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Some Happy News for Jennifer Hudson

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Artist News, R&B / Soul,

Jennifer HudsonJennifer Hudson has made recent headlines for her personal tragedies, but thanks to the Grammys the singer/actress has some happy news to celebrate. Nominated for four awards, Hudson may soon add “Grammy winner” to her impressive list of credentials.

Hudson, who won an Oscar for her work in Dreamgirls, said she’s “honored” to be nominated. “It’s been a childhood dream of mine to release an album, so to receive four Grammy nominations is truly a blessing,” Hudson said in a statement.

She snagged a nod for R&B Album of the Year, Best R&B Song and Best Female R&B Vocal Performance (“Spotlight”), and Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group (with “I’m His Only Woman”).

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USB Hollywood Film Kit

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Accessories, USB, Cameras, Misc. Tech,

USB Hollywood Film KitWant to show off your best side when chatting? The USB Hollywood Film Kit will make you look perfect for Mr. DeMille’s needed close-ups. Both have a flexi-boom for adjustment and are compatible with Windows and Mac. The old style cam is has a quick capture snapshot button and LED indicator. It is priced at £9.99 (~$20.00.) The Spotlight requires no installation and is available for £4.99 (~$10.00.)

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American Idol’s Jennifer Hudson to Release Debut Album

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Music, American Idol, Gossip,

Jennifer HudsonYears have passed since the world first became acquainted with Jennifer Hudson, seventh-place finisher. With an Academy Award under her belt and a marquee role in one of the summer’s biggest movies, Hudson has nailed acting success.

Making this a perfect time for her to turn her attentions back to her recording career. will soon be releasing her debut album, the first single from which (“Spotlight”) will be available June 10. “I think people will be pleasantly surprised, because it shows a side of my work that no one has heard before,” Hudson said of the album.

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Google Desktop for Mac Impressions

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Features, Google, Software,

Google just launched the beta version of Google Desktop for Mac, and we have spent a bit of time getting aquatinted with the new Spotlight competitor. We have put together a full Google Desktop for Mac gallery walkthrough if you just want the visuals, but for those who want our full impressions, read on.

Installing Google Desktop for Mac took a bit more than the standard drag-and-drop affair that most Mac programs boast. Obviously, this is because Google Desktop does a lot of it’s work in the background, under the hood. The good thing, though, is that while you wait, you are able to set various preferences for how Google Desktop will operate on your machine.

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