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iPhone 4: The Countdown

Since I wasn’t able to have my iPhone mailed to me, I have to wait in line at the Apple store tomorrow. From reading about past experiences with people waiting for 7 hours in line, I decided to go to ...

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iPhone 4: Online Pre-order Not So Easy

After watching the mayhem from the last iteration of iPhone mania, I already knew it would not be easy to reserve the new iPhone 4 online. But something like that has not stopped me in the past and won’t deter ...

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Sony PS3 “Move” Demo at Best Buy

At last year’s E3, Sony showed a demo of their motion control device, to compete with the Wii and Microsoft’s rumored motion control device (also shown at E3 last year). Well, a whole year has gone by and at this ...

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Scotte Vest Hoodie For Poker

It’s almost time for the 2010 World Series of Poker. That means it’s time to update my tournament outfits. There was an ad in Bluff Magazine from Scotte Vest for a hoodie with a lot of pockets. It’s normally $70 ...

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DVI Cable Pricing

After getting my new Samsung Syncmaster, but using my old analog cable, I decided to “upgrade” to a DVI cable. When I looked online at Best Buy, this is what I found on Best Buy. $60 sure sounded high, so ...

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Best Buy Inventory System Fail – Part 2

The last time I complained about Best Buy, their website inventory system told me they had the item for pickup, then it turned out they didn’t, then they did. So when I needed a new large screen LCD HDTV, this ...

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Sprint Customer Service Fail

One of the great features of the Palm Pre on Sprint is the turn-by-turn navigation app. The 3D graphics is done pretty well and it’s just as good as any stand-alone navigation device. In case you’ve never seen it in ...

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Redbox Comes to LA

Although the original company was partly owned by McDonald’s, Coinstar bought them out and created redbox. It’s only very recently that they have put their new DVD rental machines (made by Flextronics – also manufactures Zune, Xbox 360) at Southern ...

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