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News From Around the Web: March 23 Edition

March 23rd, 2012

In today’s top news, the coroner’s report reveals Whitney Houston drowned, Sanford police chief Bill Lee and county prosecutor Norm Wolfinger step down over Trayvon Martin case and singer El DeBarge is cleared of drug possession charges.

Coroner’s report reveals Whitney Houston drowned. [BET]

Sanford police chief Bill Lee and county prosecutor Norm Wolfinger step down over Trayvon Martin case. [AP]

Singer El DeBarge is cleared of drug possession charges. [BET]

Gun sales are on the rise. [MSNBC]

Audit of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority shows accounting problems which bolster lawsuit. [AP]

Right wing blog calls Farrakhan’s tweets in support of Trayvon Martin “veiled threats.” [BLAZE]

A California school counselor taped his students having sex. [CNN]

Rapper Tyga speaks out on the Omaha, Nebraska, shooting that wounded a member of his crew. [BET]

Nokia eyes tattoos that communicate with your cellphone. [CNN]

African nations call for a Nigerian to head the World Bank. [BBC]

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Techstyles of the Rich and Famous

August 19th, 2009

Courtesy of DialaPhone

By Sherri L. Smith, BlackWeb20.com

As the world’s love affair with high-tech gadgets spreads like wildfire, it’s not enough to own the most advanced tech, they have to look good too. Shiny, glossy, matte finishes, eye-catching technical wonders of the world, it’s a constant arms race to have the best and prettiest tech. And with all arms races, he with the deepest pockets has the biggest guns. Which is why some of the best tech is in the hands of the rich and famous. What sets celebrity tech apart from the tech of mere mortals? Bling and plenty of it – from gold-plating to Swarovski crystals and even diamonds, celebrity devices are in a class all by themselves. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Zeemote: Mobile Gaming Goes Analog

August 3rd, 2009

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By Sherri L. Smith, BlackWeb20.com

As a rabid and dedicated gamer. I can say with unwavering conviction that gaming in all its forms is cool. Whether it’s an RPG, FPS, Survival Horror, or a good old platformer — I’m into it. And even though I’m a tried-and-true console girl, I defiitely have love for the unbridled pleasure that PCs and handhelds can offer, hell the DS is helping kids manage their diabetes. One area that’s been lacking on the gaming front is the mobile phone. And while there have been attempts to make mobile gaming (anyone remember the Nokia N-Gage?), it’s only now with quality games backed by big named game studios like Electronic Arts, that anyone’s taking mobile gaming seriously. Read the rest of this entry »

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