Archive for October, 2005

Trick App: The Inquisitor

Sunday, October 9th, 2005

The Presurfer in his usual fashion is always coming across interesting things. Today I read about The Inquisitor, an instant search application that will retrieve web results and present alternative suggestions as-you-type in the search bar. Just in case Google isn’t fast enough for you, the developer David Watanbe states:

“Inquisitor is an instant search […]

Calacanis: Advice to Startups

Saturday, October 8th, 2005

I always appreciate solid, real world, down and dirty advice from someone who has been in the trenches with building a business. As mentioned before, I have big respect for Jason Calacanis and his open style of throwing whatever it is thats on his mind, issues he is dealing with in his company, etc on […]

The Ad Conceptor

Thursday, October 6th, 2005

This is great. Designed for those agency folks who want to spend as much time enjoying Advertising Week in NYC, The Ad Conceptor is here to help generate those smart ad ideas in the absence of true focus. The folks over at Deutsch, Inc made this contribution to the world of viral marketing.

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Weblogs Exits Early

Thursday, October 6th, 2005

Paid Content reports that Weblogs, Inc is being bought by AOL. Jason Calacanis and his partner Brian Alvey have decided to exit early and take a buy out, or as Paid Content reports possibly some kind of earn out. As a business owner, that can only mean one thing, they got a sweet deal. The […]

Content Relevancy in Podcasts

Tuesday, October 4th, 2005

Ryan Irelan continues his writing on podcasting with a piece called “Why Should I Listen to Podcasts?” Summed up, Ryan talks about the importance of the relevancy of podcast content over concept, and how that plays into pushing podcasts out into the mainstream audience, beyond as Ryan says “geekdom”. I agree with him 100%. […]

Treo Trauma

Monday, October 3rd, 2005

I hate to say it, but I dropped my Treo 650 after only 4 months of use and have cracked my LCD display, its wiped out. I was taking it out of my case to make a call and it slipped out of my hand, boom done. Now the kicker, when I purchased the Treo […]