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    Is texting hazardous to your health?

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    The American College of Emergency Physicians issued an alert this week warning about the dangers of text messaging while involved in other activities such as walking, driving, cooking or horseback riding. ...the American College of Emergency Physicians warns of the ...

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    iPhone 3G, not up to speed?

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    It's been almost two weeks since the initial launch of the iPhone 3G and new iPhone owners have been experiencing issues with AT&T's network. According to an article on CNET.com, many users are "complaining about poor coverage and dropped calls, ...

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    IbisEye.com provides real-time hurricane tracking

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    IbisEye.com is a great Web site that provides online hurricane tracking and updated storm reports. IbisEye was created by Sarasota Herald Tribune producer Charlie Szymanski and investigative reporter Maurice Tamman, and has been described as "journalism through computer programming." IbisEye ...

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    File-sharing program exposes Supreme Court Justice data

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    The file-sharing program Limewire was installed on a computer at McWagner Resource group, exposing the private files of the agency to the public. According to a report from the Washington Post, an employee of McWagner Resource Group, which is located ...

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    Is voicemail dead?

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    According to Michael Arrington of Techcrunch, we should all stop answering our voicemails because they are a waste of time: "Voicemail is dead. Please tell everyone so they’ll stop using it. ... But now an increasing number of people are ...

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    PC techs in Texas required to obtain P.I. licenses?

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Over the last two weeks there has been much controversy in the tech world over a supposed law that requires every computer repair technician to obtain a private investigator's license. Technicians would need to obtain a criminal justice degree or ...

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    Video ringtones, more annoying than regular ringtones (Updated)

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    If you have an iPhone and are bored with your regular audio ringtone, the folks at iFoneTec have developed VideosTone, which is "an app that allows you to play back a standard formatted-for-iPhone video when you receive a call." [Source: ...