Monthly Archives: April 2011

YouTube Live now streaming select partners in real time

Not content with limiting its dominance in streaming uploaded videos, YouTube is now ready to take on competitors like Justin.TV and Ustream. The new YouTube Live service is being rolled out to select YouTube partners and will enable real-time broadcasting. … Continue reading

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Thicknessgate: White iPhone 0.2 mm Fatter than Black iPhone

We may have discovered the secret behind the new white iPhone, and why now, 10 months late, Apple finally thinks it will stay white instead of fading to a dirty, stained yellow. Extra paint, and lots of it. The internet … Continue reading

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The Football League No One Cares About Will Hold Their Draft Over Twitter [Wtf]

The NFL draft is tonight! And hoping to piggyback off that NFL buzz, the UFL—yes, it’s another professional football league—just announced that they”ll be holding their own draft over Twitter. I’m not kidding, the head coaches will all tweet their … Continue reading

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Top Stories: Friday, April 29, 2011 [Total Recap]

How to Airbnb | Everything you need to know to rent your couch out like a pro More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/vGkn5ffw–g/top-stories-friday-april-29-2011 Rachel Perry Rachel Weisz Radha Mitchell Raquel Alessi

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EcoVantage Lightbulbs from Philips Electronics

Do you avoid using compact fluorescent bulbs in your home because of the mercury they contain?

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Nike+ GPS data becomes art, exercise still exhausting

Need a new use for that Nike+ SportWatch GPS you dropped 200 clams on? Interactive media collective YesYesNo has transformed the SportWatch data — you know, that pristine numerical representation of all your huffing, sweating, and hurting — into something … Continue reading

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BlackBerry Messenger 6.0 screenshots leak

A leaked early version of RIM’s upcoming BlackBerry Messenger 6 has been making the rounds since late February, but images of the new app are just now beginning to appear. Over at CrackBerry, the crew has shared a handful of … Continue reading

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Twitter Gets Hit With Bizarre Class Action Lawsuit Over Unsolicited SMS Notifications

Two California residents, Drew Moss and Sahar Maleksaeedi, have filed a rather peculiar class action lawsuit against Twitter (see documents embedded below). Basically, they’re suing over the fact that Twitter sent a confirmatory SMS to their cellphone after they themselves … Continue reading

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Help Bob make money in Sticks, a fun physics game

Sticks is another one of those rare games where the intro is actually worth watching. It introduces you to office worker Bob, who is basically a wage slave fantasizing about a better existence. Then, on his way back home from … Continue reading

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Intel SSDs Will, In Fact, Get Smaller and Faster This Year [Guts]

The roadmap for this year’s Intel SSDs has been exposed, and some will use a manufacturing technology as small as 25nm MLC and 34nm SLC, meaning more efficient drives in bigger capacities or smaller form factors for you. [Engadget] More » … Continue reading

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