Gadgets

Best Buy Offering iPad Shipping and Store Pickup Soon?

Everybody try to remain calm when I tell you that Best Buy may be getting ready to offer in-store pickup for the iPad. Currently you have to search store inventories, see which stores have them in stock, and then head to the store hoping to get your hands on one before they sell out.

The in-store pickup option lets you put a credit or …

T-Mobile myTouch 3G Will Get Android 2.1, UI Overhaul

During my meeting with T-Mobile last week, Andrew Sherrard, the VP of Production Innovation, informed me that first generation myTouch 3G owners will soon get an update that modifies the vanilla Android UI to match the updated UI that T-Mobile has built for the myTouch 3G Slide including key features like the Genius Button sans hard …

Lala Shuttering May 31, So What?

Word came down from the hilltop last week that lala.com would be closing up shop at the end of this month. The whole of the Internet and its gaggle of pundits were quick to jump on the ‘iTunes.com is coming!’ bandwagon. I, for one, thought the same thing. Why else would Apple have purchased lala in the first place? But now I’m not …

Volkswagen Electric Bike Folds Into Spare Tire Compartment

Now we’re talking. Volkswagen has developed an electric bike that folds down into the spare tire compartment, features no pedals, and goes up to 12.5 miles on a charge at up to 12.5 miles per hour.

The company is apparently getting ready to actually sell this bike, although pricing and availability hasn’t been set quite yet. …

Top Ten Monday Tech Deals

Monday, you go away for just long enough that we all forget about you, then–BAM!—here you are again. Well played, Monday, but you can’t keep this up forever… or can you? Our only recourse for now is to browse gadget deals left behind by Sunday; a day that’s far cooler than you, Monday.

This week’s deals include a …

Apple Sells 1 Million iPads

In just 28 days, Apple has sold over 1 million iPads. It took 74 days for Apple to sell the miniature version known as the iPhone. “Demand continues to exceed supply and we’re working hard to get this magical product into the hands of even more customers,” said Steve Jobs. 12 million apps and 1.5 million ebooks have been downloaded …

Finally! Coffee Mug With Built-in Digital Photo Viewer

If you’re like me, you’ve been struggling to hold your digital photo frame and coffee mug in the same hand so you can look at your photos and drink your coffee at the same time. There has to be a better way!

ThinkGeek has finally stepped up to the plate and is offering the $25 Digital Photo Mug. It’s already sold out and won’t …

Paycheck Friday: Purchasing Suggestions For Your Perusal

It’s Friday! Maybe you just got paid. You could use that money for boring stuff like bills, rent, and food, or you could act like a wonderfully impulsive consumer and spend it on any number of products. Here are some ideas to get you started based on your taxable income bracket.

10% ($0 to $8,375)

Rent’s due but you spent …

Humor Training? Ask Microsoft

If you’ve been endlessly searching for an academic approach to humor, look no further than Microsoft’s Education site. Specifically, the “competency” section for “humor.”

Did you know that there are four levels of proficiency in humor? It’s true. If you’re just at level one (basic), you may wonder where to find humor. …

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