According to the Disney Press Release “Sam Flynn (Garrett Hedlund), the tech-savvy 27-year-old son of Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges), looks into his father’s disappearance and finds himself pulled into the same world of fierce programs and gladiatorial games where his father has been living for 25 years. Along with Kevin’s loyal confidant (Olivia Wilde), father… Continue reading Trailer Tuesday: Tron Legacy
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Honestly, can anything kill the iPhone? Users are entrenched, they’ve “invested” loads of cash in apps from the Apple App Store, and even though there are constant complaints about the quality of AT&T’s network, iPhone users aren’t likely to move. But the new LG BL40 Chocolate, due for release in 54 countries in late 2009,… Continue reading The new LG BL40 Chocolate: iPhone killer?
It seems like all the cool gadgets come in those annoying plastic clamshell packages; the ones that not only prevent theft when the gadget is in the store, but prevent you from actually using the gadget you just bought! Annoying, isn’t it? I just found a simple and cheap way to make a hot knife… Continue reading Quick Tips: Open plastic clamshells quickly
Remember the soda can that Lieutenant Uhuru had stuck in her ear while she was at her post as Communications Officer on the USS Enterprise in the original Star Trek TV series? Now everybody’s got one; only they’re smaller, less silly-looking, and probably cheaper. Today you can get an in-ear Bluetooth headset for as little… Continue reading Quick Looks: Uhuru’s Earpiece Now in Widespread Use
It appears that science has found a use for blue M&Ms, well the dye used to color them any way. CNN reports that: Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center found that when they injected the compound Brilliant Blue G (BBG) into rats suffering spinal cord injuries, the rodents were able to walk again,… Continue reading Mice blue about walking again.
Tired of your old Windows Mobile phone? Well, if you own one of these HTC devices, you’re in luck! Android has been ported to the AT&t Tilt (HTC Kaiser), Verizon VX6900 / Sprint Touch (HTC Vogue), HTC Polaris a.k.a. HTC Touch Cruise as well as the HTC Raphael and HTC Diamond. First off these ports… Continue reading Need an Android in your pocket?
Section I: Why are we here, or, how did we get into this mess? Microsoft Windows is the operating system of more than ninety percent of the personal computers connected to the Internet. It’s also the least secure operating system available, because it was designed before the advent of the public Internet, and after Internet… Continue reading How to prevent or remove PC virus infestations
The following pictures were provided by our man Tom “On The Scene” Racine from Tall Tale Radio as he struts his stuff around San Diego Comic Con ’09 James Cameron’s “Avatar” Star Trek DAC District 9 Truck The Green Hornet Car Dalek I hope everybody is having fun out at The San Diego Comic Con… Continue reading San Diego Comic Con ’09
Tim Burton brings us more wacked out wackiness with his teaser trailer for the 2010 Alice In Wonderland movie. [flv:https://scifiandgadgets.com/wp-content/uploads/Tim_Burton_Alice_In_Wonderland.flv 600 322] Download HD 720p
Those of you still using the antique OSes coming out of Redmond, WA are probably looking forward to Windows 7. OK, in all seriousness, I use Windows too; it’s great for playing World of Warcraft. If your PC is still on Windows XP, though, Microsoft doesn’t think you need to upgrade directly from XP to… Continue reading How to upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7: A Twelve-Step Program
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In the TV series Mission Impossible, the team leader, one Mr. Phelps, received his instructions on a cassette tape that destroyed itself after one listening (mighty inconvenient if a jet happened to roar overhead just as the tape was telling Phelps who his team was supposed to take down, but I guess the meetings were… Continue reading “This message will self-destruct in 10 seconds…”
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