Tuesday, November 11, 2008

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Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008

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Today's top stories...

iPhone ousts the Razr
Apple’s iPhone has taken the top spot in U.S. cell phone sales. It replaces Motorola’s Razr, which had led sales for 12 quarters. But phones with QWERTY keyboards show the fastest growth.

Apple, Dell fight economic slump
Computer sales will be slow this holiday season. But Apple and Dell may buck the trend with growing sales. Will you be buying a computer in the next 90 days? Let us know on my Message Board.

Jaguar supercomputer gets upgrade
The Oak Ridge National Laboratory just upgraded its Jaguar supercomputer. The machine can do one quadrillion calculations per second. Jaguar is the fastest supercomputer for unclassified research.

Changes are in store for broadband
The demand for broadband is growing. This is largely due to video downloads and online services. Unfortunately, the Internet may be unable to handle the demand. That means broadband prices will rise.

Hawaii to make digital TV switch early
Hawaii will  transition to all-digital broadcasts in January. That’s a month earlier than other states. The early transition is needed to protect an endangered bird. My tip will make the DTV switch a snap!

Another brilliant criminal
Francis Janosko was arrested for accessing a prison network. Janosko bypassed computer security measures while an inmate. He obtained information on 1,100 prison workers. He faces 12 years behind bars.

Cell phones replacing wallets
Japanese users are replacing their wallets with their cell phones. A chip in the phone lets them use it to make payments. And this technology could hit our shores sooner than you think.

Sesame Street hits the ‘Net
Sesame Street will is moving online. iTunes will offer episodes for download. Hulu and YouTube will also stream episodes. Not all episodes will be available. Its distributor doesn’t want to harm DVD sales.

Kids of All Ages Will Want This Illuminated Keyboard!

Every day, Team Komando produces some of the best content you'll find anywhere on the Internet. Here is a sampling of what's new on our site today!

Video of the Day: Today is Veterans Day. Take time to honor those who have served. This video is a fitting tribute to our armed forces.

Cool Site of the Day: Do you know military veterans? Then wish them a happy Veterans Day. And visit this site for information on the holiday.

Digital Minute, on your radio: Things are changing for broadband users. Unlimited surfing and downloads may become things of the past.

Free Download of the Day: Saving the planet sounds like a lot of work. But this video game makes it fun. You'll also learn about ecology.

Tip on the site: Some people use ReadyBoost to speed up Windows Vista. But you'd best remove it when the computer is in hibernation.

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One monitor, two computers
Maybe you have two computers. That doesn’t mean you need two monitors. The computers can share a monitor, mouse and keyboard. My handy tip covers everything you need to know!

Find scholarships to pay for college
High school seniors are sending off college applications. But how will they pay for tuition? With a scholarship, that’s how! My money-saving tip will help you find scholarships online.

See you tomorrow!
Kim :)

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