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Tech News for 6-17-09

Posted By On June 16, 2009 @ 11:08 AM In In The News | Comments Disabled

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Using GPS for driving directions might be a good idea, but for driving directions to a home you have to demolish might not. According to Consumer Reports, a house in Carrol County, Georgia was demolished by accident when a wrecking crew was misguided by a GPS device (oops!).

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Intel is beginning to target the smartphone processor market with it’s new version of the Atom processor, codenamed Mooretown; In 2011 the company plans to release another, more advanced processor codenamed Medfield.

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Tetris, a popular puzzle game created by the Russian mathematician, Alexey Pajitnov, turns twenty-five this month after being introduced in 1984.

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Facebook allowed users the opportunity to register a vanity URL for their Facebook profile on June 12th. According to reports, almost a quarter of a million users have registered a vanity URL; Apparently the feature was a success for the social networking giant.

~ Bryan Scheiber is a Systems Administrator in Metro Detroit.
He can be reached at: bryan@bryzo.com


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