The Battle Over Watchmen Rights

Who watches Watchmen? It won’t be you, if 20th Century Fox has its way (at least not until Fox gets a taste of Warner Bros.’ action).   In February, 20th Century Fox sued Warner Bros. over the rights to the DC Comics Watchmen franchise — insisting that Fox still had a claim on Watchmen afterContinue reading “The Battle Over Watchmen Rights”

Palm Treo Pro Announced Today

Palm officially announced their new smart phone, the Treo Pro today. The new Windows Mobile device is being sold unlocked and features an HSDPA cell radio (tri-band UMTS, quad-band GSM), GPS, 802.11b/g, a 320 x 320 touchscreen display, 256MB ROM, 128MB RAM, a 2-megapixel camera, support for microSDHC cards up to 32GB… and a standardContinue reading “Palm Treo Pro Announced Today”

Tallest Skyscraper in the World Almost Completed

The Burj Dubai tower, the tallest skyscraper in the world, is about to be completed. To celebrate it, David Hobcote shot this high resolution picture from the air which gives an exact impression of the breathtaking, massive scale of this building.  

Convertible Compact Desk

This innovative compact desk ($499) from Crate & Barrel is a genius at negotiating tight spaces. What looks like a 30″ cabinet converts to a 55″ full-size desk, making it a clever solution for studio apartments and multipurpose rooms. A quick slide of its top panel reveals hard-working amenities. When open, the top of theContinue reading “Convertible Compact Desk”

Brad Meltzer’s Book of Lies Trailer

Here is the new trailer for The Book of Lies, Brad Meltzer‘s anticipated new novel. It examines two great unsolved murder cases: Cain’s murder of Abel in the Bible and the 1932 killing of Mitchell Siegel, a man whose son went on to create the world’s greatest hero: Superman.   The Book of Lies isContinue reading “Brad Meltzer’s Book of Lies Trailer”

Apple Releases iPhone Software 2.0.2

Apple has released iPhone Software 2.0.2, the latest update to the iPhone and iPod touch software. As with software version 2.0.1, Apple describes the new software as containing simply “bug fixes.” It is currently unclear whether this update will address the reception problems currently being experienced by some iPhone 3G users. The download is 248.7MBContinue reading “Apple Releases iPhone Software 2.0.2”

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