Archive for January 5th, 2011

Global tablet sales may triple by end of 2014 (AP)

January 5, 2011
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LAS VEGAS – A research group says the global market for tablet computers such as the iPad will almost triple by the end of 2014.
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AT&T plans 20 new smartphones, major Android push (Reuters)

January 5, 2011
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LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – AT&T Inc plans to sell 20 phones with high-speed Web surfing this year including 12 phones running Google Inc software in its biggest push yet to lessen its dependence on Apple Inc’s iPhone.
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Wall Street gains as jobs data buoys optimism (Reuters)

January 5, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday as much stronger-than-expected jobs data boosted optimism about the labor market and the economic recovery.
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Jump in hiring sends bonds lower and stocks higher (AP)

January 5, 2011
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NEW YORK – A surprising jump in hiring sent bond prices lower and lifted the dollar. Stocks edged higher.
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Simple Bowling Techniques For Improved Accuracy And Control

January 5, 2011
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There are few games enjoyed by more people than bowling. People of all ages can enjoy this sport, and unlike outdoor games, it can be played in any kind of weather. Even if you don’t especially like having to rent bowling shoes, once the game gets started almost everybody has fun. Of course, for...
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Plan To Shop Healthy

January 5, 2011
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Your greatest defense against poor spending habits and impulse junk food purchases in the grocery store is to go in with a plan and stick to it. Here are some tips to help you get the most out of your grocery store and maybe even save a few bucks as well.
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A Dock to Project Video from Your iPhone, iPad or iPod (PC World)

January 5, 2011
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I’d file the Cinemin Slice under the heading of Cool, but Limited. This dock for iOS devices contains a pico projector. Pop in your iPad, iPhone or iPod and the Slice will project video from the device as large as 60 inches diagonally across.
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Pure Contour: A Stylish Digital Radio With iPhone/iPod Dock (PC World)

January 5, 2011
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Pure’s new line of Internet-connected radios is impressive, but my favorite of the bunch is the Contour, which lets you connect your iPhone or iPod via a retractable dock (see video below). The crescent-shaped, piano black radio features Pure’s Clearsound technology, which was a bit difficult to test in the very noisy CES Unveiled...
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World shares sluggish as New Year’s cheer cools (AP)

January 5, 2011
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BEIJING – World stocks were down slightly Wednesday as investors took profits following solid New Year momentum and watched China for possible policy changes.
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European stocks slip on falling commodities (AFP)

January 5, 2011
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LONDON (AFP) – Europe’s main stock markets sank on Wednesday when the energy and mining sectors were hit by lower commodity prices and retailers were rocked by disappointing earnings news, dealers said.
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