Monthly Archives: July 2008

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Cell Phone Termination Fees Deemed Illegal

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Woah there horsey!  Don’t think you can go out and break your contract today.  Much like any legal struggle, this is simply a step forward in the on going battle between cell phone service providers and customers.  The good news is that it’s a big step.  A California judge rulled...

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LG Announces Blu-ray Player with Built-in Netflix Player

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LG’s newest Blu-ray player might be cool enough to sign me on to Hi-Def DVD.  That’s right, I’ve resisted.  Not for fear of the format wars, for fear of Blu-ray availability and cost.  Integrated into the LG BD300 Network Blu-ray disc player is a virtual Netflix Player that will allow...

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Fuji Finepix Z200fd Intros Face Detection Timer

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As a society, were over whelmed with technology.  Cell phones are probably the worst offender and after that comes digital cameras.  Ok, maybe computers beat out cameras, but from a mobile/pocket standpoint digi cameras are up there.  What’s my point you ask?  Can someone please introduce an innovative Digital Point...

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New Macbooks To Sport Non-Intel Chips (rumor)

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I’d take this with a grain of salt.  For Apple to suddenly revert to a proprietary chip for the Macbook, or some other brand, it would be a step back.  What’s made them so successful in recent, is crossing over the PC divide or gap.  The iPod got them into...

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Apple Gets Hit With More MobileMe Problems

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I’m really disappointed in Apple’s iPhone 2.0 firmware update.  My iPhone’s reception is all wacked (it requires me to restart the phone periodically) and the UI is all laggy.  To add insult to injury, Apple has screwed up the launch of MobileMe.  In addition to email problems with MobileMe –...

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Nokia E71 Smartphone Now Available For Purchase

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Wow, I’m remiss.  I didn’t even know this thing was coming out, but yup, here it is.  Starting today you can pick up your very own ‘the world’s slimmest QWERTY smartphone’, the Nokia E71.  Surprisingly, Nokia is actually selling these at their stores in NY and Chicago, where as here...

Freecom Mobie Drive XXS

World’s Lightest and Smallest External Hard Drive

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Freecom is claiming to have the smallest and lightest 2.5-inch USB 2.0 hard drive.  Called the Mobile Drive XXS, it weighs just 155g, and comes in 160GB, 250GB and 320GB capacities.  It’s got the usual USB 2.0 drive specs, but if you’ve got greasy paws, you’ll be glad to hear...