23 Mar 2005

Marketers: Use Blogs!

ECommerce-Guide: By now you’ve heard of blogs, or Web logs, and you think: blah, blah, blah. Digeratti diaries, mommy memoirs and political punditry abound. Who cares? You should, because small business owners can use the same inexpensive,
23 Mar 2005

Mini Me

Springwise: It’s definitely a personalized world out there, so how about a miniature version of… yourself? My Twinn lets consumers personalize a 23″ doll to resemble any child aged 3-12, down to every detail. The site offers
23 Mar 2005

Rex For Patients

Iconoculture: Never fear, Rex the Talking Bottle is here. His mission: Fight prescription dosage mixups by recording and repeating patient instructions. This bit of technical wizardry from MedivoxRx Technologies lets patients, caregivers, or pharmacists record directions into
22 Mar 2005

Dating idea: Don’t Speak

PSFK: The online magazine for dating service Match.com reports on a new dating phenom called Quiet Parties, at which singles aren’t allowed to speak to each other, just pass notes. It’s not surprising that the digital communication
22 Mar 2005

Tasteless Beer Advertising

Businessweek Online: No, this is not about buxom bikini-clad women riding Clydesdales or SpongeBob holding a longneck. It’s about this ad war between Miller and Anheuser-Busch about whether Lite or Bud Light tastes better, or has “more
22 Mar 2005

A Firefly Phone For Your Child

Yenra: The Firefly phone is the first and only mobile phone explicitly designed for tweens that satisfies parents’ concerns about unrestricted mobile phone use and monthly costs. The Firefly phone is a pioneering voice-only phone designed for
22 Mar 2005

The Relation Between Gaming And Advertising

Clickz: I’ve covered games and advertising a lot lately. And for good reason. Though much of the ad industry is still trying to figure out how to deal with the online world, a few trailblazers have been
19 Mar 2005

Yahoo! Likely To Expand Into Blogs

Reuters via Yahoo! News: Internet media company Yahoo Inc. is likely to build and buy tools that help its users create, publish and search blogs, Susquehanna Financial Group Marianne Wolk said in a note on Friday. Wolk

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19 Mar 2005

Indian Food to Tickle Taste Buds

The Hindu Business Line: Taste the food of the future. Yogurt flavoured with fruit pulp; lassi laced with chocolate or strawberry; curds textured so fine that it can be cut with a spoon; cheese variants like feta,
19 Mar 2005

Icon Sets

Xtvworld.Com: TemplateMonster.com, one of the largest website templates providers on the Web, enters the market of icon design. Their new product line is called Icon Sets. Each set includes ten icons of high quality, which is why
18 Mar 2005

A Virtual World

TechnologyReview.com: Giant Jimmy Jones is a friendly, helpful giant. In fact, this book character is so helpful, he can make the sun shine on an otherwise gray village. The giant simply walks across the page, reaches up
18 Mar 2005

Bodybugg Calorie Management System

Popgadget: Ever wondered exactly how many calories you burn while sitting perfectly still but having a massive panic attack? You can’t find out those kinds of things in fitness magazines. Bodybugg, an armband calorie monitor can tell