Chris BrandrickContributor, PCWorld

Chris Brandrick is a freelance writer with an interest in all things tech, gadgets, and gaming.

Next Flash Player to Be Ten Times More Efficient

Adobe's John Nack has demonstrated how the next version of Flash Player will see a tenfold reduction in CPU usage.

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iPhone Friendly Thermometer Arrives to Save Christmas

The iGrill is here to save Christmas--if you're terrible at cooking, that is. This digital cooking assistant beams cooking information to an iPhone via Bluetooth.

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Working Tron Lightcycle Can Now Be Yours, for a Price

Do you love motorcycles? Do you love Tron? If so, Parker Brothers Choppers have the ride for you--a working, street-legal Tron Lightcycle replica.

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Japan's Holographic 3D Soccer Dream Denied

Japanese soccer fans aren't the only people disappointed with the country's rejected World Cup 2022 bid; also dead are plans for a holographic broadcast of the tournament.

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Delorean Hard Drive Is Perfect For Time Machine

Great Scott! Back To The Future fans can store their files in style with their very own Delorean Hard Drive.

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Tron Gaming Mouse Brings the Grid to Your Desk

Razer's new Tron-inspired gaming mouse lets you take your game to the grid (sort of).

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Snapdragon Processor Getting Snappier

Qualcomm has announced the next version of their popular Snapdragon processor. The new speedier chips will be making their way into Android smartphones in 2011.

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Froyo Coming Soon to Dell Streak

Dell has confirmed that version 2.2 of Android, otherwise known as Froyo, will begin making its way to the Streak soon.

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Kinect Hacked to Work With Windows 7

Challenge complete! One hacker got Microsoft's Kinect working with Windows 7 thanks to an open-source driver.

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Kinect Gets Disconnected In Teardown

Microsoft's Kinect motion controller for the Xbox 360 gets torn apart by the folks over at iFixit.

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New Android Smartphones Serve up 3D--Without the Glasses

Sharp has announced two new Android-powered smartphones that will feature a glasses-less 3D display.

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Super-Slim SSD Promises Super Speeds

What's less than half a centimeter thick, has a smaller footprint than a credit card, and stores up to 400GB of data? It's the latest line of SSDs from Foremay.

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Massive Lego Map Has Europe Covered

A group of die-hard Lego fans in Europe have gone and created their continent in Lego-form, with monuments included. A huge geeky achievement.

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Japanese Scientists Create Printer That Can Print Scents

What a stinker! Japanese scientists from Keio University have developed a printer which can print smells on to a page.

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Android Hack Enables 3G Skype Calls

A relatively simple hack (that requires no rooting) has enabled Skype calls over 3G for Android owners.

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