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Camaro Or Mustang?

That is the question of the ages.  I guess you can throw in the new Challenger as well for you Dodge fans but either way, I for one am glad the muscle car is back. 

If you look at the front bumper on the Camaro it kind of looks a little mad to even be close to the Mustang

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GPS Navigators vs. GPS Smartphone Apps

Most modern smartphones have built-in maps and GPS units. But those built-in apps don't give turn-by-turn audio directions, like those you may be used to from a dedicated GPS. You can buy apps that give turn by turn directions, but they tend to be expensive, and require up-front costs or monthly subscription fees. (Mapquest is a notable exception; it's free for iPhone, BlackBerry and Android.)

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Meet Naki’o, the First Dog With Four Prosthetic Paws [VIDEO]

Abandoned as a puppy when his owners fled their foreclosed-upon Nebraska home, Naki’o lost all four of his paws to severe frostbite after stepping into a freezing puddle in the home’s abandoned basement. He was rescued, but forced to crawl on his belly to get around. Happily, new owner and veterinary technician Christie Tomlinson successfully organized a fundraiser to have Naki’o’s two back legs fitted with OrthoPets prosthetics. When Naki’o enthusiastically took to his new hind-legs like they were the real deal, OrthoPets founder Martin Kaufmann decided to complete the set free of charge, making Naki’o is the first dog to ever be fitted with four prosthetic limbs.

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What Happens on the Internet Every Minute of Every Day? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The brains at web development and design company Go-Globe created a stunning infographic that breaks down the internet activity happening every minute of the day on sites like Twitter, Google, Facebook, and Skype. And it’s kind of amazing.

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Tech Thursday: Can’t get your Emails to leave the premises?

If you use Outlook and have been running into the problem of sending emails, such as it goes into the outbox and just sits there.

To get it to "leave the premises," you have to open up the Outbox folder and click Send again. From what I seen and heard this is a rather common problem and can have several different causes. Here are some things to try if your “sent mail” is getting stuck in the outbox (depending on the version of Outlook you're using, these may vary):

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Comparing 2011 Game Graphics With Atari

I'm amazed with how much game graphics have improved in the last 20-30 years.  First there was the Atari, then Nintendo, Sega, Playstation and Xbox.  This video is from a new game coming this fall called "Battlefield 3".  It's a mission where your in a tank and destroying any enemy in sight.  I personally can't wait for this to come out as it has quite a few people talking about it.

Now compare that video with other tank games from back in the day.  Compare it with "Tank" for the atari which made it's debut in 1974.  It's truly astonishing to see how far we have come in the gaming industry.  Even with the Sega and Nintendo.  When the Playstation and Xbox made their debut I was amazed with those graphics and now as I look back I wondered what games would look like in 2010. 

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Free Talking Tom App Provides Audio Fun!

How about a talking cat for you or especially your kid to play with?  It's called Talking Tom and trust me you will get a kick out of this. 

It doesn't matter what age you are with this application for your phone

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McDonald’s Billboard Hosts Giant Game of Pong [VIDEO]

A giant McDonald's video billboard in Stockholm, Sweden is hosting a game of pong that just about anybody with a smart phone can join in, without having to download any new software.

Instead, potential players use their smart phone to log on to a website associated with the promotion. After the phone's geo-location device confirms you are close enough to the billboard, the phone's touch screen can be used to control the game.

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Solar-Powered Bikinis Putting a Charge Into Sunbathing

If you happen to see a young lass in a metallic-textured bikini this summer, that doesn't necessarily mean she's trying to make a fashion statement.

In fact, she might be using her beachwear to power up her cell phone.

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Tech Thursday: Tech Gift Ideas for Dads and Grads

Having a rough time getting Dad something for Father’s Day. If you have something in the neighborhood of $1,700 to spend then here you are.

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Tech Thursday: iPhone Battery - Make It Last Longer
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Tech Thursday: iPhone Battery – Make It Last Longer

If your iPhone battery seems to be holding less and less of a charge here are some ideas to help make it last longer.

Push e-mails: If you have a number of emails accounts, your phone could be checking them as often as every fifteen minutes. If you turn off

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Tech Thursday: That Download could be Malicious!
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Tech Thursday: That Download could be Malicious!

The next time you are asked to download new software to view a movie or fix some type of problem, think twice. It could be malicious.

Studies have shown about one of every fourteen programs downloaded by Windows users turns out to be malicious. Better known as a Trojan horse.

Instead of hacking your browser, the bad guys try to hack the people using them. In what is called “Social Engineering” and it’s a big problem.

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