Mr. Netflix meet Mr. Feedflix
Interesting service offering coming from Feedflix. If you have wondered how much was your cost per movie then you need not do the complicated math anymore. Head on over to Feedflix, create your account, plug in your Netflix RSS feed URL and you’re on your way. Prediction: Netflix is a data hungry machine, either they come up with their own version of the same service as Feedflix or they buy...
iPhone "mini me"?
Rumor mills are abuzz with the possibility of a mini version of the iPhone coming out. Concept picture here. The one thing I do like a lot about the iPhone is the screen real estate so if the new version comes with a smaller screen, is it a step forward or a step backward?
Privacy is an illusion
Valleywag is carrying a story where they state that the facebook profile of the niece of alleged Hedge-fund fraudster Bernie Madoff disappeared overnight. They speculate that once one gets into trouble they tend to start to eradicate all potentially damaging material from public sites. What is interesting to note is that even though the facebook profile was removed, a full cached copy was...
2008: Year in pictures
Towards the end of the year, several news outfits put out their “year in pictures” catalog. These not only serve as a reminder of things past but also remind us of our strength and resiliency. Over the next few weeks, expect a few more posts on the same theme. This particular one from MSNBC has audio as well, so turn down those speakers if you are in a meeting! :) Time...
Accessing your government on the move
Two interesting things happened with the site change.gov: It became available as an app on the iPhone. This makes the hugely popular Obama transition site available to mobile users. In case you did not notice, most users in newer markets are introduced to the Internet not via a laptop but via their phones. The first installment of the Obama promise of a transparent government is being delivered...