Sunday, April 30, 2006

Don't run, John Kerry

Ellen Goodman says it just like I would (if I were Ellen Goodman).


Music Thing: The USB Lightsnake and other ways to connect your axe

Hmm, do I know any guitar players with Macs?


Software lets neighbors securely share WiFi bandwidth

What a great excuse to actually meet my neighbors.


Apple has Media Center contender in the works?

If only it could be true.


The Ultimate Commenting Experience

No problem with this in these parts.


Friday, April 28, 2006

NEC falls victim to sophisticated "corporate identity theft"

Wow. Now that's brand theft grande. The scale and moxie alone make an overachiever want to cry.


Yahoo Incorporates Language Translation Service

Shouldn't someone just add this to the browser so we can translate sites as we encounter them? Oh, wait. Someone already has: Translate plug-in.


Saturday, April 22, 2006

Recycle Your Mobile Phone

If you're inherently lazy like me, even traveling down to the nearest Sprint or Cingular store to drop off your old mobile phone(s) might be asking too much. Sprint comes to the rescue with their Sprint Project Connect program. Jump to the FREE postage-paid mailing label and feel good about how green you are on Earth Day.


Netflix Mailers Through Time

About the simplest museum exhibit ever, Business 2.0 takes us down memory lane. (This one is for Matt.)


Thursday, April 20, 2006

A Tour of Microsoft's Mac Lab

See inside the non-evil parts of Microsoft....


Monday, April 17, 2006

Get Firefox

Or hang with he tards. Your choice.


Mice Arena

"We want to enable pets to play games in a way very similar to the way human players' play. To play a computer game with your hamster would definitely make us think about where we have come with digital tradition now."

-- Vladimir Todoroviæ, a collaborator on the multi-species game Mice Arena.

Get the full scoop at Wired

I can only imagine (fondly) how insufferable Webb would be after losing a video game to Jackson.


Velvet Welk

GMSV calls this "possibly the best video mashup ever." Indeed.


Thursday, April 13, 2006

eMail for dumb millionaires

Now this is the kind of business we need to start.


Sunday, April 9, 2006

Snakes on a Plane

The feel-good movie of the year. Official site.


Windows: The New Classic

Nicely said.

Next, we'll see CompUSA offering a combo Vista/Leopard upgrade with $50 instant rebate.

More on why Apple would want to do this and where they might be headed -- from a Microsoft employee -- as The First Boot Drops.


CARS: Crazy Apple Rumors Site

If, in some twisted parallel universe, wrote a blog about Macs, I'm certain this is about how it would go.


Wednesday, April 5, 2006

Signing up for Boot Camp

Well, the big news today, of course, is Apple's pre-release of software that allows you to boot Windows XP on your Intel-based Mac (which sent the stock up 10% after recent declines). But really, how well does it work and what's the XP on Mac experience like? Jump for the inside scoop.


Tuesday, April 4, 2006

Health Problems Related to the Geek Lifestyle

Any of this sound familiar?


The Mac's Moment?

Well, let's not get carried away, but a positive and fully-informed article about the Mac? It's the way of the present.


ALERT: 10.4.6 Now Available, but Beware

The recently released Mac OS X 10.4.6 update "has some unusual warnings associated with installation."


Combining Alcohol and Popular Energy Drink Reduces the 'Perception' of Impairment

Well, this explains a lot.

"Brazilian researchers have conducted the first controlled scientific study on the effects of combining alcohol with Red Bull energy drinks and found "a considerable disconnect between subjects' perceptions and objective measures of their abilities." There is a trend toward consuming such a mix in nightclubs, where the energy drinks help some clubbers offset the taste of alcohol while dancing all night. Just what we need: a bunch of wide-awake people who are a lot drunker than they think they are." -Lexington Herald-Leader

Study: Red Bull and alcohol don't mix

Energy drinks: A look at the popular jump-starters