Daily Archives: Sunday, May 20, 2012

Pratt & Whitney PW1217G Conducts First Test Flight On Funky New Testbed

Pratt & Whitney has conducted the first test flight of the PW1217G geared turbofan. This model is destined to power the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ), now in development. But, to me, the real interesting bit isn’t the engine being tested, … Continue reading

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch Abort A Successful Failure

If you, like myself, stayed up last night to watch the SpaceX COTS 2+ Mission, aka Falcon 9 Flight 3, launch to the ISS you were probably disappointed by the last minute launch abort. For those of you who didn’t … Continue reading

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Sellout.Woot! – Motorola XOOM 10.1″ 32GB Android Tablet Just $249.99

Today’s Sellout.Woot! deal is a refurbished Motorola XOOM 10.1″ 32GB Android Tablet for only $249.99 + $5 S&H. The XOOM has a 10.1″ 1280×800 display, a 1GHz dual-core CPU, 1GB of RAM, and 32GB of on-board storage. It supports dual-band … Continue reading

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DISH Network Goes Full Bore With The ‘Boston’ Hopper Ad Campaign

When DISH Network launched their new Hopper multi-room DVR they ran a few different ads. But the one that seems to have struck the strongest chord is the ‘Boston’ ad. It seems like DISH noticed as they’ve now launched a … Continue reading

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