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December 16th, 2005
Victorinox Releases The Swiss CyberTool

The CyberTool by Victorinox contains many of the tools needed when repairing electronics! It has a ton of tools as seen in the picture along with many different size screw drivers (because you never have the right one when you need it). For as much as I fix computers away from my home, this would be a nice tool to carry around with me.

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December 16th, 2005
Gmail Now On Your Cell Phone Or PDA

Google has officially released Gmail Mobile so that users can access their email even when you are on the go! I use my cell phone for Internet all the time when I am traveling to and from school (riding the bus with nothing else to do). Just like when they do everything, they really took it over the top! You can read Microsoft Word documents and PDF files all through your mobile device.

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December 15th, 2005
Google Released Another Firefox Extension

Google seems to be backing Firefox pretty heavily, and this time by providing a phishing extension. It is in the Beta stage right now so you may not want to trust your life on it, but I have learned to trust Google very heavily. From the Extension's Site:

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December 15th, 2005
What Ever Happened With The Gold Xbox 360 Faceplate?

Did you, like a lot of people, forget about that gold Xbox 360 faceplate being sold on eBay. Well, the seller had pulled the auction, removed the pictures and description, and replaced the pictures with one saying "SOLD". The reason from eBay for it being pulled is that the seller said the item is no longer available.

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December 15th, 2005
How To Get A Smart Buddy On MSN Messenger

Do you have any friends that you talk to on a messenger service that seem to always have the answer you are looking for? Well, a "buddy" has been made that will be at your side when needed. All you have to do is add the buddy encarta@conversagent.com to your list and when you ask a question, it will respond in a natural language.

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December 15th, 2005
Google Setting Up A Music Service

Google announced today that they will be setting up a music service for their users. It will not be something they they will be running themselves, it will just allow you to search for music and lyrics from other sites. The sites that it will initially include are going to be Amazon.com, Real Rhapsody, eMusic, and iTunes.

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December 15th, 2005
Want Your Bath To Be Just Right When You Get Home?

After a hard day of work, don't you just wish that you could come home to the perfect bath, kick back and relax while it does everything for you. Now you can with the ultimate bathtub from iHouse. Not only will it do it for you, but you can have it do it while you are at work. That's right! You can control this bathtub from the Internet.

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December 15th, 2005
Need a Light? The Flexible Utility Lighter

Don't you just hate having to light those candles because in order to get the candle lit you have to hold it upside down and light it. It can really be a pain sometimes to light things when there is only a small opening, like lighting a pilot light. Well, Bernzomatic has the solution for you with the flexible lighter. This lighter will bend and cater to your every lighting need.

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December 15th, 2005
Agilix GoBinder 2006 Beta Testing Open To Public

Are you a big fan of Tablet PC's? Well, if you have one like me then you need a useful way to organize the data you put into your notebook. Agilix GoBinder makes a great way to organize everything that you write down, kind of like keeping it in a binder (duh?). Of course, software companies have to continuously update their products to offer more features and more of what the users want.

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December 14th, 2005
How Many Xbox 360’s Will Your Best Buy Get…Find Out Here!

If you are wondering how many Xbox 360's the Best Buy near you is going to have on December 18, then I am happy to relay the information on to you.

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December 14th, 2005
10% Off Coupon For Best Buy (Printable)

Print this coupon and bring it to a Best Buy? store near you. 10% off any single item Offer valid through December 18, 2005 in these select categories TVs & Accessories: TVs $399 and up; DVD players and recorders $99 and up; TiVo? and DIRECTV? hardware; receivers, speakers and home theater systems; video and audio accessories; furniture $179 and up. Computer Accessories: DVD-RW [...]

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December 14th, 2005
Top Five Online Electronics Stores By Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has rated the top five online electronics stores:

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December 14th, 2005
Xbox 360’s Are Coming To A Store Near You

300,000 more Xbox 360 consoles will be delivered this week with Best Buy receiving a large quantity for their Sunday advertisement. The advertisement starts on December 18 but if you can't wait until then, GameStop also has some in stock. Now, before you go rushing to there it is best you know they are only selling bundles.

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December 14th, 2005
Microsoft Exchange 12 Beta Is Released To 1,400 Testers

Microsoft released Exchange 12 today to 1,400 testers. This is going to be the next version of the mail/communication server to be released around the same time as Microsoft Office 12.

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December 14th, 2005
MIT Announces Quanta As $100 Laptop Manufacturer

The most renowned laptop in the world right now is probably the $100 laptop developed by Nicholas Negroponte. You mean to tell me that you don't own one yet? Well, no one does. They have however made a big step today by announcing that the manufacturer from Taiwan, Quanta, will be making these computers for them.

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December 14th, 2005
Internet Exporer 7 Taking MORE Ideas From Firefox?

It has been known for quite some time now that Internet Exporer 7 by Microsoft is going to take on a lot of features similar to Firefox. Well, some of us Firefox users were a little angry at first but thought it would be fine because we all know Microsoft isn't going to be able to match the standards that Firefox has set.

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December 14th, 2005
Brondell Heated And Cleansing Toilet Seat

Brondell is the manufacturer for what some call the "golden toilet seat". Their Swash toilet seat is not the normal run-of-the-mill gadget, it is an invention almost beyond comprehension.

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December 14th, 2005
Yahoo Releases Messenger Beta 7.5

Following in the footsteps of Microsoft, Yahoo has released its beta version of Messenger 7.5 which includes new inbound and outbound calling features. These new features include being able to make calls around the globe for only a few cents per minute.

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December 14th, 2005
Google’s Personal Home Page Adds Greater Customization

Google has now added some more opportunities for developers of the world to unite. Similar to what Firefox has done with extensions, Google is now doing with your personal homepage.

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December 14th, 2005
iRobot Scooba Floor Washing Robot

The iRobot is not only a the vacuum that we all know and love, but now it has a sister, the floor washer. The vacuum was a very popular seller and so they came out with a sequel to keep the sales going.

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