I’m as big of a Mac fan as anybody else, but the new Apple MacBook Pro just doesn’t sit with me as well as I thought it would. I never expected that Apple’s pro-level laptop would be one of the first machines with an Intel chip in it, but I, and many rumor sites, were wrong. I’m currently in the market for a new laptop since I sold my previous PowerBook and iBook, and I was seriously looking into purchasing the new MacBook Pro but I’m a bit turned off after sniffing around a bit. Read on for my two cents.
A Digg Acquisition: Running The Numbers
My favorite sites right now are Digg.com and Technorati, because between the two I can find 1) weblog posts on any topic, and 2) the most popular tech industry information at any given time. Combined they form a one-two information punch that can answer basically any question I might have, it’s just fantastic. Some people are wondering about the financial prospects for Digg, so here’s my take.
Introducing A Few More Rules: 9rules Communities and 9rules Featured Blogs
When Paul first pitched me his 9rules idea last March while down in Tampa, I think today was the day that he envisioned. We originally had no homepage, then a homepage with just links, then a homepage with just a big list of sites, then a homepage with sites grouped by tags, and now today we release the current iteration of our website which tacks on two brand new sections called 9rules Communities and 9rules Featured and few thousand pages of content updated daily. So what’s the deal? Read on.
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Flock Scraps It All, Starting Over
Normally when you read a blog entry title like “Flock Scraps It All” you’d think it was just troll bait or a joke, but I don’t think it is this time. I just got done reading “…Wanted to Destroy Something Beautiful” by Flocker Chris Messina, and I get the impression that the team is throwing their Flock browser into the scrap pile and starting something brand new. Let’s hope their investors were consulted first 😉
Chris’ entry is pretty nebulous, so what do you guys think it means?