Tech Talk

Observations from Jamie DeLoma, journalist and computer nerd

Smart phone transforms man into citizen medic

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Smart phones are not only helping people around the world try their hand at journalism. They are also saving lives. [Read More]

Times announces partial pay wall, but questions remain

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The New York Times announced Wednesday that it would charge frequent visitors to its Web site to view content. Tech Talk supports this courageous decision. [Read More]

What’s the deal with those colorful status messages?

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Women are revealing a little bit more about themselves than they usually do in an attempt to raise awareness about breast cancer. [Read More]

NASA launches commemorative shuttle patch

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is commemorating the people who built and maintained the American space shuttle program with a special patch to commemorate the 30 year history of the remarkable program. [Read More]

Google launches Nexus One

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Rejoice! Google’s new phone, the Nexus One, is now available for purchase. [Read More]

UConn drops the ball

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The Internet is an equal opportunity disseminator. It allows private citizens, print media, broadcasters and even universities compete to be the first to report a given item. [Read More]

Google wishes you a happy new year in a colorful way

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Google users have come to expect the search engine giant to ring in various dates of interest by decking out its homepage icon with appropriate garb. [Read More]

Don’t cut that landline yet

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One of the biggest issues facing cell phone service providers is their inability to offer customers service during peak periods — like the dawn of a new year or during the height of a disaster. As I write this post just 80 minutes into 2010 on the East Coast, I lack cellular service from AT&T […] [Read More]