Yesterday at Boing Boing Gadgets

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Yesterday on Boing Boing Gadgets: • We got the details on an unofficial developer camp for the Palm Pre. • Dell released a sweet new multi-touch capable tablet, the XT2. • Brownlee discovered luxury speakers that looked like sacrificial alter from another world. • HP will be shipping their netbooks with an insane three versions of Windows 7, including the Starter Edition, which only allows three applications to run simultaneously. • If you're going to offer an over-expensive service for turning an Apple laptop into a tablet, do yourself a favor and animate the process in stop-motion like these guys. • The Sony Vaio P is a sexy little not-netbook, no doubt, but if you really want it to shine, put XP on it. • Brownlee thinks everyone should buy a smartphone, and recommends a pretty excellent seeming one. • Beschizza spotted a skinny iPhone clone useable for jugular slicing. • Stackable Duplo bricks become a swank, extendable USB hub. • We scratched our heads over the Isophone, a sensory deprivation system for teleconferencing. • Joel sucked himself through a dimensional vortex and took an ultrsasonic bath, complete with "spurting endometrial nozzles." • So erotic, toothpaste squeezing. • Brownlee discovered an antifreeze ice cream scoop, although he thinks it'll work on other flavors. • We discovered that Unix time will be 1234567890 on Friday, February 13th, 2009 at 18:31:30. • Brownlee toured the terrifying and beautiful monster factories of Japan. • Beschizza totally eviscerated an Author Guild's director's absolutely ridiculous claim that the Kindle 2's text-to-speech ability is illegal and a violation of property theft. And more besides! Come read us. Link