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Lady Gaga finally earns her salary

Jan 7, 2011
We all scoffed when it was announced that pop entity Lady Gaga had been named as a creative director at Minnesota-based Polaroid. Personally, while...
Posted In: Entertainment, gadgets, Lady Gaga, manufacturing, OutKast unavalable for comment, polaroid

Apple blocks time off for late January, early February

Jan 6, 2011
It's a three week period where if you work at an Apple store, it's all hands on deck. Either they're preparing for the big Groundhog Day shopping...
Posted In: apple, business, gadgets, iPhone, manufacturing, Verizon

Toward the top of the cresting (or possibly swelling) wave of tablets

Jan 6, 2011
Two tablets that are getting a lot of press coming out of CES are Motorola's Xoom and RIM's PlayBook. The Xoom runs on Android and Motorola is...
Posted In: android, Blackberry, business, droid, gadgets, manufacturing, motorola, playbook

Today's edition of DON'T BUY AN IPAD YET is brought to you by this case

Jan 5, 2011
Everyone gadget related is at CES in Las Vegas, including some dudes from China who are walking around with a mocked up case for the impending iPad...
Posted In: app review, business, gadgets, iPad, manufacturing, tablets

Ikea ends sale of incandescent light bulbs

Jan 5, 2011
The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 mandated that all US retailers stop selling incandescent light bulbs by 2012. If you're like most...
Posted In: government, Ikea, Law, manufacturing

Tablet boom, tablet consolidation at CES

Jan 5, 2011
The big Consumer Electronics Show officially kicks off tomorrow (though unofficially it's more like today) and around 100 new tablet computers are...
Posted In: business, gadgets, Hp, iPad, manufacturing, Microsoft, samsung, tablets

Kindle coming to Android and Windows tablets

Jan 4, 2011
Eventually, Amazon will make a Kindle that operates inside a different Kindle. It'll be like Russian Nesting Kindles. Joining the array of Kindle...
Posted In: Amazon, android, business, gadgets, iPad, Kindle, manufacturing, tablets, Web Culture

Kinect for PC

Jan 4, 2011
Asus has licensed Kinect technology from Microsoft and will debut a version of Kinect to run on PCs. It's called WAVI Xtion (catchy name, guys!)...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, gadgets, kinect, manufacturing, Microsoft, Web Culture

Netflix button to appear on remote controls

Jan 4, 2011
And as long as we're fixated on watching TV this morning, it's about to get even easier to get on Netflix. Starting this spring, remote controls...
Posted In: Entertainment, gadgets, manufacturing, netflix, tv, Web Culture

Microsoft to announce set top box

Jan 4, 2011
This is kind of a weird one. Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer is giving the first big speech of CES and will apparently announce a set top box with...
Posted In: apple, Entertainment, gadgets, itunes, kin, manufacturing, Microsoft, tv, windows phone 7, xbox

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