• Artiklz Launches Public Beta Of Conversation Search Engine

    Artiklz is debuting its conversation search engine to the public today, and it’s definitely worth taking a look. What the service does is aggregate comments from the more popular blogging and commenting platforms as well as a number of services including Digg, Reddit, FriendFeed, Delicious, etc. and make them available through a single search engine. This is very similar to what… Read More

  • Panasonic announces Blu-ray standard for 3D movies in HD

    I am wondering if this news will ever be of significance but here we go: The Nikkei, Japan’s largest business newspaper, is reporting today that Panasonic has set a new standard for Blu-rays that are capable of reproducing 3D images in HD (the picture above shows an older Panasonic plasma 3D TV). Read More

  • Apple now allowing iTunes music downloads over 3G

    Finally! No more having to find the nearest Starbucks just so you can get that blasted Beyonce song out of your head – now you can download that drivel over 3G! During today’s MacWorld Keynote Phil Schiller announced that iPhone iTunes downloads are now enabled over 3G, where as they’d been previously limited to WiFi connections only. Audio quality for 3G downloads is… Read More

  • iTunes Sells 6 Billion Songs, And Other Fun Stats From The Philnote

    It’s an annual tradition. Every year at Macworld, Apple releases a smattering of stats that gives a peek at how its business is doing. At this year’s Philnote (Phil Schiller gave the speech instead of Steve Jobs), which was Apple’s last Macworld appearance, the stats were few and far between. A few morsels for the information-starved Apple faithful (and investors). But here… Read More

  • Live: Phil Schiller's MacWorld 2009 keynote


    Welcome to our live coverage of Phil Schiller’s MacWorld 2009 keynote. We are hoping and praying that the server holds out so we’re no trying any special tricks this time – just good old fashioned blog posting. To see updates, please hit F5 to refresh. Read More

  • Skype me! – Truphone adds Skype to iPhone

    With the launch of Skype integration, Truphone’s mobile VoIP service is fast becoming a unified client for other VOIP and messaging services. As well as the ability to make low-cost calls over Wi-Fi or GSM networks and send cheap SMS, it is now supporting Skype and other messaging services via its application for the iPhone or iTouch. The software comes out on Jan. 12, at which point… Read More

  • Kensington: The worst CES press release in the world

    Guess what? Kensington is releasing a bunch of stuff? What does it look like? How big is it? Is it on their site? Heck, is it even in their current press releases? No! All you get is: Read More

  • Japan to get Resident Evil 5 Xbox 360 bundle

    Not that Microsoft needs any help selling the Xbox 360 here in North America (more on that later today), but it will release a Resident Evil 5 bundle in Japan in early March. If you liked Resident Evil 4 (that’s everyone, right?) you’ll be sure to enjoy this one. Read More

  • CrunchDeals: $199 Eee for Newegg.com newsletter subscribers

    Newegg’s got a deal for its loyal newsletter subscribers in the form of a $50 instant rebate on the $249 Asus Eee 4G netbook. Sure, it’s the old, tiny, 7-inch model but you’d be jumping on the netbook bandwagon for cheap! Read More

  • Toshiba: We now love solar energy, too

    Toshiba was one of the few major tech companies left in Japan (maybe even the last) that has never fully embraced solar energy as a significant pillar of current and future business. But this radically changed yesterday. Read More

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