Thursday, April 27, 2006

SCI FI Announces Caprica

SCI FI Channel announced the development of Caprica, a spinoff prequel of its hit Battlestar Galactica, in presentations to advertisers in New York on April 26. Caprica would come from Galactica executive producers Ronald D. Moore and David Eick, writer Remi Aubuchon (24) and NBC Universal Television Studio.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2006

How to Prolong your iPods Battery Life

Good power saving tips to keep that iPod running as long as you need it to.

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Handy freeware programs to put on a USB stick

A list of free programs that do not require an installation and can be used directly from your USB stick or any other removable drive

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How to go from Windows XP to Mac OSX

Here's a guide that outlines some basic and interesting things about Mac OSX that will make any Windows user completely at ease if you ever end up having to work on Macs.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2006

Indian Telemarketers having nervous breakdowns due to verbal abuse

Workers in India are having nervous breakdowns after being abused by fed-up Australians � but they aren't getting much sympathy. Quote: "Some companies are regretting outsourcing their business to India because of the damage it does to their products' reputation."

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Saturday, April 15, 2006

High tech way to defrost your car windows in less than a second

Dartmouth College engineering professor Victor Petrenko, not to be confused with one of the Champions on Ice, has devised a way to use a burst of electricity to remove ice caked on walls or windows. For surfaces coated with a special film, the jolt gets rid of ice in less than a second, far less time than it takes to hack at it with an ice scraper.

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Friday, April 14, 2006

Vespa goes hybrid

Vespa has developed two scooters that feature hybrid engines to give you even better gas mileage.

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Sunday, April 09, 2006

Digital Camera HOWTO: Taking More Effective Images

"To become a more effective photographer, shoot a lot more pictures. Here are a few key tips: Free yourself from the viewfinder..Shoot more images in one setting..Shoot now, edit later..Plan for post."

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Thursday, April 06, 2006

Cancer Vaccine Discovered

This vaccine has been found to prevent the onset of cervical cancer, the cancer responsible for roughly 85% of total annual cancer cases worldwide. The vaccine is claimed to be "100% effective" in prevention.

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RIAA crying wolf all the way to the bank

Despite the success of the download model, the RIAA has continued to complain about decreasing CD sales and shrinking profits. At the same time, digital sales have soared. Digital media now accounts for nearly 9 percent of recording industry revenues and a startling 42.6 percent of total unit shipments.

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