Christmas Lights Repair Guide

Christmas lights can be such a pain in the arse when they go bad. Ciphers by Ritter has 3 cool articles on how to repair the broken buggers.

LightKeeper Pro is one of the tools used to make life easier.

[via MAKEMagazine]


I Don't Wanna Switch from a PC, but I Like the OSX GUI Better

c|net has an article about making your PC look and feel like an Apple computer.

CrunchGear compiled a list of software that makes the PC emulate Apple.

[via CrunchGear]


PocketPCMag's Annual Best Software of 2007 Winners

Checkout the winners of the 7th Annual Smartphone & Pocket PC Magazine Best Software Awards 2007. Here are the categories:

  •  Communication
  •  Emulators
  •  Games
  •  GPS
  •  Information Managers
  •  Internet
  •  Multimedia
  •  Smartphone: Travel
  •  Text and Reference
  •  Travel
  •  Utilities
[via GearDiary]


Marvel has 2500 Comics Online

Marvel Online Comics! How cool is that?! Well I know what I'll be doing when I finally get some free time from work, school, a wonderful marriage and raising a baby. ;-)

[via DownloadSquad]


Where are the deals this Black Friday?

Want to know who is selling what for how much of a low price the day after Thanksgiving? BlackFriday.info is the place to go to get 411 on this year's sale prices.

[via Gizmodo]

Now that's a lawnmower!

Not sure when this lawnmower will be in production, but it would be GREAT to mow the lawn with. I wonder if they would make a bagger for it that resembled a drag chute. Check out the full size photos at CGSociety.org.

[via Gizmodo]


One Laptop per Child

November 12-26, One Laptop Per Child will be offering a Give 1 Get 1 Program in North America. For $399, you will be purchasing two XO laptops—one that will be sent to empower a child to learn in a developing nation, and one that will be sent to your child at home.

Give One Get One
Between November 12 and November 26, OLPC is offering a Give One Get One program in North America. This is the first time the revolutionary XO laptop has been made available to the general public. For a donation of $399, one XO laptop will be sent to empower a child in a developing nation and one will be sent to the child in your life in recognition of your contribution. $200 of your donation is tax-deductible (your $399 donation minus the fair market value of the XO laptop you will be receiving).

- laptopgiving


2007 Weblog Awards - Vote Now!

The 2007 Weblog Awards Voting is underway. Checkout the categories and vote for your favorite blog.

[via Engadget]


Eye-Fi for the Wi-Fi

Eye-Fi is a cool new add-on for the digital camera that allows you to post your pics to your photo site as soon as you click them. The Eye-Fi is an SD flash memory card that has 2GB of storage and is also a wi-fi adapter.

Technical Specifications [via Eye-Fi]

  • Wi-Fi Security: Static WEP 40/104/128, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK
  • Range: 90+ feet outdoors and 45+ feet indoors
  • Storage Capacity: 2.0GB (1GB is defined as 10^9 Bytes)
  • Power: advanced power management optimizes use of camera power
  • Card Dimensions: SD standard 32mm x 24mm x 2.1mm
  • Card Weight: 0.1oz.
[via CrunchGear]