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Welcome to listeners of “Tech Talk” on C-FAX 1070 Radio!

Today marks the re-birth of “Tech Talk” on C-FAX 1070 Radio, Sundays from 2-3 p.m.  (if you’re outside our listening area, you can listen on the web at http://www.CFAX1070.com) I was delighted that C-FAX Program Director Murray Langdon invited me … Continue reading

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Hello from CES 2010!

Hello from Las Vegas, and the 2010 International Consumer ELectronics Show! 115,000 people are here to see 2500 exhibitors spread across 1.9 million square feet of space. Check back here for photos and links to some of the amazing things … Continue reading

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Free Microsoft Anti-Virus now available

After months as a beta product, Microsoft has now publicly unveiled its impressive free anti-virus software, dubbed "Microsoft Security Essentials". You can download the appropriate version for your computer from here… http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/default.aspx MSSE uses very little RAM, so it’s ideal for … Continue reading

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HDTV Buying Tips updated

On September 15, I updated my "HDTV Buying Tips" article to add new info, to reflect current prices, and to add answers to more of your questions. Thanks for the feedback! — Alan

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More from CES

Thanks for all the great feedback! I’ll have more answers to your "homework assignments" when I join Dave Dickson on C-FAX 1070 Radio (www.CFAX1070.com) on "The Buzz" from 6-6:45 p.m. tonight (Sunday) and again when I Join Joe Easingwood on … Continue reading

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What can I go find for you here at CES?

Thanks for visiting this blog! In coming days, I’ll post links here to the most impressive technology that I’ve found here at the Consumer Electronics Show, including some photos. In the meantime, if there are things you’d like me to … Continue reading

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MagicJack

Of all  the things I’ve seen at CES over the years, I’ve never had as much interest or feedback as I’ve had about The MagicJack. This is a small $40 lighter-shaped device which, when plugged into a USB port on any computer … Continue reading

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