The Daily Dose

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Here’s what else is going on in nerd news around the Web:

The new Spidey: Columbia Pictures president Matt Tolmach told The Hollywood Repoter that upcoming Spider-Man reboot would “look, feel and smell different from the three films starring Tobey Maguire,” meaning the studio is out to separate the …


Microsoft Admits Courier Exists, Scraps Project

RIP Microsoft Courier, we hardly knew ye.

Gizmodo, the gadget blog that first uncovered the Courier last year, reports that Microsoft has all but scraped the project. The two-screen tablet folder was intriguing based on conceptual videos also obtained by Gizmodo, but we’ll never know for sure if any of what we saw would have made …

Jonah Hex Trailer is Full of Western Gadgets

I haven’t had a chance to catch up on Jonah Hex since Douglas has yet to publish his comics guide for this comic-based movie, so I’m not sure how well this has been adapted but I’m not really feeling it. Something about it just seems off. Is anyone else thinking about the Wild Wild West? I wish I had a horse with hand-crank gatling guns!

AT&T To Begin Offering Micro SIM Hybrids

AT&T and Apple really threw everyone for a loop in January when they announced that the 3G iPad would be sporting a micro SIM rather than your standard SIM card that’s been around for quite some time. My own brother was wondering if he could somehow fashion the micro SIM so that it would fit into the normal SIM card slot on an iPhone, …

3G iPads Arriving Early?

Apple’s 3G iPads aren’t technically supposed to arrive until tomorrow, but it appears that some folks are getting theirs today like my brother. Lucky jerk. Anyone pre-order and receive theirs today? Send us photos!

Bare Your Bar: The Bookmark Challenge

I think it was John Wayne who once remarked, ‘you never really know a man till you’ve seen his bar.’ Or maybe that was just me talking in a John Wayne voice. If so it was a pretty good John Wayne voice.

My point is, your bookmark bar boils crap down to the bare essentials. To the extent that you are what you surf, the bar is who you …

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