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How To Download Google Talk On Your Blackberry

Posted By Tech on Mar 12, 2007 at 12:00PM

We all love instant messaging. It's cheap, it's fast, and it's great for people on the go. The creators of Blackberry Research In Motion (RIM) have released a free Google Talk application for the BlackBerry.

Google Talk runs on all 7100, 7200, 7500, 7700, and 8700 series BlackBerry devices running BlackBerry OS version 4.00 or higher. One more thing, unless you have a cell phone service provider from the United States or Canada, you unfortunately won't be able to download the Google Talk client on your Blackberry. Be sure to stay tuned for more updates and additional releases in the meantime.

To download, click Google Talk for your Blackberry.

How to Identify Your iPod Generation/Model

Posted By Tech on Feb 9, 2007 at 11:03AM

With all the great iPod accessories out there it can be hard to tell which ones will fit your iPod if you don't know what generation and model you have. While the differences between models may seem minuscule to the average eye, each generation and model offer different capabilities: The full-sized iPod model stores media on an internal hard drive, while the smaller iPod nano and iPod shuffle use flash memory. Size wise, each model changes with generation. As you can see in this picture, the original iPod (1st generation), which was released in 2001 seems huge in comparison to the current video iPod (5th generation) and my silver mini seems large in comparison to its last model.

To learn how to tell which iPod model you have and some comparison photos, just read more