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Submission + - 10 PC Myths From Movies and Television (gizmodo.com)

xTantrum writes: "For over half a century, Hollywood has been making computers do whatever they damn well please. Routinely featured on television and in movies, supercomputers, desktop rigs, and laptops are all too often granted near-magical capabilities. Deceit! a href="For over half a century, Hollywood has been making computers do whatever they damn well please. Routinely featured on television and in movies, supercomputers, desktop rigs, and laptops are all too often granted near-magical capabilities. Deceit! Here are the top ten lies Hollywood tells about computers, for your amusement and scorn.Here are the top ten lies Hollywood tells about computers, for your amusement and scorn."
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Submission + - Robotic suit for rent in Japan

xTantrum writes: A robotic suit that reads brain signals and helps people with mobility problems will be available to rent in Japan for $2,200 a month starting Friday — an invention that may have far-reaching benefits for the disabled and elderly.
The Internet

Submission + - Test your broadband speed (bbc.co.uk)

xTantrum writes: BBC has a webpage to test how fast your internet connection is! In light of the DPI news recently on slashdot and such i thought it would be fun to submit here. Mind you they do caution that the speed can vary based on location,time and even weather.

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