Overclocking a T-Mobile G2 (HTC Desire Z) to 1.344GHz

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Overclock shop talk usually happens around people with water-cooled desktop computers, but smartphones are no stranger to this realm either. You know that 800MHz processor under the hood of the T-Mobile G2? While the phone remains locked, they’ve figured out how to turbocharge that sucker up to 1.344GHz.

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HasWiFi checks if your flight has WiFi: Until all flights have WiFi

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Going on a trip can be a lot of fun, but the flight there can be monotonously boring if you’ve already seen all the movies they make available. Sometimes an Internet connection to surf the web while you’re thousands of feet in the air can quickly pass the time, and even let you get some work done

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iPhone 4 metal back mod is $13 well spent

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It’s amazing how a single grain of sand can supposedly destroy the glass back on the iPhone 4, shattering it into a million pieces. That’s not a burden that anyone wants to deal with, but you can prevent it with a simple $13 fix: install a metal back.

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Refreshed MacBook Air line to start at under $1,000

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There’s a new version of the iPhone every year. There’s probably going to be a new iPad in the next few months. What about the MacBook Air? That notebook has been left largely untouched for some time, but it looks like that’s about to change. A refresh for the MBA is on the way and it’s coming with a price cut to boot.

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HTC Desire Z Android phone bound for Bell Canada

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The Desire line of smartphones from HTC is, to put it bluntly, pretty darn desirable. We already knew that the Desire Z was making its way over to T-Mobile as the T-Mobile G2, but what about the poor syrup-suckers north of the 49th parallel? Well, yes, they can have that phone too.

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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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BlackBerry Style official: $99 from Sprint on October 31st

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The BlackBerry Style has been one of those much anticipated, perhaps sought after clamshells from RIM that we’ve catching wind of for quite a while now. We knew it would be running BlackBerry OS6, so the window for its release would have to be soon.

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Android gets Angry Birds game for free (not a demo)

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few months, you’ve probably noticed that Angry Birds is one of the most popular games today on the iPhone and the iPad. You fling birds with a giant slingshot. What isn’t there to like? Well, now Android devices can get into the slinging action and, better still, they can do it for free.

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Garmin Chirp tracking chip changes geocaching forever

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GPS is typically used to avoid getting lost, but there’s a group of very enthusiastic group of people who enjoy “looking for treasure in Tupperware,” aka, geocaching. Targetting these crazy weekenders is Garmin with a new chip called the Chirp. It may look like a rather nondescript piece of black plastic, but it’s got some navigational technology inside.

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MeeGo chief heads to Palm to work on webOS

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There’s a lot of movement going on in the increasingly competitive smartphone market. Nokia may be losing market share, but MeeGo is supposed to revitalize that. Capitalizing on this rise, Palm has snatched the head MeeGo guy to work on webOS.

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Rogers customers to get Dell Streak November

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Rogers is taking shape to be a leader of Android handset offerings. We know the Samsung Galaxy S Captivate should be launching shortly, and now we know it’s getting hitched up next to the Dell Streak. Rogers could be called the AT&T of Canada.

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XBox 360 re-invented as a 17-inch laptop

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What the heck is this you ask? It’s a handmade Xbox 360 laptop using a 17-inch Gateway LCD. It’s not going to win any design awards, nor any special mention for being “slim,” but this thing is sure going to be a favorite for a hardcore Xbox 360 gamer.

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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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