• BREAKING: AT&T employees getting iPhone 2 training beginning today

    An AT&T employee just informed us that AT&T store employees are currently receiving iPhone 2 training in preparation for WWDC-day. More as we get it. Read More

  • This Just In: People like Facebook and YouTube

    Almost 40 percent of 18 to 24 year-old office workers said that they would consider leaving their jobs if their access to Facebook and other popular web sites was blocked from their work computers. The survey was given to 1,000 office workers and included other sites as well, YouTube being one of them, according to vnunet.com. The survey by IT services firm Telindus found that 39 per cent of… Read More

  • Rumor: O2 offering iPhone upgrade — for free?

    Rumor has it that O2 will sell the 3G iPhone for $193 or may give it away for free to folks who sign up on an $140/month service plan with 3,000 minutes of talk time and 500 text messages. They may also offer the iPhone for about $500 on a prepaid-plan and may offer a free upgrade to current iPhone owners if they renew for 18 months. That said, Crazy Spice may also star in a lurid shiesse… Read More

  • Video: Is this what HP/Voodoo will unveil on June 10

    Looks like it. We’ll find out next week when I’m in Berlin. Read More

  • Vizio responds to MPEG-2 lawsuit


    I had no idea this had even happened. Anyone else? Irvine, CA – June 5, 2008 – VIZIO, the fastest growing brand of flat panel HDTVs in North America, announced today that it is aware of a suit filed June 2, 2008 in the U.S. District Court in Manhattan by several electronics company competitors alleging that VIZIO failed to enter into a licensing agreement for MPEG-2 video… Read More

  • 1989 Honda CRX named ‘Ultimate Apocalypsemobile’

    We know you’ve all been waiting a long time for the results to come in, but Wired has named the 1989 Honda CRX HF the “Ultimate Apocalypsemobile,” citing the car’s great cargo capacity, simple and reliable engine design, and great gas mileage – 50 miles per gallon, to be exact. If Wired’s recommendation isn’t enough to persuade you, Carsurvey.org also… Read More

  • Google Maps for Mobile gets bus and train directions

    Google Maps for Mobile has received an update for Blackberry and Java-capable handsets, adding in bus/train directions for the SF Bay, Seattle, New York, and over 40 other cities. Quickly find the closest bus stop, the route to take, and whether or not you have time for one more drink before the last stop of the day. I can not even imagine how much time this will save me. I lived in the SF Bay… Read More

  • MGS4: 90-minute cutscenes ‘grossly exaggerated’

    Earlier reports of feature-film length cutscenes have been denied by the game’s production company. According to Kotaku, Ryan Payton, assistant producer at Kojima Productions, said the following; I’m surprised nobody has stepped forward to debunk this rumor. There are no 90 minute cutscenes in MGS4. The ending is long, but 90 minutes is a gross exaggeration. And here I thought… Read More

  • Video: VIA Mini-ITX setup with Nano processor playing Crysis

    It’s not exactly a revolution in computing, but the fact that the game appears somewhat playable on a setup with such a small form factor is nice. They’ve got a PCI Express x16 slot for the GeForce card they’re using, and the Nano processor seems to be pulling its weight nicely as well. The idea, I think, is that basically you’ve got nearly every benefit of a larger… Read More

  • Live Coverage Of Google Gmail Event

    Update: Our full story on Gmail Labs is here. At 1pm PST Google is hosting an event to launch a new Gmail feature they’re calling the “next evolution of 20% time.” They say it will be a change in their development process and “users will be able to influence Gmail’s design.” Mike, Mark and Steve Gillmor are on the way to the event and we’ll be… Read More

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