Author: Michael Kwan

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Google Takeout Launches

Up until now, you could only go into the YouTube Video Manager and download the transcoded MP4 files that have already been processed by Google. That’s mostly okay, but it’s even better if you can get the real original file

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Power Nap Anywhere with Ostrich Pillow (Video)

At first, I thought this had to be a joke, but then I started to think about how useful it might be. It’s called the Ostrich Pillow and it’s a thing you wrap around your head so you can take a power nap on the go. Go ahead and sleep at the office (on your break), in the library, at the airport, or on the train. You can be completely dead to the world.

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Official: iPhone 5 Killed the 3GS

With the official announcement and unveiling of the brand new iPhone 5, something had to be done to trim the fat and keep growing those profits. And thus, Apple has now officially discontinued the iPhone 3GS.

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First Look at iPhone 5 nanoSIM Cards

Several other smartphones have since followed suit, but Apple thought it could trim down even more useless plastic and thus the nanoSIM was born. Now with the iPhone 5 launching next week, we’re getting our first look at these smaller SIM cards.