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Monday: November 16, 2009

The dos and don'ts for buying refurbished electronics.The dos and don'ts for buying refurbished electronics.

Some quick tips on whether or not purchasing a refurbished (in some cases slightly used) product is right for you. I'm also of the theory that sticking with a major brand (ie Best Buy, Apple) is a safe bet to make in this case.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 7:45 AM | Tags (5) | abcnews | gadgets | guide | helpful | refurbished |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 32 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 17, 2009

1969 moonwalk video refurbished, will be released to public in September.1969 moonwalk video refurbished, will be released to public in September.

[the footage] was in a batch of 200,000 tapes that were degaussed -- magnetically erased -- and reused to save money. So NASA took television video copies of what Apollo 11 beamed to Earth 40 years ago to a Hollywood film-restoration company, which made the pictures look sharper.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Space @ 7:27 AM | Tags (6) | 1969 | footage | moonwalk | nasa | refurbished | release |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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