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Re-learning Japanese With “Human Japanese”

What might a family of three choose to do for fun?  Play board games?  Travel?  No, that’s far too routine!  How about using technology to learn a foreign language which has no apparent similarity to their native language?  Now we’re talking!  🙂

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Cr48: Official response to Chromebook battery charging problem

Some Cr48 owners have reported an issue with not being able to charge their Cr48 properly.  Sadly, I too now have this issue.  Basically, when you plug in the charger it is supposed to charge.  (Yeah, a shocker, I know.)  However, with this problem, the Cr48 doesn’t seem to do anything when you plug in

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Revolights — a revolutionary new idea for bicycle safety!

As a cyclist who often rides in the early morning, I am always interested in new ways of making myself more visible to traffic.  So, my interest was definitely piqued when I read about a new bicycle lighting system called Revolights over on kickstarter.com!

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Technology does NOT ‘have your back’

A sky full of beautiful stars was spread out above us as the day turned gradually to night.  Myself, my wife, our young son, our very young nephew, and my father-in-law had just finished up an afternoon of canoeing.  How were we spending our evening?  We had planned on roasting marshmallows over a campfire and

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Cr48: How much Netflix can you get on Verizon’s free 100MB mobile data?

Finally!  Netflix for the Cr48 Chromebook!  I was starting to think that this day would never come! This single application may have the potential to make Google’s Chromebook venture relevant for so many more customers now.  As another nice bonus for Chromebook customers, Google provides 100MB of free mobile data from Verizon per month for

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