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Refurbished Motorola phones have arrived to I-Pmart store. They got the Motorola V3x, Motorola SLVR L7, Motorola ROKR E2, Motorola RIZR Z3, Motorola K1, Motorola A1200 and more. Check it out here.

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Wearing a sunglasses doesn’t help to cover your face from paparazzi. But this does help, the anti-paparazzi glasses. It has two infrared LEDs fixed on the frames and the cables run to the earpieces and they were powered by two button batteries. When you put on these glasses, they press against the batteries making those two lights glow. It is undetected to human eye but bright enough to distort your face for security / paparazzi cameras. Video embed not available, click here to watch the video.

By Carolyn Hong, The Straits Times

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The ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition is fighting for its survival, and the leadership struggle has witnessed a seemingly unending series of intrigues and plots.

WHEN text messages began circulating late on Saturday evening that an aide of former deputy premier Anwar Ibrahim had lodged a police report accusing him of sodomy, Malaysians were stunned.

It brought back memories of 1998, when Datuk Seri Anwar faced exactly the same accusations. That sparked an upheaval which changed Malaysia’s politics in ways that were impossible to foresee then.

Now, it would appear that Malaysia has come back to exactly the same point; just like a decade ago, Mr Anwar now faces sensational accusations just when his star is rising and seems unstoppable.

Ten years ago, then prime minister Mahathir Mohamad sacked Mr Anwar, his deputy and heir apparent, on the grounds that he had sodomised several of his employees, who had reported the alleged deed.

Today, it is an aide – some say he was no more than a party volunteer – Mr Saiful Bukhari Azlan, 23, who is claiming that the opposition leader had sodomised him, without his consent…. Read More

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This isn’t the camera you should bring to one of your crazy wet and wild parties – at least if you are a control freak. The JVC Everio GZ-MS100 features a unique one touch upload that makes it a breeze uploading your favorite moments to Youtube. Doug Aamot over at Crunchgear has checked it out thouroughly.

Review: JVC Everio GZ-MS100 with YouTube Upload [Crunchgear]

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Google search is coming to the PSP. Due to be released in PSP firmware 4.00….The Google search engine will be accessible under the XMB’s “Network” category through a new “Internet Search” icon. The new feature will deliver the same Google search results as when searching on http://www.google.com. The functionality also has an input history recall of up to 20 items for more efficient browsing. Working with Google to offer its superior search technology demonstrates SCEA’s commitment to further enhance the mobile entertainment experience on PSP system.

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Final match of the semi finals. Who will be the last team to go through to the finals? Spain or Russia? Can we have your predictions?

Inkless, wireless and prints a photo in 60 seconds

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Here’s Polaroid PoGo, a pocket-sized and inkless digital printer able to print 2″x3″ borderless photos. You can either connect it wirelessly through Bluetooth or via USB/PictBridge, allowing you to print from both cell phones and digital cameras. The backsides of the smudge-proof and water resistant photos can be peeled off too, making the photos into stickers.

“The full-color digital photos are created without ink cartridges or ribbons using ZINK Photo Paper™, keeping the printer to about the size of a deck of cards. The paper is a durable material that contains colorless cyan, yellow and magenta dye crystals. Heat activation brings photos to life, colorizing ZINK™ dye crystals, so digital photos can be shared instantly.”

The PoGo will start selling at Best Buy on July 6th for about $149.00.

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Polaroid PoGo Product Site

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Microsoft’s Bill Gates gave Fortune magazine access to some rare photos from the Microsoft archives – and shared his memories about them.

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Alright, you can’t get your pre-order at Apple online store, but you can get it at eBay. There sellers have already started to offers the iPhone 3G in eBay and some of it has hit up to $700. Check out the auction page.

A few things to keep in mind before bidding on an iPhone 3G from eBay:
1. You can no longer buy an unactivated iPhone.
2. The biggest iPhone will only run you $299 (half of $600 going rate).

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Acid Mods managed to put on a DualShock controller to work with the PSP console by adding a single 25 pin connector mounted in the right side of the PSP. Video after the break.

This is achieved completely through hardware modification and can be done with any firmware. Both the PSP and the controller have been modified internally to make this work, and a custom detachable cable was made to interface them.

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Apple has confirmed the launch date of the 3G iPhone and that’s on June 9th at the WWDC Keynote. The new model will be available worldwide after the launched which previously thought was end of year. According to another source, this 3G iPhone will no longer be available in fixed price point, there will be new sales policies. Ready to get one?

[via Gizmodo]

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Here is a quick list of 10 cool things most people don’t know that the Mac can do. Nothing really fancy but still worth checking out if your a Mac owner – you might learn a neat little feature.

Top 10 Things You Forgot Your Mac Can Do [lifehacker.com]

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It’s a product by the leading lingerie manufacturer from Japan, Triumph International. Let’s check out what this bra can do. The Bra has a solar panel which is capable of generating electricity to power a mini electric bulletin board for displaying messages. The one which looks like the silicon breast enhancer is actually a drinking pack, you can store water or liquor into it and you can drink it by inserting a straw to the brasserie cup. The brasserie is made of organic cloth ~ cotton grown without fertilizers and pesticides. Unfortunately, your chick can’t wear it tonight as Triumph International will not be selling this bra anytime soon.

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Axiotrons Modbook now shipping.

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Seven ports hub! I got 6 USB ports on my PC! Wow! Holy Sh*t, I can have 42 USB ports if I place 6 of this U2H-Z7 S hub from Elecom. Can a PC support so many ports? I was thinking of ports of ports. If I have 42 ports, I get 42 units hubs then it will be 42 x 7 and that is 294 ports, hahaha. You know sometime we like to talk crap, lol. Alright, this U2H-Z7 S hub has seven USB ports with a transfer rate of 480Mbps and it measures 23×144x23mm, and weighs 66g.

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Some computer keyboards harbour more harmful bacteria than a toilet seat, research has suggested. Consumer group Which? said tests at its London offices found equipment carrying bugs that could cause food poisoning. Out of 33 keyboards swabbed, four were regarded as a potential health hazard and one harboured five times more germs than one of the office’s toilet seats.

To clean your keyboard you should shake dust and food crumbs out of it and then wipe it with a soft, lightly dampened, lint-free cloth. They should also be disinfected with alcohol wipes.

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Apple has upgraded their iMac with the latest Intel Core 2 Duo processors and the most powerful graphics ever available in an iMac. The upgrades also include faster processors with 6MB L2 cache, a faster 1066 MHz front-side bus across the entire line, and 2GB of memory standard in most models. The 24-inch iMac is now available with 3.06 GHz Intel processor and the high performance NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GS graphics.

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Nokia has extended its 6600 model with another two new models, the 6600 Slide and 6600 Fold. Both features with 16 million colors display, High gloss surface that “wakes up” when tapped twice, 3G conncectivity, camera with dual LED flash, hidden outer display and the Bluetooth connectivity. They are priced at €275 excluding taxes and subsidies. Here are a few shots of 6600 Slide and Fold from GSMarena.com

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An invention of Erik De Nijs with these trousers as a Jean, integrating a keyboard bluetooth as well as loudspeakers and a telegraphic mouse. Completely equipped for mobility, the explanations in images and in the continuation.

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Designer John Pszeniczny has come out with the fastest watch on Earth dubbed “F1/Carbon GMT”. This concept is inspired by the F1 race car world and made from carbon fiber, Swarovski crystal, rubber and metal. The watch comes with 18 identical rubies and tells the time in every one of the 18 cities on the 2008 F1 circuit. It also has a built in lap timer function and a stopwatch. Hmmm… this watch really reminds me of ODM watches.

[via Yanko Design]

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(Pic: Ryan Block leads Engadget (left), Brian Lam leads Gizmodo)

If you’re a gadget/design person (like many industrial designers are, I’m sure), you’d certainly have come across Engadget and Gizmodo, the twin titans in the consumer gadgets arena. And if you’re a frequent visitor, you’d certainly also notice a less-than-friendly relationship between the two blogs, as in any good ol’ fashion rivalry, with each blog racing to bring the latest and juiciest in gadget-o-dom. But just how bad (good?) is it?

Wired has a rather comprehensive and interesting look behind the scenes, outlining how much the bloggers do to get an edge over the other. In a battle for online eyeballs lusting for gears, speed and exclusivity is indeed critical – many times it can really boil them to a matter of minutes for one blog to earn the bragging rights for being the first to cover major product releases. Much like high-school fraternity rivalry, perhaps.

Describing the ‘war strategy’ for Gizmodo during the Consumer Electronics Show (the SuperBowl equivalent in Gadget-dom) coverage, for instance:

No wonder Lam has been devising his CES strategy for the past 12 months. As soon as the 2007 show ended, he made a 2008 reservation at the Hilton, the hotel closest to the convention center, to serve as Gizmodo’s war room and “infirmary” for bloggers needing a midday break. He also reserved a block of rooms at the Imperial Palace because it was close to the Las Vegas monorail. That meant his writers could avoid the hour-long taxi lines that have come to define CES. And, of course, Lam expects his staff to sacrifice for their art. “In Thai boxing, the trainers don’t allow their fighters to have sex for two weeks before a match,” whispers Lam, a onetime kickboxer, “and the trainers can tell if they have, because it makes them lazy.” He shakes his head and pokes an accusing finger at one of his bloggers.

Head on for the full article.

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Nokia has announced its 5220 XpressMusic phone with built-in lanyard making it an easy-to-carry device. This music phone provides 24 hours playback time and comes with the usual XpressMusic keys at the side and a 3.5mm audio jack. The Nokia 5220 XpressMusic will start shipping by Q3 of 2008 with an estimated retail price of €160. Full specs available after the break.

Nokia 5220 Specification
• System:EGSM 900/1800/1900, EGSM 850/1800/1900
• User Interface:Series 40
• Dimensions:108 x 43.5 x 10.5 mm (L x W x T)
• Weight:78 grams
• Display:2.0 inch QVGA (240 x 320 pixels) with up to 256,000 colors
• Battery: Nokia Battery BL-5CT, 1020mAh Lion
• Memory:30 MB internal memory, support for up to 2GB microSD memory card
• 2 megapixels camera
• Video recording in QCIF quality
• Talk time:Up to 5 hours
• Standby time:Up to 17 days
• Music playback:Upto 24hours
• EGPRS multislot class 32
• MicroUSB, 3.5 mm AV connector
• Bluetooth wireless technology 2.0 with A2DP stereo audioMusic

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This stylish Usb Cufflinks($TBD) is a flash drive with 2 GB memory. The very cool cuff links. It is fashion and made of sterling silver and shiny finish. This company is also offering the sterling silver bracelet and necklace with usb memory(pics check out more). Individual whishes like engraving, gemstones (cabochon, facet, baguet) and other materials (white and yellow gold, platinum, titanium, palladium) on demand.

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The photographer Kipp Wettstein did his Large-format Camera. The first camera(top pic) has sliding focus mechanism allows for close-focus distance of 18″ with the 72mm lens. The camera weighs around 4 pounds. His another project – cabon/aluminum 810. portable, wide-angle camera using a molded carbon fiber cone attached to a body plate machined from a solid block of 7075-T651 aircraft aluminum. It is a schneider 165mm super angulon and at four pounds(pic check out more).

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TAG Heuer the Swiss watchmaker known for its high range sports watches and chronographs has announced a new mobile phone called the Meridiist. The phone comes in a combination of steel and leather finish. This candybar has a sapphire crystal display, 2.0-megapixel camera, 1.9 inch QVGA display and Bluetooth. The TAG Heuer Meridiist is going to priced around around €3,400 to €3,900 that’s around $5,338 to $6,123.

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