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…PCs need a lot of legal copy?

Legal Copy

You’ve probably seen the latest round of Mac vs. PC ads, in which the PC character starts talking about the benefits of PCs, but legal copy covers the screen as he speaks. If not, here’s the ad:

As you can imagine, it’s pretty difficult to read what it says during the :30 seconds that the spot airs, but for the curious, MacJournals has transcribed the entire thing (from the HD version of the clip) and posted it for the world to see.

Here’s a preview:

Although broken into paragraphs here, it’s presented in one long fully justified typographical nightmare on screen in four separate chunks. The first appears when Hodgman-as-PC says he’s “an incredibly easy to use PC:”
Please note that when you first receive your PC there is some suggested work that needs to be done before PCs can perform at their peak. These steps include, but are not limited to, downloading and installing necessary drivers for peripherals. These drivers may include printers, scanners, cameras, storage devices, music players, and other media devices. There may be more depending on your needs. It is also recommended that first time users remove all unneeded bloatware and remove all operational components.

For the rest of the text, check out the MacJournals link.

[MacJournals – Legal Copy]

…The MacMod Mod of the Year is a first?

MacMod Challenge

The 2008 MacMod Mod of the Year has been announced, and a Pre-AGP Mac running Leopard has been declared the winner.

While not quite as visually impressive as the other entries, which included a TiN’ed iPhone, a Cube with liquid cooling, a Mac made of Legos, and even a Mac shoved inside of an Xbox 360, the judges felt that James Little’s (aka jimjamyahauk’s) milestone of being the first person to get Leopard to run (or even boot!) on any pre-AGP Mac was definitely worthy of the prize.

Be sure to check out the site for more details on each of the entries, including build photos and detailed specs and info.

[MacMod – Mod Of The Year]

…Nixon is making headphones?

Nixon Headphones

Nixon has long been known for their unique line of affordable luxury watches, but now they’re taking their eye for design and branching out into the world of headphones.

Available styles include the Master Blaster, which is an over-ear, studio quality headphone designed for the audio aficionado, the Nomadic, which is an on-ear, collapsible headphone that’s perfect for the frequent traveler, and the Wire, an in-ear headphone that is available with a mic as an alternative to the iBuds for iPhone users interested in moving away from the standard Apple offerings.

Each style is available in a number of different colors and fabrics, and all are sure to set you apart from the crowd.

[Nixon – Headphones]

…The 2008 Holiday Gift Guides are here?

Gifts

Black Friday has come and gone and now Cyber Monday is upon us, but if you still can’t decide what to get that special someone this holiday season, then take a look through this list of gift guides for some great ideas on what to get every man, woman, child and yes, even pet in your life.

(And if you know of any other gift guides that you’d like to add, just put them in the comment area below and I’ll be sure to add them to the list!)

(All) Ain’t It Cool News – Holiday Shopping Guide: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
(All) Boing Boing – Holiday Gift Guide: Kids, Fiction, Gadgets and Stuff, Comics, Graphic Novels and Funnybooks, Nonfiction, DVDs and CDs
(All) Born Rich – Christmas Gift Guide 2008
(All) BusinessWeek – Executive Gift Guide 2008
(All) BuzzSugar – 2008 Holiday Gift Guide
(All) Cool Hunting – 2008 Holiday Gift Guide
(All) Coolest Gadgets – Eco-Friendly Gift Guide, Geeky Apparel Gifts, Gift Ideas for the Handyman, Gift Ideas for the Impossible to Buy For, Gift Ideas for People to Make, Toys Gift Guide
(All) Core77 – Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide
(All) CrunchGear – Gift Guide
(All) FabSugar – 2008 Holiday Gift Guide
(All) Fast Company – 2008 Gift Guide Central
(All) Healthbolt – Holiday Gift Guide
(All) HolidaySugar – Gift Guides
(All) Indie Collective – Shopping Guide
(All) IttyBiz – 2008 Gift Guide
(All) Josh Spear – Gift Guide: Art, Cell Phones, Eco, Fashion, Gadgets, Music, Sports, Toys, Travel, Watches
(All) Lifehack – 2008 Gift Guide
(All) Mail Online – Ultimate Gift Guide
(All) MAKE: Blog – Gift Guide: Chemistry, Crafter, Hacker, Kids, Robots, Steampunk
(All) Miami Herald – Corporate Gift Guide
(All) Mixed Plate – Holiday Gift Guide: 2008
(All) Newsweek – Tip Sheet Holiday Gift Guide
(All) New York Times – 2008 Holiday Gift Guide
(All) NOTCOT – 2008 Gift Guides
(All) Random Good Stuff – Ultimate Gift Guide 2008
(All) Rocky Mountain News – Holiday Gift Guide
(All) Salon – 2008 Gift Guide
(All) Shake The Salt – Holiday Gift Guide 08
(All) Switched – Holiday Gift Guide 2008
(All) The Daily Obsession – Gift Guides
(All) The Washington Times – Holiday Gift Guide
(All) Unclutterer – Gift Giving Guide: Experience Giving, The Ultimate Gift, Useful Gifts Under $35,
(Tech) About:PC – PC Holiday Gift Guide
(Tech) Ars Technica – Holiday Gift Guide 2008, Staff Gift Guide 2008
(Tech) Chip Chick – Holiday Gift Guide 2008
(Tech) CIO – 2008 Geek Gift Guide
(Tech) CNET Reviews – 2008 Holiday Gift Guide
(Tech) Engadget – Holiday Gift Guide, 2008
(Tech) FOX News – Consumer-Electronics Gift Guide
(Tech) GeekDad – Holiday Gift Guide: Kids, Dads, Kids, Moms
(Tech) Obsessable – Holiday Gift Guide 2008
(Tech) PC Magazine – Holiday Gift Guide
(Tech) Skintastic – Holiday Gift Suggestions
(Tech) TechSpot – Holiday Gift Guide 2008
(Tech) SlashGear – Holiday Gift Guide 2008
(Tech) USA Weekend – Cool Gifts
(Tech) ZDNet – Holiday Gift Guide 2008
(Alcohol) Drink Hacker – 2008 Holiday Gift Guide
(Alcohol) Liquor Snob – Holiday Gift Guide 2008
(Apple) Apple – The Best of 2008
(Apple) Mac|Life – Spectacular Holiday Gift Guide Of Awesomeness
(Apple) TUAW – Holiday Gift Guide: College Student, Graphic Designer, Frequent Traveler, New Parent, Person Who Has Everything
(Auto) Driving Guy – Holiday Gifts
(Auto) Motive Magazine – Motive Gear: Motive Holiday Gift Guide 2008
(Candy) Candy Snob – Holiday Gift Guide
(Entertainment) BuddyTV – 2008 Holiday Gift Guide
(Entertainment) Inside TV – Holiday Gift Guide For TV Fans
(Entertainment) SeenON! – Holiday Gift Guides
(Fashion) NotCouture – Holiday Roundup
(Fashion) Rumplo – Holiday T-Shirt Guide
(Food) Baking And Books – Holiday Gift Guide
(Food) Megan McArdle – Annual Holiday Gift Guide: Kitchen Edition
(Food) Neatorama – Bacon Gift Guide
(Food) Serious Eats – Holiday Gift Guides
(Gaming) GigaOM – Holiday Games: Gift Guide
(Gaming) Kotaku – 2008 Holiday Gift Guide: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, PC, Portable, iPhone, Import
(Gaming) LAist – Gift Guide: Video Games!
(Geek) Geeks Are Sexy – Geek Guide To Holiday Gift-Giving
(Geek) Kevin Rose – My Top 10 Gifts for Geeks
(Green) CleanTechnica – Holiday Gift Guide: The 8 Best Green Gadget Gifts
(Green) Earth911 – Gift Guide 2008
(Green) Inhabitat – Green Gift Guide
(Green) Plenty Magazine – Holiday Gift Guide
(Green) Treehugger – Holiday Gift Guide 2008
(Green) Yahoo! Green – Green Holiday Gift Guide
(iPhone) The iPhone Blog – 2008 iPhone Holiday Helper Gift Guide
(iPhone) iPhone Alley – 2008 Holiday Gift Guide
(Journalism) Interact – Holiday Shopping List For Journalism Geeks
(Kids) Babble – 2008 Holiday Gift Guide
(Lawyers) Reid My Blog! – 2008 Holiday Gift Guide For Lawyers
(Men) Men’s Fitness – 2008 Holiday Gift Guide
(Men) The Art of Manliness – Manly Holiday Gift Guide
(Movies) Rotten Tomatoes – Holiday Shopping Guide
(Movies) The Spill – Broad of the Dead: A Gorehound’s Holiday Wish List
(Netbook) CNET – Handy Netbook Holiday Gift Guide
(Pets) About:Dogs – Dog Lovers Gift Guide
(Pets) Super Cool Pets – 2008 Holiday Gift Guide
(Photography) Digital Photography School – A Guide to Digital Photography Shopping This Christmas
(Photography) Photo.net – Holiday Gift Guide
(Shaving) Shaving Stuff – 2008 Holiday Gift Guide
(Speakers) Cool Hunting – Gift Guide: Speakers That Rock
(Web Developer) NETTUTS – 20 Perfect Things to Buy a Web Developer for Christmas
(Women) Fabulously 40 – Holiday Gift Guide 2008

[Photo Via: Saquan Stimpson]