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Tuesday: September 22, 2009

Ars Technica takes a look back at twenty years of Apple laptops.Ars Technica takes a look back at twenty years of Apple laptops.

The Portable sold for a whopping $6,500 when it was launched in September 1989, and it's hardly surprising that it was never a top-seller.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:45 AM | Tags (9) | apple | ars | computers | history | ibook | laptops | macbook | powerbook | years |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 21, 2009

Is Best Buy about to acquire Gamestop?Is Best Buy about to acquire Gamestop?

By buying Gamestop, Best Buy would become one of the premium video game retailers in the U.S., causing even more foot traffic to creep inside its brick-and-mortar locations. This has been a rumor in the past, but it makes sense now more than ever.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 8:17 AM | Tags (8) | acquisition | bestbuy | gamestop | gaming | rumors | stocks | used | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 17, 2009

Some of the world's coolest bus stops for you to gawk at.Some of the world's coolest bus stops for you to gawk at.

'Anyone know where the nearest bus stop is? Oh yeah, it's in the strawberry.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 7:38 AM | Tags (5) | bus | stops | strange | urlesque | strawberry |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 34 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 15, 2009

The top ten signs that probably you picked a bad college.The top ten signs that probably you picked a bad college.

8. School's motto is: 'Truth, Excellence, Delicious Soup' 

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 2:52 PM | Tags (5) | college | funny | letterman | soup | topten |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 47 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 10, 2009

The top ten questions to ask yourself before eating fried butter.The top ten questions to ask yourself before eating fried butter.

4. How many daily servings of fried butter does the USDA recommend?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 10:21 AM | Tags (6) | butter | fried | health | letterman | topten | usda |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 38 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 8, 2009

The top ten signs that you probably wasted your summer.The top ten signs that you probably wasted your summer.

 5.You can name more than two contestants on 'America's Got Talent'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 7:37 AM | Tags (4) | summer | letterman | topten | wasted |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 43 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 27, 2009

GameStop gearing up for digital distribution expansion?GameStop gearing up for digital distribution expansion?

This would make lot of sense given Amazon's recent forray into digital distribution of video games for certain major consoles.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:58 AM | Tags (6) | gaming | gamestop | videogames | sales | digital | distribution |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 24, 2009

Turns out that Pluto still quite popular amongst Plutophiles.Turns out that Pluto still quite popular amongst Plutophiles.

You can order 'Plutophile' bumper stickers to proclaim your firm support for Pluto, print out a Pluto Fan Club card -- which allows you to declare, 'In my heart, Pluto will always be a planet' - or sign an online petition.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Space @ 4:18 PM | Tags (6) | iau | nasa | planet | pluto | plutophiles | space |  | Discuss (1) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


The top ten signs you're watching a bad war movie.The top ten signs you're watching a bad war movie.

9. When you buy ticket, Moviefone guy says, 'Really?!?'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 7:45 AM | Tags (4) | letterman | movies | topten | war |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 32 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 10, 2009

Dell decides put Mini 12 netbook line out to pasture.Dell decides put Mini 12 netbook line out to pasture.

Apparently ten inches is the 'sweet spot' for netbook computer sales. Good to know.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:21 AM | Tags (5) | dell | discontinued | laptop | mini | netbook |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 6, 2009

CNET would like you to know why consumers won't be buying tablet computers.CNET would like you to know why consumers won't be buying tablet computers.

While a tablet may be great for browsing the Web and viewing media, it's too big to replace a phone and too limited to carry around as a work computer. People will need their keyboarded Netbooks and notebooks for real work.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:32 AM | Tags (7) | cnet | computers | consumers | laptops | purchasing | tablet | trends |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 31, 2009

The top ten things overheard at the White House beer summit.The top ten things overheard at the White House beer summit.

5) I don't want to freak anybody out, but I just saw Nixon walking down the hall.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 7:32 AM | Tags (6) | beer | funny | letterman | summit | topten | whitehouse |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 33 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 27, 2009

Microsoft decides to change commercials per Apple's demands.Microsoft decides to change commercials per Apple's demands.

...the latest in the series has reportedly been edited to mollify Apple. The one minute 'Lauren and Sue' spot originally had a girl and her mother shopping for a laptop, and the daughter said, 'This Mac is $2,000, and that's before adding anything.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:32 AM | Tags (6) | advertising | apple | commercials | laptop | microsoft | pricing |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 22, 2009

Top ten surprises on the NASA moon landing tapes.Top ten surprises on the NASA moon landing tapes.

9) Buzz Aldrin won $20 bet by eating a pound of moon dust.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 7:29 AM | Tags (7) | landing | letterman | lunar | nasa | space | tapes | topten |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 34 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 17, 2009

The top ten signs you're watching a bad wizard movie.The top ten signs you're watching a bad wizard movie.

#4 Instead of broomsticks, they ride Dustbusters.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 7:33 AM | Tags (5) | letterman | topten | wizards | potter | funny |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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