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Sunday: December 9, 2012

Tim Cook appears on NBC's Rock Center for an exclusive interview with Brian Williams.Tim Cook appears on NBC's Rock Center for an exclusive interview with Brian Williams.

If you happen to be an avid fan of all things Apple (such as myself) then this video will most likely appeal to you. Watch as Tim Cook and Brian Williams take a stroll through some of the Manhattan retail stores and discuss everything from recent battles with Samsung to the long rumored Apple television. Oh, and if you didn't already know - Apple will also start making a Mac line here in the States next year too (belated spoiler alert). 

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 10:45 PM | Tags (8) | apple | brianwilliams | ceo | nbc | products | rockcenter | rumors | timcook |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: April 9, 2010

Honest products through the truthful eye of Photoshop.Honest products through the truthful eye of Photoshop.

You can always count on a Photoshop contest to reveal the true nature of popular products and services. You'll also get a quick education about the popular consensus of said product and/or service. Handy and redundant.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 6:42 AM | Tags (9) | conest | honesty | logos | manipulation | photoshop | products | theme | truthful | worth1000 |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 55 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: February 18, 2010

New Apple products might be arriving tomorrow according to Best Buy inventory systems.New Apple products might be arriving tomorrow according to Best Buy inventory systems.

Dear Apple, please release an updated version of the MacBook Pro so I can eagerly give you my hard-earned cash to replace my aging plastic (cracking along the edges I might add) regular MacBook.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 6:57 AM | Tags (9) | bestbuy | apple | products | timeline | dummy | sku | gizmodo | macbooks | imacs |  | Discuss (1) |  | facebook | twitter | 49 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: February 9, 2010

Twelve cool products for your kitchen that you not have previously known about.Twelve cool products for your kitchen that you not have previously known about.

Now you can dispense butter in a way you have always dreamed about - with a single click. Other products on this list may coerce you to pull out the credit card as well. Happy eating.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 6:47 AM | Tags (5) | gadgets | kitchen | toxel | neat | products |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 78 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: January 13, 2010

Ten cool products inspired by puzzles just for you.Ten cool products inspired by puzzles just for you.

Although it would be cool to look at a puzzle rug on most days something tells me that a puzzle rug would not be able to provide that much warmth. It's a probably a bitch to vacuum said puzzle rug as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 6:28 AM | Tags (10) | artsy | design | flooring | neat | pieces | products | puzzle | rug | toxel | vacuum |  | Discuss (1) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: January 11, 2010

Nine of the most terrifying attempts to improve popular foods.Nine of the most terrifying attempts to improve popular foods.

Covers everything from spray-able pancake batter and carbonated yogurt all the way over to colored ketchup and edible plates (Ritz crackers are a quick substitute for this as well - thank you Mitch Hedberg). So, who's hungry?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 6:52 AM | Tags (7) | cracked | foods | funny | popular | products | strange | terrifying |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 57 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: January 4, 2010

Latest rumors see Apple tablet announcement happening on January 27th.Latest rumors see Apple tablet announcement happening on January 27th.

Sources in a position to know tell me Apple is indeed planning a media event later this month at which the company will announce a major new product. The gathering is to be held at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, a space Apple often uses for media events like this.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 3:25 PM | Tags (8) | allthingsd | announcement | apple | device | january | products | rumors | table |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 15, 2009

Google reveals URL shortening service for some of their products.Google reveals URL shortening service for some of their products.

Google said that it may eventually roll out the service as a standalone site, but that for now it's being built into Google products. Such a feature would likely allow third party sites to build Goo.gl link shortening into their own products.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 6:48 AM | Tags (7) | cnet | google | products | rollout | service | shortening | url |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 1, 2009

Vintage products through the non-vintage eye of Photoshop.Vintage products through the non-vintage eye of Photoshop.

Zack Morris would've snapped up one of these phones in under a minute.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 7:45 AM | Tags (5) | photoshop | manipulation | worth1000 | vintage | products |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 49 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 29, 2009

Ten fresh new details regarding Apple's rumored tablet device.Ten fresh new details regarding Apple's rumored tablet device.

It is designed to expand the iPhone and iPod touch media concept to its next potential level: as a slate-like replacement for books and magazines, plus all of the media, gaming, app, and web functionality of the iPhone and iPod touch.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 2:07 PM | Tags (7) | apple | rumors | tablet | ilounge | details | products | stevejobs |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 35 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 25, 2009

Apple would really like you to know just how green they really are.Apple would really like you to know just how green they really are.

Our life cycle analysis accounts for all emissions associated with our products. That includes raw material extraction, manufacturing, packaging, transportation, a three- or four-year period of use, and recycling.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 2:09 PM | Tags (7) | apple | earth | emissions | environment | green | products | recycling |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 12, 2009

Thirteen mainstream products originally invented for space travel.Thirteen mainstream products originally invented for space travel.

Software that was created to handle multiple onboard systems -- that is, being able to recognize data coming from different sources and identifying those sources -- is the basis for the strip technology that can be found on most credit and debit cards.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:35 AM | Tags (4) | space | products | travel | future |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 32 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: June 24, 2009

Intel and Nokia team up to make 'exciting' new mobile computer products.Intel and Nokia team up to make 'exciting' new mobile computer products.

They really do seem to be quite excited about their partnership.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:15 AM | Tags (6) | nokia | intel | mobile | technology | products | industry |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 29, 2006

11 slightly strange products for geeky parents.

As you might have guessed, I am a geek. As a geek, I enjoy playing with gadgets. For those in the know (or who read my site regularly - all 5 of you), I am also a newly proud parent. As such, I have decided to take a stroll around the Internet looking for what kind of baby gadgets a geeky parent may be inclined to find. In doing so, I have found several items that I would like to share with you. Some are interesting, some are kind of scary, and others are just plain strange.

  1. DNA Portraits glm_dna

    Nothing is more comforting than sprucing up your child's room by converting it into a scene from CSI. However if you happen to be a true fan, this site will allow you to make portraits from either your DNA or your fingerprints. To receive the DNA print you will need to send the company a sample using their handy extraction kit (swab your cheek with a special Q-tip). Your DNA apparently can make some interesting art - or it could potentially incriminate you. That being said, now I'm not so sure that I am quite comfortable sending my DNA through the mail, willingly.

    Website: http://www.dna11.com

  2. The Intellicot glm_intellicot

    Something about this product vaguely reminds me of Michael Jackson's hyperbaric chamber. Basically, this is a crib that can rock your kid to sleep and help him/her develop sleeping patterns, all without the need of a parent. In other words, this is another reason to have kids without actually caring for them - you know, like television. As an added bonus it reduces back strain due to child neglect! Brilliant!

    Website: http://www.intellicot.com

  3. The Daddle glm_daddle

    Growing up I remember playing 'horsy' with my pop as well. However, it never occurred to me adding an actual saddle to the mix would make the experience all that more real. It is impressive to ponder the fact that someone took this act of pretend-time and marketed a product out of it. Nothing screams dignity (or make your little one feel more like a cowboy/cowgirl) like strapping a fake saddle on your back. Giddyup. Who am I kidding, I'd probably buy one.

    Website: http://www.cashelcompany.com/dad.php

  4. Magnetic Paint glm_magneticpaint

    I have to admit that this is one cool product. The ability to turn any wall into a magnetized space sends chills down my geeky spine. Even more so, the thought of being able to bestow this gift upon my offspring at some point. And for extra credit, the ability to say 'you mean, your room didn't have magnetic paint?'. Apparently, this is a hot product because according to the site below the paint is out of stock - must be the attractive appeal.

    Website: http://www.yoyashop.com/ys_product.asp?cat_id=85&prd_id=97

  5. The Rock Star Baby Stroller glm_rockstarstroller

    Let's face it, everybody (geek or non-geek) wants to be a rock star. Now you too can live that dream through your child with your very own 'Rock Star' stroller. And this ain't just any old stroller either. This one is personally endorsed by actual rock stars (say it ain't so Tico!). The stroller has such compelling features such as lightweight aluminum frame, lockable swivel wheels, and pneumatic rear tires - but who cares. Bon Jovi says I should buy this. Also comes with a free copy of 'Slippery When Wet'.

    Website: http://www.strollermama.com/rockstar-baby-stroller.htm

  6. The Empathy Belly glm_empathy

    Now you too can simulate a pregnancy even if you are not equipped with the proper genetics to birth a child. Features include: simulated fetal kicking, thirty pound weight, backaches, frequent urination, and people laughing at you if you happen to be wearing this in public. Added bonus: You no longer have to deal with your wife's 'you try being pregnant for a change' nagging.

    Note: this item also made a cameo in the movie 'Ten Things I Hate About You'. Shut up, you know you saw that movie too.

    Website: http://www.empathybelly.org

  7. The Zaky Infant Pillow glm_zaky

    Teach your child the art of fake affection with these pillow shaped hands. They simulate the warmth and loving care that you could never provide. After all, why hold and cuddle your little one when these hands apparently do a better job than you. Notice how the hands come bundled in pairs of two, just like in real life. Why Mommy, what terribly large hands you have!

    Website: http://www.pregnancystore.com/zaky.htm

  8. iCrib Sound System glm_icrib

    Yes folks, your iPod can truly go anywhere - even to the crib. Perhaps you want to bring the soothing sounds of Jethro Tull's Crest of a Knave or maybe the yodeling stylings of Shakira's Whenever Whatever to your baby's personal domain. I'm sure the melodic verses of 'le ro lo le lo le' (that's an actual lyric - she wrote that) will send your little one to dreamland. Alternatively, this humble iPod accessory could potentially be useful if you happen to load your device with nothing but Baby Mozart CDs - but who in their right mind does that? In any event, your kid will either grow to love your musical tastes (whether they like it or not) or you are branding them an Apple customer for life. It's a win-win for all.

    Website: http://www.munchkin.com/products/detail.html?pID=878

  9. The Baby Keeper glm_babykeeper

    Did you know that your baby can make a handy toilet paper dispenser in a pinch? This product essentially straps a child to any lavatory door, dangling - more appropriately, so you can urinate in peace. Now I'm sure this product can have its obvious benefits at times when you need a free hand to use the bathroom, but something just seems odd and out of place about hanging a child on a door like this. However, nothing says 'here Mommy, wipe your ass' better than your child holding the toilet paper for you. I bet that if you make your kid hold the newspaper for you as well will make this deal even sweeter. Ok, that may be going too far - or is it?

    Website: http://www.mommysentials.com/babykeeper.htm

  10. Toaster Art glm_toast

    Back on track to an item that I am actually excited about discussing - toaster art. Essentially, this will make fun shapes and designs on your morning buttered treat. The designs in question get toasted just a little bit more than the rest of the slice, thus giving a charcoaled etched look to said slice of bread. I don't know about you, but this gives my world new meaning. I can now send hidden messages to other people (mainly over breakfast) in toast form. IN TOAST FORM! My next communique will be on toast - given that the jelly doesn't hide the message.

    Website: http://www.poparttoaster.com/

  11. Playdoh Fragrance glm_playdoh

    As a kid, I fondly remember playing with Playdoh. In fact, I even recall having that little factory edition that could spit out neat little shapes. But you know what I remember most of all about Playdoh? That smell of doom. The memory of recoiling in horror at the scent of my post-fingered Playdoh. Something about the chemical aroma - well - makes you want to yack up a rubber tire. And for some reason that odor would not go away with a simple washing of the hands, no - it had to linger for a good 2-3 additional soaks. Lucky for all of us, someone decided that this lovely bouquet (the essence, if you will) was something that had to be bottled. Put away your Calvin Klein, girl. Just put it away.

    Website: http://www.demeterfragrance.com/product.aspx?id=1025

Any other geeky baby products you feel should have been on this list? Drop us a line or feel free to post a comment.

Posted to Verbose filed in Strange @ 1:02 AM | Tags (4) | parenting | baby | products | kids |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 0 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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