Archive for September, 2009

Lenovos Lost & Found looks to guilt trip thieves into returning your ThinkPad

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So, a little situation for you. You leave your ThinkPad in the third row of waiting seats at Jackson Hole Airport, already distraught that youre departing Winter Wonderland and heading back to reality. A kindhearted Wyomian happens upon it, and clearly recognizes that he / she should figure out a way to return it. If [...]

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One laptop per child

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How technology and the One Laptop Per Child OLPC movement have become key factors in Rwandas economic growth.

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Rwanda reaches for a regional technology hub

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Mobile devices are leading Rwandas technology drive forward.

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Borders pulls a B&N, offers free WiFi to all patrons

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In the gory, never-ending war for book store supremacy, Borders has just tapped Verizon in order to match Barnes & Nobles summer efforts to bring gratis WiFi to all who enter. Details of the arrangement are scant, but the takeaway is this: in virtually all of its more than 500 stores nationwide, Borders is hooking [...]

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Samsungs ION-enriched N510 reviewed approvingly, still needs price trim

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We dare say NVIDIAs ION platform hasnt been the quickest to go from announcement to market availability, but at long last were seeing a number of pretty decent options cropping up. The Samsung N510 is a great test case for the prowess of the chipset, as it boasts the otherwise entirely unremarkable Atom N280, 1GB [...]

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Dells sensual Latitude Z now on sale, starts at $1,799

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Mmm, sexy. To be honest, were still trying to shake the butterflies we felt when we touched Dells 16-inch Latitude Z yesterday, and if youd care to join us, you can place your order right now. The base package gets going at $1,799 after a $200 instant rebate, and thatll net you a 1.4GHz Core [...]

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Livestream Livepack: a satellite television truck in a backpack

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Game changing is thrown around way too frequently these days, but man, this thing just might be. The Livepack is being described as a satellite television truck in a backpack by creator Livestream, and for all intents and purposes, it is. Put simply (or as simply as possible), the pack includes everything one would need [...]

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Screen Grabs: Dells Adamo keeps patient company on House

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Screen Grabs chronicles the uses (and misuses) of real-world gadgets in todays movies and TV. Send in your sightings (with screen grab!) to screengrabs at engadget dt com.

Heads-up, folks: fall TV is in full swing, and the newest season of House M.D. has already delivered on more than one front. Aside from convincing you that [...]

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US relinquishes control of net

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• Icann ends agreement with the US government• Move will give other countries a prominent internet role
After complaints about American dominance of the internet and growing disquiet in some parts of the world, Washington has said it will relinquish some control over the way the network is run and allow foreign governments more of a [...]

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Which would you pay for on the iPhone: apps or content?

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A row over the pricing of an app upgrade on the iPhone, and hints about Guardian plans there, frame a debate: whats worth paying for?
Money. Would you spend it on apps? It seems apposite to ask, since something of an argument has blown up inside the blogosphere over the upcoming release of Tweetie 2, a [...]

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