Tech News Roundup - Apple Just Says 'No' to DRM, Vonage is Screwed and Google Knows the 411

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• Apple makes a deal with Music giant EMI to offer music at the iTunes Store with no DRM. If you don't know what DRM means, don't worry. It may not be around much longer.

• Like Apple, Microsoft is apparently going to be making a deal with EMI for no DRM music too. Microsoft copying Apple? I'm shocked.

• The saga continues for VOIP provider Vonage. First, they lose to Verizon. Then, they can't sign up any more new customers. Now, that might have changed too. Check out all the dirt here.

• Hackers dissect the AppleTV to make the cheapest Mac ever. This does violate your warranty but it might be worth it.

• Got a Mac (of course you do)? Want to watch Blu-Ray content? Check this out.

• In the market for a new Windows PC and hoping for an easy new-computer experience? This article may make you think twice.

• Google gets into the phone business and launches its 800GOOG411 service. What the heck? Go here and my pal Om Malik will give you all the details.

• Do you blog or otherwise post things to the net? Do you use Tags in the hope of attracting more readers? If so, you might reconsider because apparently, they don't work.

• If you love all-things Nokia, the new N65 is about to hit stores (if it hasn't already).

• Do you Twitter? If so, you're one of the reason that the site is going to be sold soon. At least according to this guy.

• Lastly, something I've always known is true and now its official: Geeks make better lovers.