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February 17, 2003

Personal Tech: February 17, 2003 Taking note of the Tablet PC
The small but heavy gadget is an appealing replacement for pen and paper, a team of reviewers say, but don't expect it to take off just yet.

Digital Life: Going online by the numbers
The number of adults logging online in the United States has increased from 17.5-million in 1995 to 140-million by the end of 2002. Though more people are online, we're still spending about seven hours a week logged on -- the same amount as in 1999, the earliest that figures are available. Who's online and how do they get online?

Solutions: Helpful technical support may not come free
Q. On Feb. 3, I read your comments related to technical support for free antivirus programs compared with purchased ones.

Site Seeing
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The Computer Mentors Group will have an open house and computer sale at 6 p.m. today as part of the National Society of Black Engineers' Black Family Technology Awareness Week.

Tech Buzz: TV sets to warn of dangers
When severe weather conditions or other natural disasters may be imminent, many Americans rely on special radios that automatically sound an alarm or speak an alert. That technology, which relies on a service of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, soon will be available in a new version for televisions as well.

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