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Submission + - iPhone to Use XScale Processor

Tony Dennis writes: While there is much uncertainty surrounding the new iPhone, another piece of the puzzle has been solved: the iPhone will use the XScale processor. Dario Bucci, Intel's CEO of the Italian operations, stated in an interview with Il Sole 24 Ore, a local paper, Apple has turned to Marvell [Italian] to power their revolutionary cell phone. With this being the case, did Intel give up on the XScale architecture a little too quickly?

Submission + - Windows Vista Ultimate Limited Numbered Signature

wertep writes: "You have to be seriously freaking into Vista if you're even thinking about the Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Limited Numbered Signature Edition (seriously, we didn't even think Microsoft was capable of a title like that), but at least the price is on target ($259) and they claim it's signed by the man himself, Billy G."

Submission + - Good or bad idea, national sales tax

An anonymous reader writes: National sales tax to replace an income tax, good or bad idea? See H.R. 25
It's funny.  Laugh.

Submission + - PS3 vs. Wii - PS3 is Fat Chick, Wii is HOT

Bob Slidell writes: "http://technofart.com/index.php/2007/01/20/ps3-vs- wii-spoof-of-mac-vs-ps3-commercial-ps3-is-fat-chic k-wii-is-hot/
It just keeps getting worse for the PS3: it's a spoof of those Mac vs. PC commercials except this time the PS3 is a fat unattractive girl in the slacks and sweater and the Wii is the hot blonde chick in, essentially, her underwear."

Submission + - World Safecracking Champion Takes Down Bank Vault

Bob Slidell writes: "http://technofart.com/index.php/2007/01/20/world-s afecracking-champion-takes-down-bank-vault-in-5-mi nutes-19-seconds-video/ Keep in mind that he's doing this entirely BY TOUCH-no drilling, no x-ray machines, no thermic lance, just his fingers. Jeff Sitar is, essentially, the world's greatest living safecracker. He has won the Lockmaster's International Safecracking Competition SEVEN times. In this video from the Discovery Channel show 'More Than Human', they have Jeff set up with 3 safe dials, each of which has a certain object attached to the ends of them (their spindles) which barely touches a post at a specific number on the dial: one dial, the easiest one, has a toothpick attached to it, another dial has a post-it note attached to it, and the third, and most difficult one, has a feather attached to it. The next thing they do is have him try cracking a locked gun safe, which he does in 4 minutes and 57 seconds, and lastly they set him up at a real bank in New Jersey (they won't say which one) to see if he can crack their vault: 5 minutes and 19 seconds. Cool"

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