Pioneer has just announced the first DVD Recorders with TiVo service built-in. This machine sounds impressive, I just hope they implement it correctly. It’d be great to be able to archive programs from my TiVo onto a DVD.
Google Integrating Blogs Into Toolbar
Check out the new Google Toolbar, which has a BlogThis feature included. We’re starting to see the impact of their purchase of Blogger.com
Salon has a good article about the growing backlash against Google. It includes a discussion about how bloggers can manipulate Google’s results. 😮 As well as some coming threats to their throne from Microsoft and Yahoo!/Inktomi. Looks like things may get dicey for Google just as they’re likely to do an IPO.
Building a Better Napster
Here’s a good article about the challenges Roxio will face in reviving the Napster brand. I don’t know if anyone can come close to what Napster was in its heyday. Even Kazaa on its best day can’t touch the old Napster. But what I really want to know is when will all those old Prince… Continue reading Building a Better Napster
BBC goes RSS
The BBC is way ahead of the game as far as open syndication. They’ve just announced that they are providing RSS feeds for all of their content. I wonder if the blog ecosystem will jump on this and force the American papers to follow suit?
Free, Useful, High-Quality Software
The Screen Savers has a great list of freeware on their site. I already use ZoneAlarm, KaZaA Lite (don’t use plain KazaA!!!), and AVG AntiVirus. After seeing their freeware segment, I’m about to go download OpenOffice right now. As a matter of fact, I’m about to download a whole bunch of those tools. My motto… Continue reading Free, Useful, High-Quality Software