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Apple Announces the iPhone 4S at ‘Let’s Talk iPhone’ Event

Apple’s highly-anticipated ‘Let’s Talk iPhone’ event on Tuesday began with newly-installed CEO Tim Cook reflecting on some of the company’s successes, as well as one new one: the new iPhone.

Dubbed the iPhone 4S, the gadget keeps with the company’s tradition of introducing completely new models every other year, with upgrades in between.

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Cute Kitten Done in by Printer [VIDEO]

The out tray of this printer provides a pretty nifty resting spot for a British Shorthair kitten — at first.

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The 9/11 Memorial: Past, Present and Future
The 9/11 Memorial: Past, Present and Future
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The 9/11 Memorial iPad App Traces World Trade Center’s Past, Present and Future

In honor of the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, Steve Rosenbaum, a documentary film producer and web developer, has created an app called The 9/11 Memorial: Past, Present and Future.

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Bulletproof Glass Company Boss Lets Employee Fire AK-47 at Him [VIDEO]

Texas Armoring CEO Trent Kimbal really believes in his products. So much so that he was willing to stand behind an 2.16 inch bulletproof windshield plate manufactured by his company while one of his employees shot three AK-47 rounds at him.

Yup, this is one that most definitely shouldn’t be tried at home. Check it out below.

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CLOO iPhone App Lets You Share Your Bathroom With Strangers [VIDEO]

One of our favorite niche smartphone apps is RunPee, which tells you the best time during a particular movie to excuse yourself to do something about that gallon-sized Diet Coke you drank when you first sat down. But what if the theater bathroom has a long line or looks like it hasn’t been cleaned since the Eisenhower administration? What if you’re running errands and there’s nary a Starbucks loo in sight?

That’s where CLOO comes in.

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Apple Loses Another iPhone Prototype in a Bar

In a replay from an incident last year, another Apple employee lost another iPhone prototype in yet another Bay Area bar. If this keeps up, they’re going to start surgically implanting new phones into developers’ arms.

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Woman Conned Into Paying $180 for iPad That Was Just a Block of Wood

Ashley McDowell of Spartanberg, South Carolina probably thought she was a master negotiator when she haggled with two men a McDonald’s parking lot for a new iPad, getting the price down from $300 to $180. But when McDowell got home and opened the box, she instead found a plank of wood.

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Woman’s Hair No Match for Car Stereo Speakers [VIDEO]

While a typical car stereo produces about 100 watts of sound this sound system can belt out up to 40,000.

As you can see from the video below, that type of wattage makes for a hair-raising experience when the bass gets heavy. Our sympathies to anyone who hitches a ride with a fellow who’s installed this supercharged monster in his car.

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Category: Humor, Technology
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Insulting Tweet Gets Diner Booted From Restaurant

Twitter user Allison Hiromi wasn’t impressed with the bartender at the Down House restaurant in Houston. So, while she was still in the establishment, she sent out a Tweet calling him a “twerp” and also used the hashtag #jackoff in her message.

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Secrets of J.K. Rowling’s Pottermore Website Revealed [VIDEO]

It’s been two months since author J.K. Rowling whipped Harry Potter fans into a frenzy by releasing only the most cryptic details about what would be on her new site, Pottermore.

Although the site doesn’t officially open to the public until October, there have already been over 22 million pageviews, and a million lucky people were chosen for a sneak peek and the opportunity to shape the website’s development. Those early users have been able to do things like learn new facts about the Potterverse, open an account at the goblin bank Gringotts, and collect items for a virtual “trunk.”

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Listen to XL Country 100.7 Online – Check Out Our New Streaming Player and Playlist Pages

We've got a great new way for you to listen to XL Country 100.7 online and check out what songs we're playing on the radio right now.

Hit the Listen Live button on the right side of this page to open our new streaming player - where you can listen to us online, read more about the songs and artists you're hearing, and look back at what we've played. You can also buy songs on Amazon or iTunes.

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Flying Car Now One Step Closer to Reality [VIDEO]

Like the robot maid, the flying car is part of our 'Jetsons'-promised future that has yet to materialize.

But that could change soon. Last month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration granted the Transition Roadable Aircraft a series of special exemptions, effectively making the plane-car hybrid street-legal.

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