Gizmodo Ink

  • Arizona State University students think Verizon Wireless text-to-jumbotron feature is kewl; the race is on to see who can sneak something past the obscenity filter. [Arizona Republic (reg)]
  • Stolen UC Berkeley administrative laptop recovered; 98,000 past and present students say 'whew!' [San Francisco Chronicle]
  • Welcome to the 21st century, Hollywood: Disney becomes the first movie studio to financially support digital distribution of its flicks. [LA Times (reg)]
  • Silicon Valley ranked last in a quality of life report on America's tech towns. Want to escape the overpriced housing, high taxes, and pompous Google millionaires? Move to Raleigh-Durham.[San Jose Mercury News (reg)]
  • Bluetooth cellphone headsets are here to stay, so get used to people looking like "half-assimilated Borgs." [Wall St. Journal (reg)]
  • An astute WSJ reader points out to editors that high-tech tennis racquets using nanotechnology don't mean squat because, well, we collectively suck at the sport and wouldn't be able to take advantage of the gear anyway. [Wall St. Journal (reg)]