Not surprisingly, Valentine’s Day spurred lots of last-minute Web searches and phone calls — and the Google mobile ads team just published a blog post highlighting how much of that activity happened on smartphones and tablets.
For one thing, last-minute searches for national restaurant chains grew across-the-board, but they grew the most on smartphones — between February 7 and February 14… → Read More
Continuing our series of Valentine’s Day-related posts, let’s take a moment to talk about security. Valentine’s Day is a particularly onerous time of year when it comes to keeping your computer safe from malware and other maladies. “Hackers” (or whatever you want to call the people who craft and disseminate malware, steal private information, etc.) prey upon people’s emotional… → Read More
Valentine’s Day is this coming Monday, and the odds are that you still haven’t bought your significant other a gift. Shame on you, because nothing says “I love you” like buying something for your partner on the same day that everyone else is told to buy something for their partner. Funny how that works. But let’s play along, let’s keep this positive. Let’s say your partner is a bit of a… → Read More
We’re knee-deep in Valentine’s Day festivities here at CG, so I thought I’d take a moment to help you figure out what not to buy your significant other. One thing you don’t want to get them? A star, or any other sort of celestial property. I have just as much right to sell you the Great Wall of China as a company has to sell you a star or an asteroid. Don’t be fooled! → Read More
Rather than talk up another $500,000 watch, here’s a quick and dirty guide for picking up a nice watch for you or your loved one this Valentine’s Day. These watches max out at about $400 and we’ve chosen a few for men (or boys) who fit certain archetypes. Look for a ladies guide this week.
The Outdoorsman – If you’re you enjoy outdoor living, cutting down trees, and pressing wild flowers, your… → Read More
Rumor has it that today is Valentine’s Day. Better check Techmeme to be sure. While I’ll be celebrating by watching Atletico Madrid v. Barcelona later on, alone, you may not be so boring. The point is—there is a point, as hard as that may be to believe—that SteelSeries and Jinx would like to help you make the best of what may be a very awkward day for many of you, or us, as it… → Read More
If you’re like me, you’re always misplacing that pesky stripper pole. And after you went to all that trouble to have the man install it! No worries, my dears, Peekaboo has got you covered. Their home stripper pole kit (with DVD!) will make sure your February 14th goes off just as planned.
I’ve also got your sexy music inside. Woudn’t want to miss that, would you? → Read More
Now that the worst Hallmark holiday has passed us it’s time for a contest! Once again, TeleNav has been generous enough to give the lucky winner three free months of service. So how do you win? It’s pretty easy, really. Tell us over at BFF your worst Valentine’s Day horror story – getting lost on the way to your date, being stuck in traffic, not knowing where the hell… → Read More
[photopress:shat.jpg,full,center] YouTube is borrowing a page from parent Google with today’s Valentine’s Day inspired logo. Just thought you’d all want to know. Also: There are close to 2,200 clips that are returned when you search “Shatner” on YouTube. Some are better than others. → Read More
[photopress:tetrisval.jpg,full,center] Just wanted to say thanks for reading us today when you should be scrambling around, trying to find a way to impress your certain someone, which you won’t do, because his or her friend bought their signif a ride in a horse drawn carriage, and while your homemade dinner and expensive wine and diamond necklace seemed perfect, it just doesn’t… → Read More
It’s Valentine’s Day, and this is cute as hell. And for the young lady in the video, I can fix your broken iPod. I’m kind of known for it. → Read More
http://www.metacafe.com/fplayer/1080629/sexy_secret_book.swf I am a single blogger. I have no girlfriend or even anyone I’m actively dating, so this Valentine’s Day I’m going to be drinking whiskey at a rock show here in Seattle with a couple cute girls I know as we commiserate about being in that unenviable position. But you, you’re a stud. You’ve got a wife or… → Read More
Oh Pleo, you’re the best almost-real dinosaur friend a guy and/or gal could ever have. Just in time for St. Valentine’s Day comes a new behavior download for your Pleo pet. He coos, he flirts, he slices and dices! From the PleoWorld.com website, Has Pleo been bitten by the love bug? He sulks when left alone, but pet him … he wiggles, coos, and sighs happily. Cuddle Pleo and his… → Read More
Just in time for one of the worst holidays ever created is the worst PMP ever created. Haha! Just kidding. I like the Zune (and it’s not the worst PMP by any stretch of the imagination), but I just refuse to run Windows on my Mac. So, if you’re significant other is looking for a Zune and loves the color red and you’re being ultra cheesy then this is the right gift for V-day. I… → Read More
I know that Valentine’s Day is a big pain in the ass and that getting a gift for your lady is the most boring waste of time ever. This year though, get her something the both of you can enjoy as a dorky couple. I guarantee you will find something to get her out of these next five items or I’ll call you cheap and berate you about it. Now, onto the goods! → Read More
Vonage is in the mood for some lovin’ now that Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. By calling 1-700-VALENTINE from your Vonage line, you can choose a romantic poem to send to your significant other. Examples include: Romantic Romeo – A reading from “Romeo & Juliet” by William Shakespeare Renaissance Dramatist Romeo Listen to “Sony to Celia” by… → Read More
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and V Moda has taken notice with an update to their Vibe line of earbuds in red and mocha(wtf). If your lady friend has herself a red Nano then these will be the perfect match. If she has a poopy brown Zune then I suppose the mocha one’s will be a great gift if you like rubbing in the fact that she has a poopy brown Zune. Available from V Moda… → Read More