• Hometalk Aims To Be The One-Stop Site For Home Improvement Info

    Hometalk Aims To Be The One-Stop Site For Home Improvement Info

    As someone who doesn’t know a two-by-four from a 4X4, I usually depend on the Internet for home improvement tips. For example, did you know you’re not supposed to flush dental floss? I didn’t discover that until I found my basement full of raw sewage and someone online told me what was up. Before Hometalk, however, the online home improvement space was, at best, oddly… Read More

  • Going After SMBs, Mobile Website Maker DudaMobile Raises $6M Series B

    Going After SMBs, Mobile Website Maker DudaMobile Raises $6M Series B

    DudaMobile, a company which helps convert existing websites into mobile-optimized versions, has just raised $6 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Pitango Venture Capital, an Israeli-based VC firm which has investments in fring, Shaker, VideoSurf, Pageonce, Boxee and others. The startup, which began life as a white label offering before making its self-serve platform available… Read More

  • Holiday Shopping Wrap-Up: Apple Makes Top Performing E-Commerce Site List, Amazon Excels On Mobile

    Holiday Shopping Wrap-Up: Apple Makes Top Performing E-Commerce Site List, Amazon Excels On Mobile

    According to the end-of-season benchmarks from Compuware’s web performance division, was among the top three best-performing retail websites during the 2011 holiday season. Meanwhile, Amazon made the list for the top m-commerce sites. The sites were ranked from November 21st through Christmas Day using Compuware’s Gomez Performance Index which compares how U.S. Read More

  • DudaMobile Makes Your Website Mobile in One Click

    DudaMobile Makes Your Website Mobile in One Click

    DudaMobile just launched a new, self-serve platform that lets existing website owners create a mobile version of their site just by typing in the website’s URL. The service, targeted towards small business owners and other professionals, includes one-click website conversion, auto sync between the main site and the mobile site, plus mobile-friendly features like a click-to-call widget… Read More

  • Site Memory: Evernote for Websites

    The most popular note type created by Evernote users is a webpage. It seems that people love to save webpages in Evernote! Now Evernote is making it even easier for sites to get saved into notes with the announcement of the Evernote Site Memory Button. This is something of a departure from the historical Evernote modus operandi, where the user invokes a client application or opens up the… Read More

  • Atari sues German website over review of potentially pirated game

    From here. There’s a tactic in the movie industry where a movie is released quietly without press previews. When this happens it’s because the movie is a stinker and they want to put as much space between the first critical line (“I’d rather wet my pants and sit in my own filth than recommend that you watch this movie.” – Myra Conklin, Cat Fancy) and the… Read More

  • Collates and Snips Product Reviews

    Sites like ReviewGist are great for consumers but not so great for gadget bloggers. By collecting a number of reviews and adding on meta-date like price and features, they automatically create collections of data what are actually quite useful when shopping and, unlike something like, offer more in-depth information than standard user-generated reviews. ReviewGist is similar to… Read More

  • Amazon launches SMS store

    Need something immediately? Want to check on a price? Text your search term to 262966 (“AMAZON”) and Amazon will hunt down a few items from its online store. Reply and Amazon will call you to confirm your order. The usage model is fairly compelling: you’re in a store, and you see something you want. You simply text Amazon to confirm that it’s cheaper online and then spit… Read More

  • Review: SugarSync

    [photopress:sugar.jpg,full,pp_image] How often has this happened to you? You’re trapped in the trunk of a Lincoln Continental and the emergency trunk release has been snapped off. You have a document on your home PC detailing how to escape from such a situation but all you have is your WinMo or Blackberry phone with you. You do a frantic Google search to no avail, and your captors take… Read More

  • We made pR0n better

    I never thought about it this way, but it seems we — us bunch of nerds — have slowly changed the porn landscape. Regina Lynn at Wired points out sites like and [feel free to cut and paste but rest assured NSFW] feature models who are a far cry from the pneumo-bots of yore or even the charming ladies of mainstream lad mags. The industry of image has… Read More

  • Boobik=sexy Twitter?

    You know what’s not Web 2.0 enough? Porn. That’s right. Where’s my porno social network? Where’s my Porno Pownce? Where’s my porno Facebook? Well, here’s a porno Twitter that just might make Mike rethink the Crunchies winners. I’m going to Poke NurseMika [NSFW] all afternoon, I suspect. Boobik [NSFW] Read More

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