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Sixth Sense

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If you already feel like our lives are becoming more and more like a science fiction movie each day, this will really blow your mind:  MIT’s Media Lab has recently been working on an augmented reality device– a computer that allows people to interact in a digital manner with ordinary objects. SixthSense is made up […] [Read More]
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Motorola Droid: a competitor of the iPhone?

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Motorola busts back onto the scene with their newest phone, featuring noteworthy improvements and using an open source operating system called Android 2.0. But how does it fare in the era of the iPhone? The phone itself has a 5 megapixel camera, versus iPhone’s 3 megapixels, and offers users a lot more control over camera […] [Read More]
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Black Friday Online

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Black Friday exists online, but it’s called Cyber Monday and starts the Monday after Thanksgiving instead of the day after Thanksgiving. While some retailers do run their online and in-store Black Friday deals simulatenously (ex. Saks), Cyber Monday isn’t as well advertised as traditional the Black Friday. There’s a sense of urgency and impulsiveness that […] [Read More]
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Go Go Gadgets

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Recessions are always important for the tech industry. Microsoft, Apple, Dell, and even Skype had their beginnings in economic downturns. For a list of noteworthy new tech items, take a look at Wired’s list of gadget reviews. The pocket projector is a great way to show off images in a fun and impressive way. It’s still new and […] [Read More]
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Addressing your Address

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If your email address was set up by your grand children, you might be better off than those who created their account back in 1996 and are stuck with a moniker like pinkkitty76849@hotmail.com. But you surely won’t appear as professional as those with their own domain. In any case, your email address says a lot about you […] [Read More]
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The Recommendation Engine

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With winter rapidly approaching, it helps to have a few good books ready for fireside enjoyment. The website What Should I Read Next is an excellent resource for your next great book. You simply type in the title of the last book you enjoyed, and the site will provide a list of suggestions you can […] [Read More]
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Time Will Tell

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When time is of the essence, a stylish watch is essential. Cell phones and PDAs may have replaced watches as the timepiece of choice, but they won’t complete an outfit like a classic watch can. Take a peek at Watchismo for a wide selection of both new and vintage time navigators. For a more refined […] [Read More]
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Gilt-Y Pleasures

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With a new season comes new style, and I have a feeling that the fashion bug may come a-biting this autumn. I don’t usually turn down a trip to my favorite stores, but its getting colder outside. Point your browser to Gilt Groupe’s website where you can find amazing brands nearly 70% off. Membership is by […] [Read More]
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The World Wide Closet

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Chilly weather and holiday festivities of all sorts are just around the corner. Polyvore.com makes it as simple as drag and drop– this site allows me to grab images from anywhere on the Internet and create my own virtual ensemble. Afterwards, I can share my innovation by publishing the new get-up to the Polyvore community. I […] [Read More]
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PURE APP-INESS

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There is such an abundance of iPhone apps that it can be hard to keep track of the best. Apple provides apps that are functional and entertaining- you can read War and Peace or even view your MRI… Here’s the pick of the litter, voted on by users: iusethis.com The five hottest Apps of the […] [Read More]
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