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MConcierge rolls out Guest Relationship Management solution for hospitality sector Art Lebedev Studio? Optimus Mini Six Hits Production, Will Land On Desks Later This Year Whiteboard Wall Clock Is Minimal And Practical The Nissan Leaf Review: A Fun And Practical Electric Car For The Masses Review: The HP Palm TouchPad... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2012 at Joi Elisher's blog
Babolat, a French company that has been making tennis gear since 1875, has recently unveiled a high-tech racket that could revolutionize training. Called the Play & Connect, the racket is packed with sensors analyzing every aspect of a player's swing and performance. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/PRbo7nd5oRg/sensor+laden-smart-rackets-could-one-day-replace-tennis-coaches EARTHLINK DST SYSTEMS DISCOVER... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2012 at Joi Elisher's blog
Look around on an average day, and distracted driving ? especially as it relates to cellphone use and texting while driving ? might seem to be more common than ever. In reality, however, the frequency of drivers using cellphones or texting may be declining. Source: http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2011/07/texting-driving/ EMS TECHNOLOGIES EMC ELECTRONICS... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2011 at Joi Elisher's blog
This week on the Gadget Lab podcast, the crew talks video chat, cameras and of course, more iPhone rumors. Source: http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2011/07/podcast-facebook-iphone/ ARIAN SEMICONDUCTOR EQUIPMENT ARROW ELECTRONICS ASML HOLDING ASUSTEK COMPUTER Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2011 at Joi Elisher's blog
Who needs sleep, right? Rather than putting in the tried-and-true "eight hours" that your mum still insists that you get, you're going to be doing something a bit more adventurous this evening. Something involving a "jailbreak" of your recently updated iPod touch, iPhone or iPad. Just hours after Apple pushed... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2011 at Joi Elisher's blog
Apple's already trying to get Samsung products yanked off shelves for infringing upon its right to manufacture black rectangles—and now they're going after HTC for the same thing. For the second time. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/jbpmw1D-Lnk/apple-expands-patent-lawsuit-brawl-with-shot-against-htc INTERNATIONAL GAME TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES (IBM) INTERDIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS INTEL Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2011 at Joi Elisher's blog
Today?s LogicBUY deal is the Dell UltraSharp U2711 27? 2560 X 1440 (WQHD) LCD monitor for $824. Features: WQHD IPS panel, 6ms gray-to-gray response time, 80,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, 8-in-1 card reader, capactive touch setup switches. Connectors: 1 USB 2.0 upstream, 4 USB 2.0 downstream, HDMI 1.3, DisplayPort, two DVI,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2011 at Joi Elisher's blog
Select Microsoft Connect partners -- major players like HP -- have been given their first taste of Windows 8. According to various sources, the build string currently sits at 7971.0.110324-1900, which is the third milestone build of the successor to Windows 7. So far, there haven't been many details revealed... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2011 at Joi Elisher's blog
With nearly 350,000 apps and counting, the iPhone's maximum capacity of 32GB doesn't allow you to even scratch the surface of the App Store's catalog. Throw in an HD movie, some TV episodes, hundreds of tracks and a few thousand photos, and you'll be chewing through those available bytes in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2011 at Joi Elisher's blog
In the days of old, which was about this time last year when the New York Times paywall didn't exist yet, you could share the physical paper with family. Then you couldn't if you went digital. Now you can again! More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/nLKWMix4zYw/new-york-times-shared-digital-access-tries-a-%252B1-feature-of-its-own SILICON LABORATORIES SI INTERNATIONAL SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2011 at Joi Elisher's blog
Guess what, emulation junkies? iMAME4All, a staple amongst retro iOS gamers, can now support iCade. Thanks to one Todd Laney, there's now a 3.5MB download that'll bring the joys of iCade to a relatively commonplace MAME application (and vice-versa). We're told that the best way to use these two is... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2011 at Joi Elisher's blog
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 images of BBM 6 in action. Unfortunately, you won't get... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2011 at Joi Elisher's blog
Kobo has added a much-needed update to its Touch e-reader, bringing new fonts and layout options. Previously, the not-too-bad e-ink Kobo was limited to a choice of just two font, with no way to control the way these were represented on-screen. The free 1.9.5 update fixes this. First up are... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2011 at Joi Elisher's blog
LulzSec may have been in it for the laughs, but Anonymous has always claimed that its hack attacks and DDoS bombs are designed to push forward a liberating social agenda. "Hooey," you might say, "What about that time Anonymous harassed that kid with the No Cussing Club?" and we'd have... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2011 at Joi Elisher's blog
There's no shortage of food recipe sites on the web for virtually any kind of food. In fact, trying to find a recipe online can be overwhelming with all of the options available. Enter recently launched foodie favorite Gojee, which curates recipes from food bloggers around the web in a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2011 at Joi Elisher's blog
The Gillmor Gang ? Michael Arrington, Dan Farber, Robert Scoble, and Steve Gillmor ? enjoyed @scobleizer's FaceTime tour of Florida's abandoned Kennedy Space Center in the aftermath of the last shuttle launch. The countdown clock sat frozen amid a sea of media trailers and the huge Twitter Live Assembly building.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2011 at Joi Elisher's blog
With the weather barely permitting, the U.S. space exploration program reached another milestone on Friday: Atlantis blasted off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center on what will be the final space shuttle mission. The flight caps 30 years of achievements including the construction of the International Space Station. Atlantis will dock... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2011 at Joi Elisher's blog
Space-shooters are usually a fairly fiery affair, with many types of guns, weapon upgrades, power-ups and more. Dodge does away with all of that, while keeping the very essence of a space shooter: Dark background, fast action, and stuff blowing up all over the place. Your vector-looking spacecraft is the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2011 at Joi Elisher's blog
The San Francisco Outside Lands Festival is one of the biggest music, food, wine, and art events of the year. Musicians like Phish, Muse, Arcade Fire, MGMT, The Shins, and many more will be performing over the course of three days. You can take a look at the lineup of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2011 at Joi Elisher's blog
The wags over at Splitsider have a take on how streaming video and DVR have actually served to make TV shows funnier. Or maybe more accurately, to give funny sitcoms a better chance of survival: More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/dGGiVvvzAHA/have-dvr-and-hulu-made-sitcoms-funnier SYNTAXBRILLIAN SYNOPSYS SYNNEX SYMANTEC Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2011 at Joi Elisher's blog
Yesterday we asked Jalopnik readers to come up with the best episode to use to convert the uninitiated, unwashed and unknowing masses into the cult of Top Gear. Here's their ten best choices. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/iHDY73KuKr4/the-ten-best-episodes-of-top-gear VOLT INFORMATION SCIENCES VISHAY INTERTECHNOLOGY VIRGIN MEDIA VIEWSONIC Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2011 at Joi Elisher's blog
Dropbox offers a lovely client for Android, but it's lacking true "sync" functionality. You can merely browse your Dropbox, pull files into the device, and manually upload specific files. DropSpace is a little Android app that makes Dropbox on Android work like Dropbox - that is, you get real folder... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2011 at Joi Elisher's blog
Having the right programs and hardware to keep the information on your display safe from prying eyes is never a bad idea, and new software from Oculis Labs offers a very interesting take on how to do just that. It's called PrivateEye, and it utilizes facial recognition to automatically pixelate... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2011 at Joi Elisher's blog
Okay, I know what you're thinking: chocolate on Download Squad? That's right! That's because Chocomize is one of the nerdiest ways to get chocolate online: it's a website where you customize your own bar using a multi-step process. We've covered Chocomize before in our holiday gift guide, so when they... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2011 at Joi Elisher's blog
Apple has been silently deleting outgoing mail that contains unacceptable words and phrases. What sorts of words and phrases? Good question! Apple won't say. It definitely doesn't like political yammering. Shut up, hippies. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/mnaHkzViHuw/apple-blocks-emails-for-objectionable-content AUTODESK AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING AVNET BHARTI AIRTEL Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2011 at Joi Elisher's blog