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HTC Evo 3D Pre-Orders Start Today and RadioShack!

For folks who want to get jump-started on the world’s first DUAL 1.2Ghz processor-equipped smartphone, you might want to jump the gun and pre-order yours at RadioShack today when stores open in couple hours.  (Read up on the Evo 3D Specs)

The new HTC Evo 3D, like its name, can do up to 720P HD 3D recording/playback, 1080P HD recording/playback, and supposedly the most powerful sm

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DIY Shower Timer!

Here’s an interesting project that uses Arduino and RFID to measure how long you spend in the shower.  Instead of using a water-flow sensor (which would be overkill), Paul Asselin has made a simple RFID waving feature to tell the sensor when he starts/stops showering.  I think this is a neat idea because you could probably just install the RFID on the shower door to detect when you get in the shower and out.

I chose to use an Arduino because it’s my favorite platf

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R2D2 Trashcan! [REAL]

Last week, we featured the DIY R2D2 trashcan, well you can now “buy” one that looks exactly like the real one.  I want one.

Available at ThinkGeek for $99.99.  Pretty pricey but worth it if you are a Star Wars fan.

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Bacon DIY – How to Make Bacon Oil Candle!

I know many of you swear by everything bacon, including bacon hot sauce (I covered the launch at Swagapalooza btw, see video here).

Well, did you know you can make Bacon-powered candle simply by melting all the fat from bacon then use it!  Also, this bacon oil candle will surely make your whole house smell like it’s breakfast time all day, which I love by

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Deal Of the Day – Canon Pixma MG5220 Wireless Photo Printer!

Still ordering your photos from Walgreens?  I hope not.  Amazon is having a special sale on this Canon Pixma MG5220 wireless photo printer.  I actually have one and highly recommended.

Check it out on Amazon, $69.99 only for today.

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Segway Golf Carts!

You know, I really, really love golf because I’ve been playing for over 20+ years and this latest Segway will be the most awesome addition to golfers everywhere in the world, the Segway Golf Cart!

Why?

Well, golf carts aren’t exactly the best things to drive around the golf course because you seat two people and sometimes you have to go back and forth between the two people’s shots.

With t

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LED DIY – How to Make an Animated LED Brick Wall!

Here’s just a simply awesome LED DIY project you can do for your home and impress your friends, learn how to make an animated LED brick wall! This system uses Arduino, I2C protocol, and PC application to control it. This would be wonderful if you could control it with your Android phone.

The total of 121 BlinkM’s are divided into 2 blocks: 1 block of 6 horizontal ‘strands’, and 1 block of 5 horizontal ‘str

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How to Strip Corn Kernels!

For those of you wondering how to strip corn kernels easily and quickly, there’s a Corn Kerneler you can get which automates the process.  This device removes the corn kernels in one sweeping motion so you can focus on eating, not stripping.

Now you can get your own corn kernels, fresh off real corns.

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How to Make a DIY Hookah Out of a Fire Extinguisher!

We’ve got lots of smoke shops here in San Francisco where you can blow some smoke with hookahs.  Well, if for some reason your country/city doesn’t have hookah cafes, you can always make yourself a DIY Hookah like this Russian guy did, you can see detailed photos here at EnglishRussia.com.

One Russian guy decided to make a hookah with his hands. He used a flask of an old fire extinguisher, tees, sleeves, caps of the pipes and a hose. As a result he got a fairly good ho

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Android Arduino!

The big news this week from Google’s IO Conference in San Francisco is that Google will be pushing for the development of Android Arduino, inviting all Arduino developers all over the world to utilize the power of Android with Arduino.

I think this is going to be great and I will personally be making some Android Arduino hacks soon so watch out for that.

You can read more about the Android Open Accessory Kit.

The Android 3.1 platform (also backported to Android 2.3.4) int

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