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Light up cereal boxes may only be a marketing demo but it's still pretty cool
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Light-Up Cereal Boxes and Other Whiz-Bang Product Packaging [VIDEOS]

We found these light-up cereal boxes today that illuminate store shelves. These are just a marketing demo but there's a good chance this electrical induction technique will be lighting up grocery stores in the near future.

We've got the video, along with a few other mind-blowing examples of the future of point of purchase display gadgetry.

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Tech Thursday: In Case You Missed It!

On Tuesday of this week (3-8-11), Microsoft had plans to ship three security bulletins this month to cover at least four serious vulnerabilities in ALL supported versions of Windows. That includes the Windows OS, Microsoft Office and Microsoft’s Groove 2007

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Searching for “J-Woww” Is Hazardous To Your PC’s Health

If you are thinking of searching for the latest photos or information on "Jersey Shore"-star J-Woww, you might want to think again.

According to Internet security firm Barracuda Labs, 15 percent of all searches for "Jenni+ J-Woww" lead to directly to malware.

That would make the artist formerly-known as Jennifer Farley the second most dangerous search term on the Internet, trailing only

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Foldable, Electric-Powered Bicycles Just Might Be the Wave of the Future [VIDEO]
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Foldable, Electric-Powered Bicycles [VIDEO]

If you've got $3,600 to spare and don't mind folks gawking at you from behind the wheel, it might be time to invest in a "YikeBike." Conceived as a faster and lighter alternative to the Segway, the YikeBike is a foldable electric bicycle that was ranked by Time Magazine as one of the best inventions of 2009.

It looks kind of like a unicycle with a training wheel, but its inventors say it could change the way we get around. What do you think — wacky invention or wave of the future?

CNN's full video story on the YikeBike is after the jump.

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Is your wi-fi network secure?
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Tech Thursday: Protect Your Data

Almost all internet ready laptops, video game consoles, digital audio players and smart phone have a Wi-Fi connection. (Wi-Fi (pronounced wye-fye) is a trademark of the Wi-F i Alliance) So, how secure are you? The Wi-Fi Alliance has launched of a campaign to urge computer users to set-up their routers and devices to use WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2) on all their wireless Wi-Fi equipment

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Steve Jobs Announces iPad 2, Pricing and Specs

There had been some doubt as to whether or not Steve Jobs would be at the Apple Press Conference today after taking a leave of absence for medical reasons. There was, however, absolutely no doubt at all as to what would be announced at the event regardless of whether Steve was there or not

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Mike Williams may get some bionic legs
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Ex-NBA Player to Get Bionic Legs [VIDEO]

A little more than a year ago, Mike Williams, who had played in the NBA for Atlanta and Sacramento, was shot eight times while breaking up a fight at an Atlanta night club.

When he awoke from a coma, the 6'-8' giant was partially paralyzed from his waist down.

Enter Dan Ivankovich, who had played high-school basketball with Williams 30 years earlier, and who had become an orthopedic surgeon.

Ivankovich hopes to be able to fit Williams with a pair of computer-controlled robotic legs which could potentially work well enough to have the two old friends playing each other in one-on-one.

The bionic legs have been successful on smaller people and Ivankovich believes if he can get them to work for a man who's basketball nickname was "Massive Mike Williams", they could work for anybody. Read on to see their tale.

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When 4 Billion Isn’t Enough

I’m not sure if you have heard the news, the end of the internet is near. That is IPv4 (Internet Protocol version 4). As a home owner should you be worried about that router and network adapter? Maybe. Let the upgrade to IPv6 begin!

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Mario Voted #1 Video Game Character Of All-Time
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Mario Voted #1 Video Game Character Of All-Time

With all of the iterations of Mario Bros. and the spin offs it has produced, it should be no surprise to anyone that Mario has been voted as the greatest video game character of all time.

Easily one of the most recognizable characters throughout several generations of gamers, the familiar red hatted plumber has become an icon among even those who would be considered casual gamers.

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Choosing Apps for the iPad can be difficult
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3 iPad Apps Worth Checking Out

If you have been looking at apps for your new iPad, here is a site I came across the other day.  With so many apps available this could help decide what to download.

Author Peter Meyers stress-tested thousands of options to put together this irresistible, page-turner of a catalog. Inside these pages, you'll find apps as magical as the iPad itself.

Click the "Read More" link for the apps...

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