Archive for March, 2007

Land Rover Freelander 2 TD4 HSE

Tuesday, March 27th, 2007

Land Rover Freelander 2 TD4 HSE

Larger, more luxurious and more expensive than the car it replaces, the new Freelander – or Freelander 2, as it should be called – offers clear evidence of Land Rover’s chasing the money. Freelander 2 is now a premium car: make no mistake. (more…)

Windows Vista on Your Old PC?

Saturday, March 24th, 2007

Windows Vista ready requirements

Can your old PC run Windows Vista? The answer is a definite “maybe.” Processor- and memory-wise, most mid- to high-end PCs sold in the past few years will probably do the job. But unless your PC has a modern 3D video card, it might not be capable of displaying the new Aero glass interface. If your video card isn’t up to snuff, you’ll be limited to the Aero basic interface — which looks better than Windows XP does, but doesn’t offer all the neat translucent 3D effects. (more…)

10 Things You Don’t Know About Women

Friday, March 16th, 2007

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1. Remember in old movies when women used to swoon and “take to the bed” for days at a time? That never happens. We’re stronger than that. That being said, if we ever decide to “take to the bed” for days at a time, there’s not a thing you can do about it. (more…)

Guidelines for Using a Cellphone Abroad

Thursday, March 15th, 2007

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As a T-Mobile subscriber, Ken Grunski, a businessman in San Diego, knew that his cellphone would work during a trip to Tanzania. What he did not expect was the bill: $800 for 10 days’ use. (more…)

Rumor Rater: Xbox 360 Core Gone, Premium Pricedrop, HDMI Port

Tuesday, March 13th, 2007

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A german site, Xbox-Archiv, has a few interesting rumors from “good sources” inside Microsoft (German division?). These sources tell them that the Xbox 360 Core edition will be canned, the Premium will have a price drop to 299 Euros down from 399 Euros, and a new edition (Codenamed Zephyr) will come in at 399 Euros and feature the HDMI port and 120GB hard drive. (more…)

Sony Gives PS3 a Second Life

Wednesday, March 7th, 2007

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SAN FRANCISCO — Could a Second Life-style persistent online world become the PlayStation 3’s killer app? Sony game chief Phil Harrison seems to think so. (more…)

Digital Photos: Print Them, Share Them, Perfect Them

Wednesday, March 7th, 2007

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You have more pictures than ever. These snapshot printers, photo sites, and free editing tools will help you make the most of your images.

Snapping a shot is just the first step–afterward you want to edit it, make prints of it, and of course show it off. Find out which portable snapshot printer is tops for picture-printing portability, and which of the most popular online photo sharing sites has the best features and the best-looking prints. Lastly, take your pick of the finest free photo editing programs for organizing and touching up shots. (more…)