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03
Nov
09

Sticky Carpool Window Clingys

A carpool concept for a perfectly trusting world. That’s what this is. Our designers here, Gwang Hoon Lee, Chan Il Jung, have concocted a simple window-sticky device that displays statistics about the contents of the vehicle it inhabits. It shows availability, maximum number of passengers, destination, and ETD estimated time of departure. Sound just fine to you?

It’s also got sleepy Mondays mode (and every other day if you get sleepy) and a BRB system so people can know thatSource: Yanko Design RSS Feed

02
Nov
09

Equatorial Volcano shows signs of imminent eruption

Colombia volcano rumbles back to life. The volcano is about 1.2 degrees north of the Equator.

From AFP

Galeras Volcano in 2005

BOGOTA, Colombia — Officials in southern Colombia have issued a code orange alert for the newly-active Galeras volcano which they said could erupt in a matter of days or weeks, according to the state-run Geological and Mining Institute.

Authorities said they are continuing to monitor the nearby Huila volcano, also on orange alert, Source: Watts Up With That? RSS Feed

02
Nov
09

Star Trek, Transformers 2 Xbox 360 bundles on the way to the UK

There’s two new Xbox 360 bundles coming your way, UK. To mark the arrival of Transformers 2 and Star Trek to DVD (and Blu-ray), Gem and Paramount pictures have put together these blurry bundles.

The bundles are largely identical, and both include an Xbox 360 Elite, an extra controller, and the movie on a USB drive. No DVD for you, friends.

Paramount hasn’t said whether or not these bundles will be released outside of the UK.

And if you do live in the UK, keep yourSource: CrunchGear RSS Feed

02
Nov
09

Lenovo announces the ThinkCentre A70z and A58e business PCs

Lenovo kicked off this week with the introduction of two new business-aimed machines, the ThinkCentre A70z All-in-One desktop and the TC A58e tower desktop. Starting at $349, the cheaper A58e can be equipped with an Intel Celeron or Core 2 Duo CPU, up to 2GB of RAM, a maximum of 320GB of storage space via one hard drive, a DVD writer, and features the Power Manager solution which will enable significant (up to 69%) cost savings.
The new tower is now available with support for Windows 7 Source: TechConnect Magazine RSS Feed

02
Nov
09

Selle Italia Relaunches Cult Classic Turbomatic Saddle

Italian seat-master Selle Italia has reintroduced its cult saddle, the Selle Turbomatic. It has existed in various incarnations but for the past 10 years has been unavailable anywhere except Ebay, where demand has led to some ridiculous prices. For instance, this titanium and leather model is going for $250.

Selle’s take was not to just remake the old-style seat, but to copy the shape and suspension of the original and add some modern touches. Carbon lightens things up, and there is Source: Wired RSS Feed

01
Nov
09

Week in review: A pop quiz for startups, Google’s free GPS navigation

Here’s our rundown of the week’s tech and business news. First, the most popular stories VentureBeat published in the last seven days:

Start-up studies: A pop quiz — “There’s a classroom exercise that’s a part of the Stanford technology venture program hits its students with each year: If you had five dollars and two hours, what would you do to make as much money as possible?”

Xerox develops a silver ink for wearable or throwaway electronics — “XeroxSource: VentureBeat RSS Feed

01
Nov
09

How I Use Email Newsletters to Drive Traffic and Make Money

Yesterday I shared 6 reasons that I find email newsletters to be a more effective way of driving traffic to and making money from blogs than RSS.

Today I want to show you exactly how I do it.

Firstly a word about technology – I use Aweber to deliver my emails (I talk about why here). However you can use pretty much any email newsletter service for the process I outline below as long as it allows you to set up an auto-responder or sequence of emails.

I should also saySource: ProBlogger RSS Feed