Even Google can screw up. If you noticed yesterday that when you hit a search you got the error screen “may harm your computer,” you weren’t the only one. The period only lasted about 40 minutes but we guess that was long enough to freak a few Googlers out. Their engine works with stopbadware.org that helps find malicious software then sends a list to them. After updating Saturday, Google accidentally flagged all of their sites. The company attributed the problem to “human error.”
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In addition to the Korean company iStation’s T3 Pmp, they have now unveiled their D3, a media e-dictionary. In addition to the handy word tool, the D3 has a 3.5-inch screen (480x320,) DMB and FM tuners, a microphone and a choice of 8, 16 and 32GB capacities. It will handle MP3, WMA, AC3, OGG, WAV, MSADPCM, FLAC, APE, MPEG1/2/4, DivX, Xvid, WMV7/8/9 , SMI, JPEG, BMP, PNG, RAW, SWF, ZIP, ALZ and CXD files. So far there is no price or date of availability.
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Originatic unveiled their Smart-Leaf line at the CES, a rather clever PC that has both wall and desk mode. The Oasis has a standard keyboard with touchpad intended for personal or business usage, while the Mountain has a stainless steel keyboard and trackball, perfect for kiosk usage. Both have WiFi and a 3mp webcam with angle adjustment, card reader, audio out and 6, count ‘em, 6 USB ports. They have spill-proof LCDs, keyboard lock, are scratch resistant and have the option of a touchscreen. With various amounts of memory and hard drive available, the Oasis’ price starts at $1,899.00 while the Mountain can be yours at a minimum of $2,699.00.
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Viewsonic unveiled their all-in-one PC at the CES 2009. The VPC 100 has an 18.5-inch 16:9 LCD screen and is only 35mm thick. The system features a 160GB hard drive, 1GB RAM and runs on an Intel Atom 1.6GHz CPU. It also has a 1.3mp webcam, a DVD +/- RW drive, built-in stereo speakers and a 3-in-1 card reader. Installed with Windows XP home, the VPC 100 will be out in February with a $549.00 price.
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One of Sony’s gadgets to be displayed at the upcoming CES 2009 will be their Vaio Pocket. It has an 8-inch LED backlit display with a 1600x768 resolution and is powered up by an Intel Atom 1.33GHz processor. The netbook will run on Windows Vista OS and will come in either a 60GB HDD or 120GB SSD. No word yet on availability or price, at least until the CES.
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Nano Tecnologies claims that they have created the first all-in-one brewing device. The NanoBrewMaster is only 8 x 2 feet and can make up to 15 gallons at a time. An onboard computer monitors and controls the ingredients and regulates the heating/chilling. The unit is self-cleaning with the flip of a switch and best of all, you can get a mug of brew from the same unit. No price yet, but you can sign up on Nano’s site and be notified when they become available.
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ION’s LP Dock allows you to transfer your old records directly to your iPod. With a standard USB connection, turn your music into MP3s and send them to your player, burn them to CDs or listen on your computer. It also features a line-level input to connect other music sources such as a cassette deck. The LP Dock works with both PC and Mac, and EZ Vinyl Converter with Gracenote MusicID can be downloaded to edit and clean up your tunes. The dock is available for $249.00.
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How about a Basketball Webcam to go with your Golf Mouse? The cam features a CMOS sensor with 100K pixels and an image resolution of 352 x 288. With an AVI file format, it runs at 12 fps and has auto white balance. The sporty camera runs on Windows 98/2000/Me/XP, and you can plug and play into your USB connection. It comes with CD software and a sale price of $12.99 with free shipping. But then everything is sent that way from Free Shipping.com.
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Fujitsu has released their ST6012 Tablet. It features an Intel Core 2 Duo Processor, Intel Centrino 2 with Intel vPro tech, a 12.1-inch WXGA TFT with indoor/outdoor wide view display and 1 GB DDR3 800 MHz memory. WiFi and Bluetooth compatible, it also features an SD card slot and fingerprint sensor. Packed with Windows Vista Business, a dock with DVD/CD-RW combo drive is optional. The tablet carries a $2579.00 price.
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These may look like ordinary speakers, but there is a spy cam with a 3.7mm wide angle lens cleverly concealed. The Computer Speakers not only work with your PC, but with MP3 players, CD and DVD players as well. They have simplified power and volume control as well as a headphone output jack. Each camera includes a free wireless 2.4 GHz receiver (a $160.00 value.) Available in several models, prices start at $126.00.
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