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 [...]

Get a Tactile iPhone Keyboard With 4iThumbs

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4iThumbs has released a tactile keyboard overlay that fits on top of your iPhone screen. It provides tactile feedback to those of us who, despite our best efforts, just can’t get typing on a touch screen down as much as we might something with a QWERTY keyboard that we can feel.
 

I’ve [...]

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

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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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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 [...]

Survey: iPhone Users Are Dogs

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Retrevo, a website that calls itself the “ultimate electronics marketplace,” took a look at iPhone owners. It tried to determine an iPhone user’s personality profile. One thing’s clear: in terms of dating, iPhone users are dogs.
Why is that? Well, One in three iPhone owners has texted or emailed [...]

Kingston, Paramount Team Up on Movie Delivery Via Flash Memory

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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 [...]

Intel® Solid-State Drive (SSD)

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As promised, Intel has released firmware for its second-generation 34nm solid-state drives (SSDs). TRIM is a feature of Windows 7 (and of course, that OS just launched) that will (hopefully) prevent SSDs from seeing performance degradation over time.
At the same time, the new firmware (02HA) gives Intel 160 GB SSDs a [...]