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eXeem Public Beta 0.20 = Goodbye Suprnova?

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Software

DescriptionFor all of you that were bummed about the shutdown of Suprnova from a few weeks back, we feel your pain. But there is hope:

eXeem™ is a brand new Peer-To-Peer program, which is based on the BitTorrent idea. eXeem™ eliminates the need for trackers as nodes in the program will be taking their role. eXeem™ also features easy publication of files to the network …

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MSN MapPoint Flawed Directions

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Software

MapPoint Norway Directions

I think it is safe to say that we have all received less than stellar directions from services like MapQuest, MapBlast, and all the others. Well, check out the latest faux pas from MSN MapPoint. Instead of going in a stright line from point A to point B, why not travel though a couple of countries and make an almost complete circle en route to your destination? …

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Linksys SRX Technology

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Wireless / WiFi

Linksys WRT54GXLinksys has recently released their SRX enabled router and PC card line. What is unique about the Linksys WRT54GX router is that it supports 802.11g and 802.11b connections, and throws in SRX (Speed and Range eXpansion) technology which provides a speed boost which is up to 8 times faster than standard 802.11g connections with 3 times the range. What’s even better, you can mix …

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Microsoft Office Outlook Live

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Outlook Live

When Microsoft removed POP3 access from it’s Hotmail email service, everyone expected it would reappear with a fee attached. Enter Microsoft Office Outlook Live - Microsoft’s new subscription service which provides a marriage of sorts between MSN Hotmail and Microsoft Outlook. It provides 2 GB of online storage space, and allows attachments up to 20 MB in size.

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Michael Powell to Resign as Chairman of FCC

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Corporate News

Powell Resigns FCCFederal Communications Commission Chairman Michael Powell has turned in his resignation after a four year stint in the position. What I liked about Powell was that he wasn’t all for strict telecommunications regulation. However, it was a pain in the past year seeing products like TiVo, the Sony Clie, and a myriad of cell phones have to go through hell to get things …

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More RAZR V3 Versions On The Way From Motorola

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Cell Phones

Motorola RAZR v3

Unless you have been locked away somewhere, you have got to know that the Motorola RAZR V3 is the hottest phone on the market right now (despite having quite a few flaws).With the RAZR V3, it’s all about the look. Motorola is looking to capitalize on the immense popularity of the phone by releasing a few more versions. We can expect more releases of the same phone …

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Intel Sonoma Chipset Upgrades Centrino

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: PC / Laptop

DescriptionToday Intel officially released the Sonoma chipset, which is the next generation of its Centrino mobile platform. Now, don’t be confused if you don’t see Sonoma stickers on the 150 new laptops based on the technology that are set to be released this year (of which 80 launched today). Sonoma is the codename for the updated product, but it will still ship under the Centrino …

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Xbox 2 Gets Need For Speed: Most Wanted in 2005

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Video Games

Xbox 2 Need for SpeedIt has come to be accepted that Microsoft will unveil the Xbox 2 at E3, and that it will hit retail this holiday season. While there has never been a concrete confirmation from Microsoft on this matter, it looks like EA knows more than we do. You see, their racing game Need for Speed: Most Wanted is scheduled to be released …

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Pepsi and iTunes Join Forces Again

Pepsi iTunes

While many thought last years promo was a flop, apparently Pepsi and Apple did not. They are joining up for another “Drink. Win. Play.” promo, where 1 in 3 Pepsi branded soda caps will have a code which you can redeem on iTunes for a free download. Check stores if you are into this kind of thing, as bottles have reportedly already started showing up.

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Robosapien Giveaway Results

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Announcements

Robosapien GiveawayThanks go out to everyone who participated in our Robosapien giveaway by letting us know your thoughts on the best and worst of CES. Props to Gear Live reader trudat for posting the winning entry, which was chosen at random. Her Robosapien Humanoid Robot is in the mail, courtesy of PrizeCube.

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