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May 4, 2008

Amazon's Kindle Back in Stock

Amazon’s Kindle is a unique technology that is positioned to deliver electronic and print media, including books and newspapers, in a package that is highly mobile yet provides a reading experience matching a typed page. The product rapidly sold out late last year and Amazon's supply chain seemingly collapsed. Those...
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October 13, 2006

Blogging Interfaces

Imagine an integrated yet comprehensive interface for writing and publishing blog posts that is independent of one's blogging platform. An online document management system that provides all the features of a leading edge wordprocessor and has a simple mechanism for deploying articles online. Several of these systems do exist and,...
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April 28, 2006

Are you still using Microsoft Internet Explorer?

You're not alone. Over 85% of web surfers still use the antiquated security impaired web browser that comes standard with Microsoft's operating systems. In what other industry would 85 percent of consumers choose such a product -- when better ones, also free, were also available? Microsoft is attempting to fix...
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March 13, 2006

Writely, Zoho and Google

Having been inundated with politics and other national news, you may not have noticed the assault Google launched against Microsoft in its purchase of Web-based word processor Writely. Perhaps not a direct assault and maybe only wistful thinking, but the deal has created a swarm among tech bloggers. Writely’s product...
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September 24, 2005

Ebay buys Skype

I thought the dot com bubble had burst until ebay bought Skype for a frothy $2.6 billion. For our American readers who haven’t heard of the company, Skype provides downloadable software to make voice communications over the internet. Although computer-to-computer calls are free, international computer-to-phone calls (SkypeOut) cost in the...
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August 30, 2005

Zen vs IPOD

Apple's IPOD (MP3 player) has an excellent menuing system enabling users to navigate amoung a myriad of artists and albums. The only problem with it is that it was invented by Creative, maker of the Zen music player (the Zen micro really is cool). Creative Technology said Tuesday it has...
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July 12, 2005

Cell Phone Use Quadruples Car Crash Risk

Another study has concluded that talking on cell phones while driving lead to increased safety risk:Drivers distracted by cell phone conversations quadruple their risk of a serious accident, according to new research out of Australia.In fact, the link between mobile phone use and increased crash risk held true irrespective of...
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