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April 2009


Seagate Replica Makes for Easy PC Backup

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Just a click of the mouse is all it takes to back up a PC to the Seagate Replica, a new external model from the hard drive maker. Seagate thus joins a number of other companies in trying to radically simplify back ups. They're trying to stir us from our dangerous lethargy of computing without a ...

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Google Logo Honors Morse Code

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Google is honoring Samuel F. B. Morse today by turning its logo into the dots and dashes of the inventor's code. The 1840s code is pretty much a lost art, limited largely to amateur radio operators, pilots and sailors, and a few hobbyists. If you've the desire, there are plenty of Web sites willing ...

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Top 10 in New Car Tech

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There is no doubt that cars are getting smarter and more fun with the help of new tech. Conservative manufacturers are getting quicker about moving new gadgets and systems into our autos.

Tech has become the cupholder of the 21st Century, helping set models apart from each other. Wading through the ...

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GPS in Cars Can Save Time and Money

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Anyone who's used a GPS in their car can vouch that it saves them time, aggravation and probably some money. Map-making firm Navteq put a dollar figure to it, saying GPS saved German drivers an average of about 1,500 miles of driving in a recent study.

That might mean about $200 a year for a typical ...

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Oprah Sends Twitter Into a New Class

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If there was any doubt about Oprah's reach: The talk-show diva helped send visits to Twitter up 24 percent in one day. That was on Friday, the day of her well-publicized first tweet. Visits were up 43 percent compared to the Friday before, says Web tracker Hitwise.

Meanwhile, gawkers couldn't help ...

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