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6:20 PM ET, July 7, 2007

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Donna Bogatin / Insider Chatter:
YAY!  Twitter Blabber Can Now be Phoned In  —  Michael Arrington gives Dave Winer a big 'ol pat on the TwitterGram back while wondering what the "media hacker" will "blend up next."  —  No need to wonder about what Winer was blending yesterday, thanks to the mighty Twitter itself: "Fresh cherries"!
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Dave Winer's TwitterGram  —  Dave Winer likes to throw web services and his own software in a blender and see what comes out, and his new TwitterGram project is a perfect example.  In this case, he's married the Twitter API to his own service that allows people to upload short audio messages to their Twitter accounts.
Discussion: Global Nerdy and Voidstar: blog
Rafe Needleman / Webware.com:   TWITTERGRAMS: TALKING TWEETS
Daniel Escapa / Daniel Escapa's OneNote Blog:
OneNote Web Exporter - Dave Tse's cool powertoy  —  I am very happy to announce that one of the coolest powertoys I have seen is available for download!  It is the OneNote Web Exporter powertoy which will take a OneNote notebook and convert it into an interactive website.  This is what a notebook looks like in IE:
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Why Microsoft outplays Apple long term  —  OK, let me set the scene here.  Three weeks ago this event didn't exist.  300 developers are here in San Francisco.  All voluntarily.  All organized themselves.  —  I've already met a Microsoft employee.  A Yahoo employee.  A Verisign employee.
Discussion: Global Nerdy and JD on EP
The Boy Genius Report:
Motorola Z9 unveiled!  Can ya feel it?  Huh, huh?  —  Motorola has been oh so sneaky with the handsets as of late, and we've hit the jackpot.  Motorola's Z9 is apparently a new slider phone which bears resemblance to the RAZR 2 series.  Oh, and get this — it's AT&T branded with an AT&T browser key, and even AT&T firmware.
Discussion: Engadget and Mobility Site
Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:
Pownce Invites For Sale On eBay  —  Proving that everything has a market, invites to Kevin Rose's P2P service Pownce are up for sale on eBay.  —  Bidding on Pownce invites start at 1c with buy it now prices at $5.  —  It wasn't that long ago when Gmail invites were available for sale on eBay …
Wagner James Au / GigaOM:
So, where are the iPhone games?  —  It's got a large screen, a wireless Internet connection, and a touch interface a bit like the bestselling Nintendo DS, which you'd think would make it an ideal gaming platform.  But for some reason, in all the avalanche of hype, I've read little or nothing about iPhone games.
Discussion: Technovia
Kara Jesella / New York Times:
A Hipper Crowd of Shushers  —  ON a Sunday night last month at Daddy's, a bar in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, more than a dozen people in their 20s and 30s gathered at a professional soiree, drinking frozen margaritas and nibbling store-bought cookies.  With their thrift-store inspired clothes …
Todd Haselton / Ars Technica:
Microholography milks 500GB out of DVD-sized discs  —  A group of scientists working together with the Institute of Optics and Optical Technologies at the Technical University of Berlin claim to have discovered a way to store 500GB worth of data on DVD-sized discs.
Discussion: The Register
Phone Scoop:
BlackBerry With Wi-Fi Approved By the FCC  —  Today the FCC approved the first BlackBerry with Wi-Fi and cellular components together in one device.  This BlackBerry, approved for GSM/EDGE 850/1900 in the U.S., looks similar in form to the 8800 and 8830 series from Research in Motion.
Alex Faaborg / Mozilla Labs Blog:
The Graphical Keyboard User Interface  —  WIMPy and the Terminal  —  The history of user interfaces can be very briefly summarized into two distinct eras: the command line, followed by the graphical user interface.  Interactions on the command line are very fast, but the set of possible commands is not discoverable.
IT Conversations:
Jon Udell's Interviews with Innovators  —  [runtime: 00:46:05, 21.1 mb, recorded 2007-07-05]  —  Who's linking to this?  —  As director of web publishing for Nature Publishing Group, Timo Hannay is applying web 2.0 principles to the realm of science.  His projects include: Connotea …
Discussion: Jon Udell and bytes|genes
Colourlover / COLOURlovers:
For the Record: Adobe Kuler vs COLOURlovers  —  I get emails, instant messages and love notes pretty often asking if I've seen Adobe Kuler and if I'm upset about it... So here is my opinion on the matter.  —  Back in Nov. of last year Adobe Labs launched Kuler: A 5 color palette creation tool …
Discussion: JD on EP and digg
Scott Karp / Publishing 2.0:
My iPhone Test Drive  —  Ok, so shame on me for writing so much about the iPhone without actually having used it, but I fixed that today by spending a couple of hours in an Apple store playing with the iPhone.  Granted this is much more limited than the experience of long-term use …
 
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