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Google announced it’s first ever online treasure hunt.

It has already announced two out of four questions. The first one to answer all four questions correctly wins a prize.

Better hurry up !! Here’s the link

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Finally some relief for people with slow connections. Gmail has got a speed boost recently.

They’ve apparently reduced some requests sent to the browser by Gmail.

One more feature is that now you get the “Load Basic HTML View” option right on the front page. Really saves a lot of time.

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Nokia offers battery replacement after ‘incidents’

Nokia is offering to replace specific phone batteries after some “dislodge” during charging.

“There have been approximately 100 incidents of over heating reported globally,” said the company. “No serious injuries or property damage have been reported.”

46 million BL-5C batteries are affected. “Nokia has identified that in very rare cases the affected batteries could potentially experience over heating initiated by a short circuit while charging, causing the battery to dislodge,” said the firm.

I checked for my battery and it was also one of those affected.

Hope my new battery comes soon enough…..

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After months of speculation and confusion i finally ordered by Dell Inspiron 6400 notebook.

And it is awesome ! Have a look :

Dell Inspiron 6400

So here’s the specs :

Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo Processor T5300

1.73 GHz, 2MB Cache, 533 MHz FSB

Genuine Windows Vista(TM) Home Premium with AERO experience

15.4″ Wide Screen XGA TFT Display: 1280×800

1GB (2 X 512MB) 667MHz Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM

256MB ATI Mobility(TM) Radeon(R) X1400 Hypermemory

100GB SATA 7200RPM Performance Hard Drive

Internal 8X DVD+/-RW Combination Drive

-McAfee(R) Security Center(TM) 8.0 – 15 Months OEM

Dell(TM) Wireless 355 Bluetooth Module

Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945 Dual Band 802.11a/g 54Mbps Wireless Mini Card

The machine works very good and the best thing is Windows Vista. The looks are indeed awesome. As Microsoft says for Vista – ” The ‘wow’ starts now !! “

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