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June 25th, 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: Kaleidescape Stores All Of Your Media Time Saving Tuesday: Speed Up Photoshop And Acrobat Web Browser Wednesday:A New Web Browser, Firefox In Disguise? Tutorial Thursday: How To Customize Firefox's Toolbars Free For All Friday: Motorola's First [...]

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June 24th, 2006
CyberNotes: Tips for Traveling With Your Laptop

Nowadays many people aren't traveling solo anymore; they are bringing along their laptops- both those traveling for business and those traveling for pleasure. We simply like to stay connected and do so with the help of our portable computers. This is made easy with wireless connections that are popping up everywhere from airports to hotels.

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June 23rd, 2006
CyberNotes: Motorola’s First Mobile Phone Dyna TAC 8000X Compared to RAZR VC3

In 1983, the World saw the very first handheld cellular phone, the Motorola Dyna TAC 8000X. For $3,995 you could have been the proud owner of the 13 x 1.75 x 3.5 inch phone.

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June 19th, 2006
Google Minesweeper to Replace Microsoft’s Classic?

What all started as a joke has been taken a little bit further and turned into a reality. The joke being that Google was releasing an Ajax version of Minesweeper with features such as 'online collaboration cooperate with co-workers to uncover mines or "Integrated GTalk for real time trash talking."

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June 19th, 2006
Apple Bullies ipodmybaby.com to Change Name to ipopmybaby.com

The former ipodmybaby.com has been bullied(?) by Apple into changing their name to ipopmybaby.com. Apple lawyers have forced the former ipodmybaby online baby clothing store to change names-- presumably to protect their name. This store specializes in iPod attire for babies.

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June 19th, 2006
New Yahoo Messenger 8.0 Opened to Developers

There's lots of news in the messenger world today! First, as written about earlier, the Windows Live Messenger download links are active. Subsequently, Yahoo is launching a Yahoo Messenger 8.0. The difference with this new release will be the added release of a software development kit. This kit gives third party access to developers who want to create plug-ins.

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June 17th, 2006
Google To Begin Type of Advertising Via GPS?

The CEO of Google, Eric Schmidt has a new idea of what advertising should be. Picture this: You're driving in your car listening to the radio. You need a new pair of shoes and as you approach the shoes store, the radio reminds you of this and gives you instructions on how to get there.

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June 15th, 2006
Visual Improvements Made to Live.com + LiveFavorites V1 Released!

Go take a look at Live.com and check out their new look. Here's a quick list of the changes/improvements:

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June 15th, 2006
Microsoft Without Bill Gates? Bill Moves Focus to Foundation

Whenever I hear the word Microsoft, I always think of Bill Gates. They are two words that go together, like peanut butter and jelly.

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June 14th, 2006
Something New at CyberNet News!

Here at CyberNet News, we've been thinking that we need something different, something unique to add to our blog.

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June 14th, 2006
eBay, Skype, and PayPal Connecting Together!

With eBay and Skype joining together, we should have known PayPal would be next to join! First, eBay has announced that they would begin adding a "Skype Me" button to listings in certain categories. Some of these categories include automotive GPS devices, real estate, cars, trucks, diamond solitaire rings, and NBA basketball cards.

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June 13th, 2006
Domains @live.com and @windowslive.com Coming June 20th

On June 20th, two new domains will be available! @live.com and @windowslive.com will be the newest additions to the Windows Live concept.

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June 12th, 2006
Google’s SketchUp 3D Design Released for Mac

Google's program SketchUp, the 3D design program that is simple and easy to learn has been released for the Mac OS X. Google explains the program as a 3D modeling program that allows you to explore the world in 3D. SketchUp also allows you to take your 3D design and place it into Google Earth.

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June 12th, 2006
Pretec’s New iDisk:A Bullet Proof USB Drive?

Prete'c new iDisk USB Drive is bullet proof. Yes that's right, bullet proof! The new iDisk, a 20 Mbps thumb drive is made in different capacities from 32MB to 2G. They are designed to withstand a bullet, water, and even fire! This reminds me an episode of Walker Texas Ranger.

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June 12th, 2006
PS3 Start-up Screen Revealed!

The PS3 start-up screen has been revealed! Before new items are released, screen shots are always leaked on the web. You'll have to check this one out, it definitely caught my eye! Click here to view it! Now what do you think about that?

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June 11th, 2006
Digg: Not Just Technology News Anymore!

The collaborative technology news site Digg, will no longer just be technology news! Digg is a news site that allows people to submit stories for others to vote on. The stories that get the most votes are then moved to the front page. Up until now, Digg has been a place where tehcnology geeks went to find their news.

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June 10th, 2006
World of Warcraft Closes 30,000 Accounts for Cheating

World of Warcraft, the ever popular on-line game that has millions of users has just announced that they have closed 30,000 accounts in the month of May alone due to users who were violating their terms of use policy. Those that were banned included users who were using third-party programs to farm gold and items.

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June 10th, 2006
eBay and Kaboodle Join to Create MyCollectibles!

Monday will be a big day for eBay and Kaboodle! Powerhouse eBay has joined together with Kaboodle to form a new service called "My Collectibles". eBay is well known as the world's online market with thousands and thousands of transactions occuring daily between people around the world.

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June 9th, 2006
Watch Movies from Your iPod on a 7″ Screen!

How would you like to watch movies from your iPod on a 7" screen? Now you can with a new 7" video system by iLuv. This new device will allow a 30G or a 60G iPod to dock. The i1055 features a 7" widescreen display, and also includes several other great features. Among these features are an S video out, slow motion, and fast forward. It also has capabilities for DVD, VCD, audio CD and MP3 CD.

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June 8th, 2006
Check out the Top 10 Strangest Clocks!

These are definitely some of the strangest clocks I have ever seen. TechEBlog has put together a list of the 10 strangest clocks. Each clock appears to have something truly unique that helped it land a spot in the Top 10!

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