Yesterday, Adium, a popular multi-protocol instant message client, finally hit version 1.0, and I’m very happy to say that the result of six years of hard work came out great. Wow, do I love Adium. It’s got tons of new features, and, according to this press […] Read more »

Julie Ask at Jupiter Research has a bit of a review on Sprint’s NFL Superbowl mobile content effort. One thing that stood out for me was the… Read more »

The fact I’ve been offline for almost 24 hours should tell you how my adventure in Vista land has gone.  I first attempted to upgrade over my existing WinXP installation on the Fujitsu P1610 and that went as well as can be expected.  First blue screen […] Read more »

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After a long development, the Adium team has released version 1.0 of the popular multi-protocol IM client. Changes include a redesigned log viewer, improved iTunes support, and the ability to let a friend sign on without needing to save their account info. A full list of […] Read more »

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This week I’m covering the Abracadabra plugin for Quicksilver. It brings you the ability to create Triggers in Quicksilver, which can be activated by mouse gestures, rather than the stale, last century keystroke. Ok, so there’s nothing really wrong with Keystrokes, just sensationalizing… So go ahead […] Read more »

Anyone that’s attended any modestly crowded tech convention knows that the first thing to fail is the convention’s Wi-Fi. Attendees all rush onto the network as soon as the presentations start, researching presenters, checking emails, reading online news. And it is not long before the network […] Read more »

Sometimes being a web worker is just plain demoralizing. Maybe you’re the only person on your block who telecommutes. Maybe your mom just phoned to ask when you’re going to get a real job so she doesn’t have to feel so ashamed when talking to Mrs. […] Read more »

Well-funded video startup Brightcove is looking to move from commercial video to consumer video, but its first such offering is not quite ready for primetime. Find about the new product and Brightcove CEO Jeremy Allaire’s take on the consumer video space over on NewTeeVee. Read more »

Brightcove, having just closed $59.5 million worth of funding, is widening its focus from commercial and professional video to chase the consumer side of the space. This week, the company launched Brightcove Personal, allowing users to set up channels to post their own video. But in […] Read more »

How much worse can things get for competitive voice service providers like Vonage? Quite a bit, especially if you take into account the results of two major cable providers – Comcast and Time Warner – and the recent bundling efforts by Verizon and AT&T. Comcast added […] Read more »

Update: For most of the morning we have been getting random emails, tips and phone calls about various and seemingly random outages at Google. The services most affected are Google Analytics and Google Finance. There have been quite a few people who have been impacted by […] Read more »

Now that I’ve got two working Samsung Q1 UMPCs, I have two batteries for the road, right? No, Sammy will up for sale shortly (more on that later), so I’ve been on the look-out to score the Samsung 6-cell battery on sale. Thanks to a reader […] Read more »

Mark Cuban’s post expressing his reservations about the BitTorrent protocol was bound to draw some responses from the passionate peer-to-peer community. Our guest contributor Janko thinks he might have one good point, at least. TorrentFreak wrote a measured response. And this week, BitTorrent creator and CEO […] Read more »

This week I want to share a simple tip that will only take a moment – and essentially no syntax to memorize! I’d like to tell you about Unix’ Man Pages, or rather, the manual built into the OS. You can gain insight into how to […] Read more »

Ericsson (Nasdaq: ERIC) on Friday posted a rise in profits in 2006 but by revised its 2007 forecast downward. Ericsson reported a net profit… Read more »

While the world clears space on its TiVos to record whatever part of his body Prince chooses to reveal during his Superbowl halftime show, the innerwebs is busy capitalizing on the hype in the hopes of drawing eyeballs away from the big screen. For instance, Blendtec […] Read more »

Mobile search has come out of nowhere to be the de facto mega-trend of 2007. Recognizing that online search is the interface to all content… Read more »

Super-duper-mega production house, Electronic Arts, finds itself in a rather interesting position. Though the company experienced a drastic drop in third-quarter sales, EA still managed to beat Wall Street earning expectations. How does that work? By nickel and diming us to death, of course! Read more »

I usually carry a spare set of AAA batteries in my gadget bag just in case my Bluetooth keyboard suddenly loses juice. If you’ve got devices that need batteries, you might want to check out the Apex battery charger that Popgadget popped on us earlier in […] Read more »

The lack of 3G support for the iPhone has been a point of contention for many, since it’s announcement. While I too was disappointed, I’ve been heard to say that without the ability to access the iTunes Store directly from the iPhone, it didn’t seem to […] Read more »

Viacom said Friday it was demanding Google pull more than 100,000 clips from YouTube. The company claimed an outside consultant found the set of videos had been streamed more than 1.2 billion times. Viacom had been in months of negotiations with YouTube, and it seems the […] Read more »

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