Monthly Archives: June 2010

(AHN) Genetic Link May Have Been Found For Type of Hair Loss

Columbia University Medical Center scientists say they have discovered a genetic link to the most common forms of hair loss, alopecia areata. – (AHN) Read the original post by Hampton Roads Daily Press

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(AHN) At-Home Births May Be Risky To Babies

Planned home births have been associated in a recent study with an almost tripling of neonatal deaths in the United States. – (AHN) Read the original post by Hampton Roads Daily Press

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VinylStudio for the Mac spins to version 7.5

AlpineSoft has updatedA their vinyl-and-tape-to-CD-and-MP3 software, VinylStudio for the Mac, to version 7.5. The latestA version can handle a much wider range of file formats including AIFF, FLAC, Apple Lossless, CAF, AAC, WAV, MP3, OGG and WMA.A It also includes many detailed user interface improvements, including the ability to importA album … Read the original […]

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Cosmopolitan taking reservations for December debut

The 2,995-room Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas will welcome its first guests on Dec. 15, 2010. Read the original post by Las Vegas Sun

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Calling All Antenna Engineers: Apple Needs You

Wanted: Three geniuses to improve iPhone antennas. According to job postings spotted by a reader of technology blog Slashdot, Apple Inc. Read the original post by WJXX

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Canon T1i 15MP DSLR w/ 2 lenses, printer for $759 after rebate + free shipping

Amazon.com offers the Canon EOS Digital Rebel T1i 15.1-Megapixel Digital SLR Camera and Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens, model no. 3818B002, bundled with the Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4.0-5.6 Telephoto Lens, model no. 2044B002, and Canon PIXMA Pro9000 Mark II Inkjet Photo Printer, model no. 3295B002, and Tiffen 58mm UV Protection Filter, model no. 58UVP, […]

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Creative Labs Vado 720p 8GB Pocket Camcorder Bundle for $60 + free shipping

Creative Labs offers its Vado 720p HD 8GB Pocket Video Camcorder in Red (pictured), model no. 73VF058000002, or Black, model no. 73VF058000020, with a Vado Mesh Case and USB Power Adapter for $129.99. Apply coupon code “BLVF5JPR” to cut it to $59.99 and bag free shipping. (You may need to check the free shipping option.) […]

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Lady Gaga, creative director for Polaroid brand, lends star power to Mass. museum

Lady Gaga is lending star power to Polaroid and the MIT Museum. The pop star known for her outlandish wardrobe posed Wednesday for a Polaroid at the museum run by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Read the original post by KSWB-TV San Diego

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Microsoft Pulls Plug on Kin Phones

Microsoft Corp has pulled the plug on a new generation of smartphones less than three months after the company unveiled the devices in an attempt to catch-up with Apple and Google in the fast-growing mobile market. Read the original post by ABC News – Brian Ross

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Web Campaign Vows To Blast BP CEOs With Vuvuzelas

Share + Jun 30, 2010 5:15 pm US/Central By CNET.com’s Caroline McCarthy NEW YORK 1 of 1 The “Vuvuzelas for BP” project by Adam Quirk aims to raise money to buy vuvuzelas and have players use them at BP’s headquarters to help encourage a speedy cleanup of the Gulf Coast oil spill. Read the original […]

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HD 101: IR blasters, HDMI-CEC, RS-232 and IP control

You’d be hard pressed to find a TV without some sort of extra box attached to it these days — and with each box comes another remote. Read the original post by Engadget

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JVC GZ-HD300 1080p 60GB HD Camcorder for $380 + free shipping

Abe’s of Maine offers the JVC GZ-HD300 1080p 60GB Hard Drive HD Digital Camcorder in Red, model no. GZHD300RU, for $389.95. Apply coupon code “DNEWS10″ to drop it to $379.95. With free shipping, that’s the lowest total price we could find by $56, although we saw it in black for $13 less in April (since […]

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Steve Jobs Suggests Blu-ray Not Coming to Mac Anytime Soon

Amongst the emails that Steve Jobs has been responding to, he also responded to an inquiry by a MacRumors reader Siva about future of Blu-ray on the Mac. While Blu-ray has been a long requested feature for Macs, Apple has described Blu-ray … Read the original post by KOLN-TV Lincoln

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(AHN) Holbrooke Says McChrystal Apologized In The Middle Of Night

U.S. Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, the special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan told PBS in an interview that top governmental officials had very good relations with each other although the journalist pointed at new questions being raised about the whole strategy in Afghanistan. – (AHN) Read the original post by WGNO

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Gateway DX4320-02e

The Gateway DX4320-02e offers quad-core power and a 23-inch monitor for just under $900, but there are better equipped systems out there for the same, and in some cases, less money. Read the original post by james_melzer@sra.com

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