Last modified: June 9, 2006 6:00 AM PDT
Week in video: Local Live, 'SmackBook,' LCDs
New Microsoft software, a fun hack and the latest in display technology are on the scene.
This week, we review a new beta from Microsoft. Then, you can learn how to make your MacBook jump into action at the flick of a wrist. Finally, we take a look at some of the finer hardware uncovered at a display conference in San Francisco.
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The dynamic maps and business directories in the beta of Windows Live Local invite you to plot your own points of interest and collaborate with others. CNET's Elsa Wenzel takes a look.
CNET's Tom Merritt shows off a hack for Mac notebooks that takes advantage of a hard-drive motion sensor. The sensor lets people switch between two desktop environments with a gentle slap.