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Fossil Fool Neon Lights


For those of us who can't seem to be able to get Xzibit to pimp our bikes, Fossil Fool has provided the next best thing - The Down Low Glow. Attach these babies to your bike, and you will feel like you are the king of the world. Or more appropriately, you will feel like you are a fool for buying them, which is probably why the word is in the company name. I guess it is a good safety tool since the light can be seen (and laughed at) from all angles, which is an advantage over a regular bike head or tail light. If you would like to purchase the latest technology in bike safety, visit their site.

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iRiver H2O Audio WaterproofWe have received reports from our sources that iRiver and H2O Audio are set to make an announcement about a new product coming through the pipeline. Apparently, surfers, divers, waterskiers and the like have not had the ability to exercise their love of digital audio while engaging in their favorite pastime (You see, water and gadgetry don't play nicely together). However, that is all about to change.

An early press release reveals that iRiver and H2O Audio will be announcing the SV i700 MP3 player accessory for the iRiver iFP-700 series at the end of the month. What does that mean to us? Well, they are calling it the "First MP3 Player for Action Sports". Using the accessory, the MP3 player becomes completely waterproof - headphones and all. There is also an armband accessory that can be purchased, for those that enjoy swimming with two hands. We do not have any images yet, but we will post them as soon as we get them.

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Broadband Modem

Broadband internet access has reached an important critical mass milestone: In July 2004, more than half (51%) of the American online population accessed the Internet via broadband. This is a significant increase from the 38 percent reported in July 2003. Meanwhile, narrowband access dropped 13 percent annually.

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Powerbook G4 Battery RecallIf you are the owner of an Apple G4 Powerbook purchased between January and August of 2004, you are in luck. You may be the proud owner of a laptop with a faulty battery that may heat up to the point of bursting into flames! However, if you would prefer to live on the safe side, good for you. Apple is recalling the LG manufactured batteries with the model number A1045 along with serial numbers that begin with HQ404, HQ405, HQ406, HQ407 or HQ408. You can find this information on the batteries label.

To get your battery replaced, you can contact Apple via phone at (800) 275-2273 or by visiting the website below.

G4 Battery Exchange Program | Apple
Real

Competition is a good thing. Real, for a limited time, is offering songs for half the price of most digital music services. While most offer digital downloads for $0.99 USD per song (or $9.99 USD per album), Real has priced their music at $0.49 per song and $4.99 per album. On top of that, the company is using new software technology, Harmony, that will allow songs downloaded from their music store to be playable on all Apple iPods. As of now, Apple leads all other digital music services, with more than 100 million downloads sold to date.

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palmOne Wi-Fi Card

If you have the Zire 72 or Tungsten T3, you're in luck. Early September, Palm will be introducing a Wi-Fi adapter SD card for these specific models. They retail for $129, and allow you to tap into a nearby Wi-Fi hotspot for both web-browsing and sending/receiving email. The card will require at least 4MB of free memory on the handheld. Zire 71 and PocketPC users can already take advantage of SanDisk's Wi-Fi card, which is around the same price, and also offers 256 Megs of space.

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CWH-900D Wireless Cellular Headset

The ability to use a headpiece to talk wirelessly with your cellular without Bluetooth, sounds almost too good to be true. How does the CyberTree's new headset, the CWH-900D stack up? Find out in our review, by clicking the link below.

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Toys R Us Video Game Sale Clearance ListApparently, Toys R Us is getting ready for all the new videogames set to be released over the next few months (as you know, Christmas is always a great time to be a gamer). Since there should be an abundance of games they need to make space for, they are clearing out their current inventory in a major way. Click below for the absolutely HUGE list of Playstation, XBOX, Gamecube, and other games you can pick up on the cheap.

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Sprint

Along with a megapixel camera, and camcorder capabilities, Sprint is making headway into the TV broadcast arena. With their new Samsung MM-A700 handset, you'll be able to get 15-frame-per-second streaming video. Content includes highlights from the Olympics and Sprint TV: a compilation of content from the NBC TV network, Fox Sports, The Weather Channel Interactive, and other sources. The service is $9.99 a month, with the option to add on additional premium channels at $4.95 each per month. Sprint's new MM-A700 handset is $399.99, or $249.99 after rebate with a two-year agreement.

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The Cure Review Gear Live Music Columnist Greg Norton brings us his newly formatted weekly article, which will now be titled Gear Live Playlist. Within, Greg takes a look at the latest releases as well as the essentials you need to have in your music collection. This week he looks at The Hives, The Cure, and the good rambler himself, Bob Dylan.

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