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Four-way socio-shoot out!

Indian counterparts of orkut, Hi5 and Myspace are sprouting up. But are they any good? Kaushik Chatterji finds out for you… International social networking sites have been there for a while now. But what’s really set the scene on fire in India is orkut. Somehow, it caught the people’s fancy, and you can see the results – virtually everyone you ...

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Norwegian Films

They make films in Norway? Yup and some of them are bloody good. In case you missed the Norwegian Film Festival, there

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Oops You’re Single Again!

Eyes Only: Ashish Shakya shares some top-secret tricks of the trade here. This article will self-destruct in five seconds… Last week, I took a break from saving the world, and settled down in front of the TV. These are actual headlines I saw: ” Karunakaran’s DIC(K) merges with NCP “ ” NCP- DIC(K) tie-up won’t stir Kerala “ I’m not ...

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Quadro power

The multi-core era is here. After tasting success with their dual-core processors, Intel has announced first Quad-Core processor, which ships for a cool $999 in the US currently. For dummies, a quad core processor is basically 4 cores on a single chip. Thus, each of the 4 cores can perform different tasks simultaneously. On paper, this means that multi-tasking has ...

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Mobb Deep

Mobb Deep found themselves in deep shit when Prodigy fell ill on flight. He was admitted to Leelavati Hospital, and his partner was left all ‘lone to perform at the VH1 Hip-Hop Hustle. JAM caught up with Havoc hours before his performance amidst reporters, fans, rappers, and a bodyguard who was 6’.8″ high (and nearly as wide). First of all, ...

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Mozilla Firefox 2

The much awaited version 2 has finally arrived. This one is slicker and faster. And a worthy replacement for Internet Explorer. It’s here..finally. Mozilla has released the stable version 2 of the web browser which is becoming more popular by the minute – Firefox. Everyone knows that this is a free, open-source browser made from the original Netscape code. Everyone ...

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Big Fuss

Take a couple of television actors, throw in a flop star, mix around a few models and while you’re at it, add some wannabe item girls for extra spice. The result is your average reality show potboiler. Bigg Boss is one tasty voyeuristic treat involving 13 ’celebrities’ living intimately together, while being forced to return to the basics. So we ...

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Amitabh Birthday Fever

Just while on my way to Vile Parle Station, in the morning, I saw a huge gathering on the road. I thought another blast or something. Nope this time it was for something more important. Big B’s birthday. Take a look at the pics. People specially designed banners/posters and stuff. Leave him alone peoples. Let him have a happy birthday ...

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Music Television: The best non-music shows on music channels

VH1 VH1, which strictly confines itself to the international market, never disappoints. Apart from its huge pool of songs it also shows an absolutely enjoyable cluster of programs on varied subjects. Entertaining reality shows rule the prime slots on this channel. Most of these programs run from Monday-Friday in the 21:00 slot. Motormouth definitely wins the title for the most ...

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MOTOROLA C168 “Radiomoto”

Motorola has upped the ante in the entry-level cellphone market with the Radiomoto. Priced below 3k, this is one phone you got to consider if you are on the lookout for a basic phone with quite a few additional capabilities. There was a time, when a basic cellphone meant the “thatti-thri tayne”. Good ol’ call & SMS phone, with the ...

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