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Is AT&T Allowing Unlimited iPhone Data After All? [Data]

Is AT&T Allowing Unlimited iPhone Data After All? [Data]
Jan
26

Remember when AT&T killed off its unlimited data plan, unless you were grandfathered in? The AP reports that the carrier is quietly backtracking to allow customers who previously had unlimited data—but switched to tiered pricing—to return to all-you-can-eat. More » Gizmodo

Maingear throws Sandy Bridge, GTX 485M into eX-L 15 laptop

Maingear throws Sandy Bridge, GTX 485M into eX-L 15 laptop
Jan
26

Here’s hoping you don’t mind having your existing laptop made antiquated by this one. Just months after Maingear introduced its Clutch-15 and Alt-15 machines, along comes yet another 15.6-incher… and this one’s claiming to be the world’s fastest in its category. The eX-L 15 packs a 1920 x 1080 screen resolution (with glossy or matte […]

Apple II game Oregon Trail is turning 40 this year

Apple II game Oregon Trail is turning 40 this year
Jan
26

You may not have heard about it lately, but the classic game Oregon Trail is turning 40 years old this year. Initially developed as an educational game for a history class in Minneapolis, Oregon Trail was released to the public in 1981 for the Apple II computer. As an educational tool, players take on the […]

175 Photos of Day Taken at Night [Photography]

175 Photos of Day Taken at Night [Photography]
Jan
25

The 175 photos that follow look like they might have been taken during the day. But it’s not day. It’s night. The photos are lying, thanks to long exposures that soak in the colorful nightlife. More » Gizmodo

iPhone 5 and iPad 2 will come with NFC built in, suggests well-connected analyst

iPhone 5 and iPad 2 will come with NFC built in, suggests well-connected analyst
Jan
25

You’ll no doubt be aware of our (well justified) distrust for anything that passes a tech analyst’s lips, but this time’s a little different. Richard Doherty of Envisioneering Group cites “engineers who are working on hardware” for Apple’s latest project in asserting what that project actually is: NFC capabilities are apparently being built into the […]

How to Take Good Care of Your Power Tools [Homemod]

How to Take Good Care of Your Power Tools [Homemod]
Jan
24

Proper maintenance of your power tools is essential. Doing so not only helps extend their effective service life but increases your chances of finishing that project with all of your digits. Norm “Ten Fingers” Abram from This Old House magazine has some suggestions. More » Gizmodo

Phase One straps 80 megapixels to your camera, USB 3.0 for ginormous image transfers

Phase One straps 80 megapixels to your camera, USB 3.0 for ginormous image transfers
Jan
24

We’re still trying to wrap our brains around the idea that a 80 megapixel camera sensor exists at all, but there’s already a second light-devouring silicon rectangle on the way — the Phase One IQ180, which technically hails from the very same company as the Leaf Aptus-II 12. That doesn’t mean the company simply rebranded […]


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