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We are now entering an augmented reality

Oct 11, 2010
Augmented reality sounds like something that could be years away -- but with smartphones in so many people's pockets, AR is getting incorporated into games, tools and marketing campaigns.

Windows Phone 7 may be Microsoft's last shot at smartphone market

Oct 11, 2010
Some analysts believe that Microsoft doesn't need to blow competitors like the Droid and iPhone out of the water -- it just needs to do better than the last failure, the Zune.

Use robot toys to play with kitties over the internet

Oct 11, 2010
Animal shelters in Oregon and Idaho have cats available for adoption. And if you can't make it in to see them, you can play with them anyway...
Posted In: kitties

Eric Schmidt is on Facebook even though he's not

Oct 11, 2010
Facebook prides itself on getting each user to have only one account, with their real name, that really reflects who they really are. Tech Crunch...
Posted In: business, Facebook, Google, privacy, social media

Angry Birds angry

Oct 11, 2010
And you do NOT want to make those birds angry. Rovio, the maker of the most popular iPhone game Angry Birds is upset with Microsoft. Microsoft put...
Posted In: angry birds, games, Microsoft, windows 7 phone

Microsoft launches Windows Phone 7

Oct 11, 2010
Microsoft may be by far the biggest maker of the software that operates desktop and laptop computers. But in the fast-growing smartphone industry, Microsoft is stuck on call waiting. The company hopes to make a connection with the release of its Windows 7 operating system for mobile devices. John Dimsdale reports.

FCC to take on cell phone bill shock

Oct 11, 2010
Maybe this has happened to you: You get a bill with some crazy huge extra charge that you weren't expecting. Suddenly you owe hundreds of dollars more than you thought and you can barely even understand why. This week, the FCC is meeting to talk about cell phone bill shock. All this plus Justin Bieber (kind of).

Big big big Patch Tuesday coming next week

Oct 8, 2010
Every month, Microsoft puts out a set of patches to cover security flaws in its software. The one dropping this Tuesday is a whopper. Ars Technica...
Posted In: business, Microsoft, patch tuesday

People who can't walk will be able to walk with E-Legs

Oct 8, 2010
Gadget stories can sometimes be tedious but not when the gadget allows people to walk. Berkeley Bionics unveiled E-legs at an event yesterday. It's...
Posted In: gadgets, Health, robots

Justin Bieber dropped from Facebook

Oct 8, 2010
But it's a different Justin Bieber. A guy with the same name as the teen pop star says he has had his Facebook account deleted without warning or...
Posted In: Entertainment, Facebook, Justin Bieber, privacy, social media

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