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Want an iPad but are a dummy? Try the iPadDummy.

Jun 22, 2010
For $49 bucks you can get something that looks like an iPad but just doesn't do anything. Here from the wonderful FAQ:...
Posted In: apple, dummy, iPad

$1000 iPhone app is selling well

Jun 22, 2010
BarMax is an app specifically designed to prepare you to take the California bar exam. It's a massive piece of software (probably because bar exams...
Posted In: apps

Susan Orlean's smart search app review

Jun 22, 2010
Susan Orlean, staff writer for The New Yorker and author of The Orchid Thief and other wonderful books, joined our show on Monday.  We've received...
Posted In: app review, smart search, Susan Orlean, voice recognition

Getting rid of ugly people one baby at a time

Jun 22, 2010
The site BeautifulPeople.com is helping people have beautiful children.  It's a dating site with a new feature: a sperm bank where people can...
Posted In: end of world, whatever happened to nice personalities

Is e-mail going the way of the dinosaur?

Jun 22, 2010
Google and Facebook are among those who seem to believe email will become a thing of the past.

Opting out of targeted ads with Power I

Jun 21, 2010
Ad Age's Michael Learmonth talks with Kai Ryssdal about what the Power I is and how it can help you opt out of targeted advertising.
Posted In: Internet

Preserving virtual worlds

Jun 21, 2010
Ars Technica has an interview with a University of Illinois professor who's trying to preserve a dozen video games from the last several decades....
Posted In: video games

Can new batteries save Michigan?

Jun 21, 2010
Michigan's governor says she wants the state -- the site of a new plant that will make advanced batteries for electric and hybrid cars -- to be the battery capital of the nation.

MySpace collapses some more

Jun 18, 2010
It wasn't that long ago that MySpace defined social media. You could customize your page, make friends who weren't really your friends. Yes kids,...
Posted In: MySpace

Will Facebook profits cause it to go public?

Jun 18, 2010
Reuters reports Facebook is making up to $800 million in revenue. Scott Austin, editor of Dow Jones VentureWire, explains why that's a big deal.
Posted In: Internet

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