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calculators

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Why hack a calculator? Why climb Mount Everest?

This story incorrectly attributed a quotation about climbing Mount Everest. George Mallory said the words, "Because it's there."

By October 15, 2009

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Why hack a calculator? Why climb Mount Everest?

There's more to programming than aspiring to be the next iPhone app rock star. Texas Instruments' unhelpfulness toward calculator hackers can even be an incentive.

By October 15, 2009

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EFF: TI calculator hackers didn't violate DMCA

Texas Instruments wrongly demanded that enthusiasts remove posts about digital keys used to put a new OS on their calculators, the foundation argues.

By October 13, 2009

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Podcast: New site helps calculate what college you can afford

A student finance Web site goes beyond just tallying tuition and room and board, putting parents or students through a questionnaire to find the true costs of a college.

By September 22, 2009

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Calculator runs cost numbers for plug-in vehicles

Upcoming plug-in electric vehicles will cost more to buy but will be cheaper to fuel up. An online calculator lets you compare costs and benefits of electric versus gas and diesel.

By September 14, 2009

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Symantec tool calculates your data's value to thieves

The Norton Online Risk Calculator figures out how much a person's online information is worth on the black market and offers a risk rating.

By September 10, 2009

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Snow Leopard changes how file and drive sizes are calculated

When you ask most non-geeks how many "bytes" are in a "kilobyte", after thinking about the root of the prefix "kilo" they might tell you "one thousand", and be both right and wrong at the same time.

By August 28, 2009

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AppTools: 100 apps for 99 cents

That's literally a penny per app. Obviously there's a lot of a value here. Just be prepared for an interface only a mother could love.

By June 4, 2010

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Casio Exilim EX-H5 and Exilim EX-FH25: Super summer superzooms

Casio has interrupted our hazy summer daydreams with two new superzooms, the super-fast Exilim EX-FH25 and the super-bargainous EX-H5

By June 3, 2010

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Opinion: Advanced calculators on the iPhone

CNET columnist Stephen Shankland recently wrote about Hewlett-Packard releasing iPhone apps for various models of the popular HP scientific calculators that were released over the years. Along with Apple's included calculator, various scientific and st

By July 8, 2009