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Friday: March 26, 2010

The iPad to start with 30,000 free e-books thanks to Project Gutenberg.The iPad to start with 30,000 free e-books thanks to Project Gutenberg.

Always dreamed of experiencing the thrill of reading Huck Finn on a certain magical unreleased tablet-type product? This news should make you quite happy. At least there won't be a shortage of stuff to read.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 6:48 AM | Tags (10) | domain | ebooks | free | gutenberg | ipad | library | project | public | register | titles |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: March 10, 2010

Cities across America continue to duke it out for Google's attention.Cities across America continue to duke it out for Google's attention.

Duluth, Minnesota's mayor Don Ness jumped into a 35 degree Lake Superior as a dual-purpose media event for Google Fiber and the Special Olympics; and 1,000 Morgantown, West Virginia residents last week held up signs saying 'We Want a Gig' at the WVU-Georgetown basketball game.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 6:37 AM | Tags (9) | google | cities | country | america | fight | fiber | gig | publicity | stunts |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: February 16, 2010

Google decides to modify Buzz platform after some specific privacy issues come to light.Google decides to modify Buzz platform after some specific privacy issues come to light.

And before Google made the latest changes, who's in those circles could easily be exposed to others without the user even realizing it. Suddenly your boss could discover that you've been corresponding with a rival company that happens to have some job openings.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 6:37 AM | Tags (9) | google | buzz | social | networking | privacy | issues | public | yahoo | open |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 23, 2009

Newspaper circulation probably even worse than it actually looks.Newspaper circulation probably even worse than it actually looks.

The decline in newspaper circulation has several causes. Many publications have intentionally reduced the range of their deliveries, cutting out exurbs or distant parts of their states where they sold relatively few copies.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 6:25 AM | Tags (7) | newspapers | circulation | digital | technology | publications | deliveries | decline |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 10, 2009

Google would really like to start receiving micropayments from you for select content.Google would really like to start receiving micropayments from you for select content.

The system could allow consumers to buy a package subscription to several publications and then pay for other stories on an a la carte basis.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 4:04 PM | Tags (9) | alacarte | checkout | google | micropayments | news | packages | publications | service | subscriptions |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 9, 2009

Ten things you should know regarding moving from Windows XP to Windows 7.Ten things you should know regarding moving from Windows XP to Windows 7.

A good guide for those thinking about making the big jump. Backup everything beforehand and then proceed to pray.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 10:59 AM | Tags (7) | windows | xp | win7 | upgrade | guide | techrepublic | backup |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 26, 2009

Watch a twenty minute developer walkthrough of Star Wars: The Old Republic.Watch a twenty minute developer walkthrough of Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Everything you ever wanted to know about this gigantic Star Wars MMO. Be warned, videos include many a spoiler.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 8:14 AM | Tags (5) | gaming | mmo | oldrepublic | starwars | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 23 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 19, 2009

Fed up with the airlines? Vent your frustration on Twitter with everyone else.Fed up with the airlines? Vent your frustration on Twitter with everyone else.

This probably won't help that recent 'pointless babble' percentage at all.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 3:07 PM | Tags (6) | airport | twitter | venting | gripes | complaints | public |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 20, 2009

Grandest wifi spot you'll ever see opens up at the New York Public Library.Grandest wifi spot you'll ever see opens up at the New York Public Library.

The Beaux-Arts room in a 1911 building that houses the library's research collection has seating for 128 people at custom-made black walnut tables. Seating is at brown leather chairs to match the maple wood floor, according to the library.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 11:31 AM | Tags (7) | hotspot | library | manhattan | newyork | newyorkcity | public | wifi |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 8, 2009

Some important travel tips for those who may be venturing out to Dubai or Beijing.Some important travel tips for those who may be venturing out to Dubai or Beijing.

DO NOT: Show your love in public. Public displays of affection - even a kiss on the cheek to your spouse - can get you as much as a year in jail. It's a rule that's not always enforced, but you're way better safe than sorry.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 3:49 PM | Tags (8) | travel | pda | dubai | beijing | affection | public | customs | culture |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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