Good Price on Tivo

Amazon currently has a great price on Series 2 Tivo’s that let you record, pause, fast forward and playback live TV (requires either a monthly or lifetime subscription ot the Tivo service to work fully): TiVo Series2 40-Hour Digital Video Recorder for $129.94 (after $50 mail-in rebate): Great Price! TiVo Series2 80-Hour Digital Video Recorder…

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Ipod Quality Problems

Apple’s Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Operations has replied to the reports of problems with the audio jack of the iPod mini coming loose causing sound quality problems. He mostly dismissed the reports and said he was confident of the quality of the iPod minis. Methinks he is going to end up with…

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Eye Jewelry Bad

Various news organizations and gadget sites reported recently on the new procedure developed in the Netherlands for implanting jewelry into your eyeball. We told you the BBC reported that this can be very dangerous and could cause bleeding and scarring, and now the American Academy of Ophthalmology has come out against the procedure: “My concern…

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Dell 20″ LCD Monitor $749 again

I recommended this LCD at $800 a couple of weeks ago: comparable to a 23″ CRT monitor but only a few inches thick. It has both analog and DVI (digital) connectors for your computer and you can connect your cable/satellive tv box via S-Vodeo or composite connectors (no built in tuner, but works with your…

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Chip Head

NYTimes reports that the FDA has given approval for a company (Cyberkinetics Inc) to implant a computer chip into the brains of 5 paralyzed people that will hopefully enable them to operate a computer by thought alone. Maybe in 5-10 years we will all be controlling embedded processors in everything we use by thought alone.…

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