AAXA L1 Laser Data Projector Fits in Your Palm

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If you travel a lot like me, you know that the lighter something is the better. I don’t even bother carrying a data projector for that very reason, but it is a pain wrangling with various conference room projectors and hunting for the remote, or the video cable again and again. Wouldn’t it [...]

Sun CEO’s Epic Fail or Why Resigning via Twitter is really, really Foolish

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BEGIN ALICE RANT: Call me old fashioned, but I like my CEOs to be a little on the casual side – to a point. Bill G in his cords, Steve Jobs in his classic black mock turtleneck. But I draw the line at the ponytail. The ponytail to me signals leadership trouble, and [...]

On Its Verizon Lawsuit, AT&T Tries To Set The Record Straight

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Editor-in-Chief, RealTechNews
AT&T continues to blast (and sue) Verizon over its recent ads, which make a point of hammering home the 3G coverage holes in AT&T’s network. AT&T has said that the ads are misleading, and on Friday, AT&T said it wanted to set the record straight regarding its lawsuit.
In its press release, [...]

Search on Bing, Get Some Free Wi-Fi

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Editor-in-Chief, RealTechNews
Microsoft has resorted to Bing bribery before, but now it’s using free wi-fi minutes instead of cashback on shopping. The program, which actually began in September, relies on users liking Bing after trying it once, and returning to use it.
Bing and JiWire announced the program on Monday. Consumers gain free [...]

Kingston, Paramount Team Up on Movie Delivery Via Flash Memory

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Editor-in-Chief, RealTechNews
Remember the slotMusic format? That is a different way of deliveriing music, using microSD cards instead of CDs. With flash memory prices continuing to drop, it was only a matter of time until movies and DVDs would start being delivered the same way.
On Monday, Kingston and Paramount Digital Entertainment (PDE) announced [...]

Windows 7 Rises, From Vista’s Ashes

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Editor-in-Chief, RealTechNews
While Windows XP seemingly keeps going, and going, and going, Windows Vista has had a tumultuous less-than three years. The fact that Microsoft has released a new OS, Windows 7, less than three years after Windows Vista shows how big a failure Vista was.
Windows Vista was much hyped as it was [...]

The FCC to Examine Google Voice Restrictions

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Editor-in-Chief, RealTechNews
This will prove to you that the FCC does read stuff, at least when it comes from the likes of AT&T. About two weeks ago, AT&T sent a letter to the FCC accusing Google with violating FCC regulations by blocking calls to certain rural areas from its Google Voice service. [...]

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Editor-in-Chief, RealTechNews
TXTBlocker has announced a new product for cell phones that allows owners to disable texting and other functions while a user is driving. The announcement was nicely timed for the same week that the Department of Transportation held a distracted driving conference.
The service will be available in the fall. It [...]