Monthly Archives: February 2008

Desktop WPM Speedometer

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This might be the best or worst gift to give on secretary day – I guess it depends how much they’re into their job. The USB Speedometer keeps track of words typed per minute and words typed per day. I’ve decided: worst. Why? They’ll realize how much damn typing they’re...

Tivo Discontinues Loyalty Program

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As of 5/28/08 Tivo will discontinue their rewards program. According to ZatzNotFunny, Tivo has upgraded the reward prizes to include the HD boxes for 120,000 and 150,000 point, which also includes lifetime service. David of Zatz is ‘hardcore Tivo’ and somehow he has only managed to amass a mere 90,000...

Apple Stock By Product Release

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The guys at Wired put this together. Interesting, yes, but accurate, not entirely, especially (and Wired makes this point) since Apple’s stock fell before the Macbook Air was released. Nonetheless, the svelte bodied machine didn’t help matters. Take it as you will and talk to Wired if you got a...

Sprint Finally Goes Unlimited And Includes The Kitchen Sink

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After watching their competitors run a muck, Sprint has finally implemented an affordable ‘unlimited plan’. For $99 Sprint customers will get what Sprint has called “Simply Everything”, and it appears to be such: unlimited voice, data, text, e-mail, Web-surfing, Sprint TVSM, Sprint Music, GPS Navigation, Direct Connect and Group Connect....

This Is What A $6 Million Home Theater Looks Like

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At first glance I thought this home theater had to me a computer fabrication. Not so. In fact, it’s all real with more pictures below to tell just how over the top one audiophile went. Although the system is 8.8 channels there are 3 center channels, sixteen 18″ subs, 8...

Samsung SGH-F700 To Join Verizon As The Glyde

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What originally started as the Samsung SGH-F700 in Europe has become the Glyde (SGH-U940) for Verizon’s network. According to Gadgetell you can expect this touch screen, QWERTY keyboard slider (hence the name) sometime in Q1 2008, although an official launch date hasn’t been announced....

Apple SDK March 6th, 2008

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Apple has invited members of the press (I am not prestigious enough yet) to a special event to be held March 6th, 2008 at 10am PST at Apple’s Town Hall. Apple didn’t beat around the bush on this announcement stating “Please join us to learn about the iPhone software roadmap,...

Destructor Gaming Mouse Pad Insures Ultimate Accuracy

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I can understand that there are gaming mice, but gaming mouse pads? I guess so. Razor’s Destructor gaming pad is composed of a proprietary gun metal coating, which apparently insures a highly reflective surface. They claim that a gaming-grade optical or laser mice will get up to a 25% and...