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iPhone 3G Sick Day Tips

  The Boy Genius Report got a tip that the iPhone 3G will be launched at 8AM instead of the evening launch favored by Apple during the OG iPhone launch. The early morning launch may be because of the in-store activation issue. No one wants to have their employees working until 5AM the next day activating iPhones. Think of the overtime! If your original plan to leave work and get and iPhone is smashed by this leaked information, we have a few tips to help you call out sick on July 11.

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iPhone 3G - A Geocaching Find

 

 

July 11, 2008, is the release day of the iPhone 3G, a device anticipated for its promised speedy connectivity and its one-stop application shopping. But a small and growing segment have their eyes fixed specifically on the integrated GPS chip: they’re geocachers.

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Pimp Your iPod with Software

 Here’s a little experiment for you: ask your pals if they’ve ever used their iPods to listen to the news. We’re willing to bet cash that most of them said no. We’re also betting a few of them weren’t aware that enterprising companies and plucky individuals around the world are working to pimp your iPod out with a few more abilities than playing more of the usual same-old tunes. 

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 Is that a dongle in your PC, or are you just happy to be using OS X?  For as long as Mac devotees have been flaunting desktop superiority over their Windows counterparts, users on both sides of the fence have clamored for a way to install Mac OS X on a PC. On Monday, the wait may be over. Dubbed “the best solution for running Mac OS X on PCs” and consisting of a device that is “neither a memory stick nor a thumb drive,” EFiX allows non-Mac users “to install Mac OS X straight from the original DVD without having to worry about patches, replacing files and anything like that” is poised to free the PC world from the shackles of Vista. 

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 Army Retail Strong  The U.S. Army recruiting center in New York City looks like a standard office, with desks and PCs. Pictures of the newest recruits line an office wall, and posters of soldiers dominate the other side. At the far end is a doctor’s scale. And except for two friendly recruiters (one of whom is surprisingly tech-savvy), the center is empty. The Apple Store on Fifth Avenue is white and clean, and bustling with activity. Patrons glide from station to station, playing with the iPods, checking their email at the computers. At any given moment, a dozen employees are answering questions or demonstrating their favorite tech toys. Business is brisk. 

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Image of band CursiveIndie rockers CURSIVE use GarageBand to write songs and iPods to help them practice—and share their pro tips with you.

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 If you're a Twitter user who still uses the web or IM interface, you're missing out. Twitter doesn't have to be a website you always have open, instead, it could be a part of your regular digital lifestyle by flowing tweets to your screen at all times.  Twitter has an outstanding API which allows for many different desktop applications to send and receive tweets to and from Twitter. However, we've got you covered -- here are four popular Twitter clients for Mac OS X.

Make Your Own TV Show!

That cable box isn’t going to fill itself.There are hundreds of channels out there, and not all of them can show endless reruns of Who’s the Boss? No, TV-land needs new shows, and lots of ’em.If you’ve spent any time watching what passes for entertainment these days, you’ve probably thought, “Heck, I can do that!” Well, why don’t you, then?