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Friday, Oct. 31, 2008

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Today's top stories...

Déjà vu: Sony recalls batteries
Sony is recalling 100,000 laptop batteries. There have been 40 reports of the batteries overheating. They are used by HP, Toshiba and Dell. About two years ago, Sony recalled 10 million batteries.

Professor challenges RIAA
A Harvard professor is challenging the music industry’s antipiracy campaign. He says that the RIAA uses criminal statutes as the basis for civil cases. He also calls settlements exorbitant.

TI developing new TV technology
Texas Instruments is developing a new television technology. Viewers could watch two programs simultaneously on the same set. Will this be the next big thing? Hit the Message Board with your thoughts.

MobileMe gets improvements
Apple’s MobileMe got off to a shaky start. But it has been improved. No action is needed by users to see the improvements. MobileMe synchronizes data between computers and iPhones.

Sinowal Trojan steals account information
A security firm says the Sinowal Trojan is a major threat. More than 270,000 bank accounts worldwide have been compromised by the drive-by download. Sinowal was detected in 2006.

Free hotspot use for iPhone owners
iPhone owners can use AT&T’s Wi-Fi hotspots for free. There are almost 20,000 AT&T hotspots in the United States. But you don’t need an iPhone for free Wi-Fi! My download will help you find free hotspots.

Video games seek to terrify
Electronic Arts, Valve Software, Atari and Sega are launching scary video games. They want to freak out people who play the games. But it isn’t always easy to terrify gamers!

Slash your broadband costs
You’ve probably been making cuts to your budget. But I doubt that you’ll give up your broadband connection. So, read my weekly column. I’ll help you trim your broadband costs—painlessly!

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Last Few Days to Win: Are you in need of wireless wherever you go? Stop getting disconnected! Today only, enter to win a D-Link AirPlus Wireless Pocket Router and USB Adapter ($167.98 VALUE) during the Giveaway of the Day. This prize package will keep you connected in conference rooms, hotels, or any other hotspot when you're on the go! Don't miss out, the sweepstakes ends Monday!

Video of the Day: It's the scariest day of the year. Halloween! Disneyland is a happy place. But its Haunted Mansion is a spooky ride.

Cool Site of the Day: Maybe your kids can't wait to go trick-or-treating. This site will keep them occupied. And you can check for child molesters.

Digital Minute, on your radio: Your favorite college student decides he or she wants to major in video games. So, what's so scary about that?

Free Download of the Day: Videos come in a mind-boggling variety of formats. I doubt your media player supports them all. This one does.

Tip on the site: Voltage, amperes and watts are confusing. And so are uninterruptible power supplies. But I straighten things out in today's tip.

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DVD bought overseas doesn’t work at home
Maybe you bought a foreign DVD online or while you were traveling. You brought it home and popped it into your player. But it wouldn’t work. What gives? Discover what’s going on in my quick tip.

Keeping files synchronized
Like many people, you probably use multiple computers. Unfortunately, keeping files organized across different PCs can be a hassle. But I have a simple solution to your file-synchronization woes.

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Kim :)

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