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Apple Buy Siri

Siri, a small voice search startup, confirmed that Apple acquired them. Siri describes themselves as a kind of Internet-connected voice search option, “You can ask Siri to find a romantic place for dinner, tell you what’s playing at a local jazz club or get tickets to a movie for Saturday night.” The app is paired […]

UK News: LG Optimus Android Smartphone

LG has announced the new LG Optimus, GT450 and will start offering the Android smartphone in United Kingdom from 1 May. It’s a full touch screen phone using a 3-inch resistive touch screen. It comes with Android 1.6, 3 megapixel camera, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and microSD card slot.

Ricky Gervais to Host Golden Globes 2011

Ricky Gervais (The Office) the British funnyman will take on hosting duties at the Golden Globes in 2011. This will be his second year in a row as the show’s emcee. Gervais broke the news on Ryan Seacrest’s 102.7 KIIS-FM radio show this morning, admitting he was shocked to find out that he was invited […]

Facebook Video on iPad

Facebook looks like it joining the growing list of sites that are now providing HTML5 video for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad compatible playback. The list now includes YouTube and Vimeo, TED, Brightcove (with powered sites such as New York Times and Time Magazine, (in trial form)) Good news for us and for Apple, […]

Cool Glasses For Kids

If a child can’t see, then they can’t learn. Developing world schools are strapped for resources, that’s a huge problem. In Mexico alone 11% of children need eyeglasses. But they won’t readily wear glasses, because they’re seen as a handicap. This is actually the latest in Fuseproject’s efforts a socially responsible design. They also designed […]

Playboy Hugh Hefner Saves the Hollywood Sign (Again)

Talk-show host Ellen mentioned this topic on her show, asking people to save the Hollywood sign, which seems CRAZY! The sign is history. It’s LA’s world trade center. Anyway, The Trust for Public Land tried everything to raise the $12.5 million needed to purchase the land behind the Hollywood sign from developers. Corporate funding from […]

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