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December 21st, 2005
How Does Windows Vista 5270 Handle With A Tablet PC?

We all know that the version of Windows Vista that is being released for the testing is the Ultimate Edition. This edition not only includes Media Center capabilities but also Tablet PC capabilities. Now, there have not been many people out there that talk about how Vista stacks up on a Tablet PC.

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December 21st, 2005
The New Keyboard With Only 53 Keys

This new keyboard provides a lot of ergonomic standards for the user, but it would definitely take some time to get use to. It is nice because every key that you would need to press is very easy to reach and, for those that hunt-and-peck, it will surely provide some benefits since the keys are in alphabetical order.

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December 21st, 2005
Dell 30″ Flat Panel Monitor Not In Time For The Holidays

It was reported a few weeks ago that we might get this 30" beast before the holidays, but it doesn't look like that is going to happen. January 5, 2005 seems to be the 'reported' date that we can expect this time, but it does look like it is going to be pretty sweet.

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December 21st, 2005
Google Talk And AIM Coming Together

The news is out that Google Talk and AOL Instant Messenger will allow for communication between the two different networks. This is big because it is going to challenge Microsoft and Yahoo to push for some sort of interoperability in order to survive in the messenger world. I am currently a Google Talk user, and only a Google Talk user.

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December 21st, 2005
How To Get Your Hands On Windows Live Messenger Invite

Are you itching to get your hands on the Windows Live Messenger to give it a test run? Well, it looks like you might not have any other option other than paying for it on eBay. It looks like it could run you from $8 all the way to $40 but sometimes you have to pay to be a die-hard beta tester (even though you shouldn't have to).

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December 21st, 2005
Google Zeitgeist Has Been Released For 2005

And The Winners Are... Google has released its Zeitgeist which lists some of the most popular searches and such from this year's billions of searches performed on Google. Sounds interesting, huh? Well, it is, and you should go take a look at it because they put together more than just the 'average' stats that you would expect to see.

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December 21st, 2005
Review: Wondering What Windows Vista 5270 Is Like?

Are you wondering what the new Microsoft Windows is like? We have all seen the screenshots already, now it is time to check out the review. Paul Thurrott at The Windows SuperSite has put together a pretty detailed review (or at least the start of one). His reviews are very well written because he always addresses the major and minor changes.

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December 20th, 2005
Sony Halts The Sales Of Some Digital Cameras

The Sony DSC-H1, DSC-L1, DSC-P200, DSC-W7, DSC-W5 and DSC-S90 digital cameras will no longer be in production because they did not pass the quality test. I guess Sony needs to make sure they check the quality of the products before they actually release them.

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December 20th, 2005
Picking Up A Computer For Christmas, Then Get NOD32 Antivirus

If you are getting a new computer this Christmas, don't forget to pick yourself up an antivirus. You can never protect yourself too much these days from the prying eyes of hackers.

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December 20th, 2005
Making A Dock For Your iPod In The Xbox 360

Despite the overwhelming appearance of having your iPod attached directly to the Xbox 360, Engadget has stepped up to show you how to do this to your Xbox. Today they released Part I of the series to show you how to do this to your Xbox 360, so before you start on this chore you might want to wait to see what Part II has in store.

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December 20th, 2005
How Is AOL Going To Impact Google?

Rumors are already out that how Google advertisements are displayed is going to change. They will not be incorporating logos and other graphics into their advertisements which is something Google has not looked fondly on in the past.

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December 20th, 2005
The End To Cold Showers As We Know It

Are you sick and tired of getting into a cold shower on a cold winter's day? This is your solution then! This shower head will not only offer you superior quality, but it will also let you know the temperature of the water.

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December 20th, 2005
CompUSA eMachines T3114 For $199 After Savings

CompUSA has the eMachines T3114 for $409 - 50 instant rebate - 50 mail in rebate - 110 mail in rebate = $199 Link: Click Here Specs: Sempron 3100+ 256 MB DDR SDRAM 80 GB ATA HDD Integrate S3 Unichrome Graphics Dual Layer DVD-RW Keyboard, speakers and mouse Available AGP slot The price listed in store is $199.99 after all rebates. Deal Courtesy of SlickDeals

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December 20th, 2005
More Windows Vista 5270 Screenshots By WinSuperSite

WinSuperSite is a great place to head if you are looking for the latest pictures of Microsoft Windows Vista 5270. Paul Thurrott has many great galleries and will soon have a review on the new build. So if you are interested in checking out what it looks like until you can get your hands on a copy, then head on over to WinSuperSite.

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December 20th, 2005
OpenOffice.org Has Released An Update To 2.0.1

As much as I like Microsoft Office 12 Beta 1, I do have to give OpenOffice.org credit for how far they have come. It is very very similar to Microsoft Office 2003 which is really what pushed Microsoft to have to redesign practically the whole Office Suite. As if you didn't know, OpenOffice is completely FREE, and there is no spam or spyware or any of that junk.

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December 20th, 2005
iPod Shuffle Hack – A Great Gift For Joggers

A recent iPod enthusiast took his iPod shuffle and made it more useful. Now, he won't have to worry about plugging those pesky headphones in and wondering where to place his Shuffle, because he has the Shuffle built right in. I am sure this could be a popular item if there was a way that it could be manufactured with out breaking any copyright laws.

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December 19th, 2005
Microsoft Windows Vista 5270 December CTP Has Been Released

ActiveWin already has screenshots up of the new build 5270 of Windows Vista. This build is the December CTP which is very close to feature complete.

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December 19th, 2005
Apple And NEC To Be Releasing Yonah Powered Computers

Speculation is that Apple may be releasing its Yonah powered laptops in January of 2006, while the NEC has no rumors of the release date. The NEC LR700D should have a 14" screen with a resolution up to 1400x1050 and a 100GB hard drive included.

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December 19th, 2005
Microsoft Windows Vista 5270 December CTP Almost Here

Microsoft has started to send out the product keys to testers for this release and has closed the build, so we should see it very soon! Keep your eyes peeled! News Source: ActiveWin

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December 19th, 2005
Remind Yourself Of What You Want To Be In The Future With FutureMe

FutureMe.org allows people to email themselves, but not in the normal fashion. Normally people hate when a friend sends you an email and you might have to wait minutes to receive it. Well, with FutureMe.org you wait as long as you want, which can be up to 30 years from now.

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