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Chances are, if you have been downloading your music legally, you have been doing so through an American-based company's program or website. Apple iTunes, Wal-Mart Music Downloads, MusicMatch, and Napster are names we hear often when it comes to getting your digital music online. The great thing about these music stores is that you get instant gratification - pay for your music and download it within seconds...but now there is an even cheaper way. Click for more.

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Chances are good that you have seen a blog (especially if you are visiting Gear Live!). The popular practice of posting an online diary full of personal thoughts, or focused on a particular subject can't avoided these days. Well now, get ready for the moblog (mobile blog). Recently, moblogging has come under a level of controversy with many saying they can easily become an invasion of privacy. Click for more.

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People are finding more and more creative ways to use wireless internet connectivity every day. Case in point, Yury Gitman's Magicbike. The point of Magicbike is to provide a strong mobile WiFi hotspot in New York City. By attaching a laptop, internet-ready cell phone, and an access point to the bike, Yury was able to turn his bicycle into a portable hotspot, serving WiFi access to anyone nearby.

"I am like the ice cream man, but with no music
and I deliver free wireless access and not ice cream."
- Yury Gitman, Magicbike

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As mobile phones get more and more sophisticated, content providers are rushing to put out relevant and innovative ways for people to use their cellular devices. Verizon has decided to get a jump on the competition by providing their subscribers with Get It Now. This is a collection of features users pay extra for, but don't have to search out since it is accessible simply by using the Get It Now feature on enabled phones with Verizon service. Check out our review.

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In July, NTT DoCoMo will launch four new smart phones that are more than just Phone/PDA hybrids. These four new phones will be the first in a line of "virtual wallet" handsets from the company. The units will house a Sony FeliCa smart-card chip, and can be loaded with virtual cash. From there, you can go into an establishment which supports the technology, and simply pay for your purchase by holding your phone up to a sensor. McDonald's along with one of Japan's largest department stores are just a couple of vendor's who will accept the new form of e-payments. Aside from cash, the phones will also be able to be used to check in to airports, train stations, and can even take the place of a standard ID card...but what happens if it runs out of power at the wrong time?

Read more at E-Commerce Times
If you have been looking for a protective case for your iPod, but haven't had much luck, look no further than the iSkin eVo. See why we think this protective case is the real deal.

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The ever elusive Google Gmail accounts are one of the most sought after commodities on the internet. In an effort to kick off the launch of Gear Live, we will be giving away TWO Gmail invitations to two lucky readers. Click to find out more.

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KevinRose.com has a tutorial on how to soft mod your XBOX to give it much more functionality than it has out of the box. If you have ever wanted to back up your games to your hard drive, browse the internet, or even turn your game system into a video recorder, check out the article. It is very straight forward, and when you are done, you will have a much more powerful machine.

Read the article at KevinRose.com
Earlier today, there was news of a new worm targeted at Smart Phones. Many were worried, as it appeared that the Cabir worm was the introduction of the problem plaguing PC's on the cell phone front. The worm is said to spread from one phone to another via Bluetooth on the Symbian OS.

Rest easy, my friends. Although this was just a "test" worm, it turns out that the phones can not be infected unless the user accepts a prompt to download and install a file from an unknown source. In this case, it is the user, not the OS who is at fault. Then again, how many of these PC worms would be stopped just by users simply visiting Windows Update every once in a while? I digress...

Read the full story on ZDNet.

Today Apple released the long awaited European version of it’s uber-popular iTunes Music Store. Apparently, while the “Big 5” labels are all signed, sealed, and delivered on the service, the independant record labels have decided to stay out. They are claiming that Apple is attempting to put them out of business. Personally, I don’t see the big deal. iTunes is just another avenue available for purchasing music. I don’t know how it is in Europe, but in the U.S. it seems that iTunes goes out of it’s way to promote the independant artists on the service.


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