Visualizing What a Billion Dollars Looks Like with Windows Notepad

If you want to laugh out loud at the ridiculousness of being rich and feel embarrassed about your bank account at the same time, here's a little exercise for you. Type $100,000 in a notepad app. That's a lot of money! Then type that 10 times in a row for a million. Even more money! And finally, type $100,000 10,000… » 7/19/13 9:00pm 7/19/13 9:00pm

Blackberry Sold One Million Handsets To Unnamed "Partner"

Blackberry's demise, much talked about and somewhat goaded, is on hold while the world reacts to the Blackberry 10 OS and two handsets launching on March 22. And already someone has come forward to buy a million units. So that's...unexpected. » 3/16/13 6:00pm 3/16/13 6:00pm

Celebrity Psychics Can Claim $1M If Their Powers Are Real

The James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF) is so convinced clairvoyants are a scam that the non-profit group is offering a $1 million dollar prize to any celebrity psychic who can prove his or her power is real. » 8/22/11 11:51pm 8/22/11 11:51pm

Amanda From Manitoba Is Canada's One Millionth Netflix Customer

Amanda Bell James from Manitoba, Canada is Netflix's one millionth customer. She signed up 10 months after the service launched and is the happy recipient of a lifetime membership. » 8/04/11 11:34pm 8/04/11 11:34pm

Google+ Racks Up 20 Million Uniques In 3 Weeks

Google+ is hot, hot, hot. According to ComScore, the social network has pulled in 20 million unique visitors in a mere three weeks. Leading the way is the US with 5 million and India with 2.8 million uniques. » 7/22/11 1:15am 7/22/11 1:15am

OS X Lion Goes Platinum in One Day

You guys hear that? That's the folks at Apple chillin' and one hundred dollar billin'. Just a day after they announced comically massive earnings, OS X Lion sold more than a million copies in its first day of sales. » 7/21/11 9:40pm 7/21/11 9:40pm

The Ultimate iPhone Waste of Time

Some people spend countless hours watching reality TV shows. Others like to collect leaves. Then there are a few who enjoy watching the washing machine go round. And lastly, there are those who play Million Tap Challenge on their iPhones. » 11/03/09 7:20pm 11/03/09 7:20pm

This Is what $1,100,000 in Audio Equipment Looks Like

Wowza. Ivan Messer brings a new meaning to audiophile as he already spent well over five years tweaking and tuning his equipment to perfection. His $1.1 million in Richard Gray and McIntosh audio equipment that is. » 9/14/09 11:00pm 9/14/09 11:00pm

The Million-Euro Cellphone is A Smorgasbord of Diamonds, Croc and…

This is 1.43 million bucks-worth of telephone. It is hideous. Made by Swiss company Goldvish, the Le Million (what a name, just reeks of (cl)ass, doncha think?) comes in a choice of red, yellow or white gold. Tastefully studded with diamonds and what looks like crocodile skin (although surely croc is far too prosaic… » 12/21/07 7:14am 12/21/07 7:14am

Microsoft Sells a Million Zunes!

Woooo! Woooooooooooooooooooooooo! Wooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!! Yeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah!!! Yipeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!! YESSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!! RAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARGH! FAAAAAART!! [Zune Insider] » 7/20/07 2:51pm 7/20/07 2:51pm

Details Surface About the $1 Million Laptop


We're finding out more about that mysterious $1 million laptop we told you about last week. It turns out you actually get fairly up-to-date tech for your million dollars, including a 17-inch LED backlit screen, a 128-gig hard disk and a slot-loading Blu-ray drive. Still, that's not quite a million dollars' worth of… » 3/26/07 3:40pm 3/26/07 3:40pm

Mysterious Million-Dollar Laptop Pictures and Video Surface


Here's a mystery this morning, pictures and a video that landed in our tip box of what is said to be a million-dollar laptop. It's quite beautiful indeed in its pink and black colors, but we're scratching our heads and wondering what makes it worth $1 million. A visit to the Luvaglio London website offers no clues;… » 3/22/07 11:15am 3/22/07 11:15am