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Here’s an interesting help topic for Gmail: Getting Started with IMAP for Gmail

Apparently some users are seeing an IMAP option under Settings -> Forwarding and POP. If you’re one of the lucky ones, let us know how it works out!

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October 24, 2007 Posted by | News | 3 Comments

Final Fantasy Concert in Chicago 2008

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To give you an idea of how far video game music has come, a CD recording of the Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra performing selections from the “Distant Worlds” concert will be available to order this December.

From Kotaku:

AWR Music Productions, LLC announces that Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY will make its U.S. premiere on March 1, 2008 at 8 pm at The Rosemont Theatre, performed by the Chicagoland Pops Orchestra and the Chicagoland Pops Orchestra Festival Choir. The 2-hour program produced by composer Nobuo Uematsu and AWR Music Productions will be conducted by Arnie Roth. The exhilarating concert will feature a special guest appearance by Nobuo Uematsu.

Tickets can be purchased online, through the box office, Ticketmaster locations and by credit card at 312-559-1212.

When you purchase a $150.00 ticket, it comes with a after concert meet and greet session with Nobuo Uematsu, a copy of the new Distant Worlds: music from Final Fantasy CD, and a special tour program book. This can be redeemed at the venue on day of show.

Concert program (not in performance order, subject to change):

FINAL FANTASY series: Main Theme, Swing de Chocobo
FINAL FANTASY I-III: Medley
FINAL FANTASY III DS: Opening
FINAL FANTASY IV: Theme of Love
FINAL FANTASY V: Dear Friends
FINAL FANTASY VI: Opera “Maria and Draco”
FINAL FANTASY VII: One-Winged Angel, Opening – Bombing Mission, Aerith’s Theme
FINAL FANTASY VIII: Liberi Fatali, Fisherman’s Horizon, Love Grows, Don’t be Afraid
FINAL FANTASY IX: Vamo’ alla Flamenco
FINAL FANTASY X: To Zanarkand
FINAL FANTASY XI: Memoro de la Stono – Distant Worlds

October 24, 2007 Posted by | Events, Games and Gaming, Music | 1 Comment

Mech Simulator Arcade Game

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How long before this becomes another peripheral that you can plug into your Xbox 360’s or PS3’s USB port? Full immersion experiences like this are just what the arcades of old need. The fact that you your character stats are persisted via an ID card just sweetens the pot.

October 24, 2007 Posted by | Games and Gaming | 2 Comments

Scooterdesk; Let the Office Jousting Begin

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This brings new meaning to the term mobile computing.

October 24, 2007 Posted by | Geeks and Gadgetry, Oddities | Comments Off on Scooterdesk; Let the Office Jousting Begin