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Geared: The iPod Puzzle Game With A Mechanical Twist

So what do a couple of gears and a hamster add up to? The sequel to the best-selling puzzle game for the iPhone and iPod Touch, that's what! I was able to download the game for my iPod Touch when it was still being offered for free at the iTunes App Store but didn't get around to playing it until early this afternoon. It's been two hours, I barely got any work done, but I'm still hooked.


GameStop Thinking Of Launching Their Own Gaming Tablet In Late 2011

Video game retailer GameStop recently confirmed that they have a gaming tablet that's in the works which will be released sometime later this year. The company has recently acquired Impulse, a digital distribution service, and Spawn Labs, a game streaming service, as part of a plan to expand their presence in the digital gaming world.

Snap Photos Like Bond With The Mini Minox Digital Camera

Have you ever heard of Minox? In case you haven't, they're actually camera-makers from way back in the day since the 1920s. The company produced a subminiature camera that was originally intended as a luxury item but ended up gaining a reputation for being used as a spy camera. That fact was stamped into movie history when the dashing James Bond used the Minox more than once during his outrageous missions on the big screen.

Thanko's Cassette Mate: Mixed Tapes From Cassette to MP3

I remember making and receiving some mixed tapes for birthdays and for no special occasions from friends who simply wanted to pass on some great music and some audio messages along. I kept all these tapes in a box tucked away in my closet but I may be taking them out soon to give them a whirl in the Thanko's Cassette Mate that can rip the audio from the tapes and convert them into mp3 files.

The LEGO Obsession: Here's Two More For Your Collection

LEGO seems to be everywhere lately, at least in my eyes, anyway. There have been two video games released by LEGO lately which incorporates it's brick-constructed world for some awesome gaming. I also featured some snazzy looking earphones for the musicphile that looked like they were made by LEGO themselves. Now I've found two more LEGO-inspired items that are not only decorative but are also fully functional.

China's Social Media Microbloggers Wake Up To Weibo

What's in a name? China's nearly half-billion netizens are about to find out. Sina Corp., owner of the country's largest Internet portal, is seeking to put its own stamp on China's social media landscape by rebranding Sina Weibo with the new domain name "weibo.com"

Chicken Littles Decry "Facebook Down" - World Coming To An End!

More crucial than the U.S. government shutting down, Twitterville is cyberventilating over Facebook suddenly becoming unavailable this morning. Proclaiming "Facbook Down," Chicken Littles are taking to the tweets sounding alarms that the ominous event could be an apocalyptic ending to the world as we know it.

Journalists On Facebook Scale As News Becomes More Social & Semantic

On April 5, Facebook launched "Journalists on Facebook" Page in an attempt to capitalize on the growing trend of news becoming more and more social.In Facebook's words, "The JOF Page is to serve as an ongoing resource for the growing number of reporters using FB to find sources, interact with readers and advance stories."

Too Lazy To Read Those Tweets? Let Twimal Do It For You!

Do you find yourself getting too lazy to head on over to Twitter sometimes? Do you wish there was some gadget somewhere that can read those tweets out aloud for you so you can stay updated on your friends' and family's latest tweets? Well, your wish is toymaker Takara Tomy's command because they've released the cute and adorable Twimal that can do this for you.

For Women Only: The P Tracker iPod App

I have always been too lazy to mark off the dates and cross out the days in my calendar when it comes to tracking my monthly period. So when an app called the P Tracker came along for the iPhone and iPod Touch that could do all this for me, I immediately got it and I'm glad I did.

Wear It, Use It, Own It: The Eurotech Zypad WL1500 Wearable Computer

If you find having to lug around a laptop a hassle and tablets insufficient for your needs, then maybe you can consider the Eurotech Zypad WL1500 as a viable alternative. It's a fully-functional computer that you can sport on your wrist so you can do whatever it is you need to do without having to start up any other devices.

Record 360° Videos on Your iPhone 4 with GoPano Micro

Sure, we've seen professional photographers and videographers do it, but it's not as easy to do if you don't possess the necessary equipment to take them. If you do manage some then they might be pretty sloppy shots. Now there are some creative dudes over at Kickstarter who want to make this happen by developing the GoPano micro, which is a lens for your iPhone 4 that can take 360° panoramic videos.

Firefox Running Slow? Your Add-ons May Be The Problem.

Do you find your beloved browser running slow lately? You might think that it may have something to do with your computer or with Mozilla's Firefox itself, but the developer is aiming to set the record straight by publishing a list of add-ons that have been found to considerably slow down the browser. That's right; it's not you or your PC or Mozilla. It's them.

Facebook's Event Check-Ins Attracting Spammy Hosts & Guests

Big news this week was Facebook's push for Places, it's geo-location answer to Foursquare, and its launch of "event check-ins" on mobile phones. Unfortunately. like an updated version of "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," it's attracting the wrong crowd of people - namely, spammers! Now, I ask you, is that any way to run a location-based social network?

New Video Game Releases: Week 14, 2011

Here's the list of this week's new video game releases. Gear up for some karaoke fun with Karaoke Revolution Glee: Volume 2. Go back in time and wreak havoc in the human world in Rabbids Travel in Time or be a meaty cube in a race to save your girlfriend in Super Meat Boy. Fight for justice and regain balance in the world of the future in Shadow Harvest: Phantom Ops. Play matching games non-stop on your DS in Match 3 Madness or re-enter the world of LEGO as a ninja in LEGO Battles Ninjago.

Foursquare & Twitter Rip "Pages" Out Of Facebook Playbook

Cross-pollination amongst social networks has been a trend ever since Facebook tried to replicate Twitter's tweets into its status updates and Foursquare's geo-location components into its Facebook Places. This week, it appears the shoe is on the other foot, as both Twitter and Foursquare are dipping their toes into "brand pages" that comes very close to Facebook's fan pages.

Put the Killer Behind Bars in the Real Crimes: The Unicorn Killer Video Game

Real Crimes: The Unicorn Killer intrigued me from the get-go because it wasn't just your ordinary hidden object mystery game. It was based on a true crime that happened in 1977, hence the title. This fact can turn off a lot of people right from the start. I mean, one reason why people turn to games and to a virtual world is to escape from the real one, right? Even for just a little while.

Leaping The Great Firewall In China Greater Hurdle Due To Arab Awakening

As unrest in the Middle East gains traction with sympathizers globally, China tightens its current Internet controls. It appears the government's infamous "Great Firewall" has ramped up its interference capabilities on Gmail, virtual private networks (VPNs) and social networks, where disruptions in service some say is "a new kind of attack by Chinese censors."

It's A Bag.. It's a TV.. No, Wait, It's The Bag TV!

Now this definitely isn't Superman but I think it's something that's equally as super for a woman: the BagTV. Now this would be a gift that a lady who loves her bags and enjoys her daily soaps would fancy.

Scan Anything On the Go With the Visioneer Mobility Scanner

You never know when you might need to scan something and that's where the Visioneer Mobility Scanner comes in. It's handy, it's light, and the best part about it is that you don't need a computer in order to begin scanning your photos and documents.