Photos of a new Windows Phone, dubbed the LG Miracle, have been revealed by Pocketnow, and boy does it look...underwhelming.
Don't get me wrong, I have no qualms with either LG or Microsoft, and I'm always excited to hear about what new phones will be sporting the Windows Phone platform.
But seriously, if it weren't for that fake lens flare up at the top right, my eyes would have just glazed over the whole picture. It looks like every other (save for the Nokia Lumias) Windows Phone we've seen so far.
As far as the … Read more
Ford today announced it is partnering with the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company to research how coconut coir, or husks, might be used as a plastic reinforcement.
According to Ford, the fiber from coconut coir is being used by Scotts Miracle-Gro as a carrier for its soils and grass seed products. The fiber holds 50 percent more water than basic potting soil.
Ford is looking at the same fibers to combine with plastic and deliver more reinforcement to vehicle parts and also cutting down on the need for petroleum.
"This is a win-win situation. We're taking a material that is … Read more
There's twelve days of Christmas, eight days of Hanukah and for the first time ever, five days of Yuletide 404 Mini-sodes. Installment Two invites you to come hate "the most wonderful time of year" with us! We've saved up all our bitterness for this one mini-sode. Christmas music? Bah. Pine trees? Feh! The film - A Christmas Story? Horrendous! Claymation? Sucks!!! Bah-Humbug!
Yuletide Mini-sode Two Download today's podcast … Read more
This week's games all originate from Japan and are now playable on your Nintendo Wii console. Virtual ConsoleDig Dug (1985, NES, 600 Wii points): Dig Dug is the classic digging game where you must destroy underground monsters all while making sure not to get caught by them. Originally released in 1982 as an arcade game, the NES version of Dig Dug can now be enjoyed on your Nintendo Wii. Bio-Miracle Bokutte Upa (1993, NES, 600 Wii points): Bio-Miracle Bokutte Upa is a Japanese import that was originally made to run on the Famicon Disk System. In the game, … Read more
All right, so maybe the mid-season acquisition of Stephen Jackson and Al Harrington had more to do with the Bay Area's Golden State Warriors making the playoffs Wednesday night for the first time in 12 years.
But since we made fun of the team's fortunes in this space last fall, we believe it's only fair to point out that the success comes after a 10-year naming-rights deal inked by software powerhouse Oracle. The company's name and logo adorn the arena in Oakland, and will get some prime-time air during the opening round of the NBA playoffs, … Read more
I love pizza. I really do. I think "pizza" might have been my first word as a kid. No, I am not a Ninja Turtle. But goshdarnit, I think pizza is the greatest thing ever invented. Which is why I am slightly enamored with Wonderpizza, which is manufacturing a vending machine for pizzas. A combination of pizza and gadgets? That just makes me smile. A lot. With a Wonderpizza vending machine, you can order up a nine-inch tomato pie that will be hot and ready in just two minutes, and three different flavor options are available at any … Read more