Thu, 06/14/2007 - 20:37 — Anonymous
This week the folks at woot break up office monotony,give a Saint a hard time, and show mad love for The Village People.
It only took 9 seconds for wooters to begin snatching up the USB Missile Launcher. In one hour 53% of the stock was gone, and by 6AM jhiemstra had scooped up the 4,500th and final one. Bosses the world over are crying into their corporate coffee cupswhile office underlings shout a collectivehurrah for one way topostpone the slowdeaththat is the 9-5. read more »
Wed, 06/13/2007 - 22:59 — Andrew Eisner
Worst of Both Worlds The set-top box deregulation deadline is approaching fast. You would think that forcing the cable operators to "decouple" their boxes from their service would be good for the consumer. Unfortunately this milestone in communications is creating the worst of both worlds. First a tiny bit of history. In 1966 the FCC ruled that AT&T had to allow Carterfone and any other third party manufacturer to attach their products to AT&T's lines. This gave rise to answering machines, fax machines, cordless phones, modems, and more. read more »
Tue, 06/12/2007 - 17:11 — Anonymous
According to Greenpeace electronic disposal is responsible for 5% of all waste worldwide. And thanks to the hypercompetitive cell phone market and cool-obsessed tech consumer, e-waste is also the fastest growing component of worldwide waste, with users upgrading their electronics more frequently then ever. I know. I had no idea either. It turns out most Americans didn't. That's 'cause the majority of e-waste is sent to China and India, and despite China's 2000 read more »
Mon, 06/11/2007 - 17:11 — Anonymous
If you're smart, you've already used this month's rent money to buy Apple's can't-live-without 24-carat-gold ipod, or "pimppod," as I like to call it (link to Pimp my blog post, which features this product). But you're only half way there my friend. If you want to have any chance attracting that emo girl at your local java spot, you must also have one of these:
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Mon, 06/11/2007 - 03:08 — Anonymous
Everyone deserves love. That guy in the mailroom, the one with the body odor, unibrow and extreme lack of social skills, even he deserves love. And while he may not have the obvious tools often needed to snag a lady (tall, dark and handsome okay, thats just my preference, but can you really go wrong with TD&H?), theres no reason he cant use what hes workin with. Whoever said that geeks dont get the girls, simply didnt know about these gadgets:
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Fri, 06/08/2007 - 14:12 — Anonymous
New York Times Technology Writer David Pogue has, untill today, remained a creature of mystery to me. I've spent many a long, sleepless night pondering the motivations of a man so deeply committed to gadgets and gizmos, a man who strives to inform the masses of new inventions, trends and business in the tech market. He is humorous, yes, intelligent, of course, but who is the real David Pogue, I ask, and when, oh when, will he reveal his true self to me?
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Wed, 06/06/2007 - 07:59 — Anonymous
I want to reduce my carbon footprint. Really, I do. Well, okay, maybe I just want to reduce my guilt over taking extremely long, hot showers. Dont give me that look. Shaving takes up a lot of that time. And although it may be appropriate for men to show up to work a la Joe vs. the Volcano, lets just say the whole toilet paper/blood dab on the legs and underarms probably wont get me that promotion.
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