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Make Craigslist… Nicer?

As many of you may know, craigslist is not the most visual-friendly form of site on the web. In fact, the whole thing is just downright ugly. While they undoubtedly could spice up their pages to make it nicer, they really just don’t have to. As of now, there is really nothing threatening to knock [...]

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Groupon Goes to the Grocery Store

Recently, Groupon launched an interesting new addition to its business model. In two select markets, Minneapolis and San Francisco, the coupon giant offered a coupon for $40 of General Mills products. It was snatched up quickly, as the 4500 available coupons were gone by the early afternoon. This is the first time that Groupon has [...]

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HTC Thunderbolt Sells for $130 on Amazon

If you are a new Verizon customer, you were in luck over the weekend. Verizon was offering new customers the opportunity to buy the HTC Thunderbolt, Verizon’s new super-phone, for only $130 this past weekend. The deal was set to end Monday at midnight. Those who were lucky enough to cash in on this deal [...]

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Buy an Audi, Get a Facebook

Apparently Audi fans are all over Facebook these days. In a recent study, Audi fans came out loads ahead of everyone else in terms of their page interaction. The study measures how many “likes” each brand got compared to the amount of customers. On average, businesses and brands get around 90-100 likes per 100,000 followers. [...]

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Google’s Groupon Begins Beta Launch

Google Offers, Google’s competition for Groupon, recently just launched its first beta-test in Portland, Oregon. Speculation about the project has been high for quite some time now, and hopefully the beta testing will offer a few more clues as to the nature of what will be offered. In addition to Portland, other starting sites will [...]

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LeBron’s Animated Series

LeBron James has made a series of transitions in the past year. He went from the King of Cleveland, to the media spectacle of the world with “the decision” and has now embraced his role as the NBA’s villain (especially to those from Ohio). His next title though is a little surprising. “Animated” will be [...]

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Favorite Apps: Dropbox

It seems like the last couple of days I’ve been mentioning (here and here) Dropbox a fair amount. It’s high time I added it to my list of “Favorite Apps” here on the blog. If you aren’t familiar with Dropbox, here is the run down. The service is an online storage solution for storing your [...]

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Rebecca Black less annoying?

So unless you live under a rock technologically, you probably have heard all the hoopla about Rebecca Black and her song “Friday”. To get things clear, I absolutely hate the song. Almost nothing on this earth annoys me more than “Friday”. It makes “this is the song that never ends” from the Lamb Chop show [...]

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OMG they added LOL to the Oxford Dictionary!

Perhaps I blame my generation for this setback, or maybe it was inevitable. I don’t really know what the cause is, but the Oxford English Dictionary just released its new version which included LOL, OMG and <heart>. As in, “I heart _______), something most commonly seen by the “I <3 NY” t-shirts. Now I understand [...]

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Facebook helps stop robbery

Natesh Bhakta was sitting in his room when he heard commotion in the downstairs of his home. He opened his door to see masked gunmen robbing his house and tying up his grandmother. What was the first thing he did? Post a Facebook status for help. Well technically, he grabbed his laptop and hopped into [...]

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