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Do you like technology? Do you like the internet? Have you ever prepared a sandwich consisting of only technology, the internet, and two slices of wholesome pumpernickel bread? If you answered yes to any of the above, you might just want to take a peek at the brand new Switched. Our main homeboys o...

August 20th 2010 at 12:30am 0 Comments
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We know that a lot of you hardcore gadget nerds can't get enough of what Engadget is laying down (and we love that) -- but we've got other sites in the tech network here that contribute their own special blend of insight when it comes to gadgets and geek culture. One of the finest examples would be...

April 17th 2009 at 11:54am 0 Comments
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We've asked you before whether it was "worth it" to switch from cable to satellite in search of a wider selection of high-def material, but now we're looking to see if any of you walked the talk. Have any of you readers actually ditched your programming provider in order to find another with more H...

October 25th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Finally, a figure we can (halfway) believe. While competing carriers blurt out obscene numbers in the race to magically crank out HD channels that don't even exist yet, Cox Communications president Pat Esser came back from Cloud 9 by suggesting that his company is "aiming to have the capacity to of...

June 22nd 2007 at 1:18am 0 Comments

Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about technology, multimedia, and digital entertainment: No one would ever accuse the Dash team of low self-esteem. "What the TV did for entertainment and the cell phone did for communication, Dash will do for driving." the company's Web site...

September 27th 2006 at 2:50pm 0 Comments
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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about technology, multimedia, and digital entertainment: Earlier this week, Napster noted that it had hired UBS Investment Bank to explore options for the company, including a sale. The move falls in line with a comment from CEO Chr...

September 20th 2006 at 3:18pm 0 Comments
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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about technology, multimedia, and digital entertainment: Consider companies with an affinity for cubes that offer digital audio players and you'll probably think of Apple -- progenitor of the G4 Cube and the large glass one crowning its Fifth A...

September 13th 2006 at 10:47pm 0 Comments
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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about technology, multimedia, and digital entertainment: In July, I discussed the confusion that results when carriers disable Bluetooth capabilities, specifically OBEX and DUN, which were not the names of two New York City detectives on the '70...

September 6th 2006 at 6:31pm 0 Comments
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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology, multimedia, and digital entertainment: Watch maker Fossil was among the first companies to support MSN Direct, the smart objects technology first offered by Microsoft in a number of timepieces. Earlier this year, the...

August 23rd 2006 at 6:28pm 0 Comments
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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology, multimedia, and digital entertainment: In January, I wrote about my experience with PC Mover from Laplink Software, an effective solution for migrating your applications from one Windows PC to another, even (with some...

August 16th 2006 at 3:49pm 0 Comments
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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about the future of technology, multimedia, and digital entertainment: At this week's World Wide Developers' Conference, Apple nary missed an opportunity to jest at how certain features in Vista bear similarity to those in Mac OS 10.4, recall...

August 9th 2006 at 5:56pm 0 Comments

Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about the future of technology, multimedia, and digital entertainment: This week's announcement that the Entertainment Software Association will euphemistically "evolve" the Electronic Entertainment Expo into a more "intimate" event (a premis...

August 2nd 2006 at 3:15pm 0 Comments