Top Stories: Tuesday, June 7, 2011

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Top Stories: Tuesday, June 7, 2011SHow to Upgrade to iOS 5 Today, Without Any Developer Account

One day and iOS 5 has been hacked already. Gizmodo reader and Apple lover Mert Erdir has discovered how to upgrade to iOS 5 without developer accounts, using a simple backdoor. Everyone can do it following these extremely simple instructions: More »

Top Stories: Tuesday, June 7, 2011Retina Tablet Displays Can't Come Soon Enough

just checked out Samsung's upcoming PenTile tablet display, which packs a 2560x1600 resolution into a 10.1 inch screen. Know what that means? It has a pixel density of 300dpi, nearly on par with Apple's retina display. And it looks great. More »

Top Stories: Tuesday, June 7, 2011Pork Barrel BBQ Cologne Makes You Stink Like Hog Heaven

Throw away that musty old bacon cologne; there's a new eau de piglette here to make sweet porky love to your nostrils. Que, from Pork Barrel BBQ, was forged from the sweet crackling char of Mt. Oink. More »

Top Stories: Tuesday, June 7, 2011The Future of Armored Defense Is a Molten Metal Forcefield

When it comes to surviving an RPG attack, the best defense is an impenetrable defense; or at least that's what Israeli and US researchers believe. And they're developing rocket- and missile-neutralizing Active Protection Systems to do just that. More »

Top Stories: Tuesday, June 7, 2011SSecurity Checkpoint of the Future Could Mean You'll Get Groped a Lot Less

After all the touching and feeling that went down this past fall, international airlines have been hankering for a way to get back into passengers' good graces. This checkpoint, along with eye scanners and souped-up passports, might be the ticket. More »

Top Stories: Tuesday, June 7, 2011SNintendo's New Console Wii U and Its Crazy Touchscreen Controller

Nintendo's new console is called Wii U, and it's got a full touchscreen controller that looks almost like a stretched out, tabletized DS with twin analog sticks and full motion controls. It is insane. Updating live. More »

Top Stories: Tuesday, June 7, 2011Razer's New Keyboard Is Ready To Battle the Sith Empire

With the new Star Wars: The Old Republic game set for release later this year, Razer's latest gaming keyboard will be nigh essential. Apart from being about to take down the Sith, it looks pretty damn cool. More »

Top Stories: Tuesday, June 7, 2011SApple's Epic 117-Minute Keynote in Just 8 Minutes

The Apple keynote was truly jam-packed, from beginning to end. It's worth watching. But it was nearly 2 hours long. If you don't have 117 minutes, this is the best stuff. The moments that matter. Everything you need to see. More »

Top Stories: Tuesday, June 7, 2011The Financial Times Just Became the First Newspaper to Take on Apple

As promised, The Financial Times has stuck its middle finger up at Apple, by launching a HTML5 web-app instead of an iPad app, so they can keep that 30 per cent cut Apple would've taken for...not doing much. More »

Top Stories: Tuesday, June 7, 2011Thread the Lens Cap Holder Onto the Strap, and Click the Cap Into Place to Stop Losing Them

Like the inventor of the lens cap-holder, I too have lost two lens caps in the past. While you can pick a replacement up for next to nothing on eBay, this Kickstarter project is a better idea. More »