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A Match Made Over Dinner: Yelp and OpenTable [Food]

by on Jun.04, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Ati, Bp, C5, C6, cat, Ces, clear, color, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, ff, Food, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, guide, Guides, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, ions, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Make, mid, Mod, nin, nomnomnom, Ny, Nyt, Of, om, One, OpenTable, order, Os, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rant, Rants, Rc, Restaurant, restaurants, Review, Reviews, Rf, rom, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, table, Tag, Tat, tech, ted, TI, time, TV, Ui, unit, V, view, web, X1, yelp

Yelp has plenty of restaurant reviews and OpenTable lets you make reservations at many of those restaurants. Well, now you can make those OpenTable reservations directly from the Yelp website. A perfectly logical union. [ NYT ] More

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Is This the Motorola Droid Shadow? [Unconfirmed]

by on May.22, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A8, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, Android, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Bp, cat, clear, color, confirmed, de, Display, droid, Droidshadow, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, ff, first, forums, froyo, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gsm, guide, hand, Hd, Home Automation, Hp, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, mid, Ming, Mod, Moto, Motorola, Motorola Droid, Motorola shadow, Motorolashadow, Ms, My, NK, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PC, phone, Phones, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, pre, Q, quant, Rc, release, RSS, rum, Rv, serve, Shadow, Show, smartphone, Smartphones, SMB, Style, Tag, tech, ted, TI, TV, Ui, unconfirmed, Up, upc, Us, V, War, X1

A user at HowardForums posted this shot of the set-up guide for a new, unidentified Motorola Droid in a Motorola Shadow pre-release thread. Is this our first look at the upcoming Motorola Droid Shadow? More

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GPS Crab Guides the Way with Highly Accurate Claw Gestures [Satnavs]

by on May.21, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Av, Bp, car, Cars, cat, cc, Cia, clear, color, crab, de, directions, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, EC, Emi, Et, F2, Fan, Feature, Features, ff, Food, Ge, gesture, gestures, Gizmo, gizmodo, gps, guide, Guides, Hd, Home, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, ions, Ir, Isp, ixs research, La, Labels, Law, live, mind, Mod, navirobo, om, One, order, Os, Padd, Pet, PI, Pioneer, Pixel, Play, ps, Q, quant, Rc, Robot, Robots, RSS, Rv, Sat navs, satnav, Satnavs, serve, soc, social, Style, Tag, tech, TI, transport, TV, Ui, Up, V, Who, X1, z1

Get back to basics in the car with a crab-robot that points out directions. Who needs GO LIVE and all those fancy social features, anyway? At least the crab will remind you to pick up pet-food on the way home.

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GPS Crab Guides the Way with Highly Accurate Claw Gestures [Satnavs]

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HTC Sues Apple Right Back for Five Patents [Apple]

by on May.12, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, app, apple, AR, Art, ash, Ati, Cellphones, clear, complaining, dash, Dc, de, Display, Documents, Ds, E, Ea, Et, Gallery, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, guide, Hd, Home Automation, Htc, Id, Im, images, In, Intern, international, Ion, ipad, Iphone, Isp, ISS, late, Law, Laws, Lawsuit, Lawsuits, Men, mission, Mod, Nes, nin, Of, om, One, order, Ovi, Padd, Patent, Patents, phone, Phones, Play, Q, Rc, RNA, Smartphones, Style, Sue, Suit, Tag, tech, ted, Tent, Tents, TI, Ui, Us, War, X1

Two months after Apple sued HTC for violating 20 patents , HTC’s hitting back, complaining to the International Trade Commission—which is moving forward on Apple’s complaint—that Apple’s violated 5 of HTC’s patents. It’s not saying which patents, yet. [ Fortune ] More

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HTC Countersues Apple to Stop All iPhone, iPod, iPad Sales [Apple]

by on May.12, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, app, apple, AR, Art, Ati, Ban, cat, Cellphones, clear, Counters, Dc, de, Display, Documents, Ds, E, Ea, Et, Gallery, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, guide, Hd, Home Automation, Htc, Id, Im, images, In, ipa, ipad, Ipad sales, Ipads, Iphone, iphones, iPod, iPods, Isp, itc, kin, Labels, late, Law, Laws, Lawsuit, Lawsuits, Les, Men, Mod, Nes, Of, om, One, order, Padd, Patent, Patents, phone, Phones, PI, Play, Port, Pr, pre, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, sale, Sales, serve, ski, Smartphones, Style, Sue, Suit, Tag, tech, ted, Tent, Tents, TI, Top, Tron, TV, tweet, Ui, Up, Update, Us, X1

Two months after Apple sued HTC for violating 20 patents , HTC’s hitting back, alleging that Apple’s violated 5 of HTC’s patents , asking the ITC to ban the import and sale of all iPhones, iPods and iPads in the US. UPDATED . More

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How to Force Anyone to Follow You on Twitter [Twitter]

by on May.10, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, AR, ash, Bt, Cia, clear, dash, de, Dead, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, Et, Follow, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, guide, Guides, Hacks, Hd, Home Automation, How To, Id, Ie, Im, In, Isp, mid, Mod, Net, network, om, One, Online, oprah, order, Padd, Play, Pr, Q, Rc, rom, screen, Sim, soc, social, Style, Tag, ted, TI, Top, twitter, Twitter follower hack, Twitter hack, Ui, unit, Up, Update, Us, work, X1

Follow this dead-simple guide to force any Twitter user—from Oprah to Kutcher—to follow you . No, seriously. (Updated) More

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Microsoft’s Official Humor Guide: Funny Because It’s Real [Bad Ideas]

by on Apr.30, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, AR, Ati, Bad ideas, Bill Gates, bing, cat, Cf, Cia, clear, Comedy, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Education, Et, footwear, Forever, Fun, Funny, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gold, guide, Hd, Home Automation, Humor, Id, Ideas, Ie, Im, In, Ion, Isp, Jokes, Mic, microsoft, Microsoft humor guide, Mod, Ms, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, Pet, Play, Plea, Q, Rc, Real, Seinfeld, Style, Tag, TI, Tip, Ui, Us, wait, X1

The company that brought you the comedy gold of Jerry Seinfeld and Bill Gates gabbing about footwear has solved humor forever, the end. Meet Microsoft’s education competency guide to humor, and please remember to tip your waitress: More

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How To Treat Your Hard Drive Right [Hard Drive]

by on Apr.24, 2010, under 1d, 2, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, and, AR, clear, Computer, data, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, fall, fixes, Ge, Gizmo, guide, Guides, Hack, Hacker, Hard, Hard Drive, Hard drive repair, Hd, Hdd, Home Automation, How To, Id, Ie, Im, In, Isp, kin, Les, life, live, Mod, nin, Of, om, One, order, Os, PI, Play, Pr, pre, Pro, Q, Rc, Rv, Style, Tag, TI, Top, Ui, Up, Upgrade, upgrades

This week, Giz saw no less than two (two!) hard drive casualties befall our staff. So, in honor of Matt and Wilson’s data, hit up Lifehacker’s definitive guide for fixing, protecting, backing up and preserving that spinning data destroyer that lives inside your computer.

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How To Treat Your Hard Drive Right [Hard Drive]

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How To Treat Your Hard Drive Right [Hard Drive]

by on Apr.24, 2010, under 1d, 2, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, and, AR, clear, Computer, data, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, fall, fixes, Ge, Gizmo, guide, Guides, Hack, Hacker, Hard, Hard Drive, Hard drive repair, Hd, Hdd, Home Automation, How To, Id, Ie, Im, In, Isp, kin, Les, life, live, Mod, nin, Of, om, One, order, Os, PI, Play, Pr, pre, Pro, Q, Rc, Rv, Style, Tag, TI, Top, Ui, Up, Upgrade, upgrades

This week, Giz saw no less than two (two!) hard drive casualties befall our staff. So, in honor of Matt and Wilson’s data, hit up Lifehacker’s definitive guide for fixing, protecting, backing up and preserving that spinning data destroyer that lives inside your computer. Heed. More

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