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San Francisco police: What lost iPhone prototype?

September 2nd, 2011

Despite a recent CNET report that suggested a prototype of a next-generation iPhone had, yet again gone missing in a bar, San Francisco’s police department says it has no record of an investigation, SF Weekly reported on Friday. “I talked to CNET,” Officer Albie Esparza, a spokesperson for the San Francisco police department said. “I …

Sprint increasing total equipment protection plan to $8/mo

April 27th, 2011

We’ve just been sent a tip that Sprint is going to be raising its popular total equipment protection plan to $8, up from $7, starting on June 24th. It’s probably not the end of the world considering TEP not only offers insurance against lost or damaged devices, but also includes a free app that will …

Netflix inks new streaming deal with ABC

December 8th, 2010

Netflix announced a new deal Wednesday that will bring additional content from ABC, ABC Family and the Disney Channel to the company’s online streaming catalog. “Watch Instantly” allows Netflix’s DVDs-by-mail subscribers to stream an unlimited amount of television and movie content to computers and compatible set-top boxes, and now the service is also available as …

Throwback Thursday: Tiger’s Talkboy

November 4th, 2010

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we’re going to rewind time all the way back to 1993 (did you see what we did just there… try and keep up). Let’s take a trip down memory lane to try and get you into the proper frame of mind. In 1993: Bill Clinton was inaugurated as the 42nd …

Lost series finale breaks torrent records

May 26th, 2010

The series finale of Lost has earned the perhaps-not-so enviable honor of being the most torrented file of all time. Torrent Freak reports that the final episode of ABC’s hit drama was downloaded over 1 million times in under 1 day, with over 100,000 people seeding a single file. Buzz about how the series ended, …

Android SDK shows off Google’s Lighter Side

September 3rd, 2008

The folks developing the Android SDK enjoy a good laugh as much as they enjoy coding. Two amusing Easter Eggs have been found in the latest version of the Android SDK. Intermixed in with the usual constants for the accelerometer are the following two values: float GRAVITY_DEATH_STAR_I 3.5303614E-7 float GRAVITY_THE_ISLAND 4.815162 Looks like Star Wars …