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    Black Friday not over yet: Free iPhone apps

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    As you relax in your homes after that crazy rush experienced this Black Friday, iPhone owners can still take advantage of great online deals. The App Store has many iPhone apps that are listed for free or at a reduced ...

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    Things I Like: iPhone apps

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    I am constantly amazed at the amount and variety of iPhone apps that can be found, so here are a few that have caught my eye. SnapTell Explorer Have you even been shopping in a store and wondered if you ...

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    Comments of the week

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Happy Friday! It's that time where I choose the week's best comments. Comments are chosen for a variety of reasons- informative content, constructive debate or humor. Until the TV networks pick up my idea for a show about cats working ...

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    Gadgets killed by cell phones

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Wired.com recently listed five gadgets that "were killed by the cell phone." Listed among the graveyard of tech were: PDA Camera UMPC (Ultra Mobile PC) Phone MP3 Player And the article then also targeted the notebook: It will take some ...

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    Comments of the Week

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    I thought it would be great to bring some recognition to the members of our online community for their insightful, thought-provoking, or even humorous comments on the forums or blogs. I will try to highlight a few commenters each week. ...

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    Are you a PC but want to be a Mac?

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Belkin has announced a new cable that will make it easier to transfer files from a Windows machine to a Mac. Moving files to a new computer can be a tedious task, and then when you factor in two different ...

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    Online communities and their policies

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    (Warning: Photo intended for humorous purposes.) I've had many ask me why we've deleted their comments, and left other comments alone. I've also had others suggest we are protecting some posters, while leaving others to run rampant. And some have ...

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    Anger behind the keyboard?

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Last week I read an article on CNN.com about anger on the Internet. The primary topic of the article was how anonymity on the Internet provides an outlet for angry people. I've only been moderating the blogs and discussion forums ...

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    iPhones more reliable than Blackberries and let's talk cases

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    A study conducted by SquareTrade revealed that the iPhone is twice as reliable as the Blackberry after one year of ownership. SquareTrade is a company that sells extra warranties for cell phones. The study showed that the malfunction rate for ...

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    Zappos layoffs unfold on Twitter

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    A company known for embracing Twitter, the online shoe retailer Zappos announced layoffs via the

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    Dude blogs like a lady

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    In this era of anonymity on the Internet, do you ever wonder about the gender of  bloggers? GenderAnalyzer is an online tool that "uses Artificial Intelligence to determine if a homepage is written by a man or woman." All you ...