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The Predator super antenna

February 2, 2009 EverythingTech 0

The whole wireless security scene has been old news for a while now but here is a bit of a spin on the idea. The Wifi Predator is a directional antenna to receive wif-fi signals from much longer distances than your standard laptop wifi antenna can pick up. Here’s the […]

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Offline Gmail

January 28, 2009 EverythingTech 0

      Google announced that they will be providing a way to get to your Gmail even is you don’t have an internet connection. From Google’s blog: Web-based email is great because you can check it from any computer, but there’s one little catch: it’s inherently limited by your […]

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Google kills off more services

January 18, 2009 EverythingTech 0

According to an article in Information Week, Google is terminating some services. Among these are Dodgeball, Google Catalog Search, Google Mashup Editor, Jaiku, and Notebook. This is due to layoffs in many Google offices around the world. I guess everyone is feeling the pinch. I am really sad to see […]

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Working out with the Wii Fit

January 8, 2009 EverythingTech 1

The Nintendo Wii Fit is technically an accessory for the Nintendo Wii Game System. The Wii Fit consists of a pressure sensitive board that is used in conjunction with the Wii remote control. The board requires 2 AA batteries which are included and is quite sturdy. The Wii Fit tracks […]

TomTom 720 GPS Review

January 4, 2009 EverythingTech 0

I went to visit my parents this weekend and I helped them setup their new TomTom 720 GPS . It’s got a nice 4.3” touch screen and the text was large and legible which was key for my parents. It also speaks the street names instead of “turn right in […]

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Yelling at your computer actually slows it down

January 2, 2009 EverythingTech 0

If your frustrated that spreadsheet is taking forever to open or you’re totally getting pwned in Counter Strike don’t yell at your computer because it will actually slow down further according to an experiment performed by Sun’s Fishworks group. This article found via Engadget suggests that the vibration of loud […]

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Twitter for team building

December 30, 2008 EverythingTech 1

Even though you are around your co-workers all day, sometimes I feel that I have no idea what they are working on. It would be nice to send out some kind of unobtrusive message to let people know what you are up to. A service like Twitter would be a […]

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Xbox RRoD really sucks

December 27, 2008 EverythingTech 1

My Xbox 360 displayed the 3 Red Ring of Death (RRoD) last week and I’m understandably perturbed. Now I’m no stranger to the RRoD (this is my third), but in the previous instances the Bestbuy warranty allowed me to simply exchange the defective unit no questions asked. I figured after […]

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Driving Game Racing Wheel Setup on a Budget

June 1, 2008 EverythingTech 0

What do you get when you strap an Xbox 360 Wireless Racing Wheel to a chair with some bungie cord? Some kind of driving game rig I can’t even begin to describe. But it works! My brother set this up when he couldn’t take the steering wheel moving around on […]