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Tuesday: August 4, 2009

Modding game consoles can land you ten years in prison.Modding game consoles can land you ten years in prison.

Yes folks, hacking your favorite console to play pirated video games does indeed violate the Digitial Millenium Copyright Act. Honestly, who knew?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 7:26 AM | Tags (6) | fyi | gaming | jail | modding | prison | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 21 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


Wednesday: July 29, 2009

The top seven places to watch great minds in action.The top seven places to watch great minds in action.

...there are a number of other conferences held each year around the world that also bring together visionaries, intellectuals, and luminaries from a wide variety of disciplines to discuss innovative ideas.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 8:06 AM | Tags (7) | minds | brains | nerds | ted | videos | inspiration | thinkers |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 25 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thirty-four ways in which to use YouTube for business.Thirty-four ways in which to use YouTube for business.

YouTube’s not just for posting silly videos of sleepwalking dogs and other embarrassing moments — it can also be used as a highly effective business tool. You can use it to show off your expertise, share knowledge, market your products and connect with customers, colleagues and prospects.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:53 AM | Tags (3) | youtube | business | video |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 27, 2009

Turns out the new Tron trailer syncs up to Michael Jackson's 'Beat It' pretty well.Turns out the new Tron trailer syncs up to Michael Jackson's 'Beat It' pretty well.

Also interesting that the mashup happened by pure chance. Enjoy.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 12:03 PM | Tags (7) | beat | mashup | michaeljackson | trailer | tron | video | youtube |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 48 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 23, 2009

Disney CEO would like you to know Hulu could still charge for content.Disney CEO would like you to know Hulu could still charge for content.

Right, this should go over well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:50 AM | Tags (4) | charges | disney | hulu | video |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 22, 2009

Microsoft decides to close up shop on their YouTube competitor product.Microsoft decides to close up shop on their YouTube competitor product.

The truth is that Soapbox never stood a chance. YouTube was always the place to go for user-generated videos, and while Soapbox did offer slight improvements in some areas, Google has been making sure to keep improving YouTube as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:38 AM | Tags (5) | beta | microsoft | soapbox | video | youtube |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 20, 2009

Ten gaming gadgets that will make us hurt ourselves.Ten gaming gadgets that will make us hurt ourselves.

The new game in the popular skateboarding series will be the first to include an actual skateboard peripheral. This sounds like a great idea, but then again, isn’t the whole point of skateboard games to avoid the injuries that real skateboarders endure?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 7:36 AM | Tags (5) | wired | gaming | gadgets | videogames | accidents |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 10, 2009

New report shows that 20% of online video fans watch less television.New report shows that 20% of online video fans watch less television.

For most of these users, video viewing was additive to the traditional TV experience, but 20 percent of those who watch online video regularly said they watch less TV as a result, with males between 12 and 34 making up the largest chunk of this group.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:52 AM | Tags (8) | video | online | report | ars | television | habits | viewing | percentage |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Netflix and Sony team up to stream movies to Bravia television owners.Netflix and Sony team up to stream movies to Bravia television owners.

But what about that certain other particular Sony device that people seem to use a lot?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 7:31 AM | Tags (8) | bravia | netflix | partnership | playstation | ps3 | sony | streaming | video |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 9, 2009

Harold Ramis lets loose on some details regarding Ghostbusters 3.Harold Ramis lets loose on some details regarding Ghostbusters 3.

Interesting video overall as Ramis shares some opinions on the quality of other recent movie sequels.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 4:05 PM | Tags (5) | ghostbusters | haroldramin | interview | movies | video |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 21 Clicks | Posted by Vin


VLC joins group of other popular software that came out beta this week.VLC joins group of other popular software that came out beta this week.

The open source VLC video player has finally reached version 1.0 after more than a decade of development. The popular media player delivers an extraordinary set of features and can play nearly anything.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 7:47 AM | Tags (4) | beta | software | video | vlc |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 7, 2009

Microsoft would like you to know about a very serious security hole.Microsoft would like you to know about a very serious security hole.

The so-called 'zero day' vulnerability disclosed by Microsoft affects a part of its software used to play video. The problem arises from the way the software interacts with Internet Explorer, which opens a hole for hackers to tunnel into.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 7:37 AM | Tags (7) | microsoft | security | fyi | vulnerability | video | hole | software |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 6, 2009

Hulu gets some content from Disney in limited arrangements.Hulu gets some content from Disney in limited arrangements.

CBS is the last of the big players still not riding the Hulu wave.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 4:08 PM | Tags (6) | abc | content | disney | hulu | limited | video |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Take an introductory video walkthrough of Brutal Legend.Take an introductory video walkthrough of Brutal Legend.

Includes commentary from Tim Schafer as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 8:06 AM | Tags (5) | gaming | brutallegend | timschafer | video | walkthrough |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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