For Holy Smoke, Ashes To Bullets And Dust To Dust

Unlike most places in the world (other than Yemen or Afghanistan), a vibrant gun culture is still alive and kicking in the US. But a new company wants to put a fresh spin on every enthusiastic shooter/outdoor type’s departure from this life. The startup is called Holy Smoke LLC and its founders specialize in turning cremated remains into bullets. Part of their marketing campaign involves shooting people into the afterlife. Not surprising.


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iMaschine App By Music Producer Is A Studio In Your Pocket (Video)

Jamie Lidell is a beast. Not literally, but he is when it comes to music. The producer based in Manhattan is currently promoting a new app called iMaschine that’s based on a sequencer developed by Native Instruments. With several albums in the electronica-funk genre under his belt, Jamie comes highly qualified to bring the iMaschine to its limits, which you’ll see after the jump.

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Puss In Boots Is Fruit Ninja, Or The Other Way Around

We’re not entirely sure what Puss of Shrek fame, the imminent solo cinematic debut of which you are no doubt aware, has against fruit, but apparently he will be taking over for the ubiquitous Fruit Ninja in the latest version of the eponymous time-waster. And just in time too, lest his solo vehicle arrive in theaters under-promoted and rely on actual quality and word of mouth to put butts in seats.

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Scientists Converge For Sasquatch Hunt In Russia

A whole bunch of them (the scientists, of course), in fact. Since the Cold War has been over and done with for the past 21 years, American cryptozoologists and their Russian counterparts are heading to a place 3,000 miles outside Moscow where alleged Yeti/Sasquatch sightings are frequent.

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Skynet Alert! US Military Drones Infected By Mysterious Virus

There’s no need to panic, ladies and gentlemen. The war machines aren’t turning on their masters… yet. For starters, most of the CIA and Air Force drones are stationed in the Middle East and Africa, meaning they’re far away–we hope–from your location, dear reader. The mysterious virus logging pilot keystrokes is also quite benign, though its origin is unknown. So the humongous mystery that should be clouding everyone’s thoughts right now is: where did it come from?

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Farmville Movie Incoming, Toy Story Writers Attached

If you thought the era of astoundingly stupid movie deals based on video games with no plot, structure or characters had peaked with studios buying movie rights for Monopoly, The Sims and Battleship, rest assured there’s plenty where that came from. Farmville is apparently the newest IP to get the movie treatment without having so much as a line of dialogue.

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iPhone 4S UK Shipping Times Changed To 1-2 Weeks

Apple’s iPhone 4S went up for pre-order in the US and UK earlier today on Apple’s online store and at a number of the mobile networks here in the UK, and when the iPhone 4S was listed on the Apple website it had a shipping date of the 14th of October.

That date has now been changed on Apple’s website, and anyone ordering an iPhone 4S from now on will have to wait between one to two weeks to get their hands on the new iPhone 4S.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus To Cost 499 Euros

Samsung recently announced their latest Android tablet, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 plus, which is due to go on sale in Europe later this month, and now it looks like we may have some pricing details.

According to the guys over at Notebook Italia, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus will retail for 499 Euros, when it goes on sale in Italy in November, so we can expect similar pricing for the rest of Europe.

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YouTube Movie Rentals Arrives In The UK

YouTube has today announced that their new movie rental service which arrived in the US in May and Canada last month has now arrived in the UK.

The new movie rental service brings with it a thousand full-length feature films from major Hollywood and British studios to the UK. All of which are now available to rent and stream from YouTube.

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Current Siri Assistant App Will Stop Working On October 15th

With the launch of the new iPhone 4S also came the confirmation of the new Siri Personal Assistant which is being included within Apple’s new iOS5. Apple removed the old Siri Assistant application for the iTunes App Store shortly after the announcement and has today revealed that the Siri application will stop functioning on October 15th.

People who have already downloaded and been using  the old Siri Assistant app, have been informed by the app it will stop performing voice-driven searches via a new message that appeared on the apps homescreen.


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