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Aussie Fired for Bringing Camera Phone to Work

At a top secret Australian Submarine Corporation base, a painter was fired for bringing his camera phone to work. Supposedly, he was warned earlier not to bring the camera phone to work anymore. Now if you work at a top-secret facility and security tells you to leave the phone home, what do you do?  HELLO! […]

Sitcoms and Movies via Xbox Live?

Microsoft Corporation announced on Monday November 6th that beginning November 22, Microsoft would offer TV episodes such as “CSI” and “South Park” and movies such as “V for Vendetta” and “Mission Impossible III” via Microsoft’s Xbox Live broadband service. The service will be available to any user of Xbox Live’s free or paid service. Microsoft estimates […]

Samsung DVD-VR320 VCR/DVD Player and Recorder

I had to tell everyone about this sweet deal. I was searching around on the TigerDirect site looking for a holiday present to me…yeah – yeah I know. But I saw this VCR/DVD recorder and then I looked at the price. I had to check with TigerDirect to make sure that was not a misprint. […]

Who Said Macs Are Impervious to Computer Viruses?

On November 3rd Symantec posted details of a Proof Of Concept (POC) “OSX.Macarena” virus that infected files on Macs running OS X. “OSX.Macarena is a proof of concept virus that infects files in the current folder on the compromised computer,” as stated by Peter Ferrie of Symantec. The virus appends itself to files in the […]

Microsoft Updates its Xbox

Microsoft is definitely pushing forward with its Xbox gaming console. Through its Microsoft Live! service, Microsoft has made more than 80 enhancements for the Xbox. One of the enhancements is 1080p support and the ability to stream video in a variety of formats. Some of the updates quoted from Microsoft’s press release are:  Expanded HD […]

Cingular Partners with HBO Latino for Mobile Phones

¡Hola mis amigos! ¿Cómo está usted hoy? And for our non-Spanish speaking/reading friends, hello and how are you today?

Cingular has followed in the footsteps of cellular carriers Sprint and Verizon by offering video content to 3G phones in its 3G markets, but with a little twist. Cingular has teamed up with HBO Latino to provide Spanish video content. HBO Latino

Some of the programs that Cingular will provide from HBO will be El Perro y El Gato – which teaches English and Spanish vocabulary to children, Habla Mas and Spanish language boxing – Generación Boxeo .

“We are very familiar with the tastes and preferences of the Hispanic market and we’re constantly introducing products and services that will allow our customers to stay connected with the key components of their lifestyle using their Cingular Wireless phones,” said Roberto Garcia, executive director of Hispanic Marketing. “We know that HBO Latino programming is important to our segment, so we decided to bring it to their cellular handsets so that they can enjoy it anytime, anywhere.”

Are You on Vox Yet?

Vox Logo It seems that more and more people are joining an online community. Either they are reading or writing in an online community, personal webpage or blog. Hey! That’s what we’re doing right now! Well, if you can’t beat ‘em… Add another online community to your list. Vox!

Vox is less than a week old and already it’s creating a buzz in the technology world. What I like about this community is that you can set privacy-viewing levels for anything that you post via its site. Vox has three privacy levels to choose from when you post new content.

  • Public – everyone and anyone can see what you post.
  • Family – only people on your family list can see specific posts.
  • Friends – only people in your friends list can see your postings.

Now Arriving at the International Space Station…

That’s what the next space tourist Charles Simonyi might hear early next year. You may have heard of Charles Simonyi. He was born in Budapest, Hungary and after migrating to the US he attended University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University. Simonyi worked for Microsoft from the early 1980s until 2002, when he left to […]

BlackBerry…More Than a Fruit

I’ve been thinking about purchasing a BlackBerry for the past couple of BlackBerry 7100years. I like the thought of accessing my email from places on the go but don’t particularly like lugging my notebook, iPAQ, cell phone and everything else. Don’t get me wrong, I like my Motorola Razr, but I’d love to have an all-inclusive device that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. However the previous Blackberries were too bulky, cost too much and didn’t look cool. Well, I’ve been searching and waiting and I think I’ve finally found what I’ve been looking for.

Oh No…My iPod is Sick!

Black Video iPod Last month, Apple discovered that less than 1% of its Video iPods were shipped with RavMonE.exe, a Windows virus. The Video iPods were shipped out after September 12, 2006 from one of Apple’s contract manufacturers. The virus did not affect the iPod Nano, Shuffle or Mac OS X.

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