, the ultra-portable linux-based handheld mobile gaming console that took on pre-orders in 2007, just shipped 900 more units. The makers of Pandora have been struggling with nubs, apparently its not easy to make a nub you know. The quality has to be just right, this led them to replace the first 150 sub-nub units that were sent out earlier in the year.

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JBL OnStage IV and Micro III iPhone speaker dock is like a flower

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A pair of new iPod sound systems from JBL use a new design to create a “surround sound” experience. The On Stage IV and On Stage Micro III have speakers in a strange kind of rotating flower petal layout, this I would assume emits sound at multiple angles providing you with a good listening experience from anywhere. It’s going to work with your iPhone as well, and any other device you can hook up to the aux jack in the back.

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VLC heading to all iOS devices: iPhone, iPod touch, and Apple TV too?

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Applidium, the company behind that fantastic VLC media player that was recently released for iPad, has just announced they have a universal version presently going through the iTunes App Store scrutiny. Once it makes it through, you’ll be able to use VLC on any iOS device

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limera1n jailbreak out for iOS 4.1

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In a never ending game of cat and mouse, a new iOS 4.1 exploit has surfaced, although this version has come from a different crew than we are typically accustomed to and may have some unwanted side effects. Geohot came literally out of nowhere and released limera1n, a bootrom-level jailbreak for the iPhone3GS, iPhone 4, iPod touch 3G/4G, iPad, and technically the AppleTV 2G.

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AT&T offers LG Quantum, HTC Surround to Windows Phone 7 line

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In addition to the flagship Samsung Omnia 7 Windows Phone 7 smartphone, AT&T will be offering up the HTC Surround, and LG Quantum. CEO Ralph de la Vega calls them “game changers.” That’s exciting and all with the Windows Phone 7 floodgates now open, but we’ll just have to wait and see them first hand before we start “changing” anything.

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