Whose Ad Is It Anyway?

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Ken Goldstein follows an ad through the chain from advertiser to consumer, and wonders why Facebook is still targeting him with ads for French Maid Costumes.

Apps: Instapaper Is Free This Week Only Courtesy of Starbucks

Picking up an expensive cup of coffee comes with a great treat, this week only, while supplies last.

Gadgets: Liquipel Makes Anything Waterproof. Seriously!

New technology makes your smartphone waterproof … if you feel like trusting a company you never met with your stuff.

Gaming: 60Beat Controller Brings The Console Experience to iOS

Apple’s gaming situation just go so much more real with a console-styled controller to enhance game play.

Privacy: Your Smartphone Is Spying On You: The Problem With Carrier IQ

There’s a company that knows everything on your smartphone … and there’s not much you can do about it.

News: In Case You Missed It … (from our November 20th season finale w/@brandoneaston)

A summary of news items from our webcast It’s Komplicated on the Geekweek Network.

Gadgets: iPhone 4S Leads New Product Announcements From Apple

We break down the nitty gritty details on the new products and services from Apple, and tell you when you can get more info.

Technology: Firesheep Plus Goes Deeper Into Your Digital History

You think you’re so safe, surfing away at Starbucks? Even more of your digital life is at risk. Again.

Science: Cell Phones Don’t Cause Cancer. Maybe?

A new study states that your mobile phone is not linked to cancer or brain tumors.

Technology: Death For Mobile Apps?

MIT’s Technology Review is ringing a death knell for every fart emulator and tip calculator on the market, and you can find out why.

Technology: Netflix Comes To Android? Well, Sort Of … [UPDATED]

Android’s legendary fragmentation limits the number of devices that can see the Netflix goodness.

Guestpost #44: Chas Cook – Ten things I've learned from using mobile phones in Canada

Note: I don’t know Chas personally, but my understanding is that he’s British. Bio: Chas is an upper middle 40′s musical nutcase brought up on a solid diet of The Clash, Stella Artois, Leeds United, designer football violence, hip shaking dance music and small scale civil disobedience, now ‘jailed’ in Toronto despite numerous failed escape […]

Poker and Jerry Springer

I feel like Ghandi.  When did poker become Jerry Springer? Not being able to sleep last night, I decided to fire up the Macbook and played a little online poker. I normally roll into Full Tilt to play because the players are generally pretty cool.  That and it’s about the only one I can play […]