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Free Thing of the Week – July 30, 2009

July 30, 2009

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Today’s free thing is a service that just became free (just in time for my post): But this week’s entry is the announcement that Barnes & Noble will be offering free in-store Wi-Fi access at every location in the country. I will go to one of the B&N in Middle Tennessee on Monday to check […]

The Beatles: Rock Band: The Most Anticipated Video Game Release of the Year

July 29, 2009

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Photo from Harmonix Music The Beatles: Rock Band video game allows fans to pick up the guitar, bass, mic or drums and experience The Beatles extraordinary catalogue of music through gameplay that takes players on a journey through the legacy and evolution of the band’s legendary career. In conjunction with the release of the entire, […]

Sprint buys Virgin Mobile

July 28, 2009

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Sprint Nextel Corporation and Virgin Mobile USA, Inc., announced Tuesday morning that their boards of directors have approved a definitive agreement for Sprint to acquire Virgin Mobile USA for approximately $483 million. This acquisition will strengthen Sprint’s position in the growing prepaid segment by bringing together under one umbrella: Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile. “The acquisition of Virgin […]

Music labels want you to buy more albums

July 27, 2009

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The Financial Times website reported Sunday night that Apple will launch a plan codename “Cocktail”, designed to encourage Itunes users to download complete albums. The newspaper says Apple has a target launch date of September. c-net.com is also reporting that the labels are working with Amazon.com to do the same thing. They want to include extra content only for people […]

Free Thing of the Week – July 23, 2009

July 23, 2009

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I run across a lot of free stuff when going around the internet. There are some things that I like and there are some things I hate. Now, I have decided to share. Every Thursday (more or less) I should have a link up to something that is completely free at the time. It could […]

You don’t need an Iphone to talk on the telephone

July 22, 2009

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Everyone asks if I have an iPhone. The answer is no. I use my iPod Touch with a microphone and Skype. There are a few reasons why: 1. I love my current plan through by non-AT&T cell phone provider and I don’t want to double or triple the cost of a monthly plan; 2. I […]

Top 5 Web Browsers

July 21, 2009

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Web browsers are probably the most used program on a personal computer. It is used for making purchases, answering email, posting on blogs, watching YouTube, etc. It is also the most debated. People came that PCs come preinstalled with Internet Explorer from Microsoft, giving it an advantage in the marketplace. Some believe that is an […]