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Relaunched MapQuest still looks lost

Once upon a time, I could describe the folks behind MapQuest as "online cartography gods." And once upon a time, Bill Clinton was still the president and gas cost under $2 a gallon. (This particular story ran in 1997.) Then AOL bought MapQuest, let its $1.1 billion purchase grow stale...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  August 4, 2010; 8:11 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Location awareness , Search  
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PostPoints tip: Pick the right format for your music

The two leading digital-music programs, Apple's iTunes and Microsoft's Windows Media Player, come preset to copy your CDs in digital formats that might not be right for you. ITunes will save a song as an AAC ("Advanced Audio Coding") file, while Windows Media Player uses Microsoft's WMA ("Windows Media Audio")...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  August 2, 2010; 8:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Tips  
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