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Tuesday: April 20, 2010

Apple would like their device back from Gizmodo, sends official letter.Apple would like their device back from Gizmodo, sends official letter.

Well, this whole story just keeps getting more interesting every minute. Apple has acknowledged the existence of said missing device and sent notice asking for return. Gizmodo has decided to post the letter along with a casual smart-alecky response as well. Not a good way to win brownie points or future media event invitations.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 1:45 PM | Tags (11) | apple | device | events | found | gizmodo | iphone | legal | lost | prototype | response | tuaw |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 36 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: April 6, 2010

Microsoft sends out press invitations for mystery event on April 12.Microsoft sends out press invitations for mystery event on April 12.

Microsoft seems to be a little tired of Apple hogging all the spotlight these days. The only information on the invite is something vague about it being 'time to share'. Hold on to your hats and/or excitement - whichever comes first.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 6:55 AM | Tags (5) | event | microsoft | mystery | sharing | yahoo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 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


Monday: January 25, 2010

Wired would like to let you know just what to expect from Apple's tablet unveiling.Wired would like to let you know just what to expect from Apple's tablet unveiling.

At tomorrow's Apple media event you will probably see the unveiling of a tablet-like device of some kind, most likely a tablet. That's just my guess. I'm not an authority on the subject by any means.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:11 AM | Tags (5) | apple | event | predictions | tablet | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 39 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: January 19, 2010

Apple sends out invites for press event scheduled for January 27th.Apple sends out invites for press event scheduled for January 27th.

The text on the colorful invite simply says 'come see our latest creation'. Most of the major news sites (especially Fox News who claims they have a confirmation from an inside source) are convinced that the we will finally get a glimpse of the non-fabled tablet in the very near future.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 6:14 AM | Tags (8) | press | event | tablet | apple | rumors | mac | devices | updates |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: January 5, 2010

Google will most likely pull the curtain back on their very own Android smartphone today.Google will most likely pull the curtain back on their very own Android smartphone today.

Creating its own handset reflects Google’s effort to expand advertising sales on mobile devices, a market that may grow to between $2 billion and $3 billion in the U.S. by 2013, up from less than $1 billion now, according to Sanford C. Bernstein & Co.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 6:31 AM | Tags (9) | google | phone | smart | nexus | one | android | event | press | businessweek |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 29, 2009

Google to host their very own Android press gathering on January 5th.Google to host their very own Android press gathering on January 5th.

This just might be (and probably will be) the day that Google unveils their brand new mobile phone that they intend to sell directly via their website. Also, T-Mobile may or may not be the carrier of choice for this device.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 3:44 PM | Tags (11) | 2010 | android | event | google | january | mobile | nexus | one | phone | press | tmobile |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: December 24, 2009

Fabled Apple tablet may finally appear in January thanks to blessing of Steve Jobs.Fabled Apple tablet may finally appear in January thanks to blessing of Steve Jobs.

According to MacRumors, Steve Jobs is quite happy with how the device turned out. There's also that little rumor going around about a media event at the end of January in which Apple has asked certain developers to convert their apps to 'full-screen' use.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 6:41 AM | Tags (11) | apple | macrumors | event | january | fabled | device | tablet | multitouch | fullscreen | stevejobs | happy |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 32 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 22, 2009

Ten things Microsoft managed to do right in 2009.Ten things Microsoft managed to do right in 2009.

Microsoft didn't have all that bad of a year all things considered. But don't get too excited, BetaNews has also compiled a list of everything that Microsoft did wrong in 2009 as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 6:43 AM | Tags (6) | betanews | events | launch | microsoft | right | windows7 |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 23 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 10, 2009

Apple has posted a video stream of their special music event from yesterday.Apple has posted a video stream of their special music event from yesterday.

Watch Steve Jobs's triumphant (and much applauded) return to the stage. Lots of interesting stuff out of Apple yesterday from iTunes 9 to iPod Nanos with video cameras (which for some strange reason can't take still photos).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 10:56 AM | Tags (8) | apple | event | iphone | ipod | itunes | keynote | music | video |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 8, 2009

A rumor roundup for Apple's media event scheduled to take place tomorrow.A rumor roundup for Apple's media event scheduled to take place tomorrow.

You probably won't be seeing The Beatles hitting the iTunes Store tomorrow - but who really knows with these things. Your next iPod (if it's not an iPhone) will most likely have a camera though.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 2:47 PM | Tags (9) | rumors | iphone | ipod | macrumors | camera | touch | apple | media | event |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 31, 2009

Apple will be holding an iPod-related media event on September 9th.Apple will be holding an iPod-related media event on September 9th.

An interesting date to pick what with all of the Beatles hoopla (remasters, Rock Band edition) scheduled to be released on this day as well.  Stealing thunder from Apple Corps or are fab four finally coming to iTunes?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 2:56 PM | Tags (7) | apple | beatles | event | iphone | ipod | media | rocknroll |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 28, 2009

What you can probably expect from Apple's rumored September event.What you can probably expect from Apple's rumored September event.

Wired says you'll most likely be hearing about new iPods and iTunes 9. Sorry, no fantastical tablets for you.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:28 AM | Tags (6) | september | apple | rumors | event | wired | ipods |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 14, 2009

Rumors swirling that Apple may hold a keynote event in September.Rumors swirling that Apple may hold a keynote event in September.

Looks like it may bring a new version of iTunes to go along with it.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 8:48 AM | Tags (5) | keynote | event | itunes | september | macrumors |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 27, 2009

Jupiter is Earth's favorite asteroid prevention unit.Jupiter is Earth's favorite asteroid prevention unit.

...Jupiter’s overbearing gravity acts as a gravitational shield deflecting incoming space junk, mainly comets, away from the inner solar system where it could do for us what an asteroid apparently did for the dinosaurs 65 million years ago.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Space @ 7:54 AM | Tags (6) | asteroid | earth | jupiter | meteor | prevention | space |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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