Free antivirus from AVG

Subject: General Tech | September 14, 2006 - 11:35 AM |
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If you have never heard of Grisoft or Free AVG, you really should check out this Tweaknews review.  Then I would suggest downloading it and giving it a try.  If you really like the free version, there is a version you can purchase for fairly cheap which gives you more options to get support from Grisoft.

Source: Tweaknews

Game on: Yahoo! and Intel Team Up to Bring Fantasy Sports to the TV

Subject: General Tech | September 13, 2006 - 02:51 PM |
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Sunnyvale, Calif. and Santa Clara,
Calif. — Sept. 13, 2006
— Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO), a leading global
Internet company, and Intel Corporation today announced the kick off of
Yahoo! Sports for TV, a new service that brings the excitement and
camaraderie of fantasy football to TVs connected to Intel® Viiv™
technology-based PCs this football season.

Intel Declares Regular Cash Dividend

Subject: General Tech | September 13, 2006 - 02:50 PM |
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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 13, 2006 —
Intel Corporation
's board of directors has declared a $0.10 per share
quarterly dividend on the company's common stock. The dividend will be
payable on Dec. 1, 2006 to stockholders of record on Nov. 7, 2006.


nVIDIA versus ATI on Vista

Subject: General Tech | September 13, 2006 - 12:01 PM |
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Legit Reviews gets to the bottom of the beta drivers for Vista.  They find out how well the 2 main companies graphics cards perform when gaming, and find out if it is even worth upgrading from Windows XP, as far as gaming is concerned.

Easy wireless for PCs and consoles

Subject: General Tech | September 13, 2006 - 11:50 AM |
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Visit [H]ard|OCP for a look at Logitech's new wireless appliance for PC's and consoles.  It is called the Play Link, and it offers some interesting uses, as well as being very esay to set up.

Source: [H]ard|OCP

Give your iPod a voice

Subject: General Tech | September 12, 2006 - 11:54 AM |
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Think Computers reviews Altec Lansing M602 Mobile Audio System for iPods.  It isn't exactly mobile in the same way the iPod is, but it is easily setup anywhere, or more permanently mounted on a wall.  Now you can share your iPod without a computer or a bit of rewiring of your home stereo.

The new search from MSN goes Live

Subject: General Tech | September 12, 2006 - 11:39 AM |
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Live.com, the new search portal from MSN is out of Beta and on the web, and CNet has been playing with it.  The interface is almost familiar, and it promises to be much more useful than the old MSN search page.  Give it a try for a day and see what you think.

Cortina Systems Purchases Intel's Optical-Networking Components Business

Subject: General Tech | September 11, 2006 - 05:40 PM |
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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sep. 11, 2006 — Cortina Systems Inc. and Intel Corporation today announced that they have completed the sale of product lines and associated assets of Intel's optical-networking components business to Cortina.

New Intel Software Developer Kit Bolsters Plug-And-Play VoIP Components for the PC

Subject: General Tech | September 11, 2006 - 02:08 PM |
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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 11,
2006 — Intel Corporation
today announced a new software framework and
development kit to enable plug-and-play components for Web-based phone
calls using Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).

Looking to the future

Subject: General Tech | September 11, 2006 - 11:59 AM |
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Wired News has an article about the Freedom Tower, and the other buildings going up in Ground Zero.  they talk about the tech that has gone into it's planning as the safest building around.  They also have a lot of artwork depicting the finshed tower.

Source: Wired News