It's the weekend again? Time for the best of the Weblogs, Inc. Network
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 a contest to pick a name for our Design Blog, how to sell your Mac, and a little Jolie voodoo. Enjoy!
Divester's Willy Volk explains why a South African cop was attacked by a ragged tooth shark, what happens in China when a diver is bitten by a shark, and - on a lighter note - reviews Key West's Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society Museum.
HDBeat's Richard Lawler celebrates HDTV CableCard support for Windows Media Center, Matt Burns has a new HDTV buyers guide, just in time for that new Xbox 360, and Kevin C. Tofel wants you to win the new Logitech Harmony 360 Universal Remote.
TUAW's Damien Barrett tells you how to sell a used Mac, David Chartier asks what you'd like to see done differently in Safari, and the majority percentage of the TUAW bloggers gathered this weekend in New York for a silly meet the bloggers video podcast.
BBHub's Russell Shaw scoops the Blogosphere on reporting that the much-anticipated debut of the Cingular BlackBerry 8700c is going to be delayed a bit, writes about the eBay BlackBerry auction that was pulled at the last minute when it got too pricey and dicey, and tells you about a product you can use to read your Google Mail on your BlackBerry.
Luxist's Deidre Woollard checks out a California island for sale for under $3 million. Plus, your iPod may not last for ever but your iPod dock can, Jordan Running discovers the stone solution. And, the guns are fake and there's no ejector seat anymore but Deidre Woollard still thinks the James Bond car is pretty cool.
DVGuru's Zadi Diaz explores the art of making fake blood for your next movie, Mike Burgoyne takes a look at Avid's free editing software, and Randall Bennett asks the question, what is your favorite media player?
Blogging Baby's Melissa Summers wonders whether or not to paint her son's room eye-splitting yellow, Jay Allen wonders, "is public schooling a form of social indoctrination - and homeschooling, the cure?" and Sarah Gilbert wonders how PC schools can go in seasonifying holidays, and whether seasons themselves will be the next to go.
TVSquad's Karina Longworth asks: "Would you pay a subscription fee to keep Arrested Development in production?" Plus, Kim Voynar breaks the news to Harry Potter fans: Emma Watson isn't in love with Dan Radcliffe and Joel Keller asks whether Lorne Michaels should start cleaning house with SNL.
Cinematical celebrates Harry Potter Week! Kim Voynar debunks seven Harry Potter rumors and James Rocchi explains what the Harry Potter franchise needs to do to stay afloat. And, did Angelina Jolie use voodoo on Brad Pitt? Karina Longworth wants to know.
Droxy's Ryan Saghir wonders, why the Sausage Fest in Podcasting? Randall Bennett checks out Cingular's New Digital Radio Service and Ryan Saghir takes a look at the first college Vodcast: Frequency TV.
Card Squad's Joanne Lutynec on the importance of consistency in tournament play: how to use it, and how to exploit it in your opponents. Activision goes all in on a flush-draw and misses badly. Wil Wheaton reviews the official WSOP video game. Is your poker game just not as fun as it used to be? Wil Wheaton offers five guaranteed steps to keep your game fun (and profitable!)
The Digital Photography Blog's Andrew Barrow takes an initial look at the UK-based Fotolia (a social marketplace for royalty free stock images), Jay Savage selects a superbly graphic black and white image for a Digital Photo of the Day and reports on the Rite Aid one-hour print service in competition with rivals CVS and Walgreens.
Engadget's Paul Miller thinks EMI and Apple may need to talk more as EMI says its DRM will be iPod compatible and Apple says it won't. Ryan Block isn't suprised by the announcement of the Dell DJ Satelite, though a little underwhelmed by the looks, and Peter Rojas finds some reliable Sidekick III details.
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