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Turning dumb phones into smart phones

October 16th, 2007 |
Turning dumb phones into smart phones

Migg33 is a mobile social networking company and a phone software developer. The comapny has found a way to enhance regular phones with extra smart features including ways to use VOIP for cheap international calls as co-founder Steven Goh explains ...
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One Arm Bandits with a Brain

October 16th, 2007 |
One Arm Bandits with a Brain

Slot machines have been around since the 1880s and they still do basically the same thing: take your money with the odds clearly slanted towards the house. But they are getting more interesting to play. WMS Gaming has a new ...
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Teaching Architecture via Second Life — Interview with Terry Beaubois

September 25th, 2007 |
Teaching Architecture via Second Life — Interview with Terry Beaubois

Terry Beaubois had a problem when he was offered a position teaching architecture at Montana State University. He wasn’t ready to move to Bozeman, Montana where the campus is located. So he figured out a way to teach the course ...
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Hemanshu Nigam, chief security officer, MySpace Fox Interactive

September 24th, 2007 |
Hemanshu Nigam, chief security officer, MySpace Fox Interactive

Press reports over the past sevearl years have caused some to question whether it’s safe for teenagers to use MySpace, the world’s leading social networking site. But about a year-and-a-half ago, the company hired a safety czar. Hemanshu Nigam, who ...
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Support.com: Help is only a download away

September 11th, 2007 |
Support.com: Help is only a download away

The most common word in the vocabulary of a PC user is HELP! But where do you turn? One option for Windows users is Support.com, a company that can take remote control of your PC to help resolve problems. For ...
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Free iTunes at Starbucks – Larry Magid interviews Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz

September 10th, 2007 |
Free iTunes at Starbucks – Larry Magid interviews Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz

Almost overshadowed by the reaction to Apple’s iPhone price cuts and its new iPods was the news that Apple and Starbucks reached a deal where anyone will be able to use iTunes at Starbucks without having to pay Wifi fees. ...
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iPhone Price Peeves Early Adopters

September 7th, 2007 |
iPhone Price Peeves Early Adopters

On Wednesday, September 5, Steve Jobs announced several new iPods and made the stunning announcement that he was lowering the price of the 8GB iPhone from $599 to $399. This may be good news for potential iPhone buyers but it ...
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Google Docs and Spreadsheets

Google Docs and Spreadsheets

Google Docs and Spreadsheets provides free online Office-like applications. Product manager Jen Grants explains how it can benefit families.

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IMSafer – Do you know what your teens are doing?

IMSafer – Do you know what your teens are doing?

Larry Magid talks with Brandon Watson, CEO of IMSafer talks about a tool that parents can use to be alerted if their kids are doing something dangerous online. Is it parenting or spying. Watch and decide.

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Guy Kawasaki Interview

Guy Kawasaki Interview

He’s funny, articulate and generally regarded as a visionary. In this interview Guy Kawasaki talks about his latest venture, Truemors.com, but not until he tells us why “life is good” for anyone wanting to venture out on the net. ...
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Tony Perkins – AlwaysOn

Tony Perkins – AlwaysOn

Tony Perkins is the head honcho of AlwaysOn which, among other things, runs an annual conference for high-tech companies, venture capitalists and other tech insiders. Larry Magid caught up with him between sessions as the annual AlwaysOn Stanford Summit ...
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Apple’s new iMacs and iLife

Apple’s new iMacs and iLife

On Tuesday, August 7th, Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduced a new crop of iMacs as well as new versions of iLife and iWork software. Larry Magid shows the new Macs as well as his favorite iLife feature – the ...
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Medis 24_7

Medis 24_7

Ever been on a plane and had your iPod battery die? What about your cell phone when you’re away from an electrical outlet? Medis Technologies has a solution. The 24-7 Power Pack is a fuel cell ...
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Retrevo Product Info

Retrevo Product Info

Retrevo already helps you find product informtaion and user manuals but will soon add the ability to find credible product reviews. Larry Magid talks with CEO Vipin Jain.

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T-Moblie Wi-Fi Phone

T-Moblie Wi-Fi Phone

Is it a cell phone or a VOIP phone? It’s both. T-Mobile has a new phone that lets you talk via their regular mobile network or connect to a WiFi hotspot at home or on the go. ...
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Laws Fail to Deal with MySpace Predators

Laws Fail to Deal with MySpace Predators

Larry Magid is pretty upset about the way some states’ attorneys general are blaming MySpace for the fact that there are pedophiles and other predators on the site, and proposing legislation that would restrict kids’ access to social networking sites. ...
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