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Friday: July 15, 2011

Mashable reports that Coca-Cola will be giving away free Spotify subscriptions.Mashable reports that Coca-Cola will be giving away free Spotify subscriptions.

The company announced the program Friday morning via @DocPemberton, one of its Twitter accounts. The brand also directed fans on its Facebook Page to the feed, which is named after Coca-Cola’s inventor. The Twitter feed directs followers to this Spotify invite page. Coke announced on Thursday that it was a partner in Spotify’s U.S. launch.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 11:48 AM | Tags (7) | coca-cola | offer | free | spotify | subscriptions | advertising | mashable |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: May 11, 2010

The top eleven signs that Facebook has violated your privacy.The top eleven signs that Facebook has violated your privacy.

If any of the aforementioned signs from this link have happened to you it might be a good time close out your Facebook account. If you're still unsure, check rule number one on the list before proceeding.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 6:27 AM | Tags (7) | facebook | bbspot | privacy | social | networking | violations | markzuckerburg |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 83 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: April 15, 2010

Cablevision, Time Warner and Comcast open up wi-fi to each other's customers.Cablevision, Time Warner and Comcast open up wi-fi to each other's customers.

This is very good news (and quite unexpected also) for customers of any of the aformentioned companies in the above headline. You can now take advantage of any of their wifi whilst traveling just so long as you are paying customer. Not too shabby, guys - not too shabby at all.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 4:34 PM | Tags (7) | cablevision | comcast | hotspots | optimum | sharing | timewarner | wifi |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: March 17, 2010

The great big red spot over on Jupiter has brand new glow about it.The great big red spot over on Jupiter has brand new glow about it.

Turns out that great big red spot is not just a plain old oval after all. It seems to act as a mood ring of sorts to indicate weather and circulation patterns for nearby storms systems. You can see this glow for yourself at home, assuming you have your very own infrared telescope facility.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Space @ 2:09 PM | Tags (9) | jupiter | glowing | spot | sciencedaily | space | storms | weather | patterns | circulation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: March 2, 2010

Nine cool home aquariums that you may not have previously known about.Nine cool home aquariums that you may not have previously known about.

No home is truly complete unless you have an aquarium sink. For some reason I have the stange urge to watch old episodes of Pee-wee's Playhouse after looking at some of these aquariums. Not sure why.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:13 AM | Tags (8) | home | fish | aquarium | aquatic | sink | cool | neat | spotcoolstuff |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 53 Clicks | Posted by Vin


The top eleven ways in which geeks would lower health care costs.The top eleven ways in which geeks would lower health care costs.

11. Let doctors and scientists do whatever experiments they want with genes, medicines, humans, animals. Either mutants will destroy the world or cancer will be cured.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 7:03 AM | Tags (6) | bbspot | geeks | health | healthcare | mutants | nerdy |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 25 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: February 16, 2010

The top eleven geek Winter Olympic events (if they actually existed).The top eleven geek Winter Olympic events (if they actually existed).

8. Commercial Jump - Olympians are given 2 hours of Winter Olympic programming from NBC, and must get through it as fast as they can on a TiVo without missing any of the actual content. Remote control hacks are legal.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 6:58 AM | Tags (5) | bbspot | events | geek | olympics | unlikely |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: February 9, 2010

The top eleven undocumented features of HTML5.The top eleven undocumented features of HTML5.

3. Enhanced support for people with disabilities by automatically correcting 'its', 'it's' and 'your', 'you're' mistakes on pages. Hey, what happened to item number four?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 6:50 AM | Tags (5) | bbspot | features | funny | html5 | programming |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 36 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: February 4, 2010

The top eleven signs that a geek probably made your lunch.The top eleven signs that a geek probably made your lunch.

'11. It's served to you by a roomba.' The possibility of having lunch (or any meal) served via Roomba gets my inner geek juices flowing. Plus, if any of it spills along the way it will most likely be cleaned up on the next cleaning voyage.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 6:37 AM | Tags (8) | geeky | nerdy | lunch | bbspot | roomba | meal | lunch | clean |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: January 26, 2010

The top eleven unlikely features of the Apple Tablet.The top eleven unlikely features of the Apple Tablet.

Given the amount of secrecy around this product one of these unlikely features may actually turn out to be true. Alright, all things considered it won't probably won't turn into a robot ...or will it?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 6:18 AM | Tags (8) | apple | bbspot | device | features | funny | slate | tablet | unlikely |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 34 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: January 13, 2010

The top eleven signs your New Year's resolution has already failed.The top eleven signs your New Year's resolution has already failed.

Yes, clicking over to the source link and reading this list counts as an admission that you failed to keep your resolutions (see number three). Better luck next year.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 6:34 AM | Tags (4) | bbspot | fail | funny | resolutions |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 56 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: January 8, 2010

Palm pulls the curtain back on phones that can create personal wifi hotspots.Palm pulls the curtain back on phones that can create personal wifi hotspots.

Palm says the application will give customers the option of creating a personal Wi-Fi cloud capable of sharing Verizon's 3G network with up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 6:44 AM | Tags (10) | 3g | cloud | hotspot | interesting | network | palm | personal | technology | verizon | wifi |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 28, 2009

Ford would like to turn your automobile into a wifi hotspot on the highway.Ford would like to turn your automobile into a wifi hotspot on the highway.

Great, so now you wardrive for wifi by actually wardriving for wifi. 'Quick, follow that blue car, they've got a good signal!' Something about this whole thing tells me that all roads will be a little less safer.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 6:32 AM | Tags (9) | technology | ford | sync | wifi | automobile | car | hotspot | internet | mobile |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: December 23, 2009

The top eleven signs that you've received a Christmas card from a geek.The top eleven signs that you've received a Christmas card from a geek.

4.  It contains an in-depth explanation of why the picture of Santa delivering toys on the front represents an impossibility.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 6:10 AM | Tags (7) | bbspot | holidays | geek | list | santa | card | signs |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 37 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 15, 2009

The top eleven signs that you bought the wrong gift this year.The top eleven signs that you bought the wrong gift this year.

6. After opening, it gets smashed in your face repeatedly, and that's not its intended purpose. 

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 6:27 AM | Tags (6) | bbspot | christmas | gift | holidays | present | slurm |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 39 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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