The Download Squad?s Jordan Running speculates on when Longhorn really will ship. Victor Agreda, Jr. turns you on to Portable Firefox for surfing without leaving a footprint. Barb Dybwad gives the skinny on the latest bump to OS X 10.4.2. Marc Perton dispels the rumor that Microsoft is buying spyware-maker Claria.
Engadget?s Marc Perton finds the ideal accessory to protect iBook and Powerbook ports. Ryan Block spreads reports of an ultrathin Motorola Scalpel cellhone. Vince Veneziani explains how to build your own pedal board from scratch. Barb Dybwad follows Robocup 2005.
Autoblog?s Eric Bryant goes inside the 2006 COrvett Z06?s new LS7 engine, and reports that rising fuel prices are sinking used truck sales. Randall Halcomb thinks the ?cute? little Nissan Micra 350SR has got cojones. John Neff reveals that half of all hybrids sold in June were Prius?.
Joystiq?s Steve Parsons offers Burnout Revenge eye candy. James Ransom-Wiley solicits your great game ideas, and reports on the San Andreas sex scandal. Conrad Quilty-Harper sheds light on plans for the Nintendo Revolution controller.
Hackaday?s Vince Veneziani says it?s looking good that Jolt cola will sponsor the August 4 Hackaday meetup in Philly and offers another juicy set of Hackaday links. Eliot Phillips finds a way to mod an Epson printer to print labels directly onto CDs and scopes out a homebrew wind turbine.
Luxist?s Peter Thompson is awestruck by Dubai?s Golf City. Adam Newman showcases a $15,000 Humid?or. Rick Reed looks at Havencrest, on the market in St. Thomas. Deidre Woollard follows the huge Rising Sun yacht to its new home in Cartagena, Spain.
Blogging Baby?s Sarah Gilbert discusses stigmatization of Moms who don?t breastfeed, and reports on a lawsuit over a man dying during his wife?s epidural. Jay Allen applauds Britney Spears? maternity clothing line. Meiera Holz Stern ponders whether pink is a no-no for boys.