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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Nokia C5-03 doesn’t innovate, but at least it’s cheap

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I’ve got some good news and some bad news for all the Nokia fans in the audience. The good news is that they’ve been pumping out some interesting possibilities with phones like the N8 lately. The bad news is that the newly revealed Nokia C5-03 doesn’t really fall into the same category.

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Samsung Captivate shows up at Best Buy, no word from Rogers

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We are getting close. I can feel it. I can taste it in the air. The Galaxy S platform from Samsung is finally going to be made available through Rogers Wireless. We think it should be some time this month and it seems that Best Buy Canada agrees.

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Verizon to offer iPad + MiFi bundle later this month, AT&T doing 3G

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If you’ve been itching to get your hands on an Apple iPad but you want to latch onto the “can you hear me now” network for wireless surfing, it looks like you’re in luck. Not only is Verizon going to start selling the Apple tablet; it’s going to bundle it with some MiFi action to boot.

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Cars that drive themselves

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LIDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) is a new way of looking at the world.   With 64 spinning lasers, LIDAR images the world in a true 3D manner by measuring the distance from a stationary or moving position at a million points per second.   The image is recreated by the control software in a similar way as modern video gaming operates.

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Analyst predicts March 2011 launch of Verizon iPhone

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By now, you’ve surely heard more than your fair share of rumors surrounding the prospects of an Apple iPhone showing up among the fold at Verizon Wireless. Well, it’s time to add some more fodder to the trough, because an analyst has indicated that Big Red is “on track” to start selling the iPhone next March, a couple months past a CES unveiling predicted by WSJ.

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CTL starts shipping 2goPad SL10 Windows 7 tablet for $499

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The hardware design is pretty much par for the course when it comes to tablets, but you’ll notice that the 2goPad SL10 (they really ought to come up with a better name) is packing a full build of Windows 7 under the hood. The rest of the specs sound like a decently-powered netbook with an Atom N450 processor, 2GB of RAM, 250GB HDD, and a front-facing VGA camera.

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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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Five million Samsung Galaxy S smartphones sold worldwide

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Many people have said that 2010 is the year of the Android and that is quickly coming to fruition, but Google isn’t the only one benefitting from the platform’s rise. It didn’t take all that long, but Samsung has just surpassed the five million unit milestone for its Galaxy S family of smartphones.

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Greenpois0n Jailbreak FAQ released for iOS devices

For those who can’t wait for a Dev-Team developed jailbreak for your iPhone, iPad or iPods, then you may have looked at GreenPois0n as an alternative. The tool comes with no guarantee, and raises many questions for users looking to break their 4.1 firmware.

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Windows Phones will be supported on Macs, Zune for media?

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Just because my Microsoft mouse could stop an iMac from booting doesn’t mean the same scenario is destined for Windows Phone 7 devices, especially since Microsoft is officially confirming they’ll have an app to sync Windows Phones with Macs.

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Apple iPhone 4 gets GreenPois0n iOS 4.1 jailbreak

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Did you upgrade to iOS 4.1 only to realize that there was no jailbreak available for it? Do you miss all of those unauthorized apps that you had previously? Fret not, my iPhone-touting friends, because now you have at least two options for breaking free of those shackles. It was only yesterday that we caught wind of the Limera1n jailbreak solution, and now today, you get another shot at the steel bars with the GreenPois0n tool.

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Images of Verizon iPhone leaked, immediately debunked

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A few hours ago images of what appeared to be the Verizon-bound version of the Apple iPhone 4 surfaced on the Internet. They looked like they could have been legitimate, complete with a slight redesign over the existing GSM model, but it seems that these were a fake all along.

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