My favorite news articles from the ridiculous 265+ RSS feeds in my newsreader and anywhere else unfortunate enough to capture my attention during the slower parts of any given day. If you don’t think I’m reading it already leave me a comment and I may add it to my daily news habit.
New items for February 12, 2010:
Video of gadget that shoots down mosquitoes with lasers This is man that really, really hates mosquitoes. Can you say “pew, pew”?
Enabling USB Host mode on the Motorola Droid Now that really opens up some interesting possibilities. So many USB peripherals out there…
Sagem Orga's SIMFi merges WiFi with SIM cards at long last, turns any phone into a hotspot Oh now this really gets the mind churning. How about cheap smart phone equipped with this, a mobile plan and a solar charger for a stand alone hotspot?
Amazon Wants To Give A Free Kindle To All Amazon Prime Subscribers I know folks that are already Amazon Prime subscribers. This had better be retroactive for their sakes.
Post-apocalyptic Wizard of Oz minis Dear Icarus, is it too late to introduce some additional character models to Fallen Earth? I have a great idea for my Guild. :-)
Flailing MySpace Loses CEO, Death Spiral Continues First Geocities, now MySpace? This is very serious, unless something is done there will soon be a drastic shortage of badly designed personal home pages with automatically playing music.
Facebook Denies 'All Wrongdoing' in 'Beacon' Data Breach When Facebook’s Zuckerberg said, “The Age of Privacy is Over” what he really meant was yours. Also, in all fairness, there is that part of their EULA which says “We ownz you, dudez”