• Rumor: Nintendo to integrate MotionPlus with Wiimote

    I guess it’s not so much a rumor as sound business practice (and scamming), but as long as it’s not confirmed, I’ll continue calling it a rumor. The Register has heard (although they decline to quote the Nintendo rep as saying so) that the big N is planning on integrating the precision enhancement accessory into the Wiimote in the future. That’s a natural course of… Read More

  • BabyToupee.com is one-stop shopping for bald babies

    While many parents worry themselves to death that they’re going to give their children some sort of weird complex, I say to get it over with early by making your baby wear a toupee. After all, society has it in for bald people – bald babies are likely no different. Look at that kid wearing “The Donald” – ha! What a goof! He looks like Donald Trump if Donald Trump… Read More

  • Top 5 Enterprise iPhone Apps

    With the arrival of the new iPhone marking a beginning of the Apple enterprise era, we thought it would be proper to make of list of our top 5 favorite iPhone enterprise apps. Like a majority of the new apps, most of the ones listed below have a few bugs and to work out before they run optimally, which is to be expected for a new platform. In no particular order: Expense2GO
    Expense2GO is an… Read More

  • Twitter Testing A New Design

    Some Twitter users have encountered a new design while using the microblogging service today…only to see it disappear once they refresh. Below is a screenshot that Zain Memon managed to grab before it went away. Tabs like Recent, Replies, and Everyone have been moved to the right-hand column. Overall, nothing too major. Corvida from SheGeeks points out some of the most obvious… Read More

  • AMD Reports $1.2B Loss For Quarter; CEO Ruiz Out

    The AMD Q2 earnings report today recorded a $1.2B loss for the second quarter, as the company replace CEO Ruiz with Dirk Meyer. The board voted out Ruiz, who has been CEO since moving to the company from Motorola in 2001. Dirk Meyer is taking over as CEO from his current position as both COO and President. Meyer has been with the company for 12 years, and presided over microprocessor design… Read More

  • Dark Knight: The Musical

    This guy Andrew has added lyrics to famous theme songs, including the Batman theme which is halfway between being absolutely brilliant and intensely nuts. via BB Read More

  • Last 100 Tickets For Mobile Web Wars Roundtable On Sale. Announcing More Panelists

    Update: This release of tickets has sold out. Today, we are releasing the last 100 tickets to a roundtable debate I am hosting: Mobile Web Wars: Which Platform Will Win? To register for a ticket, sign up now. Our last release of tickets sold out in 5 minutes. The Roundtable will be a freewheeling discussion about whether the mobile Web is finally here and which platform will win going forward. Read More

  • E3 2008: Call of Duty: World at War detailed by Activision

    Activision chose not to participate in E3, but they still made their presence felt in LA by holding their own press conference off site. They covered a handful of titles that included Guitar Hero: World Tour (details on this coming later today), Quantum of Solace, Spider Man: Web of Shadows, Wolfenstein and Marvel Ultimate Alliance II: Fusion. Regard the latter, Activision gave a tiny… Read More

  • Microsoft Q4 Results: 32% Increase In Earnings Per Share

    It is definitely a day where attention is reverted back to the old IT giants as Microsoft today announced in their Q4 earnings results that they have seen the biggest earnings-per-share growth since 1999. Revenue reached $60 Billion for the first time, with $15.48 Billion for the quarter, an increase of 18% over last year. Microsoft COO Kevin Turner said: “Delivering $60 billion in… Read More

  • Apple creeping to third in U.S. PC market

    According to recent research by Gartnerand IDC, Apple is creeping up in the charts to become the third largest PC vendor in the U.S. While Gartner’s estimates show Apple inching ahead of Acer, with 1,397,000 units shipping during the second quarter to Acer’s 1,331,000 units; IDC’s pegs Apple at only 1,329,000 units to Acer’s 1,331,000. Either way Apple is gaining… Read More

  • Meanwhile IBM Q2 Beats Expectations: Profits Up 22%

    Moments after the disappointing results from Google, IBM announced their Q2 results and their reported revenue increase beat out analyst expectations. IBM stock is up 0.5% in after-market trading as the company reported second-quarter earnings of $2.8 Billion, up 22% on the same time last year. Revenue rose 13% to $26.8 Billion. IBM have again upgraded their earnings forecast for the year… Read More

  • Google Announces Q2 Earnings And Stock Plummets

    Google announced their Q2 results today after the market had closed. Shares are down by as much as 12% as earnings growth reported was below analysts expectations. Net income for the quarter was $1.25B, up from $925M. The company reported a profit of $4.63 per share, which was slightly below the $4.72 average expectation from Wall Street analysts. Continue reading at TechcrunchIT >>… Read More

  • Mahalo Daily Infringes Our Trademark, Reviews Batman

    Check out Mahalo Daily’s “CinemaCrunch” review of last night’s Batman screening in Los Angeles. Jason Calacanis calls it “definitely the best superhero movie ever made…hands down.” The key, everyone says, is to see it in IMAX. Thanks to the 600 people who attended, particularly the handful of people who dressed up as the Joker. Some people camped out… Read More

  • Skink pen costs $1.99, reflects the glory of creation

    And God said, “Let the waters bring forth swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the firmament of the heavens.” So God created the great sea monsters and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarm, and every lizard-shaped pen, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good and the… Read More

  • Google Announces Q2 Results: Stock Plummets 12%

    Google announced their Q2 results today after the market had closed. Shares are down by as much as 12% as earnings growth reported was below analysts expectations. Net income for the quarter was $1.25B, up from $925M. The company reported a profit of $4.63 per share, which was slightly below the $4.72 average expectation from Wall Street analysts. Todays fall is an indication that the… Read More

  • Gmail Now A Major Spam Hub

    When Gmail first launched, it was lauded for its spam filtering and security – there was no spam leaving the systems and almost no spam coming in. But all that has changed as a study from Roaring Penguin has found that spam originating from Gmail has risen from 6.8 to 27% in just the last month. The impetus for the big jump is likely to be that the Google account registration CAPTCHA… Read More

  • Moblog switches tack to create 'WordPress for mo-blogging'

    Is there such a concept left in the lexicon as mobile blogging, or “moblogging”? The mobile world has long been converging with the online world and is en route towards mainstream adoption, thanks to devices like the iPhone and services like Twitter. Accompanying mashups, like Twitpic and Twixtr blur the lines between “presence” updates, micro-blogging and photo-blogging. Read More

  • iPhone! $1,000! Unlocked! Nikon lens!

    Get over to Alibaba because they’ve got all kinds of unlocked iPhones 3G for your purchasing pleasure. They only cost $1,000 each and they’re apparently carrier agnostic, which is great since there really isn’t a software or hardware unlock for the device yet. It even has some specs: * iPhone 3G ORIGINAL from Apple coming soon
    * GPS
    * SMS
    * 8GB
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  • Craigslist Locks Down Site With Phone Verification

    Craigslist has long had problems with spam. The one feature that has made the site a success, the ease at which one can post, has become a hindrance as spammers and law breakers have taken over. In early March Craigslist began what is now turning out to be an incredibly effective anti-spam campaign by using phone verification on posts. In an initial effort to rid their “erotic… Read More

  • GoDaddy's Domain Registration Totally Screws .me

    Earlier this year GoDaddy won the rights to distribute domains under the extension .me, which belongs to the country of Montenegro. After a number of private distribution periods for corporations, the highly desirable extension finally went on sale this morning for $20 dollars a year (with a minimum 2 year purchase – nice). And now, things are rapidly descending into chaos. Many users… Read More

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