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TECHNOLOGY by Marauder
March 16, 2009, 5:14 PM
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Gizmodo followed up on iLounge and BBGadgets‘ finds this weekend about rumors that the iPod Shuffle has an authentication chip in its headphone controller in order to work with the new control scheme. It does. (http://i.gizmodo.com/5170797/confirmed-ipod-shuffle-earbuds-need-authentication-chip-to-function 3/16)


Poken is a tiny USB key with an embedded RFID reader/transmitter. When you press a little button on the dongle and place it next to another Poken it passes all of your pertinent information to between Pokens – Pokenii? You then plug the Poken into a laptop and connect to your online manager and you can then “add” that person to your contact list. (http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/03/15/poken-tiny-rfid-thingies-that-share-all-your-personal-data-with-others/ 3/15)

I want one…BAD.


Comcast and Sony on Tuesday are expected to open a retail store in Philadelphia to showcase their cutting-edge products. The 3,400-square-foot retail outlet will be called Sony StyleComcast Labs, and it will be located in the new Comcast Center office building. The New York Times/The Associated Press (3/15)


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