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Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008

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Today's top stories...

Life comes to Google
Google is hosting two million images from Life magazine’s archive. It plans to expand the gallery to include all 10 million photos. Life says 97 percent of its archive has never been seen.

Microsoft to nix OneCare service
Microsoft is discontinuing its Windows Live OneCare service next June. Then, it will launch a free security service. You don’t have to wait for free software! Just visit my money-saving Security Center.

Sites challenge newspapers
A new type of journalism outlet is gaining prominence in some cities. Small, non-profit sites run by professional journalists are breaking big stories. The sites plan an association to compete for ads and grants.

Judge dismisses Psystar claim
A judge has dismissed a claim that Apple is a monopoly. The claim was made by Psystar, which builds Apple clones. Apple sued the Florida company after it began selling the clones.

Sony, Microsoft duke it out over online gaming
Microsoft and Sony are battling for dominance in online gaming. Microsoft has revamped its service and offers Netflix movie streaming. Sony will open a beta version of its virtual world by year’s end.

Jury selection starts in cyberbully case
Jury selection has started in Lori Drew’s trial. Drew is accused of using a fake MySpace account to harass a neighbor. The girl committed suicide. Drew is charged with unauthorized access of protected computers.

Mozilla dresses up Firefox
Mozilla has unveiled an online service called Fashion Your Firefox. It offers groups of Firefox extensions. Each is aimed at a type of Web surfer. Explore Firefox extensions with my time-saving tip.

PC Magazine going online only
PC Magazine will cancel its print edition. The last issue will be dated January 2009. This magazine was the bible of computing for graybeard geeks. It occasionally topped 600 pages. But it was so last century!

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Cool Site of the Day: Did you miss your economic stimulus check? The IRS was unable to deliver thousands. But you can still get yours.

Video of the Day: The Bald Eagle is a formidable raptor. And it makes a fitting national symbol. Learn a little more about the eagle's life.

Digital Minute, on your radio: Less than 10 years ago, broadband was a luxury. Today, broadband Internet is a must have service.

Free Download of the Day: Customizing your computer is a lot of fun. You can really make it your own. You can even make custom icons.

Tip on the site: Pulling a still image out of a home movie is complicated. But it's not impossible. I'll show you how to do it.

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Tagging files in Vista
We all could use some help managing our documents. That’s why Microsoft put a tagging feature in Vista. This makes it a snap to find files! My tip will help you get started with document tags.

Hooking up a PC to a TV the easy way
Maybe you have an old computer lying around. Why not use it as a home theater PC? You can listen to music, view pictures and watch videos. My tip makes connecting a TV to a PC a snap!

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