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XBOX Live Hits 1 Million Subscribers

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XBOX Silver LogoIn what has got to be seen as an amazing feat, the XBOX Live service has reached 1 Million subscribers. Don't get me wrong, it's not that I dont like the service. What is amazing to me is how quickly Microsoft was able to garner 1,000,000 subscribers to its service. It usually takes a while to get 1 Million people to do ANYTHING, let alone …

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Samsung SCH-A670 Review

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Cell Phones, Product Reviews

Samsung SCH-A670 PhoneGear Live contributing reporter Hector Martinez was able to spend some time testing the Samsing SCH-A670 mobile phone. While it appears stylish on the outside, you can never judge a book by its cover. Hector gives us the down low on how it performs....

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FreeiPods.com Offering Free iPods and iTunes Gift Certificates

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Hot Deals

If you haven't heard, freeiPods.com is a site that rewards you with either a 15 GB iPod, an iPod mini, or a $250 iTunes Gift Certificate - whichever you choose. All you need to do is sign up for one of the offers on the site, and then refer five friends. You are free to cancel the offer at any time, thus, you get an iPod for absolutely nothing. We have gotten reports from several sources …

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SoothSoft Chillow Review

ChillowAs a technology enthusiast, when I first heard of the Chillow on the Oprah show a while back, I have to admit I was interested to say the least. The Chillow apparently used some sort of cooling technology to keep its internal material cool to the touch at all times. It is meant to stop one from "pillow flipping" to find the cool spot. Well, after using …

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Jaguar’s Black iPod Giveaway

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Portable Audio / Video

Black iPodJaguar has a unique giveaway happening at it's X-Type website. If you sign up for the newsletter, you will be entered in a drawing to win a black X-Type iPod. Just by the looks of it, it does look stylish. You will also be entered for an opportunity to see Zero 7 perform on tour in your area. As a side note, if you don't win you …

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PlayStation 3 Displayed in May ‘05 - PSP US Launch in March ‘05

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Sony PSPAs a follow up to the previous story, it appears there was a misunderstanding regarding Sony's announcement. To clear it all up, the new Sony handheld console, the PlayStation Portable (PSP) will be the console to launch in March 2005. At the same press conference, it was also revealed that the PlayStation 3 (PS3) will be on display in full working, playable form at E3 in May 2005. …

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XBOX Media Center

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Software, Video Games

XBOX Media CenterTurn your Xbox into a media center with XBMC. What is XBMC? XboxMediaCenter is a free open source (GPL) multimedia player for the Xbox from Microsoft. Currently XboxMediaCenter can be used to play/view most popular video/audio/picture formats such as MPEG-1/2/4, DivX, XviD, MP3, AAC, JPG, GIF plus many more less known formats directly from a CD/DVD in Xbox DVD-ROM drive or of the Xbox harddrive, XBMC can …

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PlayStation 3 May Launch in March 2005

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PlayStation 3In what has to be considered a bombshell announcement, Sony Computers President Takeshi Kutaragi revealed to the press that the next version of the PlayStation videogame console is targeted to launch by the end of the fiscal year. What this means is that Sony plans to have the PlayStation 3 on store shelves by the end of March 2005, two months before the 2005 Electronics Entertainment Expo. If …

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iTunes Reaches 100 Million Milestone

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Corporate News, Music, Software

iTunes 100 Million Contest We knew it would be just a short period of time between the announcement of the contest, and the 100 Millionth download. The 100,000,000th (that's a lot of zero's!) song, "Somersault (Dangermouse remix)" by Zero7 was purchased by Kevin Britten, 20, of Hays, Kansas on Sunday, July 11, according to Apple. So what does this mean? For Apple, it cements their status as the premier online music store as …

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Time To Upgrade Your Software

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Software

With all the recent web exploits, now is the time to update your browsers. Here are the links for the latest updates: Microsoft Internet Explorer: Use Windows Update to Patch the latest flaws. A recent exploit was found in Mozilla and Firefox browsers on Windows PC's. Update to the latest versions below. Firefox 0.9.2 Mozilla 1.7.1 The web is starting to become a dangerous place - here is a good spyware killer: SpywareBlaster 3.2...

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