• OS X Leopard To Be Animated OS

    Alright, I’m not diving that far into this, but here’s the deal: WWDC is approaching, Jobs will speak about OS X Leopard, and will most likely unveil the “top secret” features Apple has kept under wraps. But these secrets could blow away the idea of an operating system as we know it. See, the next incarnation of OS X might be animated is what I’m trying to tell… Read More

  • First In-Store iPhone Ads Spotted

    Hold. The. Phone. iPhone, that is. The first pictures of AT&T’s in-store iPhone ads have appeared online and millions around the globe are going b-a-n-a-n-a-s. It’s mainly eye candy and we present it here, today, to whet your appetite for Apple’s civilization-changing cellphone. Huzzah! iPhone Banners at AT&T Stores [Mac Rumors] Read More

  • HDMI and You: So Confused Together


    Confusion about HD components and interconnects has spawned so much misinformation from all sides — including retailers, journalists, manufacturers, and forum-posting electrical engineers — that it’s time to set the Blu-ray discrecord straight. Monster Cable is the current target of somewhat misguided accusations because of this lack of understanding. The issue is: Does a… Read More

  • Lego MMO In The Works?

    Digital Trends is reporting that a Lego MMO-style game is currently in the works. Dubbed “Lego Universe”, the game will allow you to play the roll of a Lego figure in a Lego world. I’d imagine Lego is ready to let you drive around in vehicles, smashing everything in sight. I mean, that’s what makes Legos half the fun – destroying them! MMO maker NetDevil is… Read More

  • $199 Is The Ideal Price For a Video Game System: Microsoft

    The ideal price for a video game console is $199, says Microsoft, and Wall Street analysts believe the company will slash the price of the Xbox 360 this holiday season in order to approach that price. One of the company’s group product managers admitted that it was “well aware” of the magical number and attributed much of the Nintendo Wii’s success to its low price (and… Read More

  • Original Sony/Nintendo Super Famicom Found

    Any gamer who is a big enough dork to comb over Wikipedia for some video game history should know that the original Sony Playstation isn’t exactly the gray, overheating 32-bit console we all love so dearly. Originally, Nintendo has hired Sony to help develop its Super Famicom (SNES) console. This model had a CD drive and was essentially a predecessor to Sony’s Playstation. A… Read More

  • Ban on 3G Handsets With Qualcomm Chips


    The U.S. International Trade Commission has ordered a ban on new 3G handsets that contain Qualcomm chips, as these infringe on a Broadcom patent. It gets a little confusing… see phones that have already been sold in the U.S. are exempt, and this includes future sales of the same model. Further, current handset brands don’t need to change either. But any new 3G devices will have to… Read More

  • InfoSpace Goes With Virgin Mobile

    If you’re a Virgin Mobile subscriber you’ll be doing your searching with InfoSpace. The two companies announced that InfoSpace would supply Virgin Mobile with its suite of mobile platform services including integrated search. This will allow subscribers access to search the Web, WAP sites and of course Virgin Mobile’s own portal and storefront to find ringtones, games and… Read More

  • Hard Wired Handsets

    Mobile handsets are like snowflakes, no two models perform in the same way and require developer adjustments. So how does developer of mobile content from ringtones to games, news, to viral videos. How do programmers know if their games or WAP sites will look consistent across all phone manufacturer models, OSs, and carriers? The savvy ones use Mobile Complete’s Device Anywhere service. Read More

  • EU To Slash Mobile Roaming Rates

    The European Union has agreed that calls are just costing too much money! The 27-member bloc has adopted new rules that will reduce the price of mobile phone calls, and the European Commission has agreed to cut mobile roaming charges to a quarter or a fifth of what subscribers are currently paying. Maybe their crazy socialist systems do have benefits! [via Australia IT] Read More

  • Mobile Web Usage on the Rise

    Mobile Web use is steadily rising in the United States. WebPro News is reporting that Bango has released statistics that show that in America the use of the mobile Web has tripled since last year, and is now only trailing the U.K. in usage. And mobile search is what is driving this mobile Web usage. The other countries that are accessing the Web via handsets and the third screen is… Read More

  • Let the Games Launch HSPA

    The arrival of high-speed wireless connectivity in China will coincide with next summer’s 2008 Beijing Olympics reports Telecom Asia. China Mobile will launch HSPA next year, and that China will have a 3G network in place in eight cities, while also deploying WLAN and WiMax during the Olympic Games. A range of mobile applications including live broadcast of events, mobile multimedia… Read More

  • 3 Weeks Until The iPhone Goes On Sale

    The hype continues to build for Apple’s iPhone. Will it deliver? Here’s my take on it: http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docId=6542481355742550486&hl=en-AU Read More

  • Daily Crunch: Beer Me That iPhone Edition

    Beerbot: It Totally Does What You Want Done Most
    Softflask: Soft, Plasticky Genius
    Crumpler Beer For Bags Part Duex
    The Futurist: We Predict the iPhone Will Bomb
    How Amazingly Great Will the iPhone Be? Like Lots Great
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  • Postini IPO Coming

    We’ve been hearing that Postini, a security and compliance company, is on track to file for their initial public offering in the next few weeks. They recently hired a new CFO, Murray Demo, who can handle the IPO process. He was with Adobe for ten years and served as CFO for the last six. According to our source, the company held what is called a “bake off,” which is a… Read More

  • PatentMonkey: Microsoft Enhanced TV

    Microsoft recently received a patent covering enhanced TV by streaming an interactive layer in conjunction with the broadcast content. One of many video related patents that they hold, actually. While the Nintendo Wii has brought us one step closer to point-and-click TV without much of a word being uttered about its potential and Joost soaks up the glory of being an innovative new TV… Read More

  • Crumpler Beer For Bags Part Duex

    Last Year’s Raging Party Alright, folks, the time is near and I’m getting mighty thirsty. If you’re in NYC between June 9 and June 17 then I suggest you mosey on over to one of the two Crumpler stores and participate in this kickass event. I participated last year and it was awesome! How do you think I scored my Crumpler bag? You will not be disappointed, trust… Read More

  • Google Reader On The Go


    Well, well, well. I finally know what I can do with Google Gears and it makes me feel funny deep down inside my pants. Get your head out of the gutter! My ankle itches, you perverts. Anyways…back to Google Gears and the amazing things it can do when you’re stranded without an Interwebs connection. It’s THE perfect solution for people who have to travel and rely on their laptop… Read More

  • Make Your Own Internet Radio Station: ubroadcast

    ubroadcast provides a platform that gives users the ability to create and broadcast their own internet radio station. ubroadcast’s Station Manager software allows users to host a live internet talk radio or music show complete with play list support, inline CD ripping, MP3 uploading, commercials and other pre-recorded content. User generated internet radio stations are far from being new. Read More

  • Softflask: Soft, Plasticky Genius

    In 150 years, our time won’t be remembered as the time of converting to green and renewable resources. It won’t be remembered as the time when the Internet first became totally ubiquitous and pervasive. It won’t be remembered as the time we let slutty, bratty heiresses out of jail for breaking the same laws that landed others behind bars. No, reader, our time will be… Read More