Archive for April, 2014
 
 
 
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Cingular To Offer Free Calls to AT&T Land Line Customers

If you're a Cingular customer and willing to pay $5.99 extra a month, you soon maybe able to call any AT&T (formerly SBC) landline for free. The test program is called Mobile2Home and is currently being tested in Connecticu...
 
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NEC PC Parafield: a laptop with no hard drive

NEC has developed the first laptop computer without a hard drive - the PC Parafield. The idea behind this crippled piece of hardware, is that it combines high data security while still being portable. While at the office, the m...

 
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Apple Digital Camera Rumor

According to Macsimumnews a reissued (Apple’s QuickTake digital camera of '97 was the first attempt) patent to Apple may mean the introduction of a new Apple Digital Camera. We reported on this rumor about a month ago post Nano...
 
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Nu Tech Darkshadow 256mb MP3 Sunglass Review

BigBruin took a look a Nu Tech’s Dark Shadow 256mb MP3 sunglasses. This is probably the closest competitor to Oakley’s Thump MP3 sunglasses. They both sport a similar design and form factor. Bigbruin was satisfied with the styl...

 
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Xbox 360 Release Title Overview

Business Week did a little expose on the release titles for Xbox 360. Not the most in depth reviews by any account (this is an understatement) but gives you the basic gist of what got released and what to expect. Picture courte...
 
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No Pay No Drive

Making your car payment never seemed so annoying. The tech has been around for a while, but it’s now proving effective, especially for one dealership in Norfolk, VA. It’s simple: An anti-start box is installed on your financed ...

 
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Robotic PacMan

At IREX 2005, Bandai and Namco demonostrated a remote controlled PacMan game. In their demo they had a robotic PacMan controlled by a remote control being chased by a robotic ghost. Robotic PacMan actually picked up physical pe...
 
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Microsoft Fremont: online marketplace announced

After Google launched Google Base this month, it comes as no shock that Microsoft announced it's testing its own version of Google Base. The Microsoft online marketplace, code-named Fremont, is a free service which lets people ...

 
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Sony PlayStation 2: over 100 million shipped

Sonny announced that its total global shipments of the Sony PlayStation 2 had exceed 100 million units since its launch in March of 2000. The breakdown of shipments of the PS2 included 40.65 million to North America, 37.14 mill...
 
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Mosquito Buzz Deters Teens

I hate getting old. It sucks and nothing better to remind you of your age with the loss of your hearing ability. As a teen I often could tell when a TV was on just by the sound of a high pitch buzz. Now in my mid 20s I am lucky...

 
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Sony PSP Firmware 2.60 released

Sony released a new firmware update for the Sony PSP. Version 2.60 adds supports for WMA music files and RSS feed support. That's right, you can finally read Gadget Review on your PSP. Yeah, I'm pretty sure your life is complet...
 
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Platronics Pulsar 590 Bluetooth Stereo Headset

When I had a PDA I infrequently used it because between my cell phone, and computer it was just too much for too little. Fortunately for the audio world, the convergence is upon us and Platronics has taken a step closer by intr...