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Bitpass shuts down

20/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Bitpass shuts down - despite this, the iTunes music store proves micropayments can work well with a single service

New York bakery prints error message on cake

19/01/2007 @ 11:00 UTC

Andy Baio : New York bakery prints error message on cake - here's the backstory

Nelson Minar : Delicious custom cake - Just a small problem (via Waxy)

American Idol Myspace Hunt: Round #1

18/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : American Idol Myspace Hunt: Round #1 - researching each contestant so you can heckle them directly

Rod Begbie : American Idol Myspace Hunt: Round #1 - It stands to reason that most people who audition for American Idol have MySpace pages, so here's some gathered together for you. [via#

The Astoria Notes

17/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Astoria Notes - David documents the complaints of an unhappy neighbor

jkottke : Notes from Apartment #5 - Notes from Apartment #5. "Dear Neighbor. When you arrive late every night, you are probably concentrating on your chores and don't realize that this building, this street, the traffic, the people are all very still, very quiet."

cobra libre : The Astoria Notes #

Make your own custom songs for Guitar Hero 2

17/01/2007 @ 10:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Make your own custom songs for Guitar Hero 2 - see the growing list of songs with accompanying YouTube videos of gameplay; for example, JerryC's Canon Rock

First pirated HD DVD movie hits BitTorrent

16/01/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : First pirated HD DVD movie hits BitTorrent - at 20GB each, this could spell the eventual end of the Usenet binaries

wearehugh : First pirated HD DVD movie hits BitTorrent - seen on reddit: "If you start now, you can finish downloading it by the time the copyright expires."

Timbaland samples Demoscene musician without attribution for Nelly Furtado song

16/01/2007 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Timbaland samples Demoscene musician without attribution for Nelly Furtado song - first time I've seen a chiptune from the MOD scene end up in mainstream pop

Windows Mobile Users Get Hacked iPhone UI

12/01/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Windows Mobile Users Get Hacked iPhone UI - like OS X themes for XP, it's not quite the same

MPAA Caught Uploading Fake Torrents

12/01/2007 @ 13:00 UTC

Andy Baio : MPAA Caught Uploading Fake Torrents - public trackers aren't safe and will only get worse  [via]

Unsigned band's digital single to enter UK top 40 charts

11/01/2007 @ 10:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Unsigned band's digital single to enter UK top 40 charts - first unsigned band and first download-only song to make the cut after new rule changes

Top 100 Duplicate Digg Comments from 2006

10/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Top 100 Duplicate Digg Comments from 2006 - I'd love to see the same on other social sites to see the zeitgeist of Fark vs. Metafilter vs. Slashdot

Kasou Taishou Grand Prix 2007

10/01/2007 @ 07:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Kasou Taishou Grand Prix 2007 - worth it for the human version of Breakout with marshmallows and blackface

Kottke gets crafty with a cardboard iPhone

10/01/2007 @ 05:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Kottke gets crafty with a cardboard iPhone - round those corners, mister!

cameron : The Apple iPhone: how big is it? - Jason puts his own cardboard prototype up against some similar devices: Nokia 7610, 5G ipod, Tivo remote, et al.

plasticbag : Jason Kottke has mocked up the size of the new iPhone in cardboard with pictures to get a sense of its form factor - God I'm keen on that iPhone although it is the most expensive thing ever made in the world. Jason's model makes it look a litlte on the large size, but considerably smaller and sexier than the Nokia N770 or most of the smart phones...

Effect of Apple's iPhone on RIM and Palm stock

9/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Effect of Apple's iPhone on RIM and Palm stock - the market has spoken

Apple's official iPhone site

9/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Apple's official iPhone site - inspiring industrial and UI design

jkottke : Apple introduces their iPhone - Apple introduces their iPhone. Keynote info here.

Cameron Moll : Apple iPhone - For the two of you that missed the news, the Apple iPhone.

Rod Begbie : Apple - iPhone - All respect to Apple: this is a beautiful thing. If I win the lottery, I'll be sure to buy one. Big question for me: How easy is it to write software/widgets to run on the phone? #

Engadget has photos of new Apple iPhone

9/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Engadget has photos of new Apple iPhone - details rolling in on MacRumors and Engadget

Yahoo buys MyBlogLog, for reals

9/01/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Yahoo buys MyBlogLog, for reals - I played a part in this deal but had to keep quiet; congrats, Eric!

Linkorama : Yahoo buys MyBlogLog - Congrats Scott!

jimray : GigaOM » Yahoo buys MyBlogLog… for real! - "a blog-based social network" Huh? I mean, I guess Waxy's on board and all, but this strikes me as a pretty dumb acquisition, which is disappointing since Yahoo has been pretty smart of late.

Homebrew DS motion sensor card

9/01/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Homebrew DS motion sensor card - with some homebrew games already written for it, including DS Saber  [via]

Kasou Taishou Grand Prix 2007

9/01/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Kasou Taishou Grand Prix 2007 - worth it for the human version of Breakout with marshmallows and blackface

Wired's 101 Ways to Save Apple cover story from 1997

8/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Wired's 101 Ways to Save Apple cover story from 1997 - ten years later, on the eve of an exciting Macworld, still a great read for its good and bad advice

xkcd on YouTube commenters

8/01/2007 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : xkcd on YouTube commenters -

The Simpsonzu, anime version of the Simpsons

7/01/2007 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Simpsonzu, anime version of the Simpsons - using this drawing for reference

cameron : The Simpsonzu - Animeification of the Simpsons (via waxy)

A Kinda Patton Christmas

5/01/2007 @ 23:03 UTC

Andy Baio : A Kinda Patton Christmas - including custom Carvel cake and fake Photoshopped magazine

Merlin Mann's Phone Guy series

5/01/2007 @ 23:03 UTC

Andy Baio : Merlin Mann's Phone Guy series - "my nails are salon-perfect"  [via]

Suck.com's Joey Anuff launches recommendations site

5/01/2007 @ 23:02 UTC

Andy Baio : Suck.com's Joey Anuff launches recommendations site - sounds like Metacritic for music singles, gears, autos, and so on

jimray : Critical Metrics Tests Music Recommendations - Joey Anuff is back and now he's aggregating critics

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