A study is hardly definitive if it looks at the users of only one service, but recent research conducted by Frank N. Magid Associates implies that file-sharers—especially those who steal content—actually end up spending more “on traditional media and entertainment”. In other words, frequent P2P users actually contribute more to the bottom line of media companies.
Our survey shows that the P2P user attends 34% more movies in theaters, purchases 34% more DVDs and rents 24% more movies than the average ...read more
Keeley Houghton Bully sentenced to 3-months for bullying someone on Facebook. Keeley Hazell definitely looks better.
The I-can’t-stop-dissing-Mozilla-Firefox rant. Could someone do the same or Firefox’s continually sucky memory management?
Apparently the advantage of Windows 7 over Snow Leopard is the “A complete absence of Justin Long“. Amen!
Mark September 6 on your calendars, as that’s when AT&T will start requiring data plans for smartphones this September 6. Hooray! [/sarcasm]
Google’s worst ads ever: proving that terrorism can be academic.
Looks like you’ll need at ...read more
On the Effectiveness of Aluminium Foil Helmets: An Empirical Study. So, you’ve got MIT students proving the foil helmets actually amplify radio signals, not block them.
Doom as a tool for system administration. Surprisingly, it seems using Doom for that purpose has a lot of benefits!
The best damn way to combat unauthorized image hotlinking. Ever! (NSFW)
So what happens when you strip online assholes of their anonymity? ...read more
Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007 for $110 – The product carries licenses for up to 3 home PCs.
Hacking threat ‘exposes every iPhone in the world’ to takeover by criminals – Talk about irony: are hacker intentionally gunning for the iPhone due to its increasing popularity, much like how most malware is created for Windows?
New JBL K2 S9900 Present The Next Generation Of Audiophile-Level Free-standing Full-Range Loudspeakers – Just a PR I had no time to publicize over the last ...read more
Voted by readers through their search referrals, clicks and views:iPhone Developer: webOS SDK Too Limited What’s Your Typical Day Online? Man Accused of Stealing iPhone Prototype Commits Suicide Would You Pay $25 for a 15-foot HDMI Cable? Palm Pre iTunes Sync Makes a Comeback With WebOS Update 1.1
Plus a special announcement: New Intel X-25M SSDs on Hold: Firmware Problem
From wired.com: An internet-usage pyramid, representing 9 hours “total daily intake” of internet media goodness, average for your typical net-savvy citizen. The breakdown, from top to bottom: ul>Gaming – 1 hour Microblogging – .75 Social Networking – 1.25 Feeds and Blogs – 1 Traditional News – 1.5 Podcasts – 1 Online Video – 1 DVR/TV – 1.5
My typical day online is different, especially I don’t really do podcasts and barely watch TV nowadays. Here’s my own breakdown, taking into account my online content responsibilities for several sites:Microblogging – ...read more
A pretty eventful third week of July, here are the top posts of last week, voted up by pageviews:Why Nokia Will Never be Big in the US Dolphin-Inspired Personal Submarine is Win Attacking the Laptop Hunters Ad Attacker No Surprise: Apple Disables Pre-iTunes Sync SimpleTOUGH 500GB USB 2.0 External Drive is Practical Durability
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