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Technology News Archive - July 16, 2005

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High-technology tricks once seen as the purview of hackers are now in the hands of ordinary people. Gadgets these days are full of surprises, and not just in the 'gee whiz' sense of unexpected possibility, but also in their growing powers to manipulate or deceive. Computer trickery has become mainstream as the not-super-tech savvy people seek ways of coping with a 24x7 work culture.

Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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