• Giz-China Does a Terrible ePad Review

    This is a horrid review of a product, take this example from the author Andi: The ePad is very light! Much lighter than the iPad and therefore it’s going to be much more comfortable for those with weak wimpy wrists while reading, playing and browsing the web. So you don’t have a scale or the […]

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  • Leaked photos of Samsung Galaxy Tab

    Looks like a cheap piece of crap, also what is with the blatant “Dock Connector” rip off?

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  • On Cupholders and Feature After Thoughts

    Since I turned sixteen I have had three cars, all of which were European. My first car a 1991 BMW 525i had no cup holders to be found, the next car a 1998 Land Rover Range Rover 4.6HSE had four terrible cup holders in the center console – they only were able to hold a […]

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  • What a Mess

    Jared Newman: In fairness, Motorola’s not the only company to struggle with Froyo. Owners of HTC’s Droid Incredible are still waiting for their update — rumors of August 18 didn’t pan out — and the brand new Dell Streak tablet is stuck on Android 1.6 until the end of the year. Samsung’s Galaxy phones are […]

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  • Germany to Outlaw Employers Checking Out Job Candidates on Facebook, but Googling Is OK

    In business school we all had to take a class about interviewing potential hires, during which they told us that we should never look at the name or a picture so that we remain objective. We all know of course that this rarely if ever happens, bias sinks in every where and I believe that […]

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  • Acer Chairman Expects iPad Market Share to Drop to 20%

    DigiTimes: In a Chinese-language interview with the Economic Daily News (EDN), JT Wang, chairman of Acer, said that he expects Apple’s iPad market share to drop from close to 100% currently to only 20%-30% after the tablet PC market stabilizes. He may have to eat those words, though I may have to eat these words. […]

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  • Simplenote Gets Updated, Stays Simple

    Consistently one of the best apps for the iPhone and iPad. Paick Rhone says it best so be sure to read this post of his about e update. Also I love the new icon.

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  • Google Adds Push Support to iPhone App

    Great workaround for Google and the iPhone to play nice. I would love to see other companies start to build this into their apps (Basecamp).

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  • American’s Suck at Vacation

    Lexington (The Economist): These show that in 2009 the average American adult received about 13 days of holiday, whereas the average Briton enjoyed a luxurious 26. The average “working” Frenchman, infuriatingly, had 38 days. Worse yet, more than a third of Americans do not even take all the days they are allowed. In 2009, harrumphs […]

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  • Facebook iPhone App Gets Privacy On The Go

    Great to see Facebook making this little changes, but when are they going to make the bigger policy changes that they need to make?

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  • Seth Godin on Publishing

    Godin: To be succinct: I’m not sure that I serve my audience (you) by worrying about how a new approach is going to help or hurt Barnes & Noble.

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  • MultiFl0w Brings Exposé-Like Multitasking To Jailbroken iPhones

    Looks really cool, but I don’t get how it is more useful that the app switching is in iOS 4?

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  • Use Voicemail More Effectively at Work

    Lifehacker: The short version: When you call up a coworker and get their voicemail, make sure that you are prepared to leave an effective message, and make sure that a voicemail message is the appropriate way to contact your coworker. Succinct, purposeful communication, regardless of the medium, is effective and keeps everyone productive.

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  • E-mail Classifier

    Hillary Mason, via a NYT interview: I think e-mail should be sorted by importance, not by time I love it, and want it. [via iA on Twitter]

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  • How Not to Be a Boss, How to Potentially Be Sued

    Last night my wife was watching the show “Spin Crowd” about some dip shits running a PR firm in LA. The boss spent the opening of the show berating a new employee over how she looked, apparently she did not look slutty enough for him. It was a horrible mess, and I kept wondering when […]

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  • Advice from Frank Chimero

    Chimero: Stop trying to be cool: it is stifling. Read this entire post before you start work this Monday, it will change your entire perspective.

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  • Stop Recieving Paper Junk Mail

    Simple Organized Life: Junk mail accounts for over 40 million tons of paper waste in this country each year. To help lower the amount of waste and to reduce the amount of paper you have to deal with at home, make sure you sign up/register with each of the following services (all are free): Catalog […]

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  • Quick Hack to Make Your Boss (and you) More Productive

    Mark Suster: And the funny thing – by the time you were ready to walk through 7-8 issues with your boss you realize that you had already figured out 3 or 4 of them on your own. With a bit of patience it’s surprising just how many times you find answers to your own issues […]

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  • Minimal Mac on Via: The Endangered Species

    Patrick Rhone: Attribution and acknowledgement of sourcing are not only the right thing to do, the honorable thing to do, they are the very strands in the thing we call the web. They are what connect it all together. They help to explain how I got here from there and why. They also help you […]

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  • What I Carry – Fridays & Weekend Bag

    Continuing on from my pockets to my lightweight weekend and Friday bag: Case: Booq Boa Push Apple iPad 16gb Wi-Fi Verizon MiFi Bose Headphones Sharpie Pen (blue) Sharpie Liquid Pencil Mini Moleskin Business Cards All in all a pretty light and ultra-mobile setup that I try to use on Fridays and the weekends (only if […]

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