Tech Talk

Observations from Jamie DeLoma, journalist and computer nerd

Apple unveils its tablet… finally

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Apple has unveiled the much-hyped and highly anticipated tablet device — known as the iPad. But is it worth the hype? [Read More]

Will today be the day?

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The hour tech enthusiasts have been dreaming about for months is almost here. [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]

Follow Santa as he makes his annual journey around the world

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Technology makes tracking Santa Claus as easy as entering a few key strokes and clicking through a few screens. [Read More]

Court: Microsoft violated patent; Word sales threatened

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A federal appeals court upheld a $200M judgement against Microsoft Corp. and issued an injunction that will stop the technology giant from selling some of its Word software until it is altered, the Associated Press reports. [Read More]

Reading the pulse of our society

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In its most recent company blog post, Facebook offered a perspective of the world as perceived through the words of the social network’s users in status messages over the past year. [Read More]

$26 software used to breach advanced U.S. military equipment

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Insurgents are using inexpensive software to breach one of America’s primary tools in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, senior defense and intelligence officials were quoted in a prominent American newspaper as saying. [Read More]

Are you harboring child porn?

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Internet users across the country have woken up this week to devastating news of new malware that could plant child pornography onto innocent people’s computers. [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]

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]