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Tuesday: April 20, 2010

Seven things about JavaScript you wish you'd have known earlier in your career.Seven things about JavaScript you wish you'd have known earlier in your career.

As usual, another quality post from the folks over at Smashing Magazine. I have to admit that I'm guilty of still not knowing some of the tidbits contained in this article despite (for all intensive purposes) this being my career for quite some time. How irresponsible is that?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 12:59 PM | Tags (9) | arrays | code | javascript | programming | shortcuts | shortening | smashing | things | tidbits |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: April 6, 2010

A collection of three handy SQL Server cheat sheets just for you.A collection of three handy SQL Server cheat sheets just for you.

Do you have the the honor, no privilege, of working with SQL Server implementations for the better part of your work day? If you answered yes, then this post should come very handy. Print em up, tape to wall, continue on with your query, execute and enjoy.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 6:45 AM | Tags (9) | cheat | database | execute | programming | query | scripting | server | sheets | sql |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: March 11, 2010

LucasArts announces special edition of Monkey Island 2 coming this summer.LucasArts announces special edition of Monkey Island 2 coming this summer.

This should be a happy day for all fans of the Monkey Island franchise. The previous special edition of Monkey Island for Xbox 360 (and practically all other major platforms) was a joy to play. Guybrush even has a new haircut this time around.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 8:53 AM | Tags (10) | edition | gaming | guybrush | haircut | lechuck | lucasarts | monkeyisland | sequel | special | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: March 4, 2010

Samsung pulls the curtain back on Internet-capable fridge.Samsung pulls the curtain back on Internet-capable fridge.

A fancy new Internet-enabled refrigerator will set you back about two grand according to this Yahoo article. Your cold cuts can finally have their very own spot on the information superhighway. Welcome to the future.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 6:34 AM | Tags (9) | samsung | yahoo | fridge | internet | gadgets | coldcuts | highway | interwebs | silly |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: January 4, 2010

Give some blood and get some free coffee in return.Give some blood and get some free coffee in return.

Dunkin' Donuts has teamed with the Red Cross for a promotion that entails trading up a pint of blood for a pound of coffee. Start the year off by doing something nice and enjoy some free caffeine as your reward. Apparently this promotion only applies to certain Connecticut residents only. Hrmph.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Deals & Steals @ 2:13 PM | Tags (7) | coffee | blood | pint | pound | connecticut | ct | caffeine |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 30, 2009

Dropping the price of the Wii turned out to be a smart move for Nintendo.Dropping the price of the Wii turned out to be a smart move for Nintendo.

But following the Wii's price cut in October, the console experienced a turnaround, surging to 127,000 units per week versus 93,000 units per week in September.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 1:42 PM | Tags (9) | nintendo | wii | console | price | drop | cut | gaming | videogames | gamasutra |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 8, 2009

Amazon's Kindle device can now be yours for just $259.Amazon's Kindle device can now be yours for just $259.

With Wednesday's $40 reduction on the Kindle, the device now costs $259. It debuted in 2007 at $399 and started this year at $359, before another price cut in July.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 7:32 AM | Tags (7) | amazon | kindle | price | cut | reduction | competition | abcnews |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 7, 2009

Nintendo has had enough price cuts for one year.Nintendo has had enough price cuts for one year.

Oh well, theres always next year. In the meantime, Nintendo wants you to enjoy playing New Super Mario Bros and Zelda: Spirit Tracks. Have fun.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 3:06 PM | Tags (5) | nintendo | wii | price | cuts | gamasutra |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


FIfteen nifty pizza cutters for you to gawk at.FIfteen nifty pizza cutters for you to gawk at.

You're haven't sliced your pizza properly until you've tried a Pizza Pro 3000.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Fun @ 7:34 AM | Tags (5) | pizza | cutters | photos | nifty | fun |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 25 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 2, 2009

Eight digital alternatives to paper business cards.Eight digital alternatives to paper business cards.

Go on, impress the next person who offers you a stodgy paper business card. Paper? That's like a baby's toy!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:42 AM | Tags (8) | iphone | digital | business | cards | executives | cnn | iphone | paper |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 49 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 28, 2009

Ten rock star tech executives you've probably never heard of.Ten rock star tech executives you've probably never heard of.

Behind all of the major names in tech are even smarter people with a lot of talent. And yes, some of them even have time to play cards with their dog.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 10:20 AM | Tags (5) | business | executives | insider | rockstar | tech |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 24, 2009

A brand new Nintendo Wii can now be yours for just $199.A brand new Nintendo Wii can now be yours for just $199.

The Nintendo announcements echoes moves by Sony and Microsoft, who have slashed the cost of the PlayStation 3 (PS3) and Xbox 360 as the countdown to Christmas shopping begins.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:42 AM | Tags (8) | 199 | cut | holidays | nintendo | price | reduction | shopping | wii |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 14, 2009

Google shows how Street View works in the cutest way possible.Google shows how Street View works in the cutest way possible.

Awww, it's so cute when they remove potential personal information from captured images!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 2:55 PM | Tags (6) | cute | google | japan | overload | privacy | streetview |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 11, 2009

Sony PlayStation 3 sales doing quite well after latest price drop.Sony PlayStation 3 sales doing quite well after latest price drop.

Sales of PS3 hardware at its 'top retailers' jumped 300% for the first week of September versus the week before the system's price was cut to $299 for the 120GB 'slim' unit.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 8:11 AM | Tags (8) | ps3 | sony | playstation | sales | price | cut | drop | increase |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 1, 2009

Seven iconic characters that managed to be saved from the cutting room floor.Seven iconic characters that managed to be saved from the cutting room floor.

Turns out there was a very brief moment when the original Star Trek series might not have had a Spock.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Scary @ 8:07 AM | Tags (7) | characters | cracked | cuttingroom | floor | icons | spock | startrek |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 32 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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