Embed.ly promises the ability to embed any media url from the web onto your website. They also claim, “When traversing the web, most site visitors will stay on a page 250% longer when there’s embedded media.” If it’s true or not it remains to be seen but, the ability to embed content from anywhere on the web is interesting.
Sanrio’s Hello Kitty robot. 5 G’s. If you’ve got the cash… I guess?
Motorola’s Xoom will be available starting March 27th in a WiFi-only configuration. If you’re interested in this Android-flavored tablet, it means that you’ll be able to get your hands on one without bucking up for the 3G version.
It took 300 skate decks for Grove to make 50 iPhone cases. There are only 5 left with auctions beginning to end today. Half the proceeds of the sales go to the Oregon Humane Society, so you can feel a little better about dropping some coin on an iPhone case.
You’ll have to wait until March 27th to get your hands on your own Nintendo 3DS – but starting today, you’ll be able to play with one at the following locations:
Chicago – Citigroup Center
Los Angeles – Third Street Promenade
New York – Grand Central Terminal
San Francisco – Pier 39
… and a bunch of other spots.
Stick this little guy in your computer and he’ll give you the best 2GB of USB Flash goodness he’s got.
At $99 you can’t beat this sketchbook/thought pad on the go. Can’t wait to try one of these out.
Get all of the details here
That white is extra crispy. The iPad 2 will be available tomorrow (3/11), read all about it here
Geminoid DK is the most human-looking robot to date from Intelligent Robotics and Communications Laboratories.
Skynet just wet its pants.
Tiny Wings is one of those games that you download because it looks like it’s cute and could entertain you for a few minutes. Until you realize it’s insanely addictive and you’ve been playing for an hour straight, and also at every teensy opportune gap of free time in between other activities. It’s also controlled by just one finger tap, which means that while playing, you can snack and have chips, eat entire meals, or sit on the couch sipping a hot cocoa, or use it on the subway, or pretend you’re reading email. Not that I did any of this in the past 48 hours.
Google recently released a new Beta project that allows you to connect your printer through Chrome and print from anywhere. It is currently only available on Windows.
* 6 states you could rank in depending on your reading:
sober / getting started / buzzed / tipsy / drunk / wasted
Where’s the ramp at the end?
The future keeps on coming… In 2009 Panasonic killed the Technics SL-1200. A month ago, Hasbro gave the original Easy Bake Oven under a year to live because of the forthcoming ban on incandescent bulbs (though you shouldn’t worry too hard, there will be a replacement version that uses a heating element).
Now, fitting news as the release of the iPad 2 is imminent. Microsoft is killing off the Danger Sidekick. It was always an interesting device, ahead of its time, and was the first true consumer cloud-based smartphone that wasn’t a Blackberry.
If you’ve been itching to help ideas happen by funding them, here is something to get behind on Kickstarter.
Texas Instrument’s TI-Nspire CX, there’s 3D graphing up on this bitch.
This video was found while searching for proof of a BBQ Pancake Sandwich. It’s alright.