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Microsoft Xbox Kinect | Motion-controlled gaming goes hands free

At the E3 2010 trade show, Microsoft announced the new gaming system – Microsoft Kinect. What had been code-named Microsoft Natal, the XBox Kinect is already creating excitement among gamers and non-gamers alike. Much like the Wii gaming system, the Xbox Kinect encourages real movement – but unlike the Wii, the Kinect will focus on

Little Buddy Child Tracker – An Easy Way to Stalk Your Children

For the Love of Our Children Most parents are willing to go through extremes to protect and closely monitor their children. It’s perfectly understandable. As a parent myself, I want to ensure my child’s safety, no matter how deep or how far I have to go to do it, even if it means getting a
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Securenext | Quality offshore software development

Finding the right software developer for your project can be an intimidating task, but Securenext is a United States based company that takes all the guesswork out of getting your project done right, on time and within budget. Securenext provides offshore development in PHP, .NET, Ruby on Rails, iPhone OS, and more – allowing you

Motorola Droid Tips: Read the User Manual

Motorola Droid tips digest I know what you’re thinking after reading a title that says “read the user manual.” Why would you thumb through pages and pages of lame text when you could just look up what to do on the Internet? While reading the owner’s manual for Motorola Droid tips is the most obvious
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Nokia-Microsoft smartphone alliance doubted by insiders, markets

Nokia announced a smartphone alliance with Microsoft Friday. Nokia will ditch its successful, but declining Symbian OS for Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7. Analysts questioned Nokia’s move, and Nokia stock dropped 14 percent on the news. Inside the Nokia-Microsoft alliance The Nokia-Microsoft smartphone alliance has left industry experts wondering why the largest handset maker in the
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New iPhone prototype found in Redwood City bar

So a tech blogger walks into a bar and finds the next iPhone prototype. Stop me if you’ve heard this one… Seriously, Gizmodo may have gotten the serious scoop on the rest of the tech journalism universe with a fortuitous discovery of what appears to be a prototype of the next iPhone (iPhone 4G?). A

Emergency money can be found by cutting back on digital services

Bryan Hughes Digital providers post-recession Many people are looking to build up their emergency money funds. They have scoured their budgets looking for that one item that is unnecessarily increasing their monthly expenses. Consumers are finding that a major money drain is their monthly cost for digital services. The recession was a difficult time for
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Dell Streak Slate | Info on Dell Streak 7 and 10 inch tablets

The Dell Streak has been the computer with whispers in back hallways and teasing amounts of information handed geek-to-geek for the last few months. So today, when an internal Dell announcement of both a 7 and 10 inch Dell Slate was leaked, gasps of joy were heard across every I.T. office and credit counseling office

AOL may soon make a Yahoo buyout offer

Yahoo Inc., is a company with a huge number of potential suitors. AOL is considering making a purchase offer for Yahoo Inc. AOL is just one of the many entities considering a purchase offer for Yahoo — private-equity firms are also in discussions. Potential merger with Yahoo and AOL AOL is an Internet and media

Anonymous takes MasterCard down | Visa next in Operation Payback

In an attack coordinated on the 4Chan message board, a group that calls itself Anonymous has pulled the MasterCard website down. This denial-of-service attack has been dubbed “Operation Payback.” The Anonymous attack on MasterCard was in response to the card company taking down WikiLeaks donations. Anonymous attack on MasterCard This morning, the MasterCard website was
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Motorola Droid cell phone explodes and sends Texan to ER

There have been occasional reports around the world of a cell phone that explodes, injuring the user or worse. Recently, a man in Cedar Hill, Tex., suffered facial lacerations when his Motorola Droid exploded. Explosion is not a standard Droid feature. Cell phone explodes in Texas Recently, Aron Embry was using his Motorola Droid, one
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Top Twitter trends in 2010 include oil spill, Bieber and vuvuzela

Twitter released its list of its top trends for 2010 on Monday. “Gulf oil spill” topped the list of topics that provide a snapshot of what the world was most interested in over the past year. Twitter claims its 2010 Trends on Twitter report validates its leadership as the real-time information network. Twitter’s top trending
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QR Barcodes | Identifying yourself digitally

In 1974, a pack of Wrigley’s gum was the first item ever scanned using the new Universal Product Code barcode system. Twenty years later, a Japanese corporation created the “QR Code” – a two-dimensional bar code designed for “Quick Response”. Since then, the QR code has been slowly but surely working its way into our

Facebook and Microsoft team up with Bing Search

In a joint announcement today, Microsoft’s Bing search engine and Facebook have announced a partnership. Bing will integrate social network search into its personalized results. Microsoft is hoping the Facebook partnership will help it overtake Google. Facebook partnership for Bing Facebook will now be integrating Bing search results and visa-versa. Microsoft and Facebook outlined two
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Truce in Apple/Flash feud called with open app approval process

The Apple/Flash feud that began last spring appears to have run its course. Apple shocked the app developer world Thursday when it announced that the company is relaxing controversial restrictions on the tools developers are allowed to use to create iPhone and iPad apps. Apple added an aftershock to its announcement, saying that it would
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Apple TV rumors hit the grapevine the week after Google TV demo

Apple TV has been around since about four years before Google dominated tech headlines last month with the Google TV demo at Google I/O. The enthusiastic response to the Google TV demo apparently was a wake-up call for an Apple TV update. Barely a week after Google TV was announced, rumors about a new and
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Affiliated Computer Services Sells to Xerox Corp.

Xerox makes largest-ever purchase Xerox has seen a decline in demand for its services, and now it has decided to buy Affiliated Computer Services Inc. for $6.4 billion and shift the focus of its business. Xerox will pay $18.60 a share in cash and 4.935 Xerox shares for each Affiliated Computer Services share. reports