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Faster Forward: August 23, 2009 - August 29, 2009

Microsoft's Windows Live Movie Maker: For Once, a Decent Sequel

Today's column says some nice things about Microsoft's new Windows Live Movie Maker, a successor to the company's once-unimpressive video-editing software. It's easy enough to get started in; it provides a good toolkit to organize and dress up photo slideshows and home movies; and most important of all, it offers...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  August 28, 2009; 12:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Video , Windows  
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Google Shows Street-Level Traffic On Some City Maps

Yesterday, Google added the latest in a long list of new features to its online mapping service: street-level traffic data in major cities. On both its full-size site and its mobile-phone applications, you're no longer limited to seeing that, say, the Dulles Toll Road is running slow between Spring Hill...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  August 26, 2009; 11:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
Categories:  Mac  
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Tablet Tidbits

What to do when no one manufacturer seems capable of building the gadget of your dreams? Why not engage in a little wish fulfillment about the most secretive company in all of the tech business? For several weeks now, people have been speculating, and in some cases obsessing, about the...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  August 25, 2009; 1:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Gadgets  
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PostPoints tip: Your TV--yes, your TV--may need a software update

The idea of updating the software in a television may sound like a bad joke, but it's a not-necessarily-unpleasant reality of today's increasingly computerized home electronics. Manufacturers sometimes ship free updates that fix problems discovered in the field or improve performance--something not possible with a simpler generation of gadgets. But...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  August 25, 2009; 9:36 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Tips  
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Apple's Snow Leopard Ships Aug. 28

Mac early adopters can set a date: Apple announced this morning that it will ship its next version of Mac OS X, Snow Leopard, this Friday, Aug. 28 -- earlier than it had predicted in June -- and it's already taking pre-orders for it on its Web site. Snow Leopard...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  August 24, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (38)
Categories:  Mac  
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