Apple Said to Prepare New 99-Cent TV Show Rental... →
Okay, but why per-episode? Who watches just one random episode of a television show? Why not “rent the season” for like $10 to $15 with an option to buy?
TiVo Slide Remote review -- Engadget →
I really miss TiVo. Haven’t had one in like 5 years, but was so obsessed with it when I first bought it. I miss the UI which five years ago was 100 years ahead of cable boxes today. And I really miss the “beep” and “boop” noises.
I think if I sneezed, 99% of TechCrunch readers would say “bless you.” Meanwhile, 99% of our commenters would say “fuck you.” Good thing those commenters are only 1% or less (often far less) of total readers.
Are hobbits hiding in human family tree? →
Do they mean literally?
Facebook Is Testing Using Foursquare And Gowalla... →
From my story on Facebook location back in March: One person who has seen it notes that the icon for the location feature has a pushpin on a map. This was apparently a beta version of an app, but the functionality, if Facebook chooses to go with it, would likely be built into the massively popular Facebook iPhone app. And word was it was using both Gowalla and Foursquare check-ins to populate...
Facebook is the new Google - msnbc.com →
So, let me get this straight: Facebook is the new Google. Google is the new Microsoft. Apple is also the new Microsoft. Microsoft is the new IBM. Twitter is the new Facebook. Foursquare is the new Twitter. I’m not sure who the new Foursquare is. Yet. Something like that.
Time Inc. breaks the iPad logjam →
Philip Elmer-DeWitt: That changed with this week’s People iPad app, which is, for the first time, free to People subscribers. Fortune and the rest of Time Inc.’s flagship magazines are expected to adopt the same pricing structure within the next 30 days. Finally! All magazines need to go to this model pronto.
The Tragic Death of Practically Everything →
Ha ha, awesome recap by Technologizer. There are dozens more too. Hell, I’ve written some of them (though mostly tongue-in-cheek). Nothing beats an old murder/death/kill post.