*N Sync singer Lance Bass says he is gay.
OpenDNS is a new start up that wants users to redirect web traffic through its DNS nameservers, where an unusually large cache and an aggregated list of sites deemed guilty of phishing will make our web surfing faster and safer. It's free and as simple as changing your DNS address from your ISP and to OpenDNS, but a number of serious concerns...
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Today only: Here's one for those who've been waiting to catch a break on Apple's MacBook Pro. Amazon, which already sells the notebook for $200 less than Apple, is offering a $150 mail-in rebate. But the deal expires Tuesday. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B000BNLC3K/bavp-20
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(I think it expired... doh!)
If you watch the Red Sox on NESN in the Boston area, you know exactly what I am talking about. Every commercial break during each and every Sox game broadcast, they air the Ford "Possibilities" advertisement with Amercian Idol's Taylor Hicks singing the least catchiest jingle in broadcast history. Sometimes you get the commercial twice in one break. It's pathetic and is making watching NESN close to unbearable. Can't their ad sales people get some additional sponsors? It's the Red Sox... all we can get is Ford and Toyota Summer clearance every break? At least the Toyota ads don't make you scream "IT'S BURNSES" every time you see or hear one.
Gmail has finally added the ability to "take action" (aka mark as read, delete, etc.) on greater than one page of email at a time. I, amongst many others if you search the Google Gmail Groups, have been clamoring for this feature for a long time. Their help page describes how to do it. Thanks Google for finally putting this in. My boxes w/ 7000 or so of unread messages also thank you.
Yahoo! has launched their new home page. It's nice. I wish they'd update the My.Yahoo.com page as it's feeling as dated as the last time the Yankees won the World Series... which, if my memory serves me, was some time right around the turn of the century. Damn... that does sound like a long time.
If you're a band, Jivjiv now lets you sell your ringtones on MySpace! It's really cool. Just set up a store (it's free!) and sell your ringtones, and heck, make a little money.