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Hogwarts Castle: Your First Look

The highly-anticipated Harry Potter theme park experience – courtesy of the Universal Orlando Resort – is nearly ready for the swarms of Wizard-lovers sure to come running.

This is the first image of the actual park, which is still under construction, and gives a glimpse of The Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. The …

Webapp Brings Google Voice to iPhone & Palm Pre

Apple couldn’t thwart Google’s presence on the iPhone forever.

The makers of Mac threw out the proposed Google Voice app for the iPhone a year ago, but apparently forgot to lock the backdoor as the new HTML 5 spec allows iPhoners use of Google Voice through mobile site google.com/voice/m.

The webapp works for any HTML5-supporting …

Jobs Confirms “major new product” Out This Week

Straight from the horse’s mouth, folks. In today’s earnings report, Steve Jobs confirmed that a new product would be announced.

“If you annualize our quarterly revenue, it’s surprising that Apple is now a $50+ billion company,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “The new products we are planning to release this year are very …

App Club: How’s Your DexIQ?

Since Lev is out for the next two weeks on book leave, I’ve taken it upon myself to keep App Club going. Is that okay with everyone?

This week’s installment comes from the twisted mind of American McGee, you know, the guy behind American McGee’s Alice and its upcoming sequel among many others. Anyway, McGee’s Spicy Horse has spawned a …

Techland Roundup: The Daily Dose

Friday, Jan. 22, 2010

Today in Techland: Lev struck Twitter gold with a pretty-darn-geeky Tweet meme, Steve liked didn’t really mind saw Legion, and both Peter and Lev got schooled by an 11 year-old while playing Halo 3.

Here’s what else going on in nerd news around the Web:

For Anyone Who Ever Attended Middle School. The trailer …

A Message from Outer Space

Today, Expedition 22 Flight Engineer T.J. Creamer has tweeted where no man has tweeted before.

Until now, NASA astronauts were emailing their tweets to ground support where personnel would help them post to their Twitter accounts. Astronauts on the International Space Station were offered a software upgrade this week that gave them …

“Hope For Haiti” Telethon: Where to Watch

In an effort to raise more funds for the relief effort in Haiti, unstoppable entertainment forces MTV and George Clooney have teamed up for tonight’s telethon, “Hope For Haiti,” that airs at 8 p.m. (ET). The campaign started accepting donations at noon (ET) today. Donations will support the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund, the United Nations …

Red Bull Stratos: Man Will Free Fall From Earth’s Stratosphere

On August 16, 1960, Joe Kittinger fell from 20 miles (102,800 feet) above the Earth’s surface setting the free fall record. In 2010, Felix Baumgartner plans to break Joe’s record by falling back down to Earth from 120,000 (~23 miles) feet high. Think about that for a second, folks.

Man will free fall from Earth’s stratosphere with …

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