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How to Get Great Public Transportation Directions

Maybe this doesn’t technically count as a gadget….but… I live in probably the largest metropolitan area in the country without subway/light rail public transportation, the Detroit Metropolitan area.  “Car Capital” means you travel in this area by CAR. Public transportation be damned. Fortunately I have visited many major cities worldwide and have seen some awesome …

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Ditch The Landline!

As if many of us needed another reason to ditch your landline (mine is gone), Google announced on Wednesday that customers will now be able to make phone calls through their G-Mail accounts!  If you have a G-Mail account you will now be able to make free calls domestically and to Canada using their computers built in …

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The Next Step in Global Domination: Google Buzz

Despite their stronghold in the world of email, mapping, photo-sharing, etc., Google has decided to up the ante and delve into the craze that is social-networking. Enter Google Buzz. Rather than operating as a stand-alone website, Buzz is streamlined into Gmail’s web interface.  Status updates, Picasa albums, Google Reader pages, and links to sites like …

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Will There Be a Google Tablet?

According to a story on CNNMoney, Google announced – two days before Apple announced the iPad – they are also entering the tablet arena.  Google has announced they are working on a proprietary, open-source operating system.  The Chrome OS will focus on netbooks, but will probably also work for a variety of other devices, including tablets.  …

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