• Palm OS: I remember when

    <aLike many of you, I used a Palm device back in the day. This was back in 1998 when mobile phones were only good for making phone calls, when unlimited Internet service was unheard of, and a personal organizer was normally made of paper. I remember the days of the green backlit device, with the graffiti handwriting recognition system, and that shark game to teach you how to use it. I… Read More

  • Looks Like Facebook Just Took The Top Spot Among Social Media Sites

    This past December we reported on how Facebook was coming up on Blogger to steal its top spot among social media sites when measured by total unique visitors worldwide. Now, it appears as though Facebook has finally done it. Data from comScore, which unfortunately goes only through December 2008, shows how Facebook’s visitors (221 million) basically matched Blogger’s (225.5 million)… Read More

  • Standalone Guitar Hero World Tour instruments go on sale this Sunday

    You’ll soon be able to purchase the GHWT wireless drumkit and/or wireless guitar (presumably on all platforms) without purchasing the game itself. This Sunday, standalone versions of the instruments will go on sale – the drums for $100 and the guitar for $70. Read More

  • Telefónica in Spain to get a slightly sightlier HTC Dream

    Lipstick on a pig? Still a pig. A bit of makeup and some chin surgery on the G1? It’s.. significantly more attractive. Though they’re not saying when, Telefónica has announced that they’ll be carrying the G1 – albeit under the name it was originally known by before T-Mobile went and rechristened it: the Dream. In addition to the name change throwback, it’s… Read More

  • You wanted a horror Star Wars novel, right?

    Is Star Wars a bit to pre-teen for ya? Joe Schreiber’s Star Wars: Deathtroopers (scary name, eh?) aims to be a Star Wars horror novel set pre-A New Hope era. Details about the plot and whatnot aren’t available to keep fanboys guessing but Amazon has it up for pre-order for only $8 with a shipping date of Halloween. I can’t wait. Read More

  • IBM Uses Amazon To Leapfrog Microsoft On The Way To The Blue Cloud

    IBM is advancing its aggressive cloud computing strategy with a string of announcements this week. The most recent was IBM’s partnership with Amazon Web Services to allow access of its software to solution providers using Amazon’s cloud computing applications. The partnerships offers pay-as-you-go access to development and production versions of IBM Information Management… Read More

  • Everybody Panic: PC processor market will hockey stick straight down until we're all dead

    IDC, analysts to the stars, are reporting that worldwide processor shipments are down in the fourth quarter of 2008 17% since the same period last quarter. Overall sales grew by 10% while revenue grew a mere .9%. ”The decline in PC processor unit shipments in the fourth quarter was the worst sequential decline since IDC started tracking processor shipments in 1996,” said Shane… Read More

  • DirecTV now sniffing around Sirius XM: May be looking to brush aside Dish Network in possible deal

    This Sirius XM bankruptcy story is starting to read like some trashy novel. There’s now word that DirecTV is getting involved, with the CEO of its parent company Liberty Media, one John C. Malone, offering to bail out the troubled satellite radio company. Some see it as a genuine offer, while others see it merely as a ploy to jack up the price for Malone’s rival at EchoStar… Read More

  • Fav.or.it Closes Funding Round For Corporates To Track Your Blogs And Comments – And Reply

    Blogs and commenting aggregator fav.or.it has closed a new round of funding close to $710,00 from an angel round taking their total funding to date to around $1.5m. The UK-based startup is also launching a about to launch a new property, FeedBroker.net. This separates some of its functionality into a new site which would allow for licensing RSS feeds external to any other site, including… Read More

  • Microsoft to offer free Windows 7 upgrade for Vista computers purchased after July 1

    Microsoft has been putting together the Windows 7 Technical Guarantee Program and it appears that it’ll likely go into effect starting July 1st of this year. It’s that program that lets you purchase a machine with Microsoft’s current operating system and then upgrade it to the newest one when it launches, similar to what the company did when getting ready for Vista. Read More

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