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RUMOR ALERT: Uncle Ben’s To Compete Against Apple With Brand-New Smartphone | The Onion – America’s Finest News Source

LULZ! Hoping to boost profits by cutting into the valuable market share currently occupied by Apple’s popular iPhone 4S, top American rice manufacturer Uncle Ben’s announced plans Tuesday to release its first-ever smartphone. Uncle Ben’s, a company traditionally known for

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Does The Connected World Make Consumers More Savvy?

As I was pulling towels, socks and underwear out of my dryer this morning I noticed that the panel, right by the brand name, read “Infinite Temperature“. A bold claim. I’m no theoretical physicist, but I do like the topic – read

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Google Voice’s SMS Service Has One Use – To Quickly Send Links To Your Phone

I like to read some things from my phone and some things from my PC (which is connected to a HDTV, running 720p – easy on text, though still too far to read from my recliner). For the things I’d

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Posted in Advice, Computers, Howto, Lame, Software

Hack: Cleaning Up Your Gmail Account In A Few Simple Steps

It seems that over time I’ve collected over 20,000 Gmail “conversations” and until today had 1,800 unread e-mails in my inbox. Who knows how many “read” e-mails I might have had. When I first opened the account in 2004 I

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Lame: After Updating to Firmware 3.0 You’ll See iPhone sync error 13019

If you recently updated to the iPhone 3.0 firmware you may find that you can’t sync your iPhone in Windows (reports coming in from Windows 7, Vista and XP) without receiving an error. The sync is automatic after the update,

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