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Turning Out the Lights: Earth Hour

Earth Hour What happens when the lights go out? Okay, aside from that. You save electricity (saving money), cut down on oil, gas, and coal consumption, and reduce overall carbon emissions. That's the triple pitch behind the Earth Hour (started … Continue reading

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3D TV Week in New York

3D TV Cometh If you were wondering why all of a sudden there have been so many stories about 3D TV in the news, it's because companies backing the technology have descended on New York this week to promote it … Continue reading

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Gadget Sites Could Be Useful…But Aren’t

There are plenty of gadget-happy, marketing types out there who want to make money off your personal information–namely, what gadgets you own and what gadgets you want to buy. Such sites, like  ProductWiki and the me-too site gdgt, have failed … Continue reading

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Internet Radios Begin to Make Waves

JQ on Internet Radios Cricket matches from the U.K. Trip hop from Iceland. Classic rock from Canada. (Canada?) You are no longer limited to local radio stations–or even satellite radio for that matter. Internet-based streams from stations all over the … Continue reading

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Google Should Buy Skype

After seeking a private buyer, and finding VC and investment firms too skittish, eBay has announced that it will seek to spin off Skype in an IPO, hopefully early next year. Skype is the global leader in quasi-VoIP (voice over … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Things the Conficker Worm Will Do on April 1

It's no joke. Everyone (okay, techies and media types) is in a tizzy about a virus that has infected an estimated 10 million computers worldwide and is designed to do something (no one knows what) on April 1. It could … Continue reading

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Is That a Projector in Your Pocket?

JQ on Pico Projectors on Fox Business From pocket protectors to pocket projectors, one of the latest gadgets to fire up geek dreams is the so-called pico projector. About the size of a deck of cards, a pico projector can … Continue reading

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