Collected from around the Network, this is the Best of Weblogs, Inc.
The Weblogs, Inc. network features over 100 independent, unfiltered bloggers producing over 1,000 blog posts a week across over 75 industry-leading blogs. Each week we ask our bloggers to choose their top posts, which we bring to you in one easy-to-read weekly post. You’ll find links to the hottest posts from the past week after the jump including TiVo's new cancellation fee, sushi etiquette, and iTunes for Windows Mobile.
The Wireless Weblog's Michael Sciannamea wonders if "Bubble Talk" is the next killer app in mobile technology, covers an MIT project to bring low-cost laptops to poor children around the world, and says the new Rolling Stones album will soon be available on a "gruvi" Flash memory card for mobile phones and PDAs
Divester's Bill Reals chills out with his favorite diving movies, while Willy Volk reveals that some fishermen have been using stray dogs as shark bait and wonders whether it?s better to be killed by a giant croc or a great white.
TVSquad's Bob Sassone live-blogs the live Will and Grace and Keith McDuffee announces the final straw: The Man Show coming to G4 while C.K. Sample, Jen Segrest, and Ryan Budke do an Arrested Development chatcast.
PVR Wire's Todd Carter reveals poll results showing how many hours most readers record each week, debates whether TiVo should be No. 2 product of past 10 years, and discusses TiVo's new cancellation fee.
HDBeat's Kevin C. Tofel invites votes for the best fall network premieres and Matt Burns tells you how to win an HDTV from HP while Richard Lawler reports that Microsoft and Intel jointly back HD-DVDs.
DV Guru's Ajit Anthony highlights a new short-film contest that may just land you a job at Dreamworks and discusses a new article about the true quality of the new HDV format while Mike Burgoyne talks about a new hack for adding night vision to the CVS disposable camcorder.
Slashfood's Sarah Gilbert ponders vegan cheesecake and self-proclaimed “saltaholic” Sarah J. Gim reviews some basic sushi etiquette, plus Nick Vagnoni spotlights some food porn from Australia with this chocolate cloud cake.
BBHub's Russell Shaw writes a preview of the T-Mobile BlackBerry 7105t, out this coming Monday, writes about the forthcoming BlackBerry 8700, which wasn't announced this week but just might be next week and has the scoop on how BlackBerry brought Lance Armstrong and Sheryl Crow closer together.
Hackaday's Fabienne Serriere builds a phone line tap from modem parts and colors her iPod headphones to match her black Nano while C.K. Sample, III shows how to downgrade your PSP to play homebrew games.
Software Updatesmore updates
- Apple Remote Desktop updated with Yosemite support
- OS X Yosemite 10.10.2, iOS 8.1.3 updates now available
- Sports Illustrated 120 SPORTS channel comes to Apple TV
- Logic Pro X update brings AirDrop support, new effects, tools, and more
- Parallels Access 2.5 released, adds file manager, computer-to-computer remote access
- The Google Translate iOS app is about to get a lot smarter