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Facebook Launches Dedicated Screens

Facebook is launching dedicated devices for video-calling friends and family. While they have some impressive technology, it's a bold move from a company whose reputation on privacy issues is controversial to say the least. The devices are known as ... the "Portal" and "Portal+". They both offer some of the features of 'smart speakers' such as Google Home and the Amazon Echo, but the main function is for making video calls. That's reflected in the 10 inch screen of the Portal and the 15 inch screen of the Portal+. There's no charge for making calls on the devices as they work ... (view more)

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Mortimer Beckett and the Time Paradox

Mortimer Beckett's back for an all-new, eye-popping adventure! Although Mortimer was able to get rid of the ghosts in his last outing, his Uncle Jerome's home is now host to another ominous challenge - a time portal! Even worse, the Time Bomb that ... Jerome built to close the portal has been scattered across eight different eras! Join Mortimer for a wild trip to find the scattered Time Bomb, put it back together, and close the portal before it's too late! [ Free Trial-- Download ~ 108MB | Buy Now ~ $9.99 ] Screenshots Click any thumbnail to view a full screen sample. Requirements OS: Windows XP ... (view more)

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'Vistart', and 'Media Portal'

Vistart ViStart dramatically decreases the time taken to search in Windows. You can simply type part of the program into the start menu and ViStart will instantly find it. ViStart not only indexes programs but also files as well. Just type the file ... you are looking for and in miliseconds ViStart will return results (Up to 4 times faster then the orignal Vista start menu!). http://www.lee-soft.com Media Portal MediaPortal is an Open Source application ideal for turning your PC and TV into an advanced Media Center. MediaPortal allows you to listen to your favorite music and radio, watch and ... (view more)

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Fanpop: For Fans, By Fans

Fanpop is a new site that's a network of "social portals," as they call them; the portals are created for fans, by fans, on a topic that people are fanatic about. Topics on Fanpop aren't limited -- they can be anything you can dream up! Within each ... portal, you can meet other fans while you contribute to the community. In the Links section, you can share, rate, and categorize your favorite links; in the Forum section, you can discuss; news and blog postings from the the web for are pulled into the Headlines section. All this fanatical content combined, portal by portal, is Fanpop. When this ... (view more)

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