Video Preview of Windows Phone 7

Microsoft has just recently released its latest phone OS, named Windows Phone 7. What’s interesting is how the multitude of phone OSes such as the iPhone OS, the Blackberry OS, and the Google Android OS has created this environment of competition and innovation. Ultimately though, the winner will be the consumer because of all the newest, latest toys and gadgets that will be in the market. Because of this, I think brand loyalty does not have the strength that it

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Top Cute Kitchen Utensils

The following are some wonderful examples of cutensils. What’s a cutensil you say? Cutensil (kyoo.TEN.sul) n. A kitchen implement or other utensil with a cute design Didn’t know that too until very recently heh. Check some of these out, they’re bound to make cooking even more fun: 1. Mr. Potato Kitchen Utensils & Tools Mr. Potato kitchen utensils are cute versions of everyday kitchen utensils such as potato peelers and mashers. They’re not just cute though, they’re also high-quality, rust-resistant,

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An Affordable Professional Mouse Pad – The SteelSeries QCK Mouse Pad Review

I never saw the need for mouse pads – after all, my mouse worked perfectly on my table-top. Or so I thought. Turns out though, that mouse pads may be a good idea even though your mouse can track well without it, because otherwise, your desk surface will probably get worn out. Just look at my table surface below. You can see the area is showing signs of wear, which isn’t very significant, but spoils how my table looks. One

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What is the difference between Hibernate and Standby in Windows XP?

Standby and hibernate are 2 extremely useful functions that you can use because of the time it saves you from booting up your computer. Once you’re done with your work session, and need to leave your desk, simply choose standby or hibernate. These two sleep modes are fantastic for laptops as well. But what’s the difference? Hibernate saves an image of your current session with all open applications and files. Then it powers down your computer (exactly as if you

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Logitech Ultraslim Keyboard Dark Pearl (with Soft Touch Technology) Review

Urgh. I wanted to get a new keyboard for myself because I’m using a 17″ LCD monitor to extend my desktop from my Thinkpad notebook, so an external keyboard and mouse makes things easier to use. I thought keyboards were all the same, and the only difference was the touch or feeling of the keys. Well, I thought wrong. Logitech has an ultraslim keyboard that has really nice Soft Touch keys — they’re soft of like the keys that notebooks

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Book Safe to Keep and Hide Valuables (Cash, Jewelry, etc)

I remember when I was much younger, and I happened to watch this movie where one of the characters stowed some secret item in a book safe. The much-younger-me was very much the impressionable and easily astonished kid, and if I don’t recall wrongly, I was extremely surprised when I first discovered the book safe. I thought it was an absolutely ingenious idea. Books were meant for reading and I never did explore the possibilities of actually having a fake

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Switching Off Appliances Still Draws Power

My previous post about power adapters got me interested in electricity and it led me to this article on how there are vampiric devices in your home, sucking energy all the time. I got pretty surprised when I read the article (Read the full article here: http://www.electronichouse.com/article/why_your_electronics_suck_energy/). It turns out that all our appliances still draw electricity even though they’re turned off. I know that they require SOME electricity, especially things like DVD players which have an internal clock —

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