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Facebook and Skype integration! That’s the rumor. But beyond the intermingling of two major tech companies, the important question is: how’s this going to affect you? Video Chat With Facebook Friends From Skype Just to be clear: this wouldn’t mean that you’d be able to Skype video chat through Facebook. Not yet, anyway. Instead, when …..

The Fall 2010 Xbox 360 dashboard update brings some sports, some Zune integration and a fairly sizable UI change. Here’s how it works. The video above gives you a good tour of what the updates bring. There’s the changed UI to match the flatness of Windows Phone 7 and Zune HD, the ESPN and Zune …..

The last few months have been phenomenal for Android fans, with Samsung’s Galaxy line hitting all four carriers and Verizon getting a few, new, better Droids for their customers. But which should you pick? It’s actually an easy decision.

NASA scientists warned recently that high-energy electric pulses from the sun could cripple our electrical grid for years, causing billions in damages. In fact, the House is so concerned that the Energy and Commerce committee voted unanimously to approve a bill allocating $100 million to protect the energy grid from this rare but potentially devastating …..

Northern states (Oregon, Montana, North Dakota, etc.) in the US should be able to see the lights in the sky weather permitting. A solar flare is large explosion in the sun’s atmosphere that releases energy. A “solar tsunami” eruption of plasma on the surface of the sun will lead a shower of ionized atoms to …..

PERSEID METEOR UPDATE: “The Perseids are booming here in Alabama,” reports astronomer Bill Cooke of the Marshall Space Flight Center. “Although the peak of the shower is almost a week away, we saw five Perseid fireballs last night (Aug. 5-6). It’s a good sign that this year’s shower will be a good one.” [live meteor …..

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