• Former MySpace Chairman Richard Rosenblatt's Advice To The New Executive Team

    Richard Rosenblatt was the Chairman of MySpace at the time that it and parent company Intermix were sold to News Corp. in 2005. He is currently the founder and CEO of Demand Media, a Los Angeles based social media company that has raised over $350 million in capital. We asked him to write a guest post giving advice to the new MySpace executive team. You can follow Richard on Twitter at… Read More

  • Asus planning 11.6-inch netbook, ultra-thin notebooks

    In what appears to be a response to Acer’s impending 11.6-inch netbook that’s due this month, Asus has plans to release an 11.6-inch Eee PC of its own “later this month,” according to DigiTimes. Read More

  • Rumor: HTC Magic coming to T-Mobile with a horrible name?

    Oh, inventory systems. You’re the source of countless pre-release confirmations, open to anyone with a polo bearing the proper logo. T-mobile hasn’t (officially) confirmed the HTC Magic was heading to their shelves, but it’s been pretty much undeniable for the past few weeks. Now, according to this leaked shot obtained by TmoNews, it’s already in the inventory… Read More

  • Samsung unveils svelte plasma TV line

    Samsung doesn’t care that the plasma market is quickly shrinking. Hells no. In fact, the company just announced the 850 PAVV lineup, which includes a 50- and 58-inch sets that are one inch thick. That’s thin, folks. Read More

  • Yes, BlackBerry Curve 8900 AT&T bound ‘early summer’

    What was once rumored is now fact. AT&T will indeed get the BlackBerry Curve 8900 sometime in the “early summer.” The price still hasn’t been revealed, but it can’t be much more than what other BlackBerrys go for. Read More

  • Amazon Kindle press conference on May 6

    The news over Amazon’s upcoming Kindle announcement broke late last night and this morning a gaggle of reporters and journalist types, including myself, received invites via e-mail to confirm the news. On May 6, Amazon will hold its press conference at Pace University in New York City, which happens to be the site of the NYT HQ back in the 19th century (factoid from Kaffka). Read More

  • Video: Windows 7 RC's boot time on an ASUS netbook

    Windows 7 is a speedy little bastard, even on an Asus Eee PC 1000HA as this video shows. Spoiler: it’s quick but not OMG fast. Read More

  • Henry Hudson's Voyages On A Google Map

    Henry Hudson never did find the Northwest passage to India, but this year marks the 400th anniversary of his third voyage—the one where he came to New York and sailed up what is now the Hudson River (he made it as far as modern-day Albany). Hudson showed that often it is what you stumble upon on your way to somewhere else that turns out to be your great discovery. To celebrate the… Read More

  • This is why text messages are 160 characters in length

    Fact: the average post card contains less than 150 characters. That little nugget of information is partially why today’s text messages have a 160 character limit. For this, we have a nice German fellow to thank. Read More

  • No Child's Play: KIDO'Z Creates A Kid-Friendly Media Browser

    Making a browser may not exactly be child’s play, but there is still a need for one children can play with. Tel Aviv, Israel-based KIDO’Z is taking a crack at it by launching its custom media browser for kids today, so if you have any young children who use the internet on a regular basis, you might want to give this one a whirl. KIDO’Z is a pretty nifty Adobe AIR-powered… Read More

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