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TigerDirect TV: Tech Juice July 18, 2012

Its Hump Day and Tech Juice is undergoing some moving pains at TigerDirect TV. Did you know Georgia Tech will be offering free online courses? Samsung also bought out CSR. Today’s deal is pretty nifty – bit.ly

TigerDirectTV: Tech Juice May 3, 2012

On this Thursday morning, Yendi gets a little fiesty when talking about her Tiger Blood and Microsoft is getting down and dirty with scientists from Yahoo. Today’s TigerDirect Deal of the Day is wonderful!

TigerDirect TV: Tech Juice April 17, 2012

Its Tuesday on Tech Juice and we are ready for Earth Day with a new Philips light bulb. Google is going to make shopping online so much better for all of us — thanks to the power of math and algorithms. TigerDirect’s Deals are spectacular.

Digital Music Sales Up, While Overall Industry Sales Sag

Microsoft ZuneWhile sales of digital music is on the rise, the music industry overall is experiencing a slowdown. Consumers are losing interest in compact discs (when was the last time you bought a CD?) and balking at paying for the digital alternatives (downloading it for free is faster and easier!), the music industry is looking for new allies, including Internet service providers, lawmakers — even karaoke bars.

SaferSpace: Monitor Child MySpace Accounts

SaferSpace.Net has launched with a monitoring service that lets parents automatically monitor their children’s MySpace profiles for content, track when their children log into the MySpace website, and store and view cached versions of monitored MySpace profiles from the past 30 days.

MySpace’s removal of over 29,000 convicted sex offenders from the site highlights the need for parents to be aware of their children’s activity on the social-networking website. Also, studies have linked the use of social networking websites with the decline of students’ grades. According to a study by Tamyra Pierce of the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism at California State University, Fresno, students with MySpace accounts reported their grades were significantly lower this year than last year, compared to students without MySpace accounts.

Connecticut to Offer Online High School Classes

Online ClassesLove sitting at home and being online? Well, if you are a high-school student in Connecticut, that may be a great thing as you will be able to access courses not even available at your school – like Mandarin, biotechnology and international business – and seemingly for free!

Summer school is one of the most hated terms you can hear nationwide as June starts to roll around. Classes in hot classrooms while your friends are out playing and enjoying their teenage summer.