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#5 - Live: Tech Talk and more

This show includes; Answering questions (two mice at the same time, computer waking up, Windows Experience Index, Why is more video memory useful when running rossfireX, Hard Disk Drive lifetime & Gaming Laptop vs. Desktop). Answering questions about the Thermaltake A60 Case & NVIDIA Surround Setup.

Hero: Worker Got Drunk, Shot Server

What we've got here is failure to communicate...  BLAM! BLAM!!

"A Salt Lake City mortgage company employee allegedly got drunk, opened fired on his firm’s computer server with a .45-caliber automatic, and then told police someone had stolen his gun and caused the damage." | more

Google: Call Phones From Gmail

The always innovative Google does it again with Gmail phone calls and check out those low rates! Call phones in the US and Canada for free!

"To make a call, just click the Call phone link in Gmail and enter any number or name from your address book.

Plane Crashed By Malware!

This is a serious concern that should be looked into for the future of flight safety. Sadly this brings to question why they would use an operating system that is capable of being manipulated by modern Trojans. The running joke on the internet seems to be that they must have been using MacAfee.

Sued For Making A Good Game

Let this be a lesson to all you programmers that make awesome games. There is always some person out there that will blame you for their tribulations. This is yet another good reason our court systems are flooded with time wasting cases today. Any judge in their right mind would toss this case out the window and at the very least have this person removed from the computer to seek professional psychological help.

The City of Brotherly Love Wants $300 From Bloggers

In these hard economical times, it just goes to show you the depths of just how far our corrupt and contented government officials are willing to make a quick buck on the expense of the struggling small businesses owners.

No reason to fear Friday the 13th

“Friggatriskaidekaphobia.” You almost certainly know what it is, even if you’ve never heard the tongue-tying, nine-syllable official term for it. It is the fear of Friday the 13ths, one of the most widespread and enduring superstitions in the world. And whether or not you think it’s silly, the phobia does actually affect us, dragging down economic productivity at least once each year.

Bill Gates: Internet To Make Universities Obsolete

Can't get into that high-level university? Soon you may be able to get the equivalent, and better, on the Internet for free.

ZoomDuring the Techonomy conference held in Lake Tahoe, California, Bill Gates predicted that the traditional means of getting a higher education at universities--especially the place-based institutions--will dramatically change over the next five years.

"Five years from now on the web for free you'll be able to find the best lectures in the world," he said. "It will be better than any single university."

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