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Japanese habits inspire technology

Do we watch as much TV as the Japanese? Or have as many bathroom issues?

Hour 1:
The world's best cybercafes. Software that keeps people honest. Sony gets serious about Japan's TV habits. The new generation of Media Center PCs. Jennifer has a Movie Minute and we have another lucky iTunes winner. We take your calls at 1-866-99FAMILY, your emails at radio@familytechshow.com and your instant messages to screen names smartmaxradio and smartvicradio on AIM, Yahoo and Apple's iChat.

Hour 2:
Apple news, including a jab from Microsoft. Another virus - this one has to do with movies. Jennifer has a fishy Cookie's Corner and some music for us. This week's Vic's Click gets animated. And we have some free music for another lucky winner. We take your calls at 1-866-99FAMILY, your emails at radio@familytechshow.com and your instant messages to screen names smartmaxradio and smartvicradio on AIM, Yahoo and Apple's iChat.

Hour 3:
The VoIP war heats up. SBC offers communication unification. More news on the Nintendo DS and we talk to Fargo from GameSpy about hot games for the holidays. Jennifer has a Kid's Web of the Week and we have our last iTunes winner of the day. We take your calls at 1-866-99FAMILY, your emails at radio@familytechshow.com and your instant messages to screen names smartmaxradio and smartvicradio on AIM, Yahoo and Apple's iChat.

Vic's Click:

Watch Pixar trailers and shorts

Kid's Web of the Week:

Disney's Kids Island

Links mentioned in show:

Yahoo's guide to Internet Cafes, Adobe's DNG converter tool, FCC digital TV info, Apple update for Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar, Apple update for Mac OS X 10.3 Panther, The Incredibles, Dell power adapter recall, eMusic, Namco's Street Racing Syndicate, Atari's Test Drive: Eve of Destruction, EA Sports' NASCAR: Chase for the Cup 2005, Helmet PC, GameSpy

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