Archive for October, 2008

Nintendo to Launch DSi Next Summer

Nintendo to Launch DSi Next Summer

Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co Ltd will likely launch a new model of its top-selling handheld player, the DS, in overseas markets by the summer of 2009, President Satoru Iwata said. Nintendo will start selling the DSi, which can take pictures, play music and is slimmer than the current model, in Japan on Saturday […]

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Why StumbleUpon Makes a Difference

I am sure I share the same views with many of you about StumbleUpon. Here’s a list of my 7 reasons why StumbleUpon makes a difference over many of its competitors. Instant traffic: StumbleUpon can jump start almost any blog. TechJaws.com has seen more than 5000 daily unique visitors in one day that came from […]

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Netflix Partners with Tivo

Netflix on Thursday snared its latest distribution coup: A long-overdue partnership with TiVo in what amounts to a Netflix everywhere strategy. Under a four-year deal, Netflix will stream its movie and TV episode library on TiVo’s digital recorders starting in December. The deal, reported at various outlets (Techmeme), gives Netflix another distribution outlet and provides […]

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Viigo for Blackberry Fast and Free!

Viigo for Blackberry Fast and Free!

Viigo lets you access the best of the Internets content and services in an intuitive, fast, and made for the mobile minded user. The best part about this cool app, it’s free! Viigo’s sleek interface not only makes it easy for me to stay on top of what’s going on in the tech world, it […]

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Microsoft Office Apps Coming Soon

Microsoft is announcing Office Web applications, lightweight versions of its main Office applications that will run in any Web browser. The news comes during day two of its Professional Developer’s Conference, the two-year developer confab for all kinds of Microsoft platforms and products. It also is a truly untethered release of its ubiquitous Office applications […]

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Happy Internet Day

This is the day the Internet was invented. We should all be grateful for what has made a major impact on our world and the way we live. The Internet Era is now 39 years old and will out live everything known to mankind. Internet day doesn’t come with gifts like some of the more […]

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WiMax Officially Released

Sprint’s WiMax wireless broadband data service, called Xohm (pronounced “zome”), was able to rightly claim it the first carrier to offer the long-awaited official version of the technology to businesses and consumers. (Clearwire, a provider of pre-standard WiMax service that Sprint’s Xohm unit will be merged into later this year, began its service offerings earlier.) […]

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Save $50 on Kindle Thanks to Oprah

Save $50 on Kindle Thanks to Oprah

Thanks to Oprah, Amazon is offering a special discount of $50 on the price of Kindle which can be availed by entering the promotional code “OPRAHWINFREY” in the checkout pipeline on Amazon.com (The offer is valid through Nov 1, 2008). Oprah praised and proclaimed Kindle through her quoted words- “new favorite gadget”, “life changing”, “the […]

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Mac Users Can Now Stream Movies With Netflix

Mac Users Can Now Stream Movies With Netflix

Great news for Mac users! Netflix, the online movie rental service, has finally added support for customers who use the service’s “Watch Instantly” feature on Apple machines. Up until now, only PC users were able to use Netflix “Watch Instantly” feature leaving Mac users in the dark. Netflix has adopted Microsoft’s Silverlight, which will allow […]

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Google Earth Comes To The iPhone

Google has released a custom Google Earth application for the iPhone/iPod Touch, and it’s awesome! The Google Earth geographical software has been altered to make maximum use of the iPhone’s screen and functionality. You’re able to tilt the device to adjust your view when browsing mountainous terrain, use the ‘My Location’ feature to jump right […]

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Led Zeppelin Flashback

Led Zeppelin Flashback

I was bored yesterday and decided to hook up my spare PC to my big screen LCD TV to stream Netflix movies. I had everything set up within an hour and decided to browse through the “Watch Now” movies. I came across a classic movie from Led Zeppelin called “The Song Remains the Same”. I […]

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Apple Fights for Same Sex Marriages

Apple is contributing $100,000 to fight Proposition 8, the California ballot measure that would define marriage as only between a man and a woman. The company’s announcement today came as the fight over Prop. 8 grows hotly contested, with recent polls showing the race tightening. The Cupertino, Calif.-based company said in a statement: Apple was […]

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