• Bubble Activity? Dot.mobi Names Sold For 6 Figures

    The latest Moniker domain auction was held last week, and along with the usual multi-million dollar domain buys that we’ve come to expect from these domain auctions (computer.com went for $2.2 million), another domain many people might not have heard of, let alone used saw six figure sales. Dot.mobi domains we released for sale in September 2006 and are aimed at providing mobile… Read More

  • Greenpeace: iPhone Not Good For The Environment

    International environmental group Greenpeace has launched an attack on Steve Jobs’ claims that Apple is a company with green credentials by releasing an analysis of the iPhone that finds toxic chemicals that have or are in the process of being eliminated by other mobile phone manufacturers. According to Greenpeace, the iPhone contains toxic brominated compounds (indicating the prescence… Read More

  • Will Facebook's older users drive away all the young kids?

    Now that old people have discovered Facebook, will The Kids still like it? An important question to be sure, especially now that companies like Microsoft are prepared to throw $lots Zuckerberg’s way for that hoard of information. What was once the exclusive domain of college kids poking each other back and forth has seen an uptick in… how shall I put this… old and… Read More

  • Woz goes D-List!

    Damn son! Who knew Woz was such a player? Girlfriend and celebrity Kathy Griffin took him to the opening of Diablo’s Cantina in Las Vegas on Saturday and showed off the goods. He looks pretty good in that all black ensemble! She Needs To Marry This One! [Perez Hilton] Read More

  • Top Blogs On Google Reader

    So Google recently made it fairly easy to determine the number of Google Reader subscribers around a particular blog. Gabe Rivera at Techmeme did a little work on excel and came up with an unofficial list of the top blogs and the number of subscribers each blog has on Google Reader. He sent the list around to people for comments – with his permission we’ve published it… Read More

  • Black Palm Centro on Sprint.com, red one coming soon

    Just a heads up that Palm’s new Centro phone is now available for purchase on Sprint’s website for $99 with a new contract, $399 without. The black version is the only one available for now, but the red version will be available on November 4th. Sprint.com via Brighthand Read More

  • Zelda Phantom Hourglass review video is mesmerizing

    I can’t tell where in the galaxy this person is from, his age, or what the hell he’s talking about half the time but one thing’s for sure; I can’t look away. Zelda Phantom Hourglass review [YouTube] Read More

  • Websites May Require Visually Impaired Access In California

    California may require websites to provide access to visually impaired users under ruling made in the long running case of the National Federation of the Blind vs Target. The case centers on Target not providing basic accessibility to vision impaired users via the use of alt tags for images, keyboard options for navigation and missing navigation headers. US District Judge Marilyn Hall Patel in… Read More

  • New Sidekicks will include unlimited MMS messages

    The new Sidekick Slide and Sidekick LX will be capable of sending MMS (images, audio, video, etc.) messages and doing so will be included with your plan, according to Joshua Karp over on BGR. These new models will be the first Sidekicks capable of sending MMS messages and any new customers will automatically get put on the new plan, but existing customers upgrading to the new phone will need… Read More

  • 'Sneaker Pimps' pimped out NES sneaker

    Oh wow. We’re looking at what appears to be a working Nintendo Entertainment System built into the bottom of a shoe. This photo was apparently taken last night in New York City at the end of the Sneaker Pimps’ nationwide tour. Flyguy’s goldfish platform shoes from I’m Gonna Git You Sucka were pretty awesome but, come on, full blown NES in a shoe here. Sneaker Pimps… Read More

  • Facebook Has LinkedIn In Their Crosshairs

    Facebook may be used for professional networking (particularly in Silicon Valley), but it sure isn’t set up to be. People’s profiles are all about their dating status, pictures, videos and other very personal information. It’s perfect for college dorm networking, but not so much for job or business development hunting. LinkedIn, by contrast, is set up perfectly to network. Read More

  • TiVo + Comcast partnership is long overdue

    In the New England area (where I live) Comcast just started rolling out set-top DVRs equipped with TiVo software. It’s sure gonna be hard for me to say goodbye to Comcast’s awesome user interface. Pretty soon, I’ll have to use TiVo’s crappy, stupid interface instead. Read More

  • Nintendo's big list of upcoming Wii and DS games

    Looking for some new games for that little white box? Me too. I4U News has an exhaustive list of what’ll be coming out between now and next Spring, according to Nintendo. Some of the titles that get me excitable are… Guitar Hero III on October 28 Medal of Honor Heroes 2 on November 13 Rygar sometime in December Mario Kart sometime next Spring There’s also a list of DS… Read More

  • Daily Crunch: No Smoking Squid Edition

    Inappropriate baby Halloween costumes, volume one
    Some posts write themselves: Tape Tape Dispenser
    Your N95 will help you quit smoking
    Mario when he’s floppy
    Sony Ericsson is now a chocolatier?
    LucidTouch: See-through UIs come to life
    Inappropriate baby Halloween costumes, volume one Read More

  • Teh.Be$T.Kommenter.Evar

    Comments are the greasy oil that keeps the blog machine running. Here are three great (and 100% unedited) comments recently posted by your fellow readers. Some posts write themselves: Tape Tape Dispenser JP J-me products are the best. For my office, I just bought their Pen Pen Holder, Post-it Post-it Notes, and the biblically influenced Noah’s Protractor. Read More

  • eXpresso Gets $2 Million To Grow An Online Office Suite

    eXpresso is an online collaboration tool around Excel spreadsheets. While a bit late to the game, they have plans to expand to other productivity tools as well. They will be announcing a new $2 million round of financing from Novus and Rocket Ventures on Monday, with the target of raising another $2 million soon. This is on top another couple million they’ve made off the sale of… Read More

  • Zunephone interface patent looks like iPhone interface patent


    Ok, every conversation I have with my leaks at the Zune team at Microsoft in the last month have gone like this: Matt: Dude, tell me something about the Zunephone. Leak: What Zunephone? Matt: So there is no Zunephone? Leak: I didn’t say that. Matt: Then tell me about the Zunephone. Leak: What Zunephone? And so on. They enjoy playing the Costello to my Abbot. We know there’s… Read More

  • Apple's growth leading to bad customer service?

    It must be tough being Steve Jobs. Mr. Jobs, CEO of a company called Apple (AAPL), that makes computers and iPods, is having a hard time keeping all of his customers happy. And that’s what’s supposed to happen. Read More

  • Dell's first tablet PC ready to rock November 5

    You’ve been a patient poppet, haven’t you? You’ve wanted a tablet PC, but you’re loyal to Dell, who’s been more than stingy with them. But we have good news for you, friend. The Latitude XT tablet from Dell is real, and it’s coming soon. It’s a pretty standard affair, with a 12.1-inch swiveling touchscreen, a 1.2 GGz Core 2 Duo Intel processor, up to… Read More

  • Supply Side Economics Fail Music Industry Again

    The latest brainwave from the besieged music industry is the proposal to offer free music to end users via the Total Music brand. Spawned by Universal Music, Total Music looks likely to sign the big four record labels and a range of smaller firms as well, with Sony BMG on board and Warner Music looking as it will be as well. Free is the ultimate selling point in market side economics… Read More

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