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…You should be a Firefox 3 power user?

Firefox 3 Robot

If you were among the more than eight million people that helped Firefox set a new world record on Download Day 2008, then it’s time to start tweaking and tuning Firefox 3 to match your needs.

The first stop on your customization journey should definitely be at Lifehacker’s Power User’s Guide to Firefox 3, which digs a little deeper into the program and uncovers shortcuts, tweaks, and even Easter Eggs in the Mozilla monster.

Are you ready?

[Lifehacker – Power User’s Guide to Firefox 3]

…You can get free wi-fi from AT&T?

Free ATT WiFi

AT&T will soon offer free Wi-Fi to all iPhone users at their more than 17,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in the U.S., including all Starbucks stores.

If you’d like to get in on that action, but don’t yet have an iPhone, then check out UNEASYsilence for a guide on how to use Firefox’s User Agent Switcher to trick hotspots into thinking you’re on an iPhone, and then granting you full access to their tubes of Internet.

[UNEASYsilence – Trick AT&T To Give You Free Wi-Fi At Any Of Their Hotspots]

…Canon cameras are hackable?

CHDK

CHDK, or Canon Hacker’s Development Kit, is a firmware enhancement that turns your Digic II and Digic III camera into a high dollar impersonator.

Because it’s a firmware enhancement and not a firmware modifier, CHDK is also non-permanent and non-destructive, so even those with a fear of killing their camera can give it a go without worrying about the long-term consequences.

To install, simply copy a few files onto a memory card and then start the camera like you usually do. The software will automatically activate, and then de-activate when the camera is turned back off again.

So what does CHDK do for you?

  • Enhanced Image Capture (RAW)
  • Additional Information On-Screen
  • Additional Photographic Settings
  • Support for Small Programs/Scripts

Plus, because it’s open source and still in development, CHDK is still being actively developed, and new features are still being added.

Ready to take the plunge?

Then check out Lifehacker for a full rundown of what’s involved.

[CHDK]

[Via: Lifehacker]

…You can make your own electric mountain board?

Electric Mountain Board

If you’re willing to put your electrical skills to the test, then you can create your own Electric Mountain Board with a scooter motor and the batteries needed to power it.

The design allows for minimum damage to the board, and the ability to remove it if you want to do some standard riding.

A mod that gives you the best of both worlds?

Sign me up!

[Instructables – Electric Mountain Board]

…The Fami-Card is a Nintendo in a cartridge?

Nintendo In A Cartridge

Here’s an interesting idea: Take an NES cartridge, rip out the guts and replace them with an NES console.

Then you can play Nintendo by simply plugging your cartridge into another cartridge!

Fami-Card

The end result, called a Fami-Card, features an NES cartridge slot, power and reset buttons, a pair of joystick ports, and composite video and stereo audio outputs.

[Via: Technabob]