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Monday: May 17, 2010

Apple beats out Whole Foods and Nordstrom for best shopper experience title.Apple beats out Whole Foods and Nordstrom for best shopper experience title.

Factors that contribute to a good shopping experience, according to the survey, include having customer-centric store design, maintaining shopper history data, creating ambiance, and carrying and displaying a well-organized, 'rationalized' product assortment.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:00 AM | Tags (14) | ambiance | apple | ars | assortment | design | experience | history | nordstrom | product | shopper | store | survey | technica | wholefoods |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 25 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: April 5, 2010

Early review screenings of Toy Story 3 coming back quite positive already.Early review screenings of Toy Story 3 coming back quite positive already.

The folks over at CNET were lucky enough to get an advance screening of the movie and their consensus is that this installment will be a very big winner. Not that it wasn't a hard prediction to make even without seeing a screener but this is a neat read nonetheless for my fellow Pixar fans out there.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 7:10 AM | Tags (7) | toystory3 | pixar | sequel | screenings | cnet | advance | movies |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: March 17, 2010

Turns out that more and more employers are using tech to track workers.Turns out that more and more employers are using tech to track workers.

This post details just how easy (and cheap) it is in this day and age to monitor exactly what people are doing in the workplace. If you happen to have some sort of job in a tech-related field - it's even easier. If you think Big Brother is watching you - well, he probably is.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 7:02 AM | Tags (9) | tech | workers | employees | tracking | watch | eye | habits | history | security |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: March 9, 2010

Toy Story attraction over at Disney adapts for seasons and/or new movie releases.Toy Story attraction over at Disney adapts for seasons and/or new movie releases.

That's right, when you go inside to ride Mania after Toy Story 3 opens there will be whole new games to enjoy. The Imagineers have created a whole new collection of things to shoot with those pull string cannons for you to enjoy.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 3:38 PM | Tags (13) | adapt | attractions | disney | florida | games | mania | midway | movies | orlando | releases | ride | sequel | toystory |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: February 17, 2010

New trailer for Toy Story 3 online for those who haven't seen it already.New trailer for Toy Story 3 online for those who haven't seen it already.

Glad to see more of the plot and some new characters. Overall, this is starting to look like it will be a worthy succesor to the previous two movies. So yes, I'll be at the theaters on June 18th with the entire family this day. Hold my calls.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 6:52 AM | Tags (6) | buzz | disney | pixar | threequel | toystory | woody |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 22, 2009

Five gaping plot holes that Hollywood hopes you'll never notice.Five gaping plot holes that Hollywood hopes you'll never notice.

The same T-Rex sneaking up and saving our heroes from the raptors like he's Mr. Miyagi. We don't know the T-Rex is there until it's snapping raptors in half, and by then everything's way too awesome to wonder where all the goddamn earth quaking disappeared to.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 6:39 AM | Tags (7) | cracked | funny | holes | movies | plot | silly | story |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 395 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 21, 2009

A seventy minute video review as to why The Phantom Menace was absolutely horrible.A seventy minute video review as to why The Phantom Menace was absolutely horrible.

For those of us who consider the the original trilogy the gospel of movies this review is a great and entertaining watch. It's also funny as hell. Now sit back, grab some blue milk, and enjoy.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Comedy Gold @ 10:08 AM | Tags (13) | arc | examples | fanboy | geek | georgelucas | menace | phantom | plot | protagonist | reviews | starwars | story | video |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 50 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: December 16, 2009

A video game timeline for your viewing pleasure.A video game timeline for your viewing pleasure.

I am looking forward to ene day I will explaining to my children just how we played classic video games in my day. 'You mean you have to use your hands? That's like a baby's toy!'.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 6:43 AM | Tags (10) | eighties | gaming | history | mario | nineties | nintendo | sega | sony | timeline | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 56 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 1, 2009

A glimpse into the evolution of web design just for you.A glimpse into the evolution of web design just for you.

The original table markup in HTML was meant for displaying tabular data, but designers quickly realized they could utilize it to give structure to their designs, and create more complicated, multi-column layouts than HTML was originally capable of.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 6:57 AM | Tags (6) | design | evolution | history | internet | tables | web |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 30, 2009

Another trailer for Toy Story 3 surfaces online.Another trailer for Toy Story 3 surfaces online.

This new trailer seems to be a mix of some new footage along with a bevy of clips from the older movies interspersed in there as well. The end result makes it kinda look like a fan-made trailer you'd see on YouTube.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 6:41 AM | Tags (7) | buzz | disney | movies | pixar | threequel | toystory3 | woody |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 16, 2009

The grand history of the Internet, in a nutshell.The grand history of the Internet, in a nutshell.

While the complete history of the Internet could easily fill a few books, this article should familiarize you with key milestones and events related to the growth and evolution of the Internet between 1969 to 2009.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 8:03 AM | Tags (7) | aol | bbs | history | internet | nutshell | unix | worldwideweb |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 35 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: November 11, 2009

Fifteen things worth knowing about your beloved cup of coffee.Fifteen things worth knowing about your beloved cup of coffee.

An awesome (as always) illustrated list from TheOatmeal revealing some coffee factoids that you may not have previously known about. Did you know that coffee is the second most traded commodity on Earth?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:49 AM | Tags (7) | caffeine | coffee | history | illustration | neat. commodity | theoatmeal | traded |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 44 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 30, 2009

Some scientific theories regarding haunted houses and ghostly phenomena.Some scientific theories regarding haunted houses and ghostly phenomena.

He found that people with less stable temporal lobes, prone to frequent bursts of electrical activity, were more likely to report mystical sensations when he applied complex magnetic fields to their brains.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 5:11 PM | Tags (5) | ghosts | history | newscientist | scary | spooky |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 13, 2009

A look back at fifteen years of web browsers.A look back at fifteen years of web browsers.

Navigator was the first commercial Web browser to be wildly successful, rapidly achieving 90 percent market share before Microsoft entered the fray and took over the market. By 2000, Netscape's market share would fall under 1 percent...

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 2:53 PM | Tags (15) | web | browsers | history | back | safari | netscape | explorer | mosaic | opera | infoworld | interwebs | surfing | information | internet | chrome |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 37 Clicks | Posted by Vin


New trailer for Toy Story 3 surfaces online in glorious Quicktime.New trailer for Toy Story 3 surfaces online in glorious Quicktime.

The art style looks fantastic as usual. I'm really impressed as to how they managed to attain a better sense of realism while sticking to the original Toy Story atmosphere. See you in line for tickets next summer.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 2:29 PM | Tags (7) | 3d | buzz | disney | pixar | sequel | toystory | woody |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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