Video Rippols on the iPhone, Social you-tubing the next big thing?

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I had a chance to speak with Michael Kelly, the co-founder of Rippol.com – a video suggestion engine in the form of an online community. Rippol allows people to suggest, find and ultimately discover and watch videos in whatever genre they choose. Rippol is in beta stage, but Kelly wanted to show us the Web-based app (which also has a mobile version for the iPad and iPhone) and we put it through its paces.

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Large Touch screen, 2GB storage highlight Kodak Slice

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How do you share your photos, online or in person? Some of us don’t know what to do with them; they simply turn the camera around and try to view the pictures on that tiny dark LCD. Slice has designed a camera for those people in mind to improve the sharing experience with several features.

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Rogers Picks Up Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 Exclusive

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The first Sony Ericsson XPERIA (X1) featured Windows Mobile under the hood, but the smartphone-makers opted for a whole new skin and a Google Android platform for the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10. As you may recall, the X10 started its life out under the codename Rachael. It has now been picked up by Rogers Wireless, […]

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Barnes & Noble Nook Browses Web, Tweets Too

When I was interviewed by Joseph Planta of The Commentary, we had a brief discussion about the world of ebook readers and whether these devices would really replace the “dead tree edition” books in the near future. Sean Cranbury chimed in saying that he wouldn’t buy one until they were multi-purpose and multi-function. Well, it […]

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Industry Canada Finally Gives Green Light to Wind Mobile

After taking out the wind from beneath their sales, Industry Canada has suddenly become the wind beneath their wings. It’s been quite the epic journey for Globalive in its quest to become another major Canadian wireless provider and now it seems that they can finally open up shop. Wind Mobile lives! Industry Minister Tony Clement […]

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Fido Gains LG Xenon Touchscreen QWERTY Phone

With the noted exception of the Apple iPhone 3G and 3GS, the Fido brand is largely known for being a budget-oriented place for people who need basic cell phones. The current selection isn’t the most exciting thing in the world, so it’s good to see a decent phone join the mix. Here is the LG […]

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Netbooks Get Lightweight Video with YouTube Feather

There are a handful of places where you will likely be spending the majority of your itme online. You probably hit up Twitter and Facebook to catch up with some friends, Google to search for things, and Wikipedia to look up some quick facts. Where do you turn for video? Most people will say YouTube, […]

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BlackBerry Joins the Foursquare Madness with New App

People who think that Facebook and Twitter are creepy enough already might nto really approve of the near stalker-like possibilities of Foursquare. In effect, Foursquare is a location-based social network where users “check in” to locations, showing where they’ve been and where they are. The person who “checks in” at a location the most becomes […]

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Xbox Live Hits Apple iPhone with Coverflow

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Didn’t think that Microsoft and Apple could play nicely in the same yard? Guess again. If you happen to be rocking an Apple iPhone, you can now latch into your Xbox Live account and communicate with your Xbox 360 buddies just like you would on the console itself. Well, this app has been avaialble in […]

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Custom Android UI Named Sony Ericsson Nexus

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Arguably, HTC started this whole thing when the company made the TouchFLO user interface overlay for its Windows Mobile phones. Samsung did its thing with TouchWiz and then HTC created the Sense UI for its Android phones. We already knew that the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 would come equipped with its own custom UI and […]

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BlackBerry Storm2 9550 Arrives at Telus Mobility

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Did you like the first BlackBerry Storm from Telus? Maybe you’d be more interested in its successor, the appropriately named BlackBerry Storm2 9550. Telus Mobility has officially launched his upgraded smartphone and it comes with just about everything that you’re expecting. I remember when the Storm2 was little more than a rumor and people were […]

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Ringtone Expressions Giving Away BlackBerry Bold 9700

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The BlackBerry Bold 9700 (Onyx) won’t officially be released on any particular carrier until some time next month, but you can secure yourself one of the hottest new smartphones before then… and you could get one for free. CrackBerry and Ringtone Expressions have partnered up for a pretty cool contest and the grand prize is […]

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Virgin America Offers Free In-Flight Wi-Fi

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Dreading the trip over to grandma’s for the Christmas holidays? Trying to get your cheeks ready for the inevitably onslaught of squeezing? Well, it seems that Richard Branson and crew are working on something to make the trip a little more bearable. How does some free Wi-Fi for in-air Facebook and Twitter updates sound? It […]

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