Category Archives: Third Party Misc Hardware

Japanese Scientists Create Elastic Water – StumbleUpon

Japanese Scientists Create Elastic Water – StumbleUpon. Elastic water could replace plastic? That would be wonderful. Plastic is great, except that part where it doesn’t decompose.

Is Super Wi-Fi the next step for wireless devices?

Houston Grandma Is Nations First. Wouldn’t it be cool to just be wireless everywhere? It still is amazing that this hasn’t been done more at a local level.

Cloud Storage vs. USB Drives, Portable USB Flash Drive Data Storage Premium USB Blog

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Cloud Storage vs. USB Drives, Portable USB Flash Drive Data Storage Premium USB Blog. I was thinking today how often I have been reading that people are using things like DropBox/Mozy/Google documents more than USB/external hard drives. This gives you some good pros/cons why you might choose one over the other.

Why I regret switching to Verizons 4G network VentureBeat – StumbleUpon

Why I regret switching to Verizons 4G network VentureBeat – StumbleUpon. Interesting experience in which 4G works well for some people and not for others. I remember that when I bought my first iPhone it had terrible problems with the EDGE network in Chicago. It was very slow. Perhaps having a couple of protocols is the way to go with mobile devices.

Can your smartphone save your life? VentureBeat – StumbleUpon

iPhone 4 showing the home screen.

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Can your smartphone save your life? VentureBeat – StumbleUpon. The answer is yes. If you are looking for iPhone only medical apps then read this review.

How to root a bootloader unlocked Xperia Play on OSX (via Matthew Attwood’s Blog)

Has anyone else done this? I am not fond of rooting devices because it decreases the security of the device. You can read more about the iPhone rooted security exploit.

How to root a bootloader unlocked Xperia Play on OSX I have been meaning to post this for a while, as things work a little differently on OS X to the usual tutorials given. Here is the variation I had to use on OS X. Bin4ry over at XDA-developers sorted out the root of the Xperia Arc and Play (over a week ago now) and has posted a pretty solid guide for both devices (Play & Arc) Although his guide is now updated with the commands for both Mac and Linux as well as the original windows, one bit o … Read More

via Matthew Attwood’s Blog

Interesting way to charge and sync an iPod and iPhone simultaneously

Amazon.com: duaLink Dual Sync/Charge Cable for iPod/iPhone: Electronics. For only $26 this is a great time saver. Especially good for couples who have an iPhone and iPod.

Netgear DGN3500 works great with Macs

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iphone – Anyone have experience with the Netgear DGN3500 or Linksys WAG320N? – Apple – Stack Exchange. Seems to work great. Don’t buy the Belkin Surf and Share. It has a hidden firewall and doesn’t allow Bonjour to work between Macs which means no iTunes. So based on past Belkin stuff, it seems safer to just avoid it.