May, 2013

They Should Change Their Name From “Wired” To “Taped”

They Should Change Their Name From “Wired” To “Taped”

Wired Magazine¬†reports that an amateur hacker has been able to double the data download speed of a iPhone4 by applying black electrical tape to part of the metal band around the outside edge of the phone. Apparently, the tape insulates the phone from the hand of the user, something that has been reported to cause […]

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Duct Tape Floats Prizes Announced

Duct Tape Floats Prizes Announced

The annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival has announced the prizes for floats in this years parade. The range from $1000 for best of show down to $500 for most creative. It is free to enter most floats, but floats actually made of duct tape can pay a $40 entry fee and receive 60 rolls […]

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Grow Gaffers Tape From Seeds-Here’s How It’s Done

Grow Gaffers Tape From Seeds-Here’s How It’s Done

Gaffers tape starts with cotton. ¬†Woven cotton cloth is the backing, and growing cotton is a fascinating story. NPR’s Planet Money podcast is doing a series that focuses on the cotton growing process. You can listen if you click here. Allabouttape.com is your source for information about the adhesive tape industry. All the news about […]

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Microwave Brings Masking Tape Back From The Dead

Microwave Brings Masking Tape Back From The Dead

As masking tape ages on the roll, it tends to bond to itself in a manner that can make it difficult to get off the roll. If you want to bring your “dead” masking tape back to life, put it in the microwave for ten seconds. Allabouttape.com is your source for information about the adhesive […]

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