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GPS models from TomTom, Garmin and Mio, Veronica's call on Android/T-Mobile's G1, help speeding up BitTorrent. Vista/OS X File sharing help. Our favorite mouse is cheap, too. Three core processor info. Cheap HDMI/HDCP ready video card options.
Texting while driving is more dangerous than driving drunk or stoned! Patrick's new favorite government study ever comes from the UK: Texting while driving is more dangerous than drunk-driving.
The first phone featuring Google's Open Source Android OS, T-Mobile's G1 is on the way... Veronica's tre' interested, we'll be getting one in for review. In the mean time, check out Sascha Segan's G1 review over at PCMag.com
Adrian needs a quiet, cheap mouse to keep from waking folks up when he's gaming in the wee hours of the morning... Roger and Patrick are huge fans of Microsoft's basic Intellimouse Optical. It regularly sells for under $20, and as little as $15 on sale.
This week's Freebie Download Pick: 3d Traceroute. Just pop in an URL or IP address and 3d Traceroute will output the packet stats as color 3D graph with adjustable x and y axis for easy viewing... and it's got a ton of other useful network testing tools built in!
BitTorrent is super slow for Shawn... we suspect the major problem is his ISP, then go through our top tips for speeding up BitTorrent!
Think your ISP might be throttling your BitTorrent downloads? Try searching BroadBandReports.com to see if other folks are having similar problems.
David's having problems with OS X Leopard/Vista file sharing...
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David's looking to learn more about his 3 core AMD Phenom X3 processor and what it might do well. Think anything that works well with multiple cores... it's one core better than a dual core and one core slower than a quad core... they're essentially AMD quad core processors with one bad core, and they have solid performance... just watch the price, since you can sometimes get a full quad core processor for just a little bit more cash.
Kenny's looking to add a new video card with an HDMI output and HDCP support ot his Dell Inspiron 531s... pretty much any new video card with an HDMI output should do the trick... our main concern is whether or not you'll need a half height card to fit in that slimline case. To keep things on the cheap (since you don't seem to need 3D Gaming oomph) check out Sub-$100 Graphics Cards: Radeon HD 4670 and GeForce 9600 GSO Reviewed over at Extemetech.com.
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Hey, how does a $300 3D printer sound to you? We checked out the incredibly affordable @Printrbot at #makerfaire: http://t.co/FH7G83ghT7
about 4 hours ago
Printing out holograms is one of the many ridiculous things you can do at #makerfaire: http://t.co/EVgS9aeXFR
3 days ago
5 Cool Things From Google I/O! Windows Upgrade: ReadyBoost Or SSD? Maker Faire Preview: $300 3d Printer? http://t.co/dXW0pfD3SB
3 days ago
@MartyPG13 Sorry, there's a bit of delay for the full episode. One of the YouTube clips is up though! http://t.co/VxxosS9WlE
10 days ago
We spoke to Engadget's @Tim_Stevens about wearing Google Glass in the streets of New York, his review of it and more: http://t.co/dsNMtwtJ28
10 days ago
@acarboni @kirkhamilton @Veronica Then you better not watch this video of the WHOLE THING HAPPENING, Anthony: http://t.co/gB45brpgph