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Your Computer Has a Green Thumb Even When You Don’t

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I live with someone that loves growing house plants. We have a bazillion of them in our family room. Jeanne likes buying and growing plants, but (and don’t tell her I told you…), she doesn’t have the Greenest of thumbs. At any one time, there will be several plants that look like they are just […]

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New HP Multi-touch tablet is on the way!

HP 2740p

Hewlett Packard have recently been shouting about their new Elitebook, the 2740p.  It’s an ultrathin, convertible tablet which also supports multi-touch and input from a pen. The 2740p will have a 12.1″ LED screen and will be powered by the Intel’s new Core i7/i5 processors, and with up to 8Gb of DDR3 memory stacked inside, an Intel HD graphics card and a choice

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Interactive Gameplay Meets Real World Robotics

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I’m crazy about gadgets, robots and toys….  so when Robonica put all three together and came up with the Roboni-i Robotic Gaming System, I had to have a closer look! It’s the world’s first programmable gaming robot.  Not only does it look cool, it has 360º movement and with 4 processors on board, aswell as 16 sensors, Roboni-i can

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Allerta inPulse Smartwatch for Blackberry

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Much like Sony Ericsson’s Bluetooth watch that only works with Sony Ericsson’s phones, the Allerta inPulse Smartwatch is made only for Blackberry phones.  The main advantage of Allerta’s inPulse Smartwatch is that it displays text messages, emails, alerts, caller-id, and updates (twitter, facebook, etc.) on its 1.3” full color OLED display.  This would be a

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Backup, Transfer, and Protect Your Personal Phone Data with CyberSynchs

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CyberSynchs is a program that installs on your phone and backs up your personal data to their secure website.  The program is currently available for Windows, Java, Blackberry, Symbian and will debut later this month for Android.  All your contacts, text messages, voice mail, email, ringtones, photos and calendar information will be copied to your

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New Philips HD Media Player coming!

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Philips have recently announced that their all new GoGear portable media player will be hitting the shops within the next couple of  months.   The all new Philips ‘Muse’ will come with all the features of the GoGear Connect, but will also have HDMI – complete with 720p video output, all packed into its sleek aluminum casing. There’s also a 3.2inch

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A Humidifier – Star Wars Style!

R2D2 Spotlight Review

During the winter, offices can become very dry.  You can now ensure you don’t dry out too much, with an R2-D2 Humidifier on your desk! This cool, fully licenced Lucasfilm collectable stands at approximately 10cm high and, once filled with water and plugged into your nearest USB port, will help keep your skin (especially your hard working fingers!) moist by blowing out a

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Citizen Request Tracker App for iPhone

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For more than ten years, CivicPlus has developed award-winning websites for more than 580 cities, counties, and government associations.   Apparently nearby Burlington, NC, is a client of CivicPlus.  I read a story on DigTriad.com (a local TV station’s website) announcing that citizens of Burlington can use Citizen Request Tracker (CRT), a free iPhone app to report non-emergency situations

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Jays announce new products for 2010

Jays Spotlight News

Jays, the Swedish earphone producer has recently announced plans to expand its product range with two new additions, plus one new prestige model! The new additions, called ‘a-JAYS’ and ‘t-JAYS’ will be released to the market in the first quarter of 2010.  Both models will be available in three different styles with different sound features and varied

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