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Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008

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Today's top stories...

Emergency update to fix IE flaw
Microsoft is issuing an emergency fix for Internet Explorer. The patch fixes a flaw that allows attackers to seize a machine. All IE versions are affected, and attacks have been reported. INSTALL THIS UPDATE!

Mozilla issues eight Firefox patches
Mozilla is also fixing critical flaws in its Firefox browser. Some could allow attackers to execute unauthorized code. This will be the last patch for Firefox 2. Users will be urged to upgrade to Firefox 3.

Leopard update makes some users see blue
The latest update for Apple’s Leopard operating system is causing crashes. Apple is urging users to be cautious when installing the update. We will not install this patch until it’s fixed.

Apple bows out of MacWorld
January will see Apple’s last appearance at the MacWorld trade show. And CEO Steve Jobs won’t give the keynote speech. This has led to speculation about Jobs’ health, or a lack of new products.

College football goes 3-D
The BCS championship football game will be broadcast in 3-D. It will be shown in about 100 theaters across the country. Are you interested in watching games like this in 3-D? Sound off on the Message Board!

More signs of a troubled newspaper industry
The Detroit Free Press and the Detroit News are limiting home delivery. They will deliver only on the three most lucrative advertising days. Instead, they will focus on Web editions.

YouTube video leads to charges
A New York police officer faces assault and harassment charges. Patrick Pogan also is accused of filing a false report. He is charged with tackling a bicyclist. A video of the incident was uploaded to YouTube.

Cable companies help with digital TV transition
Cable companies will help users with the DTV transition by offering free equipment. They had been accused of using the transition to promote expensive packages. Are you ready for DTV? Find out now!

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Video of the Day: The ancient world is filled with wonders. But would you believe in an ancient computer? This Greek invention is amazing.

Cool Site of the Day: National Geographic has some amazing photos. Now, you have the chance to appear in National Geographic magazine!

Digital Minute, on your radio: It's time for year-end lists! Google has just released 2008's top search terms. And they will surprise you!

Free Download of the Day: It's great having tons of photos on your computer. But organizing and searching through them isn't easy.

Tip on the site: Are you looking for an HDTV this Christmas? Which is better, an LCD or plasma screen? I can help you answer that question.

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Convert Your Vinyl LPs to MP3s!

• Transfer music to PC or Mac computer
• Connects to your home stereo with ease
• Software for advanced recording & editing

Other Items of Interest
All-In-One Emergency Radio
Cell and MP3 Player Charger Caddy

Last minute gifts for about $50
Christmas is only a week away. And you probably still have a few gifts left to pick out. Let me help! My column will help you pick hot gifts that won’t break your budget.

Recovering from a burglary
Crime tends to rise in tough times. And computers and other electronics are prime targets for burglars. So, what do you do if your computer is stolen? My handy tip will help you recover!

See you tomorrow!
Kim :)

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