Monthly Archive for June, 2007

MSNBC.com: Building the poor man’s iPhone, by Joe Hutsko

Poor man’s iPhone
Can’t afford the new gadget? Trick out the phone you’ve got
By Joe Hutsko

You’ve drooled over the iPhone hands-on videos on Apple’s Web site. Read the first round of reviews giving the world’s most desired gadget mostly a thumbs-up – including generally positive feedback on the button-less, all-thumbs virtual keyboard that tech pundits collectively agreed would be the iPhone’s biggest potential deal maker or breaker.Your mind’s made up: You want one.

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The New York Times: All the Films You Want to See, but When? By Joe Hutsko

All the Films You Want to See, but When?
By Joe Hutsko

Downloading movies over a high-speed Internet connection offers the promise of convenience, but promise is the operative word for this new method.

Read the story on the New York Times.

Related: PODCAST
Tech Talk, June 20, 2007
Tom talks to writer Joe Hutsko about what it’s really like to download and watch movies from the various services vying to deliver video right to your PC or TV.

Listen to the podcast.

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The New York Times: If You Like the Safari Browser for the iPhone, You’ll Love Opera Mini for Cellphones, by Joe Hutsko

If You Like the Safari Browser for the iPhone, You’ll Love Opera Mini for Cellphones
By Joe Hutsko

Taking a page — albeit a tinier one — from the iPhone’s design is a new test version of the Opera Mini browser for cellphones.

Read the story on the New York Times.

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On MSNBC.com: Surfing Safari – Five Tips for using Apple’s new Web browser

Five Safari for Windows tips
by Joe Hutsko

Apple this week jumped into the Windows Web browser world with Safari 3.0, available to download in beta form from apple.com/safari. Beloved by Mac users for its speed (but begrudged for incompatibilities with certain websites and features, including the inability to use those handy pop-up section navigations buttons on this site itself, for instance), Safari for Windows test-drivers will find some things old, some things new. Here are five tips to help you get started.

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On MSNBC: Fellowship rules in ‘Lord of the Rings Online’

 

On MSNBC.com: Fellowship rules in ‘Lord of the Rings Online’
by Joe Hutsko

If ever there was a massively multiplayer role-playing game to take the uninitiated by the hand and lead the way, it’s “Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar.”

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Best Buy Lets a Little iPhone Chatter Out of the Bag

Though they don’t reveal anything we don’t already know, Best Buy dedicates some electronic ink to the iPhone in the new issue of Best “magazine.” The story starts on page 64, (which is actually page 66 in the .pdf), with a sidebar focus on iPhone on page 69 (page 66 in the .pdf) that wraps with mentions of Mozart, Manhattan, and Simon Cowell. Click here to read the magazine on Best Buy’s site, or download the entire .pdf below.

Download the Spring ’07 issue of Best magazine (19.35 MBs) ->

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Mortal Kombat Armageddon Fatality Moves for Wii players

Besting competing platforms in finishing moves that really get yer ass moving, Midway comes out swinging (literally) with a full roster of every Fatality finishing move for Mortal Kombat Armageddon for the Wii version of the game.

Click here to download the Fatality Moves in .pdf format.

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