The Download Squad’s
Jordan Running speculates on when
Longhorn really will ship.
Victor Agreda, Jr. turns you on to
Portable Firefox for surfing without
leaving a footprint. Barb Dybwad gives the skinny on
the latest bump to OS X 10.4.2.
Marc Perton dispels the rumor that Microsoft is buying
Engadget’s Marc Perton finds the ideal accessory
to protect iBook and Powerbook ports. Ryan Block spreads
reports of an ultrathin Motorola Scalpel cellhone. Vince
Veneziani explains how to build your own pedal board from
scratch. Barb Dybwad follows Robocup 2005.
Autoblog’s Eric Bryant goes inside the 2006
COrvett Z06’s new LS7 engine, and reports that rising
fuel prices are sinking used truck sales. Randall
Halcomb thinks the “cute” little Nissan Micra 350SR has
got cojones. John Neff reveals that half of all hybrids
sold in June were Prius’.
Joystiq’s Steve Parsons offers
Burnout Revenge eye candy. James Ransom-Wiley solicits
your great game ideas, and reports on the San Andreas
sex scandal. Conrad Quilty-Harper sheds light on plans for
the Nintendo Revolution controller.
Gadling’s Erik Olsen covers the famous
running of the bulls, rants at the
New Yorker, and ruminates on
mosquito season. Adrienne Wilson cools things off with
ice skating in Florida.
Hackaday’s Vince Veneziani says it’s looking good
that Jolt cola will sponsor the August 4 Hackaday meetup in
Philly and offers another juicy set of Hackaday
links. Eliot Phillips finds a way to mod an Epson printer to
print labels directly onto CDs and scopes out a
homebrew wind turbine.
Luxist’s Peter Thompson is awestruck by Dubai’s
Golf City. Adam Newman showcases a
$15,000 Humid’or. Rick Reed looks at
Havencrest, on the market in St. Thomas. Deidre Woollard
follows the huge Rising Sun yacht to its new home in
Blogging Baby’s Sarah Gilbert discusses
stigmatization of Moms who don’t breastfeed, and
reports on a lawsuit over a man dying during his wife’s
epidural. Jay Allen applauds Britney Spears’
maternity clothing line. Meiera Holz Stern ponders
whether pink is a no-no for boys.
Karina Longworth wonders if the
box office slump
is a political issue. Ryan Stewart revisits
C.K. Sample III ranks
movies, and Kim Voynar reviews
Ingmar Bergman’s latest - which may also be his
The Unofficial Photoshop Weblog’s
Jan Kabili shows how to use
Adobe Bridge to review your digital photos,
explains Bridge’s Film Strip view, announces
Photoshop Elements 3 online training movies, and
points you to Bert Monroy’s TechTV tutorials.
Russell Shaw spotlights a game where
bubble is a good thing, finds an
almost-free Blackberry with a pizza,
reports on a
who uses Blackberry in his sermons, and loves this
Blackberry carrying case.
The Wireless Weblog’s Michael Sciannamea
wonders if drivers will ever understand that driving
while talking on a cellphone is dangerous, thinks that
shutting off cellular service in New York City’s
tunnels was a long time in coming, believes that the big telcos are
running scared of local governments building their
own wireless networks, and says the next 10 years will
mean big bucks for RFID.
Ryan Saghir reports that Sirius Satellite radio will be a
factory-installed option on Range
Rovers, ponders whether
HD multi-casting will
save big radio, and notes the travel
industry’s interest in podcast technology. Kevin C.
Tofel experiments with Gizmo for
Squad’s Bob Sassone, live-blogging the
Discovery launch, brings you the breaking news that the
launch has been scrubbed for
today due to technical problems with the fuel sensors.
Michael Sciannamea explains why the
All-Star game doesn’t really
count. Keith McDuffee lists the new
TV on DVD releases.
Adam Finley says Rhino wants your
MST3K picks for the next DVD set.
Divester’s Willy Volk tells of a
man attacking a shark in Florida,
reports that the underwater CSI team is working on
cracking the case of the girl missing in Aruba, and finds a
shark repellent made of dead
sharks. Erik Olsen links to top
aquariums around the U.S.