Mozilla Goes For-Profit W/ Popular Firefox Browser

Mozilla finally sells out to make profit! The nonprofit Mozilla Foundation has set up a commercial subsidiary to cash in on the popularity of its flagship Firefox browser. Can you honestly blame them? Maybe now they can offer support to users and use some of the money to work on new projects. Good job Mozilla, …more

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Yahoo Offers Audio Search Service

Yahoo introduced on Thursday an audio search beta to help people track down music downloads, podcasts, newscasts, speeches and interviews. This is a feature that many users could really benefit from in a number of ways. Yahoo has been trying out many beta search engines lately the other being their XML news feed search. The …more

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Motorola?s RAZR V3 Phone Prone to Defects

South Korean tech-savvy mobile users accuse Motorola?s super-slim phone RAZR, which hit the Korean market early last month, of having too many defects. When I first saw the phone at CES when it first came out I was shocked by the lack of features it offered over the the V600, which was the top of …more

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One in seven new cell phones are faulty study shows

An estimated two million of the 18 million mobiles sold last year in the UK could have been faulty, but that doesn’t suprise us at all! Heck, two million faulty phones seems like a good number to us. I had to replace my Motorola V600 four times in a year and my new Treo 650 …more

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Apple launches Japan version of their popular iTunes software

Apple Computer Inc. launched its iTunes online music store in Japan on Thursday, bringing its market-leading download service to the world’s second-largest music market by album sales. Songs cost 150 ($1.35) and 200 yen, actually undercutting the price on songs from rival Sony Corp.’s Mora, which charges 210 yen per song. Some analysts have cited …more

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Gambling on Mobile Phones Could be the Next Big Thing

If you think driving and talking on a cell phone is a bad thing you have not seen anything yet!  It won’t be long before the person driving next to you doing 80MPH on the 405 is placing a huge bet on his poker hand  and it is real money.  Popular poker games like shooting …more

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India launches its first cheap PC

India’s first low-cost personal computer has been launched in the Tamil Nadu state capital, Madras. Designed by IT firm HCL Infosystems, it is priced at 9,990 rupees ($225) and includes all the basic features required for a first-time user.  With a 1GHz CPU and 128mb of memory this system shouldn’t make Falcon Northwest and Alienware …more

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Apple Computers w/ a Multiple Button Mouse?

Apple has unveiled a new mouse that has a 360-degree scroll wheel and four programmable buttons. I thought it was April Fools, but it looks to be real! Head on over to the forums via the link below and take a look at a picture of the new Apple mouse. The Mighty Mouse’s scroll ball …more

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Trends: DRAM contract prices to continue rising in August

Following a rebound in contract prices last month, Nanya Technology predicts that the average contract price should grow 5% on tighter DRAM supply, according to Nanya vice president of global sales and marketing, Pei-lin Pai. Looks like DDR1 is on a steady rise while DDR2 keeps going down.  From here on our DDR2 memory is …more

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Car computer systems at risk to viruses

Car industry officials and analysts say hackers’ growing interest in writing viruses for wireless devices puts auto computer systems at risk of infection. Now you have a new excuse for not getting to work on time on a Monday morning: My car caught a virus!! As carmakers adjust on-board computers to allow consumers to transfer …more

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AMD cuts desktop CPU prices by up to 25%

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) today released price cuts for its line of desktop PC-use processors, including the Sempron and Athlon 64 lines. In addition, the chip vendor noted that production of Socket-A Semprons will be completely phased out by the end of the third quarter. The Sempron 3300+ 64-bit was $140? it will now be …more

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ICANN Approves .mobi Domain For Cell Phones

It looks like .MOBI web site will soon become a reality. The move is expected to pave the way for widespread use of the Web by cell-phone users, although ICANN representatives have said they doubt .mobi Web sites will be available before 2006. Monday’s action, the seventeenth top level domain approved by ICANN, is expected …more

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LR’s Folding Team 38296 Seeks More Members

Now that the Legit Reviews Folding Team has surpassed the 1 million point mark we are looking to add new members to the team!!   In less than a year Team 38296 has folded 7,000 work units that will hopefully aid in cancer, Alzheimer, and Parkinson’s disease research. Our readership owns and has access to some of the …more

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NASA: Discovery crew may have to repair shuttle

NASA is trying to determine if two bits of material sticking up from the shuttle Discovery’s thermal tiles present an unacceptable risk of overheating when the shuttle returns to Earth, the flight director said just a couple hours ago. NASA managers already have deemed 90 percent of Discovery’s heat shield able to withstand the tremendous …more

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