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How to Get Long Battery Life on the HTC Evo 3D with 1.728Ghz Overclocking!

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Looking for the best ROM on the HTC Evo 3D with overclocking? I’ve got my Evo 3D overclocked to 1.728Ghz dual-core and also with even longer battery life than stock 1.2Ghz dual-core.

How?

Check out Viper ROM, RCMix kernel, and use the OC daemon inside Viper ROM to underclock when your phone is in sleep mode.

For full details, check out my post at HTCEvoHacks.com.

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How to Run Homebrew Wii Applications on your Wii with LetterBomb!

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By hacking your Wii with LetterBomb, you can now run cool homebrew Wii applications that can turn your Wii into an open-source media center, FTP server, and a whole lot more. (See list of homebrew applications.)

If this type of thing is your cup of tea/coffee, we highly suggest you to start hacking your Wii.

Personally, my Wii has been sitting in front of my TV for months, it’s time to make it work for me while

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Android Smartphones are Most Popular Smartphones of 2011!

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Android smartphones have indeed proven to be more popular than any other smartphones including Nokia and Apple, with a market share of over 40% while everyone else falls short of 20%.

What next?

This just means we, as consumers will get better prices and better products. Android smartphones range from low-budget teenager phones to 3D phones like HTC Evo 3D, allowing most households to afford one while Apple is really for niche market for those people who are brand-whored. As for Nokia and RIM, their innovations is clearly lacking, I have not seen a single person car

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How to Make a Resin-Based Color-Changing DIY Door Handle!

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Using layers of resin and a strip of color-changing RGB LEDs, folks at OvniLab.com have created a magnificent-looking door handle that looks very modern and would be more suited for a nightclub as it’s that awesome-lookin’.

The process seems pretty simple enough, make a resin-based door handle, stick a color-changing RGB LEDs on the back of the handle. But you have to give credit, this is a really great idea, thanks to the creators. I will have to definitely put this on my priority list of DIY projects for the future.

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TSA Closes Terminals Over a DIY Mint Tin Project!

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TSA recently closed one of its terminals due to a bomb threat (or so they thought it was) and calls in the bomb squad and the FBI.   Of course, this wasn’t actually a bomb but a DIY mint tin project.

The Omaha Police Department’s bomb squad was called after a suspicious-looking item was found in a carry-on bag shortly before noon at the airport’s north checkpoint in Terminal B.

Screening operations were suspended, and the B concourse was evacuated. Operations were not disrupted in Terminal A, according to a Transportation Security Administration official.

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Apple Sues Motorola Next!

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Apple’s next target after Samsung? Motorola, Motorola’s latest 10.1-inch Android tablet has been deemed to have copied Apple’s iPad designs.

Come on! That is ridiculous. At least suing Samsung for the Galaxy Tab 10.1 made some kind of sense as its lighter and slimmer than iPad but suing Motorola for the Xoom tablet which does not look anywhere near an iPad???

Clearly, Apple has hired some dumb-nut lawyers to do their job of trying to take down Android via proxy companies like Samsung and Motorola. And no, there’s absolutely no clear reason

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How to Make a DIY Magnetic Lightswitch Keyholder!

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For those of you who need to make your living space more efficient, here’s a brilliant idea, place a strong magnet inside your lightswitch and hang your keys magically! While you are at it, you can also switch out your old, inefficient lights with dimmers. (See How to Install Dimmers!) Source

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WASP is a Wireless Aerial Surveillance Drone that can Crack WiFi/GSM on the Fly LITERALLY!

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Here’s an incredible hacking machine of the decade you will ever see, it’s a 14-pound, six-foot long, six-foot wingspan unmanned aerial vehicle built by Mike Tassey and Richard Perkins that can crack WiFi while flying in air and also intercept GSM calls from carriers like T-Mobile and AT&T.

What uses for this WASP?

This could be applied in many areas of spying on terrorists. Without them knowing, the drone can intercept their phone calls, SMS text messages, and even know every website they’ve visited.

See video of WASP in action here:

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Apple Blocks Sale of Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Europe!

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Personally, I think the Galaxy Tab 10.1 is the best tablet on the market now. It’s thinner AND lighter than an iPad 2, can be overclocked to 1.4Ghz dual-core, and even run Ubuntu!

So, is Apple getting desperate?

I think so, they are 

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How to Make a Custom Sliding TV Mount!

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Sometimes making your own custom TV mount could be the only answer or you might be stuck with a TV that’s taking up unnecessary space. For those of you who are trying to customize your TV mount options, take a look at this DIY that shows you how to make a sliding TV mount that allows your TV to slide horizontally.

I wanted a TV mount that I could attach to the upper portion of my entertainment center, but could not find one that would fit without modification, so I do what everyone here does – make my own. I’ll show you how I made mine and hopefully give y

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