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Google Music Goes Gold, Disappoints

Google Music went gold today, it’s no longer an invite only beta, anyone can get in on the music storing and buying action. Unfortunately, it’s not very exciting news. I’ve been on the Google Music Beta since the beginning, and I … Continue reading

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Adobe Gives Up On Flash

It’s official, Flash is dead. Well, not really, but it’s pretty much dead to anyone who has a tablet or smartphone. Adobe just confirmed that they are giving up on Flash mobile, and instead focusing on HTML5. They will still … Continue reading

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Cheap Unlimited Mobile Phone?

I came across a link today to republic wireless, it’s a new mobile phone company with a $19/month unlimited everything plan. Yes, $19 mobile plan with unlimited talk, text, and data. According to the site, it just launched today and … Continue reading

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HP Is Going To Keep PC Business

It’s official, HP is going to keep their profitable PC business instead of selling or spinning it off. A good decision by new CEO Meg Whitman, keep it up. How about making a decision on what to do with WebOS … Continue reading

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CyanogenMod For TouchPad Alpha 2, Very Good For An Alpha

The alpha build of CyanogenMod for the TouchPad have been out for a few weeks, and I’ve been running the alpha 2 build for a week. So far so good, it’s pretty stable. A few force closes, ad hoc wifi … Continue reading

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Hey, I Was A Social Media Pioneer Too!

It just occurred to me that I was a social media pioneer! Way back in 2003 I got the first camera phone in the US market with an always on Internet connection on Sprint. A little after that I setup … Continue reading

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webOS Back From The Dead?

webOS is back from the dead, HP just released version 3.0.4 of their abandoned mobile operating system. It can be had on TouchPads everywhere via an over-the-air update. I just installed it on my TouchPad, and I must say, this is … Continue reading

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iOS 5 Is Out

iOS 5 is out today, as promised. I read from the tech blogs that Apple is being hammered right now, so you may want to wait a couple of days before trying to upgrade. There’s already a tethered jailbreak for … Continue reading

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Amazon Releases The Kindle Fire, The Next Tablet King?

Amazon just released the Kindle Fire today, priced at only $199. The specs are very generous, with a 7″ IPS screen, 1Ghz dual core processor, 512MB RAM and 8GB storage. It’s positioned as a e-reader, so there’s no camera or GPS … Continue reading

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Finally Got My Hands On A HP TouchPad

It’s been a month since HP had a fire sale on their TouchPads, and I finally got my hands on one. I originally only wanted the $99 16GB version because I already had an iPad and a Dell Streak 7, but I … Continue reading

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