Not iPhone: Samsung Instinct Haiku Contest

Remember: Every week we’ll be giving away a cool Samsung phone culminating in the Samsung Instinct! We begin our contest this week gunning for the M520. The haiku should focus on hearing and mus

Not iPhone: German court says leaving Wi-Fi access point doesn't make owner liable for copyright infringement

A German court has ruled that having an open, unsecured Wi-Fi access point isn’t tantamount to copyright infringement. Follow the logic for a minute: you’ve got a wide open WAP, and someon

Not iPhone: Cardboard toilet doubles as a sturdy stool

Here’s a cardboard toilet. It’s called the Shit Box. I’m happy that it appears to only be available in the UK, brought to you by The Brown Corporation (get it?). The outfit’s tagline is “a s

Not iPhone: Seagate introduces new 1.5TB desktop drive, two 500GB notebook drives

Seagate has just given storage a bump across the board with the introduction of a 1.5-terabyte 3.5-inch hard drive – the Barracuda 7200.11 (running at 7,200 RPM) – and two 500-gigabyte 2.5-inch dr

Not iPhone: Konami sues Harmonix over music game patent infringements

Flickr’d, a real rock band Konami has sued Harmonix, alleging that Rock Band infringes on several of its music game-related patents. Karaoke Revolution first came out in North America in 2003, s

Not iPhone: Roku Netflix player software goes open source

Oh hey there, this should be interesting. Remember the Roku Netflix set-top box that came out a little while ago? Well Roku has just released the code under the GPL, which got the MythTV community buz

Not iPhone: The FCC wants to punish Comcast for obstructing Internet traffic

Comcast Center aka The Citadel. Flickr’d The FCC wants to punish Comcast for blocking its customers’ access to the Internet. That, of course, in part refers to the company’s practice