James Kendrick / jkOnTheRun:
More information surfaces from Dell on Tablet PC rumors — Quite a few people have been hoping that PC maker Dell would come out with a Tablet PC. Not only would a Dell Tablet PC help validate the platform it would also make it easier for companies who use Dell computers exclusively …
Discussion: SlashGear, TeleRead, GottaBeMobile.com and Incremental Blogger
David Rothman / TeleRead: jkOnTheRun: Dell Tablet PC rumored to be on the way
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: Specs and Speculation Heats Up On Dell Tablet PC
Peter Rojas / Engadget: Dell Tablet PC coming this Fall?
Wagner James Au / GigaOM:
Move over MySpace, Gaia Online is here — By the middle of last year, it was attracting half a million unique visitors monthly; fast forward to last month, and that number is two million. It's not a traditional MMO like World of Warcraft; it's not a social game like There …
Discussion: ben barren
Amosu 24ct Golden iPod: Finally. — iPod skins and laser etching are so bourgeois. If you are down with the Gizmodo, you know the only way we roll is in gold. That's why we are happy to present Amosu's new line of 24 carat gold (plated) iPods. Covered in hardened mirror gold …
Discussion: Forever Geek and digg
Griffith / Forever Geek: Amosu release 24ct Golden iPod
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Amazon/Statsaholic Dispute Just Got A Lot More Complicated — The Amazon/Statsaholic dispute went from a simple UDRP domain name dispute to a full blown lawsuit last week (pdf of lawsuit is here). — Statsaholic, formerly called Alexaholic, offered Alexa traffic data graphs to users …
Discussion: Startup Meme
Bilal Hameed / Startup Meme: Amazon/Statsaholic Dispute Gets Uglier
Miles Evans / MacApper:
Exclusive: Coda from Panic Software Reviewed — Nothing brightens up a Saturday morning hangover like toys I'm not supposed to have in my inbox. An anonymous tipster (thanks Anonymous!) dished me a copy of Panic Software's new developer workflow application Coda today.
Discussion: PaulStamatiou.com and digg
Mark Cuban / Blog Maverick:
Ripoff Commercials = Stupid TV Stations and Networks — Its hard to turn on the TV today and not see commercials for some of the biggest ripoff schemes in existence. From Get Rich Quick schemes around the internet, around trading stocks, around real estate and anything else scam artists can think of …
Google's Earth Day Logo Makes a Splash — Though Google's home page remains spartan, the company often makes edits to their logo around holidays, notable birthdays, or to commemorate anniversaries of significant events. — Today being Earth Day, Google debuted a logo that shows …
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
Exclusive: CNN.com Had Record-Breaking 11 Million Video Views on Day of Virginia Tech Schootings — CNN online video clips of news surrounding the Virginia Tech shootings totaled 11.4 million views on Monday, far more than the daily average of 2.1 million streams and exceeding the previous …
Discussion: Random Mumblings
Jack D. Lail / Random Mumblings: Forget televised, the revolution is already on video
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Doubleclick turned down Microsoft money? — John Battelle reports that Microsoft was actually offering more money than Google was for Doubleclick and that Doubleclick went with Google anyway. — I heard the same things about Flickr. Rumors are that Flickr's owners turned down AOL's money …
Discussion: Startup Meme, HipMojo.com, Ars Technica, Sam Harrelson, Sadagopan's weblog … and Incremental Blogger
Bilal Hameed / Startup Meme: DoubleClick Turned Down Microsoft Money ?
Google Calendar Security Notice — Uh, guys... y'all gotta tell your friends not to store usernames and passwords in public documents - at least, not without protecting them with passwords themselves. More importantly, the last thing you want to do is set a reminder for yourself …
Leisa Reichelt / disambiguity:
Yes, you should be using personas — Personas seem to go in and out of fashion. Not long ago, people were advocating hyper-researched personas done in painstaking detail, these days designers seem more inclined to leave them out of the process. — So, are personas actually useful or should we stop wasting time and ditch them?
Googlephobia — At the GooglePlex, the central London headquarters of the world's largest search engine, the atmosphere is one of studied wackiness. Lego - from which co-founder Larry Page once built an inkjet printer - is scattered over work surfaces. — Garden gnomes, monkeys and shoes hang from the ceiling.
Peter / The Local Onliner:
IBM: Thru 2010, Traditional Media Dominates — It is not especially surprising, but media shift is being accelerated by new devices, expanding media channels, user generated content and aggregation. IBM Global Business Services tries to make sense of all of it in a new report: "Navigating the Media Divide."
Michel Marriott / New York Times:
PC Games, Once Down, Show Signs of Rebound — Navigating the aisles of a GameStop video game store in Midtown Manhattan, Bennett Kirschner passed by the latest titles for consoles like Microsoft's Xbox 360, Sony's PlayStation 2 and 3, and Nintendo's runaway hit, the Wii — all lit and displayed like best-selling novels.
Discussion: Jeffrey McManus
Alex Galonsky / MacApper:
How To: Create Custom Icons for your Mac — Have you ever wanted a custom icon for a hard drive or folder? I have, and I found out that it is easy to do, even if you can't make an icon from scratch. For example, I got tired of seeing the default white removable drive icon whenever I plugged in my CompactFlash reader.