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Leroy Jones, Jr. is the creator of Talking Technology with Leroy Jones, Jr.

Watching the Internet

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In another sign of the times, you will now be able to see full episodes of old TV shows on the Internet.  Old school TV show's such as the A-TeamKojak, and others will now be available online.  For those of you who grew up watching these show's it a good way to go back down memory lane.
 
These are truly remarkable times.  My Mother, always told me that in this life, "Everything old is new, and what new is already outdated".  I truly understand those words now!  :-)


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Talk . . . Talk . . . Talk . . .

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Can you believe it?  UNLIMITED mobile phone minutes.  It seems that the mobile phone minute price war will be a good thing for those folk who use there phones all the time.  The fact that all the

BTW, how many minutes do you have left on your plan this month?  :-)


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Good Bye 8-Track, Hello Blu-Ray

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I still love and have access to my father's 8-Track collection (my personal favorite, "Little Anthony & the Imperials"), but I was the first of my buddies to switch to cassette tape.  And I liked the Beta, but the first video player that I played was VHS.  Honestly, I didn't pay much attention to the HD-DVD vs. Blu-Ray DVD battle.  Sony's Blu-Ray has won. This is great for PlayStation 3 owners.  So don't throw out all of your HD-DVDs just yet, they may be worth a few bucks on E-Bay down the road.
 
Check out some interesting background and stories on this shift to Blu-Ray:
 
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Turn on the Lights, Brother!!!

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Since February is Black History Month, I am highlighting Black Folk who have and who continue to breakdown barriers in the technology field.

So have you ever heard of Lewis H. Latimer?  "He is considered one of the 10 most important Black inventors of all time."  He invented the technology that allowed light bulbs to last longer. You have him to thank for lights in your house and on your street.

Also please read this written tribute about Mr. Latimer and a call for more support for minority entrepreneurs by U.S. Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts.

Happy President's Day!!!




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