Earlier this year, we decided to make it that much easier for readers and tourists to find the best restaurants, bars, and and coolest places to sip on lattes with one slick touch of their iPhone. Turns out, we were onto something pretty damn cool -- iTunes selected our free iPhone app as one ... More >>
Caitlinator/FlickrI'm frankly amazed that in all the coverage of Facebook's plan to pay users to watch ads, nobody -- as far as I can tell -- has mentioned the several companies that tried to do something similar during the (original) dot-com boom, and failed spectacularly. The most famous of th ... More >>
2010 continued 2009's heavy schedule of reissues, with release of spruced-up editions of Exile on Main St. and the Apple Records catalog being flogged as mainstream news items. Geezer rockers of course take this as definitive proof that today's music sucks. Premature post-postmods like Patton Oswal ... More >>
Hey! The college kid's getting some pizza!Yasir Afifi, a 20-year-old college student from Santa Clara, was surprised to discover a GPS tracking device on his car a week ago during an oil change. We can bet he was even more surprised when, after a friend posted photos of the device on Reddit.com, ... More >>
A Beechcraft BE 65 like this one is currently submerged in a Redwood City lagoon, and at least one passenger is deadAt least one person is dead following a small plane's plunge into a Redwood Shores lagoon. This, by the way, is the very same lagoon inundated by 50,000 gallons of raw sewage last w ... More >>
Ping lets Lady Gaga reach out to fansApple CEO Steve Jobs announced today that his company is hopping on the social network bandwagon with a service, called Ping, that will connect music fans, musicians, and their friends and followers. Jobs describes Ping -- which will be available on Apple mobi ... More >>
You won't be seeing this ad on Facebook anytime soon...Pot delivery service owner says Muni has accepted his ads Facebook's not so special. Updates to your Farmville aside, the de rigueur social networking platform is behind the curve, at least when it comes to denying cannabis-related busin ... More >>
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Heather Powazek Champ/FlickrSunday, 7:07 a.m. Alexis Madrigal and Mat Honan. Five hours left. This weekend, a group of San Francisco media friends got together and produced a glossy print magazine, start to finish, in just about 48 hours. The theme was "hustle," and they got 1,502 submissions fro ... More >>
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