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BUG – Tiny DIY/Open-Srouce Linux-Platform Microcomputer with Java Programming!

In my life time, I have seen many little linux-microcomputers that will allow you to do more hacking with less space.

Sorta like the ultra-tiny SheevaPlug, this BUG is an open-source linux-based microcomputer that already comes with accelerometer, camera, and even a GPS module so you can build the next generation gadget-device with it.

I happen to like it a lot, maybe I will get one soon to start hacking it.

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Mobile GoogleMaps now includes Street View!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IXC5A1ZoV4

Google has just launched its new Mobile GoogleMaps that includes Street View.  Now you can see the street view on your Blackberry or PDA just like the destop version.

Today we’re launching a new version of Google Maps for mobile with the same street-level imagery available on desktop. Wondering if the restaurant in your search results is the one you’re thinking of? Just

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Google intros Android nearing the final version!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmniBnVB6wA

After months since Google’s new mobile operating system Android become public, they have improved on their Android even further.  Their new Android handset was shown in the U.K. to demonstrate the potential of the Google operating system.

The good news is that we might start seeing Android, real soon, soon as the next 2 weeks from T-mobile.

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North Oaks, Minnesota tells Google Maps to Fu** off!

Uh oh… It looks like Google Maps Street View is invading privacy of private lands.  Although most people probably won’t care that much but how did Google Maps get pictures of private lands in the first place?

Since the introduction of Google Maps’ Street View last spring, the feature has caused controversy in several cities and with the federal government. The Pentagon banned Google Maps from taking any images of military facilities, and a Pittsburgh couple sued the company over images

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