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Faster Forward: September 2, 2007 - September 8, 2007

Computing Vocabulary: Those USB Flash Things

I'm going to take a break from that... phone pricing issue that everybody's buzzing about over at Post I.T., and which has even migrated to our op-ed page, in the form of Gene Robinson's fine essay. (Seriously: I'm so sick of it that I'm not even going to type the...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  September 7, 2007; 10:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (80)
Categories:  The business we have chosen  
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Digging Into Apple's News (Updated: A Refund For Early iPhone Adopters)

Given all the build-up to Apple's announcements yesterday--one blogger concluded his predictions with advice to "get your wallet ready. Dreams are about to come true."--I'm not sure that a few new iPods and a wireless version of the iTunes Store quite amount to front-page news. But looking at the new...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  September 6, 2007; 4:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Gadgets  
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Weighed Down By Power Bricks

Today's column started germinating in my mind after the first day of the CES tech convention--a show that I arrived at without a power brick for my laptop. Until I spent two days scrounging for spare chargers, I hadn't realized the dimensions of this problem. I've always been annoyed by...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  September 6, 2007; 10:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Palm's Foleo Folds

Remember that new, ultralight, Linux-based "mobile companion" laptop that Palm was going to introduce about now? Never mind. Yesterday, the beleaguered handheld manufacturer pulled the plug on the product. In a post on Palm's corporate blog, chief executive Ed Colligan said the Foleo wasn't working out as planned and would...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  September 5, 2007; 9:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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Vinyl to MP3, the Hard Way

One of the questions I get most often--but which I am least suited to answer--is "how do I copy my old records to my computer?" I started buying music at a time when the only viable choices were tapes and CDs; I don't think I've bought even five recordings on...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  September 4, 2007; 10:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Music  
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