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+ - Wired lists new products for the gamer market

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non writes "Wired has a very entertaining piece on new products for gamers that would exist if only the marketplace recognized the demand. an example is "Frito-Lay Chipotle-Ranch High-Power Pwnage Pellets". read on for a hilarious, over-the-top description of all the things you always needed and just didn't realize they were missing."
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+ - How Skype punches holes in firewalls

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An anonymous reader writes "Ever wondered, how P2P software like Skype directly exchanges data — despite the fact, that both machines are sitting behind a firewall that only permits outgoing traffic? Read about the hole punching techniques, that make a the firewall admins nightmare come true."

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