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Live Like A Sci-Fi Superhero With These Real-World Weapons And Gadgets
Remember the good old days back when you were ten, a glass of Tang in one hand and your favorite sci-fi show flickering on your crappy 13-inch CRT television? If you were like us, you would have given anything – anything – to get your grubby little prepubescent paws on just one badass ray gun or a smart-talking robot. Fast forward to now: a lot of that fictional tech that you used to gape at as a child is, lo and behold, becoming a cutting-edge reality.
Sure, it's not all quite as glamorous as the TV made it out to be. An iPad isn't a Star Trek PADD (there's an app for that, though) and a Roomba definitely isn't as cool as George Jetson's beloved Rosie. But if you want to soar like Superman or vanquish foes with a Kirk-esque sense of style, there's plenty of real world gadgets out there that let you live like a sci-fi superhero – assuming you can get your hands on them...
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Need real-world translation for every day user The recent certificate problem which it turns out also affected microsoft and windows update has been addressed by Microsoft.
My question, after reading following, do we need to be concerned that maybe some update problems we see are related to this problem?
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