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7-Inch Tablet PC Prototype at WinHec

WinHec Tablet PCIt’s obvious that our gadgets are going to continue to get smaller, as ultraportability is what we are all about these days. Yesterday at WinHec, Bill Gates showed off a prototype of a new tablet PC which was only 7 inches diagonal. I am not too sure about this one, as tablet PC’s haven’t really taken off, and other ultraportable tiny PC’s haven’t really made a large …

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Windows XP Setup Simulator

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Software

Windows XP Simulator Okay, this one might be a bit late, but it;e good to see nonetheless for those frightened of upgrading their PC’s. The Windows XP Setup Simulator basically walks you through the setup process you would go through if you were actually installing the OS, but without making any changes to your PC. It allows you to get acquainted with the steps involved …

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Samba 3G Dual Band CDMA/EV-DO USB Modem

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: PC / Laptop, Wireless / WiFi

USB EVDO

Samba is currently working on perfecting an EV-DO USB modem which would allow those who don’t want to purchase a PMCIA card to access an EV-DO networks to still get online using their laptop. Of course, if you have a 12-inch PowerBook like I do, then you don’t even have a slot to put the standard EV-DO card into. This CDMA/EV-DO device supports 800 Mhz and 1900 Mhz bands …

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Dubai Emerates Palace Tech Hotel

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Misc. Tech

Dubai Emeriates PalaceThis is the kind of place I would image just about every Gear Live reader would love to spend an extended vacation. It’s the Emerates Palace, where some staff get around on Segway units, and their private beach is Internet ready - and check out the amenity list:

The most advanced hotel multimedia system, including touch screen control panel, will allow guests full …

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Gear Live Playlist: Bruce Springsteen - Devils & Dust, Martha Wainwright Reviews

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Features, Music, Product Reviews

Bruce Springsteen Martha Wainwright Reviews This week in Playlist we have a new release from one of America‚Äôs greatest musical treasures, Bruce Springsteen.  Along with the Boss, we have a disc from Martha Wainwright, a member of the reigning singer/songwriter royal family.

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Amazon Puts Up New PowerMac G5 Dual 2.7 GHz

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: PC / Laptop

PowerMac 2.7 GHzWe figured the new PowerMac’s would be dropping this week, and Amazon all but confirmed it when they put up a listing for the new machine before Apple was able to officially make the announcement. The new PowerMac will house dual 2.7 GHz processors, 512MB of DDR SDRAM, a 250 GB hard drive, 16x Dual-Layer SuperDrive, and the Tiger OS - all for …

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Apple’s Dashboard Widget Site

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Software

Tiger DashboardThe URL is unlisted, but this is the Dashboard widget download site. Not everything is complete, as clicking on filenames for descriptions may lead to a blank page. Download links should be mostly functional. Oh, wait, you shouldn’t even have Tiger running on your system yet. Check back in a few days.

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