The Internet declares it’s freedom. Def Leppard is re-recording it’s entire back catalogue to screw Universal. A German university is suing one of its former students over early graduation. Will the ubiquitous Gideon bible be replaced by a Kindle? Windows 8 upgrade priced at only $39.99. The porn industry is positioning itself to be a very natural bedfellow to Google’s Project Glass. Want to leak the goings-on in that staff meeting to the world outside with some style? Use a transparency grenade! Cisco locks it’s own customers out of using their own routers until they agree to use a service that will spy on their Internet usage. Blizzard drops the banhammer on Linux users, because using Linux is cheating in Diablo III. A New Jersey court says it’s not illegal to look at someone elses email if they forget to log out before they leave the computer.
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This week, we tell you how to use wood glue to restore old LP records. Six undeniable similarities between nerds and sports fans. The Google set-top box is coming. An angry jobless man remotely disables over 100 cars. Bea Arthur Mountains Pizza! C-SPAN releases a video archive. MySpace plans to sell its user data. We’re on the march towards underwater habitation. Netflix cancels its recommendation contest after a privacy lawsuit.
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You are cordially invited to take part in the funeral for our dearly departed from IE6. ABC pulls its channels from Cablevision. Ubisoft’s restrictive DRM has already been cracked. A new website will ship toiletries to your destination when you are preparing to travel. Topeka, KS changes its name to Google, find out why. A new type of dinosaur has been discovered. Microsoft shows off a game that runs seamlessly on Windows, Windows Phone, and Xbox. Roger Ebert has a new voice. All this and more!
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Sony puts a quad-SSD RAID 0 in a laptop. We discuss Conan O’Brien’s last episode on NBC. Microsoft confirms a 17 year old Windows vulnerability. The Nexus One censors your voice-to-text input. Spike Jonze released a short film about robot love. Garmin Voice Studio lets you create custom voices for your GPS device. Star Wars Galaxies shuts down 12 servers. All this and the Fark Headline of the Week and the Question of the Week.
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This week, the Dallas Cowboys continue their streak of giant screen fails. Someone found an SMB exploit that crashes Windows Vista and 7. Play Monopoly via Google Maps. Grocers will soon be able to label their produce without stickers, find out how! The 802.11n standard has finally been finalized. Julius Andreas Gimli Arn MacGyver Chewbacka Highlander Elessar-Jankov. We talk more about TV. Lenovo is releasing a new USB keyboard based on the T400s. All this plus Dumbass Apple News, Dumbass Palm News, the Fark Headline of the Week, and the Question of the Week!
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