Who Bricked The Electric Car? You Did!

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According to an article by Michael Degusta over at theunderstatement.com, if a Tesla electric car, such as the Roadster is parked unplugged, it will eventually become what the company calls a “brick”. The vehicle can no more be started or even pushed down the road. This is the result of the car’s always-on subsystems which continually feed on the battery.

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Privacy: OnLive Desktop Plus Adds Flash To Your iPad, Also Tracks Everything You Do In Realtime

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Apple certainly is not planning to bring Adobe Flash to their iOS devices, in fact they iBlocked it. But OnLive has managed to find a way to go around that, and much more. The company’s OnLive Desktop Plus, the new version of their OnLive Desktop remote access app, will allow you access to an entire PC remotely which is equipped with Flash.

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Ubuntu For Android Demo Video Hits YouTube

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Ubuntu for Android appears to be the most important development for Android since the arrival of Ice Cream Sandwich. But if you are too excited to know more about it before it is officially launched at the upcoming Mobile World Congress, you can check out the demo video below which comes to us via a kind hearted Canonical employee.

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Kim Dotcom Granted Bail, But Won’t Be Tweeting About It

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While the folks over at The Pirate Bay are in deep thoughts about their destiny, Megaupload’s Kim Dotcom can de-stress a bit as he has been granted bail in New Zealand. Although that is good news for Dotcom as he will be reunited with his family, he will have to follow the bail conditions laid down by the court.

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The ZBoard Weight-Sensing Electric Skateboard

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Tired of burning soles on the road for a ride on your skateboard? The ZBoard, claims to be the “world’s first weight-sensing electric skateboard”, and it will save your shoes by letting your weight do the work.

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The Pirate Bay May Go Down In The UK

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It appears like the free and open web is going to be a totally different place in the future. First it was the crackdown on Megaupload, and now The Pirate Bay is one step closer to being banned in the UK after the British High Court ruled that the Swedish file-sharing site is committing copyright infringement.

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ZTE Mimosa X is Fully Packing NVIDIA Tegra and Android 4.0

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When NVIDIA acquired Icera back in mid-2011, we knew that the company will soon be making its entry into the smartphone game. They have done just that by introducing the ZTE Mimosa X handset, which is the first device to feature both the NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor and the NVIDIA Icera modem technology, and also the answer to Qualcomm.

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iPhone 5 to Arrive This Fall?

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Unlike what the previous rumor on Apple’s next generation iPhone claimed, the latest info suggests that the company might be planning a fall launch for the iPhone 5 (or whatever the company might end up calling it), and they will keep this schedule for many years to come, that is a new iPhone every fall.

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Self-Driving Cars Approved in Nevada

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You have probably seen self-driving cars in sci-fi films, well, soon you are going to be able to own one, provided you are living in Nevada. The state has become the first in the US to approve the rules governing the operating of driverless cars on the state’s roadways.

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iOS 5.1 Screenshots Reveal New Features

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Just in case you are wondering, you have to double press the home button for summoning up the camera button in current versions. There were rumors flying around earlier that suggested Siri will be supporting Japanese iPhone 4S owners in the future. The above screenshot of Siri’s settings is evidence on the matter. As you already know, Nuance is the driving force behind Siri and it’s worth noting that Nuance’s Dragon Dictation already supports Japanese. So a Japanese Siri is certainly not far away.

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Hackers Can Easily Track Your Mobile Phone, Says Study (Video)

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If you have nightmares about being watched, this will be your worst ever. Your mobile phone, the thing that you carry around almost everywhere, might be giving away your location to hackers. According to a new study, anyone with a cheap phone and open source software can easily track the location of a mobile phone (on GSM network, which provides service to 80 percent of the global mobile market) without the owner ever knowing about it.

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BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Arriving Feb 21st

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The BlackBerry PlayBook has been a disaster for Research in Motion. But the tablet’s users are waiting anxiously for the arrival of the BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 upgrade which is expected to bring a few fixes as well as new features. Earlier, we heard rumors that the latest OS version will arrive next week and now we have confirmation on the launch date.

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Apple Blocks Siri On Jailbroken Non-iPhone 4S Devices

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Many believe that Apple’s decision to keep Siri away from non-4S iOS devices is part of their marketing strategy, while some believe that the company is simply unable to provide the service to the whole iOS population. But whatever the reason is behind it, it appears like Apple will always be deciding on who all will be playing with the voice assistant. They have killed Siri on jailbroken iOS devices other than the iPhone 4S.

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AQUA TEK S iPhone Case Loves The Sun But Hates Water (Video)

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Although many believe that there is no need for a case for the iPhone, we think that’s a really bad idea. That is why we let you know whenever an awesome case is introduced. The new product that you see above is the AQUA TEK S case for iPhone 4 and 4S from Snow Lizard Products, and it does more than just protect your iPhone from falls and hits.

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