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Welcome to the LAist weekly tech news roundup. Each week I'll be bringing you the latest, and hopefully most interesting, technology news from around the city, the state, the country and maybe even the world. Also, if you have any news, tips or things of interest you want to point out, feel free to drop me a line at: themacist [at] gmail dot com. Now, let's get to the news:

A woman with a bionic arm has regained her sense of touch. No word yet on if she's also better, stronger or faster. No matter what this is amazing news and I, for one, welcome our new bionic overlords.

Apple releases iPod Shuffle in Colors! Woo hoo more stuff I don't need. Come on Apple, how about spending some time working on that new 12" MacBook Pro that I, and many others, want? You can make that in colors if you wish -- just as long as Black or Silver are two of them.

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The latest version of Microsoft Windows, called Vista, came out this week. Windows fanboys and girls rejoyce because its new and improved and now only three years behind Mac OSX. Plus, Bill Gates tells us why Apple is a bunch of big fat liars.