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Meet The SKEYE Nano Drone The World's Smallest Quadcopter

Drones are delightful, yes. But have you ever actually used one? If you have, great. But most folks haven't, and if you'd like something to train on--something tiny, nimble, lightfooted and cost-conscious, the SKEYE Nano Drone is the way to go.




This puppy fits in your hand, your pocket, your... we'll stop there. It can do it's thing inside and out--flips, acrobatics, six-axis control--and now it can be yours for a 41% discount. That's almost half off.


Although it's wee, the SKEYE can hold its own in an open-air environment, even with wind. With its on-board stabilization gyroscope, you can do pretty much anything you want. It even has different modes for beginner, intermediate, and expert pilots. With the right amount of practice and man-hours, the SKEYE pulls figure eights and flips. Flight time per charge is around 7-8 minutes, enough to give you a good idea of your control in the field. The drone also has LEDs for night-time explorations.


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Introducing TweakTown Deals!

Today we are introducing TweakTown Deals. This new section of our website is packed with great deals on everything from gadgets and gear, software, web services, and even Drones!




Deals have limited lifespans and we will be posting new deals all the time, so you'll definitely want to either create an account or sign up for our store RSS feed to stay updated.


We would like to offer a special launch discount to our readers. Enter code TT10OFF at checkout to receive 10% off your purchase. (Coupon Code expires 3/31 @11:59 PM PST) Happy shopping - enjoy the great prices!

An update on malware found at TweakTown - it's been fixed

Earlier today we discovered that TweakTown had been attacked with malicious code from being inserted to most of our pages. We first discovered the attack due to a warning from Google Chrome. It's the first time this has happened to TweakTown in our long online history.




After having detected the problem, we removed all injected code from our pages. We are now running a full server scan to detect any issues. We are also changing all of our passwords and scanning our own personal systems for any issues.


We would like to apologize for any harm this may have caused to you or your PC. As a result, we recommend that all our readers run a full malware scan on their systems, as a precaution. It's unlikely any harm has been done, but it's better to be safe than sorry. We recommend Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and Microsoft Safety Scanner - both are free.


Thanks for your understanding on the matter, and we will do all we can to ensure this doesn't happen again.

Join TweakTown and SanDisk to learn about SSDs in our free webinar!

Next week on April 10 from 10am till 11am PST (GMT -8:00) we will be hosting a free webinar with SanDisk.




In this webinar, you'll learn how to boost your computer's performance by switching to a Solid State Drive (SSD). Our own SSD experts Chris Ramseyer and Paul Alcorn lay it all out-from faster games to longer battery life and lower power bills.


Topics Include:


SSD vs HDD: The difference between solid state drives and traditional hard drives-and why it matters to you


Key Benefits: The benefits you can expect from switching to an SSD


Installation: How to pick and install the right SSD for you


We encourage all our readers to get involved. Head on over to the SanDisk sign up page and fill out the simple form.

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TweakTown Web Poll Results - Worst tech flop of 2012 - 2013?

Our latest poll had over 21,000 people who answered, "Worst tech flop of 2012 - 2013?"




I'll start by saying this was one of our most popular polls in probably forever. At the end of the day though, the responses were split for worst tech flop between Apple Maps and Windows 8, with 25% of the votes each.


Next in line for the fail award was the Xbox One. This poll has been running for many weeks and the One did get off to a "strong" start, but since it seems some readers have somewhat embraced Microsoft's latest console.


For the actual numbers, go here. In our latest poll, we want to know... "Did EA kill the Battlefield franchise with the terrible BF4 issues?" Let us know! Go here to vote!

Introducing Tweakipedia, our new home to all things tweaking at TweakTown

Today we are very excited to be announcing a new part of our website called Tweakipedia. Tweakipedia will be an amusement park of technology, filled with guides from how to overclock your computer to installing Windows from a USB drive. Not only that, but we will be taking in reader submissions on tweaks and guides.



This means that if you have a tweak recommendation, then you can submit it to us and we'll get it into Tweakipedia. We'll also love to hear suggestions on what you'd love to see next, so if you are itching to see how a certain GPU (or three) performs in a particular game, then you can request that. If you didn't know how to do a particular task - for example, building a system with Corsair's Obsidian 900D case - then we would secure that part and write a how-to build guide on it.




The idea is that the reader is heavily involved in Tweakipedia. We want you to submit ideas, requests, your own guides and tweaks - everything. This way, you're directly contributing to Tweakipedia and seeing it slowly morph into a gigantic source of great tech information. That is the next point - Tweakipedia will be a source we can continue to come back on in future reviews, articles and more.

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TweakTown iPhone App version 1.4 - adds iPhone 5 support, design improvements

Yesterday Apple approved version 1.4 of the TweakTown iPhone app to the App Store.




In our latest version we have made improvements to better support iOS 6 as well as provide a full viewing experience for those using an iPhone 5. In addition to that we've also made some design improvements. We have removed the Daily Deals section, but Ask The Experts has been added.


Upgrade the app now, or head on over to the App Store and get it installed people!

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