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July 14th, 2006
CyberNotes: The Analysis of a Digg Effect 4X in 10 Days

An article making the front page of Digg and the effects on the website it came from is jaw-dropping to say the least. It effects everything from the obvious such as traffic to the not so obvious like new RSS subscribers and dedicated readers.

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July 13th, 2006
World’s Top 500 Supercomputer List

Every year at the International Supercomputer Conference that is held in Dresden, Germany, the top 500 most powerful supercomputers are announced. These high performance computers are super impressive with unimaginable computing speeds. There are multiple big name companies building these computers like Hewlett-Packard, Dell and IBM. Virginia Tech in the U.S.

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July 12th, 2006
Dell Launches Blog, One2One

One2One is a new blog launched by Dell that will be authored by multiple Dell employees. According to the "about" section on the blog, "the best way to understand and serve our customers is to talk to them directly" which is why the blog was created. It appears to be set up as an informal way to ask questions, discuss, and get answers.

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July 11th, 2006
Box.net Offering 1 GB Of Free Online Storage

Box.net is a free service that gives you 1 GB of free online storage with no adds! I'm sure we could all think of lots of things to do with 1GB of free storage! You can save important files to be accessed from any computer, share photos and files that are too big for email, and synchronize and back up folders. 5 GB and 15 GB are both offered for $5.00 and $10.00 respectively.

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July 11th, 2006
Firefox Experiences Continued Growth With More than 15% of the U.S. Market

According to web analytics, Firefox is continuing to see growth around the world,with with almost 13% of the global share and more than 15% of the U.S. market share. Interestingly, in Germany, 39% of the users are using Firefox as their browser and 24% in Australia.

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July 10th, 2006
A Secret Windows Live Site Discovered

A new Windows Live site has been discovered. The site, experience.live.com links together other Live sites like :

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July 10th, 2006
A New and Improved nPod

Ben Heckendorn who created a portable 8-bit Nintendo console has improved the original 1.0 to be a bit more compact and smaller than the first! Of course it still has to be big enough to fit the oversized NES cartridges (you may even have to blow into them-- they are getting old!). It requires 4 AA's that are said to last a while, and also includes a head phone jack.

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July 10th, 2006
Yahoo Adds Improvements to Trip Planner

Yahoo's Trip Planner which was launched as a beta in October will be adding some new features. Yahoo Travel is a tool that wil let you save hotels, restaurants, attractions, and whatever else you'd need for your trip into a customized travel guide.

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July 10th, 2006
CyberNotes: The Ultimate PS and Xbox Gaming Simulators!

As gaming systems get more and more advanced, so do the peripherals that enhance them! The ultimate in gaming simulation has been built and designed for Mitsubishi. It is integrated into two Mitsubishi Lancer's linked together for a side-by-side rally simulation.

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July 9th, 2006
CyberNotes: Week In Review With Sunday’s Summary!

This week was a little crazy at CyberNet News with a few unexpected days down! Here is your week in review with Sunday's Summary! If you missed something, check it out.

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July 8th, 2006
CyberNotes: Staying Connected To The Internet While Traveling

Staying connected while you are traveling can be fairly easy and affordable if you plan ahead. These days, with easily accessible high speed internet, using your laptop while traveling really isn't a whole lot different than using it at home or at the office.

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July 7th, 2006
CyberNotes: Protopage- AJAX Desktop Fun!

It's Free For All Friday! No, no free Writely invitations this week! For those of you that got one last week, we hope you're enjoying it! Since it is Friday, you may need something to occupy your time this weekend.

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July 3rd, 2006
CyberNotes: World’s Largest Plasma TV!

Each year plasma TVs keep on growing, and growing.  The anual CES (Consumer Electronics Show) is where it is all revealed! I have yet to see this in stores! If you missed it when it was revealed previously at  CES in 2005 , check it out! At the time it was said to be the World's largest Plasma TV-- made by Samsung with a 102-inch display! Can you even imagine watching tv on a screen that [...]

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July 2nd, 2006
Corsair 4GB Flash Voyager USB Flash Drive Deal

Here's a weekend deal for you! Checkout newegg.com for a great deal on a Corsair Voyager 4GB Flash Drive Model CMFUSB2.0-4BG. They've got it on a weekend sale for $88.99. I checked out a few other sites for prices and they typically sell for up to $118 or more. Shipping charges will run you approximately $4.99 to most states in the U.S.  Sounds like a good deal to me!

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July 2nd, 2006
CyberNotes: Week In Review With Sunday’s Summary!

Here is your week in review with Sunday's Summary! What was going on this week at CyberNet News with CyberNotes? Million Dollar Monday: World's Most Expensive MP3 Player! Time Saving Tuesday: Minimize Programs To The System Tray Web Browser Wednesday:Compatibility Issues When Testing Fir [...]

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July 1st, 2006
Windows Genuine Advantage Latest Lawsuit Buzz

There has been a lot of buzz lately about Microsoft's Windows Genuine Advantage(a.k.a. WGA) . WGA was designed to check a computer to ensure that it is running a valid, genuine version of Windows. However, WGA checks into Microsoft daily which some say should be considered spyware.

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July 1st, 2006
“toread” an Email Based Bookmark Service

There are many bookmarking services available that help organize bookmarked links and make them available to you no matter where you are. These on-line based services such as del.icio.us (which is also considered social bookmarking)have become quite popular. 'toread' is another bookmarking service but is different from the online bookmark services available in that it is an e-mail based program.

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July 1st, 2006
CyberNotes: Traveling Tech Savvy with Portable DVR Archos AV700

Many of us have become accustomed to digital video recording devices to use at home such as TiVo or ReplayTV.

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June 26th, 2006
CyberNotes: World’s Most Expensive MP3 Player

The World's most expensive MP3 player is up for sale on eBay! For a starting bid of around $23,000 you can have a chance at winning an auction for a custom made MP3 player complete with a diamond and gold casing. The actual MP3 player is TrekStor i.beat Organix Gold.

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June 25th, 2006
Get A Free Orkut Invitation

Back in January shortly after CyberNet News was launched, Ryan joined Google's social network Orkut and posted letting everybody know that they could get a free invitation by sending him a comment. So far he has personally (and manually) sent out more than 500 invitations and the original post has 912 comments! The offer still stands! If you want to check out Orkut, here is your chance.

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