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Amazon Echo Features In Second Murder Case

A judge says Amazon must hand over recordings from an Echo smart speaker to assist with a stabbing case that left two women dead. It's the first time such a court order has been made without a defendant's permission. The New Hampshire case involved ... two women's bodies being discovered under a porch. A man who knew the boyfriend of one of the victims has been charged with two counts of first degree murder, and has pleaded not guilty. Prosecutors say there is probable cause that the device could contain potential evidence which could include "audio recordings of the attack and events that ... (view more)

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'Green Gnome', and 'Auto Mute'

Green Gnome GreenGnome is a modern desktop environment for Windows XP. Written completely from scratch, it aims to become the first Windows-inspired operating system to follow the Windows architecture designed by Microsoft, not based on GNU/Linux. ... The main goal of the GreenGnome project is to provide an operating system which is binary compatible with Windows. This will allow your Windows applications and drivers to run as they would on your Windows system. Auto Mute Hate when your PC blasts you with unexpected sound bytes or music? The useful little utilityAuto Mute ... (view more)

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'Network Search Engine', and 'Mute on Lock'

Network Search Engine Network Search Engine is a self-contained index-based network search engine that indexes all files in your local area network and provides users with the ability to locate necessary files within a few seconds. It returns ... blazingly fast search results to users, even when large numbers of shared files and folders are present. Mute on Lock Mute on Lock is a tiny resident utility that sits in the system tray allows you to lock your Windows workstation and mute the sound of your speakers. With the help of this program you can quickly mute or un-mute ... (view more)

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'Iso Disk', and 'Mute Vista'

Iso Disk Mount and create ISO disk images with this handy little tool. ISODisk is a free and powerful ISO disk image file utility that allows you to create up to 20 virtual CD/DVD drives. With it you can mount an .ISO disk image and access the files ... contained within the ISO image as if it were burned to CD or DVD. Mute Vista Do you find it annoying that Vista only lets you mute individual apps? If that's your dilemma then check out Mute Vista, is a simple VB.NET program to mute or un-mute the entire operating system. Click the 'freeware' link near top of the page, then ... (view more)

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'World Wind', and 'Mute'

World Wind A fully 3D interactive globe from NASA. Mute Mute is software that aims to facilitate improvised, unique visuals. Mute currently allows you to mix 3 channels of SWF and JPG files and apply up to ... 9 dynamic filters at a time. (view more)

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'Google Talk', and 'Flash Mute'

Google Talk We recommend this highly! Every Saturday for the last 6 weeks we've spent 4 or more hours on Google Talk with a friend in Australia working on a project. We experience no lost connections and great sound quality. Google Talk beats every ... other Internet phone service we've seen! Flash Mute FlashMute is a tool which allows you to mute / unmute Flash Movies loaded in a browser exclusively -- and even all other the sounds produced by the browser. (view more)

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