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Barack Obama Uses a Mac

Posted in 1 by Sankeerth on November 14, 2008

Here’s an interesting factoid you probably didn’t know about our tech-savvy president-elect: He’s a Mac user, but not an iPhone user, though. “He says his worst habit is constantly checking his BlackBerry,” Telegraph writes.

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The Best Way to Tether Your iPhone to Your Laptop (for Free)

Posted in 1 by Sankeerth on November 14, 2008

Although AT&T will eventually offer an iPhone tethering plan so that you can use your iPhone’s data plan on your laptop (yay!), there’s one major catch: They’re also planning to charge your an extra $30/month to do it (boo!).

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GTalk2VoIP announced web-based PC-to-phone service

Posted in 1 by Sankeerth on November 14, 2008

GTalk2VoIP, the free and publicly open voice gateway for major IM clients, announced FreeRinger – web-based telephone service that lets anyone, anywhere in the world place free international calls from PC-to-phone to more than 35 countries.

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10 Online Photo Editors That You Definitely Need to Bookmark

Posted in 1 by Sankeerth on November 7, 2008

Online image editors are in a rage these days. Everyday, you hear about the release of a new online photo editor that claim to be the next big thing. From among the great number of online editors, we have hand picked some of the best ones that we found to be are noteworthy. With each site description, we have tried to tell you how or what feature

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Obama’s new Change.gov website launched today!

Posted in 1 by Sankeerth on November 7, 2008

OUR President. OUR Change. OUR Government. OUR Movement! OUR America!! And America is for all Americans!!!

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CNN Hologram TV First

Posted in 1 by Sankeerth on November 5, 2008

This is awesome. The female reporter that you see in the CNN newsroom here is actually miles away but appears to be standing on stage inside the room courtesy the “hologram technology” that CNN is testing for the first time.

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Barack Obama wins the 2008 Presidential Election

Posted in 1 by Sankeerth on November 5, 2008

Barack Obama wins the 2008 Presidential Election

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The end of TV: Boxee + Apple TV + Hulu

Posted in 1 by Sankeerth on November 4, 2008

Boxee is an open source media center, with social networking features, currently in an invite-only alpha stage. It is a fork of XMBC, a media center initially designed for the Xbox, but then ported to run on all major platforms. Let’s take a look at it.

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Inside Windows 7’s new desktop [video + article]

Posted in 1 by Sankeerth on November 4, 2008

With Vista and all its recent predecessors, there are a host of different icons at the bottom of the screen, with one group representing favorite items, another representing open program windows and a third representing notifications and items that launch at start-up.

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Exxon Mobil: Biggest profit in U.S. history

Posted in 1 by Sankeerth on October 31, 2008

Largest U.S. oil company surges past analyst estimates to post net income of $14.83 billion for 3 months worth of business. Why are we subsidizing these pin-stripe suited pirate bastards?

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