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High Tech High Prices

As the holiday season goes into overdrive, so does gas prices.  It’s such an interesting coincidence that when people have to travel to meet their friends and family, the oil companies jack up the gas prices.  Weird. This is a ...

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Proactiv Robot Vending Machine

Since I don’t do a lot of shopping, I never saw this vending machine before.  Perhaps, it’s all over the place but I’ve never seen it.  I found this at the Westfield Century City Mall, or whatever it’s called now, ...

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Ooma This!

How would you like free long distance phone calls with no monthly fees?  Well, the newest take on broadband VoIP is ooma, which they say will be available next month. It’s similar to the other VoIP services like Vonage, but ...

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USB Pole Dancer

No joke.  I found this at my local Fry’s. According to the box, you plug this to your USB and the pole dancer will spin and dance.  Hey, I don’t make this stuff up.  I just report it.  Their website describes ...

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Tivo vs. Cable DVR

Let’s get ready to rrrumble! In this corner, the disputed champion of DVRs, Tivo Series 2. And in the other corner, Time Warner Cable’s generic DVR with 120Gigs. As you can see, the remotes look pretty different. Most of the ...

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Vonage and Amazon Unbox + Tivo

How Things Work and Not Work. I hardly ever use my land line so to save money, I decided to switch to Vonage.  For those who have not seen their TV ads, it’s a company that provides VOIP (voice over ...

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