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Monday: August 17, 2009

Turns out that ninety percent of US paper money contains trace amount of cocaine.Turns out that ninety percent of US paper money contains trace amount of cocaine.

...scientists are reporting that cocaine is present in up to 90 percent of paper money in the United States, particularly in large cities such as Baltimore, Boston, and Detroit. The scientists found traces of cocaine in 95 percent of the banknotes analyzed from Washington, D.C., alone.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 10:09 AM | Tags (6) | money | science | strange | currency | cocaine | trace |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 19 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Saturday: August 15, 2009

In the future, your cell phone also acts as your wallet. George approves.In the future, your cell phone also acts as your wallet. George approves.

Some analysts say that within five years, mobile phones in the United States will be able to make electronic payments, open doors, access subways, clip coupons and possibly act as another form of identification.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 2:50 PM | Tags (5) | wallet | mobile | cell | phone | transactions |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 13, 2009

Microsoft working hard to port Bing over to the iPhone.Microsoft working hard to port Bing over to the iPhone.

Right now, there is an unneeded step to climb to integrate Bing results in your iPhone app but we want to make that smooth,' he said. 'We want to make it as easy as link [a] library, create an object -- bam -- you're done.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:45 AM | Tags (6) | apple | bing | iphone | microsoft | objc | wrapper |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: August 11, 2009

A gallery of vintage novelty phones for your viewing pleasure.A gallery of vintage novelty phones for your viewing pleasure.

Thank you Wired for that much-needed trip down memory lane.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Fun @ 1:59 PM | Tags (6) | novelty | phones | mario | wired | phone | gallery |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


You can snag Duke Nukem 3D for your iPhone for just $2.99 today.You can snag Duke Nukem 3D for your iPhone for just $2.99 today.

'It's time to kick ass and chew bubble gum. And I'm all out of gum.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Deals & Steals @ 1:42 PM | Tags (6) | gaming | iphone | videogames | dukenukem | 3d | deals |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 10, 2009

Want some cheap noise cancelling headphones? This post is for you.Want some cheap noise cancelling headphones? This post is for you.

Not sure of the quality here and lugging around that extra piece may be annoying. Although, the price sounds like it's worth a spin for anyone looking to try out a new set of fancy noise cancelling headphones.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Deals & Steals @ 2:03 PM | Tags (7) | cancelling | cheap | deals | earbuds | headphones | noise | steals |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 48 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 6, 2009

Ten iPhone annoyances and how to fix them.Ten iPhone annoyances and how to fix them.

Readers sent in said annoyances, PCWorld offered up solutions.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:58 AM | Tags (6) | annoy | annoyances | apple | fixes | iphone | pcworld |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 54 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 5, 2009

Netflix streaming might be coming to the iPhone.Netflix streaming might be coming to the iPhone.

Although this would be quite nice I just can't it happening what with Apple being in the movies sales/rentals business already. Google Voice'd.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:37 AM | Tags (6) | iphone | netflix | nintendo | streaming | videos | wii |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 31, 2009

Turns out that viral videos are capable of making some money too.Turns out that viral videos are capable of making some money too.

The rights holders for 'Forever' used these tools to claim and monetize the song, as well as to start running Click-to-Buy links over the video, giving viewers the opportunity to purchase the music track on Amazon and iTunes.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Pop Culture @ 7:36 AM | Tags (7) | viral | youtube | video | wedding | dance | advertising | money |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 28, 2009

Apple decides to reject official Google Voice iPhone application.Apple decides to reject official Google Voice iPhone application.

Surprise surprise.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:34 AM | Tags (5) | iphone | apps | google | voice | rejection |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 23, 2009

Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition officially available for iPhone.Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition officially available for iPhone.

The onslaught of Monkey Island can not be stopped! Now just bring Tales over to XBLA and I'm all set.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:48 AM | Tags (6) | adventure | gaming | guybrush | iphone | lucasarts | monkeyisland |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 22, 2009

An emergency iPhone development guide just for you.An emergency iPhone development guide just for you.

One of the best guides I've read on jumping into iPhone development. Good luck.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 1:53 PM | Tags (4) | development | emergency | iphone | programming |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 20, 2009

Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition for iPhone accidentally confirmed via Google.Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition for iPhone accidentally confirmed via Google.

Not a real shocker (LucasArts did drop a couple hints via Twitter) but good news nonetheless.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 11:55 AM | Tags (6) | apple | gaming | guybrush | iphone | lucasarts | monkeyisland |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 14, 2009

Apple happily announces that their App Store has reached 1.5 million downloads.Apple happily announces that their App Store has reached 1.5 million downloads.

Congrats Apple.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 4:03 PM | Tags (5) | apps | downloads | iphone | ipod | store |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Fifteen useful iPhone hacks that will make your life easier.Fifteen useful iPhone hacks that will make your life easier.

Didn't know a couple of these hacks, some of these sound like they will be fun to try.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:34 AM | Tags (4) | apple | hacks | iphone | useful |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 50 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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