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You got a friend

Published June 30, 2009

You got a friend

I seem to be using Facebook less and less, but there are sometimes things that make me want to dive back into the blue and white world. My Desk Friend is one of those things. The little robot connects to your profile and can let you know when you have messages, when your friends log in, and when you’ve been poked. It also works for other generic services, such as letting you know when you have an email, but it seems to be designed around Facebook.

Chumby - Even the name is cute

Published March 6, 2008

Chumby - Even the name is cute

I saw this on The Buzz Report and wanted one straight away. It’s too cute. Originally, I was impressed by the gadgety goodness, the functionality, the ability to read your emails or your RSS feeds, or listen to the radio. My favourite feature was the ability to plug in your iPod, but then I was told: “You know, you have been able to do that for a long time, it’s called an iPod dock.