NetCafe frenziness will push up Asus sales by 50%

Asus currently takes up 1/3 of the world’s computer motherboard market, and they have been doing that by striving to expand the market themselves. At a press conference on Friday, Asus indicated that they would join forces with intel (not AMD), they even projected that their sales will increase by another 50% in 2007, if they manage to meet their ...

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Microsoft listens to customers with 360 extended warranty

More and more companies are wising up to the fact that customer service is what makes or breaks customer loyalty. Microsoft is following suit of Apple and other subsequent companies and extending the warranties on the Xbox 360 from 90 days to an entire year! Jeff Bell, a VP of marketing at Microsoft said, “Customer satisfaction is a central focus ...

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Opera for the Wii is released in public beta

The networking capabilities of the Wii are slowly falling into place. The Opera browser specially designed for the Nintendo Wii has been released in public beta. You can now download the browser for free (because it’s beta), and later it will cost you some Wii points. Opera seems to be making some excellent business decisions lately, with removing the cost ...

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Never recharge a solar-powered cell phone

The boys over in Japan at NTT DoCoMo created the newest type of mobile phone: solar powered. This new device is a flip phone in a Gameboy sp like design covered in solar panels on the outside. This could solve all those problems of having your battery die at its most crucial moment, or better yet, traveling with all those ...

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Mos Eisley Cantina Star Wars Bookends, we digg it

So many books, so little time. With the bad organization of your book shelf bursting at the seams, what more could you want from a bookend then a Han Solo and Greedo cantina designed theme from Star Wars?! Each piece is 6 inches high and 5 inches wide (10 inches when pushed together) and looks like the coolest damn bookend ...

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Hack your living space: Mouse Pad Couch

Optical mouses have dealt out the sentence of mouse pads. The consequence of being a technologically disabled product? Death. With the multitudes of mouse pads that are being disposed of as we speak, there are more then enough to create your own furniture. We can’t tell you if this piece of furniture is very comfortable or not, but for the ...

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Oki Electric Industry Co. unveils world’s smallest stereo speaker amplifier

With phones and other consumer electronics getting smaller and smaller as the days progress, the hardware inside must also keep up to date. Oki Electric Industry Co. recognized this trend and so set out to make a smaller stereo speaker amplifier; they succeeded with ML2611. This single chip contains stereo-playback capable DAC (Digital Audio Converter), 3D surround functionality, and a ...

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The Model 914 PC-BOT: a PC on wheels

If you’re a PC hobbyist and are willing to dish out a measly 5 grand, then maybe you should look into the Model 914 PC-BOT. This PC-robot is basically a PC on wheels that can interact with the physical world; something that some people wish their laptops would do. Once you pull the 914 PC-BOT out of the box and ...

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Why can’t you ever dial on Jan1 0:00?

A lot of people have been asking why on earth can’t we call/send new year and Christmas messages on time. The answer is simple, it’s because the lines are jammed. It might mean nothing to the phone users whether it is the system that is crashed or really the traffic that is jammed, but to the network providers, it makes ...

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