Tech Talk

Observations from Jamie DeLoma, journalist and computer nerd

We have a Woot Off!

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Woot, one of my favorite technology e-commerce site, normally sells one item a day that is generally technology-related. The prices are generally good, and the product descriptions are almost always hilarious — like something you would find in the J. Peterman Catalog. [Read More]

Where were all the experts?

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The prospect of a 6-year-old floating away to his potential doom captivated cable and Internet news consumers for hours on Thursday. However, when it was determined the boy was hiding in a box in his home rather than a UFO-shaped balloon, questions began to emerge. [Read More]

WARNING: Worm appears to be spreading on Twitter

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A malicious worm appears to be spreading across the Twitter network. [Read More]

Something up my sleeve

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If you’re like me, keeping a flash drive for more than a week is a real challenge. [Read More]
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Can you hear me now?

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The days in which e-mail dominated the way Person A communicated with Person B are already over. While I continue to send and receive e-mails every day, I sift through more tweets, Facebook messages, RSS feeds and blog postings. Heck, you are reading one right now. [Read More]

Woman faces pokey after Facebook poke

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A Tennessee woman was arrested for allegedly poking someone on Facebook. [Read More]

Don’t become too dependent on social networking

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Has social networking become part of your daily routine at work? If so, you might soon have to go through withdrawal. [Read More]

Keep an eye on the swine flu

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The Internet offers everything you need to know about the spread of H1N1 and how to stay healthy. [Read More]

Skype grows in users, usability

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Skype, a service that provides free video and voice calls, instant messaging and file sharing capabilities, is a must-have tool for all Internet surfers. [Read More]

Only known footage of Anne Frank posted

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The only known video footage of Anne Frank has been posted on YouTube, the Guardian newspaper reports. [Read More]