Archive for December, 2010

Lazyscope Turns Twitter Favorites Into Read-It-Later Bookmarks (via TechCrunch)

Lazyscope Turns Twitter Favorites Into Read-It-Later Bookmarks Already realtime streams such as Twitter and Facebook have replaced RSS readers for many people, but the problem with a realtime feed is that it passes by too quickly. And sometimes you see a link to a story you want to read, but don't have time to get to right that second. Enter Lazyscope, a new desktop client from developer Ethan Gahng that is a Twitter reader and RSS reader combined into one. It looks like a regular Twitter client, with links … Read More

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In Defense Of Chrome OS (via TechCrunch)

In Defense Of Chrome OS Looking over the tech news today, you'd think Chrome OS is dead. Nevermind that it hasn't even officially launched yet. Dead. Early reviews for the Cr-48, the prototype device (which Google has no plans to officially release) running Chrome OS, have ranged from mediocre to poor. And Paul Buchheit, the man often credited with creating Gmail for Google back in the day, kicked up the firestorm this morning when he predicted that Chrome OS would be " … Read More

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On The Road With Cr-48: The Chrome Notebook Is Both Shiny And Tarnished (via TechCrunch)

On The Road With Cr-48: The Chrome Notebook Is Both Shiny And Tarnished Every piece of technology has both good and bad attributes. Nothing is perfect. Not even the iPhone. (Well, at least not until that AT&T exclusivity ends.) But until three days ago, I had never used a product with attributes that are both insanely awesome and shockingly awful at the same time. Welcome into the world, Cr-48. Now, Google has made it very clear that they don't intend to release this product as it stands. As such, they've more or … Read More

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