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TMobile to Launch MDA Vario – Windows Mobile 5.0

Sometime later this year (in Germany, not sure on US launch) Tmobile will be replacing its MDA III (we never saw) with the MDA Vario. The phone is actually pretty neat looking as it offers a QWERTY keyboard, WiFi, GPRS, and EDG...
 
 
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Google to Offer a Craigslist/eBay for Free

We don't know how Gearlive got their hands on Google's newest tool, but they did. Google purportedly plans to launch a Craigslist like service called Base (see URL string in pic). Gearlive has theorized that the listings could ...
 
 
 
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RFID Chips to Appear in Passports

Holy privacy out the window Batman! Apparently, the US government has passed a mandate that will make RFID tags (primarily used in the tracking of goods, etc) mandatory in US passports. The RFID tags will transmit name, nationa...
 

 
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Professional Video Gaming

How would you like to earn $40-60k a year sitting on your ass? Well now you can. Just pick up the controller and start practicing on a highly competitive video game. The Washington Post has an 'expose' on the life of a video ga...
 
 
 
Photography
 

Canon Introduces WiFi Digital Camera

Canon will release a version of its compact Ixy digital camera with built in WiFi sometime this December, in Japan (Nikon recently released a version of their own). This is Canon’s first WiFi built in camera. The WiFi functiona...
 
 
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Casio Announces Exilim Card EX-S600 Camera

Casio has announced an updated version of its Exilim Card EX series. The new Casio EX series gains not only an extra megapixel on its CCD - making it a 6 megapixel camera - but a brighter screen, and image stabilization during ...
 

 
 
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Interesting Fact: 500k Lose Power A Day

Apparently 500,000 people lose power every day in the US. I had no idea, but last night my lights flickered a few times so it got me wondering. Course I live in a major metropolitan city, so chances are far slimmer then the mid...
 
 
Cell Phones
 

Samsung SGH-D307

Samsung introduced its new SGH-D307 QWERTY phone this past week. The phone is actually pretty strange looking due to its dual hinge format. The phone can snap open like a Sidekick, or flip open like a regular flip phone. The ph...
 
 
 
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Motorola Admits the ROKR is No iPod

Motorola's CEO, Ed Zander, admitted that the Motorola ROKR phone is no iPod, and that they may have 'got it wrong'. Really Ed, because we had absolutely no idea. At least Motorola is admitting when it was wrong, and by doing so...
 

 
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Apples Face Yet Another Class Action Law Suit

For the worlds sake I hope that congress passes the bill protecting fast food restaurants from being sued by neglectful, overweight, pass-the-buck type customers. It just seems like everyone is out to make a quick buck and not ...
 
 
 
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TV Shaped to Your Kids Favority Disney Character

If it wasn’t good enough to hook your kid up with a flat panel display for the rec room or bedroom, well now you can get their favorite sized display adorned in a giraffe, fire truck, or their favorite Disney character. HannSta...
 
 
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Free XM Radio at World Series

Going to the World Series this Saturday? Then you’re in luck, because XM Radio has plans to give away its $79.99 valued Delphi XM RoadyXT radio to every attendee – that’s 40,000 people. To receive the radio you simply need to r...