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Cool New Media Center Applications

Chris Lanier posts about two cool new Media Center apps.

Cool Today, a Joke Tomorrow?

I had the opportunity to sit down and share pizza with a bunch of teenagers this weekend. Naturally, I quizzed them about their media consumption habits.

Atlas and Atlas Control Toolkit Introduction

What is “Atlas”? According to “Atlas” official site, “Atlas” “is a free framework for building a new generation of richer, more interactive, highly personalized standards-based Web applications.

The boring blogger visits Google Reader later today

I’m off to see the Google Reader team later today (among others, I have another day packed with interviews, will head over to Salesforce.com’s big shindig in SF in the afternoon).

Cool Listening and Podcastings 3rd Anniversary

I was in the UK at the weekend to organize a couple of things re my move there next week.

Google Earth Adds Cool Stuff With Boring Title

Need a guided tour about what’s going on the world? Google announced the addition of Featured Content, a collection of multimedia overlays in Google Earth. The Featured Content offering informs users about the environment, culture, history, wildlife and attractions world locations.

Trying to be Cool

I’ve noticed an interesting pattern in marketing articles lately: big brands trying to be cool.

Alltel Mobilizes Podcasts

Alltel Wireless will be the first in the US to combine podcasting and mobile phones, after inking a deal with podcast community Melodeo, Inc. Called Axcess Mobilcast service, subscribers will be able search and listen to podcasts on their mobiles for about $4 a month.

Podcast Tips and a Cool Resource for you Podcasters

Do you publish pocasts or are you searching for podcasts?

Two Cool New SEO Tools

Two cool SEO tools you should take a look at…

Cool tools for RSS

While checking out the referral sources for our blog marketing tools, I came across some nifty RSS sites and resources:

Crappy Open Directory Listing? MSN to the Rescue

Now this is a cool announcement. MSN is giving webmasters a way to opt-out of having their Open Directory listing displayed in the search results.

WWW 2006 – Another Very Cool Event!

I just spoke to a colleague about this interesting event and thought I’d share the link with you.

Cool New Features in Skype Beta

Skype launched a new beta (version today of its software for Windows that has some pretty neat new features.

Lets Ban ‘Cool’ Codenames that Dont Pass Test

Last week I had a great meeting with the guy (David Webster) who runs naming for Microsoft. He enumerated the ways that fun code names suck. Why?

Yahoos Free DVR

Last week, Yahoo bought Meebio, makers of well-regarded media center / DVR software.

Pubcon Photos

Aaron Wall took some cool photos at the Boston Pubcon.

Windows Mobile Wins Big Government Contract

Bink reports that Microsoft’s Windows Mobile has won a contract from the U.S. Census Bureau for 500,000 handsets, which is expected to increase sales of Windows Mobile devices to $1 billion in one to three years, up from the current $337 million.

Run XP on a Mac? Cool!

Apple today announced Boot Camp, which lets you run Windows XP on one of those new Macintoshes. Very interesting! The bloggers go wild!

Cool Stuff for Developers Over on Scotts Blog

Scott Guthrie is a general manager at Microsoft. One thing I like is his blog. It’s been getting more and more popular with developers over the past few months.

Cool Tablet PC school

On10.net there’s a cool school that uses Tablet PCs and requires all the fifth graders to have one.