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Bose is known for their audio equipment and headphones, but did you know they also have a Bluetooth headset for cell phones? The Bose Bluetooth Headset has a “noise-rejecting” microphone to improve sound for your listener, and exclusive technology that keeps the “incoming voice level above the noise around you... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog
Netflix Now As Big As Comcast Cable Printed Clock Doesn?t Quite Work But Is Amazing Anyway Ned Strongin, Co-Inventor Of Connect 4, Dead At 92 The Bluechip BC5i Big Button Phone For Grampy Videos: Japanese Spider-Bot Hexapod Up And Close Source: http://www.crunchgear.com/2011/04/26/daily-crunch-looming-edition/ MOTOROLA MOODYS MISCROSOFT OFFICE MICROSOFT Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog
Filed under: Aftermarket, Sedan, Etc., Chrysler, Design/Style Mopar offers line of grilles and wheels for the 2011 Chrysler 300 - Click above for to watch video after the jump The 2011 Chrysler 300 is a stylish full-size sedan, but there are always folks out there looking for an extra dash... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog
The Web Development Series is supported by Rackspace, the better way to do hosting. Learn more about Rackspace’s hosting solutions here. T… Source: http://feeds.mashable.com/~r/Mashable/~3/BvRdP5qwums/ VERISIGN VERIFONE HOLDINGS VEECO INSTRUMENTS VARIAN SEMICONDUCTOR EQUIPMENT ASSOCIATES Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog
Google, in an interesting but not entirely unexpected twist, will not be open-sourcing Android 3.0 Honeycomb for the foreseeable future. Historically, Android is usually open-sourced via the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) a few days or weeks after the code is finalized. While this departure from the norm won't affect... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog
While iOS may have one of the smoothest user experiences, that certainly doesn’t mean it isn’t immune to some of the same issues other phones and electronic devices suffer from. I’ve definitely experienced slowdowns on my iPhone or iPad from time to time. There are a few things you can... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog
LastPass is a password manager. Users rely on it to store the myriad user names and passwords they inevitably collect as they go about their business on the Web. With LastPass, they only have to remember one single master password. LastPass handles the rest -- including, presumably, security. That customer-company... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog
LastPass is a password manager. Users rely on it to store the myriad user names and passwords they inevitably collect as they go about their business on the Web. With LastPass, they only have to remember one single master password. LastPass handles the rest -- including, presumably, security. That customer-company... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog
U.S. Cellular has released Froyo for the LG Apex, that QWERTY slider released last November. The Android 2.2 update brings the goodies we’ve all come to love to the Apex, including enhanced performance, Microsoft Exchange support, and mobile hotspot capabilities. Disappointingly absent is Flash support, which is likely due to... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog
TripAdvisor, the popular travel planning tool, has just launched an app for Windows Phone 7. Just like the mobile website, the app allows you to search for anything travel-related -- from hotels and flights to restaurants and points-of-interest to visit once you reach your destination. Geolocation is supported, which allows... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog
GNOME 3, after more than two years of development, has been released into the wild. GNOME 3 is not merely the logical successor of GNOME 2: it is an entirely new project, started from scratch, to create a "completely new, modern desktop designed for today's users and technologies." The best... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog
It's hard to believe: our world-spanning network, our Internet, which is the cornerstone of free speech and free society -- which, on a good day, is capable of causing populist revolutions -- is still crippled by banal geolocation restrictions. We are, of course, talking about Amazon's two latest offerings, both... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog
We never had much doubt about what Samsung would be showcasing at tonight's finale event at Google I/O 2011, but now it's official -- the outfit's first-ever Chrome OS ultraportable is making its debut in San Francisco, and we've been fortunate enough to grab a bit of hands-on time. Slated... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog
Today?s LogicBUY deal is a buy one, get one free promotion on the Cisco Umi Telepresence Media System for $399.99 (720p). You can do video calling and recording using the Umi Telepresence Media System and your HD television and broadband internet connection. Features: motorized pan, tilt, and zoom; create and... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog
What use could science possibly have for your iPhone location data? Well, you won't be curing cancer, but you could theoretically be contributing to epidemiology, land use surveys, or a study proving that people move around just as quickly on foot in New York as they do inching down the... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog
It has emerged that the underlying cause of RSA's SecurID gaffe was the recently-reported zero-day vulnerability found in Adobe's Flash Player. The exploit, which used specially-crafted Flash embedding in Excel spreadsheets, was first reported on March 15 and has since been fixed. RSA was hacked sometime in the first half... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog
Every now and then -- or possibly a great deal more often -- the FBI will plant a car-tracking device on someone's automobile to track their movements. How do we know this? Occasionally, these devices are found by the persons being monitored. Some incidents have found their way into the... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog
Review: SmartShopper electronic shopping list manager Self-Healing UV-Sensitive Material May Soon Coat Your Devices Potential 3DS Design Flaw Causing Screen Scratches, Cracked D-Pads Review: The T-Mobile G-Slate Toshiba Announces 10.1-Inch Regza Tablet With Android 3.0 And LED Backlight Source: http://www.crunchgear.com/2011/04/21/daily-crunch-pattern-recognition/ NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS NOVELLUS SYSTEMS NOVELL NETWORK APPLIANCE Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog
Google’s self-driving cars might soon become more than a pet project. The company is quietly lobbying legislators to make Nevada the first sta… Source: http://feeds.mashable.com/~r/Mashable/~3/-CsrqN3WiKQ/ SRA INTERNATIONAL SPSS SPANSION SONUS NETWORKS Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog
The Felt Mouse Airship! This Bulbous Craft Could Launch In 2013 Armor Games Releases Sequel To Crush The Castle, Siege Hero Inventables: For Your Weekend Fun For The High-Tech Naturalist: LeafSnap Identifies Leaves Using Your iPhone?s Camera Thanks For The Dead Scorpion, Acura (Plus A Pulse Smartpen Giveaway!) Source: http://www.crunchgear.com/2011/05/07/daily-crunch-beuys-zone/... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog
If you've had your head under a rock for the last few days, here's this week's Firefox news in brief: Firefox 4 was finally released. Yes, 13 months after the initial release of Firefox 3.7 alpha 1 and four more alpha builds, a renumbering to 4.0 and 12 beta releases,... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog
No, you aren't losing your mind. You're really tuned in to the second Google keynote in as many days, and if we had to guess, we'd say Chrome and / or Chrome OS will take top billing. Things haven't started just yet, but your patience (or impatience) is greatly appreciated.... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog
Let the bidding wars begin! Since Samsung handed out those Google IO 2011 editions of their hotly-anticipated Galaxy Tab 10.1 yesterday, eBay has been flooded with the tablet, with sellers capitalizing on its exclusivity. Don’t expect a bargain: we saw some of the tabs pushing four digits by this morning,... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog
Update: Tech From 10 seems to be offline -- but we have lots of images and a hands-on review if you want to see what the new Music app is like. In what is probably a bit of a big-G whoopsie, the folks at Tech From 10 woke up to... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog
Musician Moby has taken the album stream to a whole new level, launching a microsite to premiere his new album, Destroyed, that ties in Soundclo… Source: http://feeds.mashable.com/~r/Mashable/~3/iVF-Z1nS1gs/ QUALCOMM QUANTA COMPUTER RESEARCH IN MOTION ROGERS COMMUNICATIONS Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2011 at altonkaplan's blog