Remainders - The Things We Didn't Post: Long and Winding Road Edition

In today's Remainders: journeys. The Xof1 solar-powered saucer car readies for a trek across a Canadian ice road; analysts rain on the Verizon iPhone rumor parade; Google Buzz headaches reach the White House; planetary orbits, visualized and musicalized; and more. » 3/30/10 5:40pm 3/30/10 5:40pm

I Might Actually Use Google Buzz With This Android Widget

Part of the problem with web apps is that they're not as immediately accessible as something that's right there on your phone, and with a service like Buzz, if you can't update your status nearly instantly, it's not gonna happen. Hence, Google's new Buzz widget for Android (1.6 and above) makes a hell of a lot of… » 3/18/10 7:51pm 3/18/10 7:51pm

Google Buzz Not a Threat To Twitter and Facebook, Instead It's "Filling…

Google may be aware they should've spent longer testing Buzz, but according to their VP of product management, it doesn't pose a threat to Twitter and Facebook. Instead, "it's filling a niche, which is not currently met in the market." » 2/22/10 5:11am 2/22/10 5:11am

Google Continues Damage Control With More Buzz Security Updates

Though the dust has hardly started to settle after the privacy shitstorm that immediately followed the launch of Google Buzz—Google claiming it was going to untangle Buzz from Gmail and then denying that it had any such intentions didn't help matters—the Don't Be Evildoers have in fact made some tweaks to the system.… » 2/13/10 8:27pm 2/13/10 8:27pm

Google Might Pull Buzz Out of Gmail—That's Why ↓

Given the populist sentiment about the way it launched Buzz, by merging it with Gmail, resulting in a million-and-one privacy kerfluffles, Google's now thinking about going beyond the tweaks it made the other day by cutting the cord between Buzz and Gmail entirely. People might get to claim completely different… » 2/12/10 5:01pm 2/12/10 5:01pm

Remainders - The Things We Didn't Post: Wait For It... Edition

In today's Remainders: patience. Or at least, it's what's required by today's items, including Lumix camera pricing, Google's acquisition of Aardvark; LG's forthcoming e-reader, and the great Palm Pre manufacturing halt that wasn't. » 2/11/10 5:30pm 2/11/10 5:30pm