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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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Zune My Ass

According to slashdot, the new Microsoft Zune (supposed iPod killer) is not going to support “Plays For Sure.”  Playsforsure.com was Microsoft’s way of making music sites, MP3 players and Windows all compatible and they got Napster, Creative, AOL and others to ...

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