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Objects in Mirror: January 7, 2010 Archive

Gadgets and tech gear

Posted at 10:39 AM on January 7, 2010 by Julia Schrenkler

MPR's Midmorning aired a discussion about gadgets and tech gear:

The 2010 Consumer Electronics show starts today and features the latest gadgets and game-changing devices. There's buzz about ebook competitors, the rise of 3D technology for TV, and even more mobile computing options.

The 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show creates a bit of buzz because it often showcases breakthroughs as well as products on the horizon. How do the trends affect the market, and affect society? As Kerri Miller said it, how does this technology affect how we create, connect and co-exist?

* Today's Question: What's the next high tech gadget you'd like to buy?
* In The Loop posts on iSlate iNsanity (a talk with Macworld's Jason Snell)
* MPR Midmorning: Tech gear for the new year (archived audio available)

Catch The Chart Show on The Current

Posted at 6:40 PM on January 7, 2010 by Julia Schrenkler

Today is Thursday, and that means The Chart Show airs tonight.

Each week you can vote for your top 5 tracks. Naturally, you'll be entered for a chance to win tickets to a local show. Then The Current's Mark Wheat counts down the collective Top 20 each Thursday night at 8 p.m. CT

* Listen online at 8 p.m. CT
* Review the archive for past highlights from The Chart Show

News Cut to live-blog the Flight 253 report

Posted at 2:50 PM on January 7, 2010 by Julia Schrenkler

Obama is ordering changes after anti-terror foul-ups, and MPR's Bob Collins will be live-blogging the Flight 253 report as soon as it starts. He reports hearing the start time may be 3:30 p.m. CT today.

To follow the live-blog or replay it afterwards, visit News Cut and click where the words indicate "click here." Collins is updating the blog, click your browser refresh button.

* Visit News Cut

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