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Faster Forward: October 19, 2008 - October 25, 2008

Full Disclosure

Around this time of year, my boss sends an e-mail to me and every other reporter on The Post's Business staff. It includes a Word file, in which we're supposed to list our investments, in case any of them might pose a potential conflict of interest. (The most obvious conflict...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  October 24, 2008; 9:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
Categories:  The business we have chosen  
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Apple MacBook Combines High Art and a Higher Price

I feel a little silly today: After writing earlier this year that Apple's MacBook suffered from its aging design and likely replacement by a brand-new model -- then explicitly telling you not to buy a Mac laptop at all in the few days before the new MacBook's unveiling -- here...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  October 23, 2008; 10:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (42)
Categories:  Computers , Mac  
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Starting Tomorrow: No Login, No Comment

You may have noticed this requirement come into effect at other blogs here, but as of tomorrow morning -- sometime between 7 and 10:30 a.m., I'm told -- you'll need to be signed into your washingtonpost.com account before you can post a comment on this blog. Don't have a registration?...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  October 22, 2008; 5:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
Categories:  The business we have chosen , Tips  
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T-Mobile G1 Arrives in Stores

Now you can see for yourself: The T-Mobile G1, the first phone to run Google's Android operating system, hit stores today. In markets where T-Mobile provides 3G mobile-broadband service, you should be able to take a G1 home if you wish; otherwise, you'll be able to play with one but...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  October 22, 2008; 11:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Gadgets , Telecom  
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Blogged Down By Politics

We're now at T-minus 14 days to the election. Getting much work done? Nah, me neither. I've noted before how the Web enables us to pursue any interest, no matter how picayune, to an absurd degree. If you like to whittle bars of soap into sculptures of baby animals in...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  October 21, 2008; 10:48 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Digital culture , The Web  
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Selling Computers Without Performance Anxiety?

Something odd is happening in the personal-computer business: While a lot of manufacturers still lead off their ads with the usual blizzard of numbers -- processor speed, installed RAM, hard-drive capacity -- some new models come with sales pitches that largely ignore those traditional performance metrics. Apple's new MacBook and...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  October 20, 2008; 11:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
Categories:  Computers , Digital culture , Mac  
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