Today a quiet but interesting change occurred. ICANN, the organization that manages Web addresses, opened up the first top-level domains (you know, like .com and .org and such) that include non-Roman characters.
So far there are only three, and they’re all in Arabic — they’re country-code domains for Egypt (مصر), Saudi Arabia …
I wrote a little piece about Google’s latest Android app Goggles Translate for the magazine, which you can read about here. That’s all well and good, but you’re better off watching this video instead.
I’m not sure the world needs Al Gore: The Comic Book. But you know what, world? You’ve got it anyway.
Yesterday, Bluewater Productions rolled out more politically-themed titles of their new biography comic book series that feature political big-wigs Rush Limbaugh, Nancy Pelosi, Sonia Sotomayor and Al Gore.
The newly-available 3G iPad is nearly identical to the standard iPad except for a $130 price premium and the ability to connect to AT&T’s cellular data network. Monthly plans range from $15 for 250 megabytes of data to $30 for unlimited data with no long-term contract. So is the 3G iPad worth the extra $130 and, if so, which data plan …
This is so not safe for work. It’s also really disturbing. You’ve been warned.
Not much to say about the latest batch of promo images for Tron Legacy, so I’ll keep my commentary to a minimum.
Tron Legacy will be in theaters December 17, 2010.
Check out the rest of our Tron Legacy coverage here.
Newsflash! Plenty of people barely use any of their voice minutes any more. It’s all texting, e-mailing, and webbing (webbing, right?) nowadays. Virgin Mobile knows this and, as such, will soon offer an unbelievably aggressive BlackBerry plan.
Since Virgin Mobile is a prepaid operator (it uses Sprint’s network), you’ll have to …
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Here’s what else is going on in nerd news around the web:
Finally, love is possible for Apple elitists: Introducing Cupidtino: The first and only dating site for Apple product owners.
[via The Daily What]
Potentially the greatest thing I’ve seen all day:
Potentially the greatest thing Peter’s …
Season 1, Episode 10: Hearts and Minds
Last night’s V made terrorists out of the Fifth Column resistance, but our heroes’ fall from righteousness wasn’t entirely due to that missile launcher aimed at a V shuttle full of humans. No, this catastrophe falls into the lap of Chad Dekker, the slimy species traitor playing henchmen to V …