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Kosovo declares independence from Serbia

A few minutes ago, Kosovo prime minister Hashim Thaci announced the independence of Kosovo which was immediately approved by their parliament.  In so doing, Kosovo has become the newest independent state in the world. Reuters reports on the event: Kosovo declared independence from Serbia on Sunday, ending a long chapter in the bloody breakup of […]

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Palm US to launch GSM Centro on Feb. 19?

This is good news to the Palm community, perhaps to fill the void in between now and the launch of the next generation Palm OS: A GSM version of the $99 Palm Centro may be out next week through US carrier AT&T! According to a report by EverythingTreo: A member in our forums has received […]

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Today is 10th anniversary of Open Source

Open Source marks its 10th year today as a movement, a cause and an ideal. Open Source is: is a development method for software that harnesses the power of distributed peer review and transparency of process. The promise of open source is better quality, higher reliability, more flexibility, lower cost, and an end to predatory […]

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Is this the first Google Android phone?

Google has previously announced the development of the Google Android phone. htlounge says a sample has finally been spotted. Smartphone users, especially those using the aging Palm Garnet OS, look forward to Google’s Android ang the smartphones that will use it. Other reports say no Google Android phone will be available until 2009.

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PSP overheats and explodes, hurting US kid

Click On Detroit reports about this startling development somewhere in the US: A kid got hurt and burned after his PlayStation Portable (PSP) overheated and exploded in his pants. According to the report: [I]t wasn’t a gradual heat. It really started heating up. He’s always been taught, burn- fire- smoke, you drop and you roll. […]

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Free Book: Speaking of a Free Press

This post is dedicated to friend and colleague Dana Batnag. In view of the Arroyo government’s pathetic attempts to curtail and curb press freedom, and to harass journalists, please download and read: Speaking of a Free Press: 200 Years of Notable Quotations about Press Freedoms  Below’s a sampling from the book and from the web. […]

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Kameleon Skins for PSP relaunches!

Relaunched today: Kameleon Skins for PSP Make your beloved PSP look like this: To see more samples, click the pic above to go straight to the Kameleon Skins gallery How much? Your P600 will get you 1) a slim-type plastic crystal case; 2) custom-fit skin; and 3) a  matching wallpaper. But if you already have […]

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Samsung introduces dual-SIM phone to Philippine market

The end is near for the monopoly of China-made dual-SIM phones that haven’t yet caught mass appeal. Samsung has introduced its first dual-SIM phone through an ad in one of the major newspapers. Welcome to Samsung’s D880! Here’s a photo from intomobile: and a YouTube video from teknomag: Main features: dual-SIM, 3 megapixel camera, music […]

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NBI website hacked last Jan. 1?

Look at what I discovered after searching the words “Enchanted Kingdom” on the Firefox address bar: A Google-cached copy of the National Bureau of Investigation website reveals it was hacked on New Year’s Day or two days ahead of three other agencies. Justice Sec. Raul Gonzalez has ordered NBI director Nestor Mantaring to investigate the […]

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Washington Post reviews the EEE PC

Another techie is hooked on the EEE PC: After spending a few weeks with the Eee, I can see why people are so excited about this machine. Asus has built something — the lightweight, take-anywhere laptop alternative — that has eluded much larger competitors. Read Rob Pegoraro’s review here. Just a note: Saw a “couple” […]

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