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Friday: July 15, 2011

In the market for a new MacBook Air? You might want to wait until next week.In the market for a new MacBook Air? You might want to wait until next week.

While most sites pointed to this week as the possible refresh of the line AllThingsD says that all said rumor mills have been off by a week. They predict that the new MacBook Air will contain Intel's Sandy Bridge processors, Thunderbolt ports, flash storage in the realm of 128 gigabytes or 256 gigabytes. Lastly, the backlit keyboard may make a triumphant return.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 10:49 AM | Tags (8) | airs | allthingsd | apple | configurations | macbook | new | product | rumors |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: April 20, 2010

Seven things about JavaScript you wish you'd have known earlier in your career.Seven things about JavaScript you wish you'd have known earlier in your career.

As usual, another quality post from the folks over at Smashing Magazine. I have to admit that I'm guilty of still not knowing some of the tidbits contained in this article despite (for all intensive purposes) this being my career for quite some time. How irresponsible is that?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 12:59 PM | Tags (9) | arrays | code | javascript | programming | shortcuts | shortening | smashing | things | tidbits |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: April 15, 2010

Ten things that the Internet has ruined along with five things it has yet to ruin.Ten things that the Internet has ruined along with five things it has yet to ruin.

Good spelling is just one of the many casualties on this list that you'll come to discover on the other side of the click. Yes, the Interwebs have brought about some miraculous ruinings in it's short time on this planet.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 4:39 PM | Tags (11) | albums | debates | discourse | encyclopedias | internet | interwebs | life | music | pcworld | ruin | things |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 119 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: April 1, 2010

Walt Mossberg's review of the Apple iPad now online.Walt Mossberg's review of the Apple iPad now online.

It's qualitatively different, a whole new type of computer that, through a simple interface, can run more-sophisticated, PC-like software than a phone does, and whose large screen allows much more functionality when compared with a phone's. 

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:10 AM | Tags (7) | allthingsd | apple | device | ipad | laptop | review | waltmossberg |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: March 19, 2010

Seven things you should probably never say to your boss.Seven things you should probably never say to your boss.

'This job is easy! Anyone could do it!' Maybe what you're trying to convey here is that you're so brilliant your work is easy. Unfortunately, it comes off sounding more like, 'This work is stupid.' Bosses don't like hearing that any work is stupid.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 6:54 AM | Tags (7) | boss | yahoo | job | career | things | fyi | goodtoknow |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 71 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: February 1, 2010

Sixty-four things that every geek should probably know about.Sixty-four things that every geek should probably know about.

Covers a variety of geeky items and topics you can use in everyday settings. Of course, these topics are ideal for settings such as identifying a keylogger, surviving a Linux argument, and even hotwiring a car.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 6:50 AM | Tags (10) | anon | geeky | goodtoknow | identify | jpeg | keyloggers | know | nerdy | things | web |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 105 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 8, 2009

101 things to see and do in New York City this Winter according to Timeout New York.101 things to see and do in New York City this Winter according to Timeout New York.

Give yourself the gift of crowd avoidance: During the week, the rink is significantly less packed, so play hooky and get your glide on. If you can’t cut out of work, haul out of bed on a weekend morning and beeline to 30 Rock; the rink opens at 8am.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 6:30 AM | Tags (9) | nyc | manhattan | timeout | 101 | things | winter | travel | skate | 30rock |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 30, 2009

Ten things you should probably know before becoming a sumo wrestler.Ten things you should probably know before becoming a sumo wrestler.

A wrestler’s daily drills include the butsukari geiko, an exercise which involves repeatedly whamming his body into an opponent’s chest as he attempts to slam the wrestler to the ground, and body-slamming wooden planks.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 4:03 PM | Tags (9) | things | fyi | sumo | wrestler | planks | exercise | planks | drills | ehonda |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 21, 2009

Ten neat things you can do with some old floppy disks.Ten neat things you can do with some old floppy disks.

Nothing says high fashion quite like a floppy disk necklace. Article also contains Etsy links to where you can purchase some of the other said neat transformations.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 2:29 PM | Tags (4) | disks | floppy | fun | things |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 65 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Six neat things to do while traveling through Tokyo.Six neat things to do while traveling through Tokyo.

Some nifty information for anyone who happens to be visiting Tokyo in the near future. Also good for anyone who happens to be daydreaming about visiting Tokyo in the near future.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 11:26 AM | Tags (5) | japan | things | todo | tokyo | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 45 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 5, 2009

A handy tutorial on how to stop taking things so personally.A handy tutorial on how to stop taking things so personally.

Quite handy indeed.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:43 AM | Tags (6) | tutorial | sensitive | life | wikihow | things | life |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 52 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 3, 2009

A list of one hundred and fifty things to do when you're bored.A list of one hundred and fifty things to do when you're bored.

Mmmmmm... smores.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Fun @ 12:42 PM | Tags (6) | bored | boredom | smores | stuff | things | todo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 74 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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