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Comparing WiFi: Popular Mechanics scopes out the best WiFi coverage near their offices in NYC.

Another E-Reader: The Sharper image has unveiled the Literati.

Suing Teachbook: Facebook has filed a lawsuit against Teachbook, a networking site geared toward teachers, for infringing on its trademark and claims the site shouldn’t be using using the “-book” suffix.

Apple Mystery Event: Apple has set Sept. 1 for its next event and speculation is that it will include an update to iPods, changes to iTunes and possibly a new type of Apple TV.

Gmail and Google Voice: Google is integrating Google Voice and Gmail, from Harry McCracken.

And Phone Booths: Google plans to install Google Voice telephone booths into universities and airports to help launch Voice+Gmail.

Dumping Directors: The SEC approved a rule making it easier for shareholders to oust directors.

Tablets Replacing Laptops: AT&T executive says that tablet computers costing as much as $1,000 may soon make laptops obsolete. But will they be pretty?

iTunes and TV Shows: Apple is in advanced talks with News Corp. to let iTunes users rent TV shows for 99 cents.

(CORRECTION: The name Harry McCracken was misspelled as Henry McCracken in the original version of this story).