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Take The Internet To New Places With Nokia N800

Nokia N800The Nokia N800 Internet Tablet exemplifies the epitome of technology, style and portability. The N800 easily connects to the Internet via Wi-Fi or compatible cellular phone. Enjoy the Internet on a portable size tablet with a high-resolution widescreen display in the palm of your hand. Effortlessly make Internet Phone calls, check & send e-mail, instant message and so much more with the Nokia N800. You can also access Internet media at home or on-the-go with the Nokia N800′s high quality stereo audio.

The Nokia N800 NSeries Internet Tablet frees you from your desk and bulky laptop and places the World Wide Web and much more in the palm of your hand. The N800 is the ideal tool if you’re always on-the-go and need to stay connected. Once you use the Nokia N800 Internet Tablet, you’ll never leave home without it. Order your Nokia N800 Internet Tablet today!

For those that say that there are better solutions, consider this:

  • 1. Price: The Nokia N800: is now below $300 ($229.99 right now! @ TigerDirect).
  • 2. Open Source: The Nokia N800 is a Linux device based on a modified version of Debian GNU/Linux that they call “Internet Tablet OS 2007 edition”. Nokia created the open source development platform for the 770 and N800. They’ve worked hard to encourage developers to port applications to this platform. You can find more info at www.maemo.org.
  • 3. Third Party Applications: Nokia strongly encourages 3rd party developers to make software for their N800 and 770 products, and most (if not all) of it is free on the Maemo site.
  • 4. No Service Contract Needed: With the Nokia N800, you can access the internet via Wi-Fi or with a Bluetooth enabled mobile phone. This allows you the freedom to use the mobile provider of your choosing.
  • 5. Removable Storage: The Nokia N800 has two memory slots that support a range of memory cards (SD, miniSD, microSD, MMC and RS-MMC). This allows you to keep one card in the device for a more permanent storage solution, and still have a slot available for cards from your camera or other device. With the falling price of memory cards, you could have several cards with music and videos tucked away in the carrying case that comes with the N800.
  • 6. Better Audio and Video Codec Support: The N800 supports a wide range of audio and video formats. Supported audio formats are AAC, AMR, MP2, MP3, RA (Real Audio), WAV, WMA. You can play videos in the following formats: 3GP, AVI, H.263, MPEG-1, MPEG-4, RV (Real Video), and Flash Video (YouTube!). That covers just about anything you’d ever want to play on a media device. You can even stream audio and video from networked computers!
  • 7. It’s Not a Cell Phone But You Can Still Make Calls: The N800 is not a cell phone, but because of its web-access you can run Internet-based phone applications. The N800 can be used to for making VoIP calls via Gizmo and GoogleTalk. Skype support is coming in the second quarter of 2007. This means that you can make cheap (or even free) calls anytime you are connected to a Wi-Fi network. With WiFi becoming more prevalent every day, this means you’ll soon be able to use your N800 to make calls from just about anywhere.
  • 8. Webcam for Video Conferencing: The N800 also has a built in webcam and supports video conferencing! How great would that be for your next conference call? StarWars-like video calls are not sci-fi for this device.
  • Source: Nokia

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    Swatting: The new Cyber-Crime

    SwattingSwatting is the latest computer-related ploy being played out across the United States. Utilizing VOIP and other computer based telephone services, people are calling 9-1-1, posing as a local person – then the trouble begins. Saying that people with AK-47s are approaching the home, the husband has abused them significantly, there are a number of ploys – each of them costing taxpayers thousands and leaving other people in harms way.

    There’s really no way to protect yourself either – the best move is to ensure you check carefully when opening your door or when you hear a rustle outside – it could be the police – and you a victim of swatting.

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    Website Gets You Through to A Live Person

    Column by Craig Crossman of Computer AmericaI love technology. I embrace it. Technology makes my life so much easier. I can’t imagine my life without a personal computer, cell phone, GPS navigation in my car, satellite TV, digital camera, the list is a very long one. But even I, who writes and talks about technology for a living, will agree that there are some technologies that should die and when I say “die,” I mean die hard and fast. One of those technologies is the phone tree.

    Think about when you last picked up the phone to call a credit card company or an airline or a bank or some other service orientated company about some pressing issue. You’re calling that company because more than likely you need to speak to someone about a problem you are having such as a questionable charge on your credit card statement or trying to make a plane reservation or you want to speak to a bank teller for clarification on some banking service. In most of these cases your time is limited and you need to get some answers quickly. You know what needs to be asked and most of the time, a simple response will get you the answer to your question. But when you call, you don’t get a person. You get a phone tree.

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    Linksys iPhone
    Dual-Mode Internet Telephony Kit

    The future of phone! Linksys iPhone (not that iPhone) Dual-Mode Internet TelephoneThe Linksys Dual-mode Internet Telephony Kit Cordless handset provides convenience for Skype users. Connect the USB Base Station to your PC, and your Skype contact list appears on the Get cordless handset. Now you won’t have to sit in front of your computer when you want to talk to your friends. Join TigerTV host Jacia as she explores this new communication technology!

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    Speakerphone VoIP? The Kensington Vo300 USB Internet Speakerphone

    The latest edition to the microcosm of internet telephony products...the Kensington VoIP SpeakerPhone!The Kensington Vo300 USB Internet SpeakerPhone ensures it’s really easy to make and take calls over your PC. An echo-canceling microphone ensures clear voice quality, while one button access to Skype voicemail makes checking messages a breeze! The integrated dial pad replaces your computer number pad for easier dialing. All of the buttons are so much easier to use than the sometimes awkward Skype PC interface.

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    The D-Link DPH-540 Wifi VOIP Phone Is The Next Big Thing In Internet Telephony

    D-Link introduces the Wi-Fi Phone (DPH-540), providing the freedom of wireless connectivity and the benefits of Voice over IP (VoIP) all in one sleek portable flip-style phone. By utilizing the Wi-Fi Phone with a VoIP service plan, both home and business users have the potential to dramatically reduce local and long distance telephone charges compared to a standard telephone service.

    In addition, the Wi-Fi Phone is a PsipTN compliant device that allows you to make and receive free calls within the PsipTN network (anticipated availability by August 2006 via firmware upgrade and 1-Year free subscription is included). PsipTN also allows you to receive calls from regular phones for free. Use the Wi-Fi Phone for business or talk to family and friends from virtually anywhere in the world.

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    Skype Founders Unveil Global Online Television Service

    Skype cofounder Niklas ZennstromOn Tuesday, the two entrepereneurs that founded the free online phone service company Skype announced that they would be doing it again: This time with television.

    The third start up company for Janus Friis and Niklas Zennstrom is called Joost.  Joost is billing itself as the first free global TV distribution platform.  Theoretically intended to unite advertisers, content owners, and the general public in a sans-piracy interactive service.

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    Netgear SPH101 Skype WiFi Telephone Handset

    Netgear SKYPE Wifi HandsetNETGEAR’s Skype WiFi Phone is the world’s first wireless Internet phone that can make free calls to other Skype users anywhere in the world, anytime you have WiFi access, without a PC. All of your contacts (up to 200) are shown right on the phone’s color display so you will know exactly who is online.

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    Networking Round Up: 3G Router, Wifi Skype and SATA NAS

    TigerDirectBlog takes the sting out of new technologies by exploring them for you! With so many advances in networking equipment – seems about everything is connected to the net these days – it’s hard to keep on top of the latest advances. Today, TigerDirectblog explains some of these advances.

    Featuring the D-Link 3G EVDO Router, Netgear WiFi Skype Handset and the D-Link SATA Network Attached Storage Unit.

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    Will the President Skype?

    As reported on Skype’s website – President Bush visited Estonia recently and Skype Logowhile visiting with Estonian Prime Minister Andrus Ansip, they exchanged gifts. One of the gifts was a Skype phone. That makes me think, does the world think we are so far in debt that the president needs to use Skype free VoIP phone service or does he want to chat personally with the president? That is without the secret service listening to their phone conversations.

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