www.thegeeksmack.com – Finally can talk about what happened at Ford! Also, watch the SMF for the interviews at BlogWorld & New Media Expo. It’s been a stressful week, but some new projects are on the horizon, including a new show! iPad365 will debut on January 1st. It’s an iPad application a day for the next year. We’ll have Video and Audio versions of this show. Also, it’s CES time – we’re looking for people to help out.
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Geek Smack! Tech News:
iTunes Match Releases
– Rough start, mixed reviews Apple is also picking and chosing songs.
Warren Buffet Buys Stock in IBM
– $10.7 billion in stock purchased by this billioinaire
Libraries Ramp ebook Lending
– Get out your library card
Diaspora Co-founder Dies
– Ilys Zhitomirskiy was 22 years old.
Facebook Porn Image Warning
– Watch out, don’t click on anything questionable.
Logitech Revue Was a Mistake
– Logitech lost $100 million in this, but will the revue get updated?
First Gen iPod Nano Recall
– If you still got yours, get it fixed
Amd Server Chips Bulldozer
– 16 core processors? Let me wipe the drool from my chin…
Salmon Rushdie’s Fight with Facebook
-When celebrities have to prove who they are…
Geek Smack Crap for Thanksgiving
If you are a big fan of bumper cars, this will excite you. Just in time for all those movies on robot boxing, you can do it yourself with this Bionic Bopper Car – Fight!
If you are stuck at your desk can’t exercise, well, there is no excuse now! The Elliptical Desk gets your heart rate up and let you work at the same time. Keep your health in check and continue to work. Best part, you don’t need to sit on the eliptical all day – there is room for a regular chair, or just stand, because the desk raises and lowers!
Maybe you like singing pickles? Yodle-eh-hi-hoo!
Geek Smack! Geek News:
Game – The Making of XBox
Robotic – Robot Controls Person’s Arm
Celebrity – Shades to Impress Paparazzi
Comic – Patient profile – Bruce Wayne
Fitness – Underwear Burns Calories
Prada – NFC Chips Distinguish Knock-offs
Animation – Dreamworks has Found it!
Bicycle – Shimano Electronic Gears
eCar – Suzuki Q
Motorcycle – Jet Powered 1929 Harley
Geek Smack! Topic of the Week: Is an iPad Price Cut in the Future?
According to Goldman Sachs, they believe the iPad will soon cut their prices. The Kindle Fire and nook color are coming out in the next couple days, at $199 and $250, there is a lot of concern these tablets will finally dig into market share of the iconic tablet.
So the real question is: Will Apple cut the price of iPad? Will they just offer a first generation iPad for a discount price?
Don’t expect the iPad to drop to $250. Maybe $399 at the most. But when the iPad3 comes out next year, it could be right back up to $499.
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