Tag: Walmart

  • Global Geek News Podcast #42

    Here are the shownotes for episode #42 for the Global Geek News Podcast. Subscribe on iTunes Download the MP3 Help support us with a $5/mo subscription! Stories: Sheriff’s lawsuit over craigslist erotic ads thrown out Court orders The Pirate Bay to delete torrents Copyright threats against compulsive singer withdrawn Facebook users spend 8 billion minutes […]

  • Top 10 Geek Gifts for the 2008 Holiday Season

    Greetings Readers! Its almost that time of year again, when geeks either get the cool gadgets that they have been wanting thanks to holiday sales or are given the gifts they have been wanting by people that love them.  Whether you are looking for some great gadgets to get for yourself or that lovable geek […]

  • Retailers Don’t Understand Black Friday

    Greetings Readers! It is almost that time of year again, to line up with dozens or hundreds of people at insane hours after a night of shoveling as much turkey, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie in our face as humanly possible, all in the name of getting a bargain.  That’s right, Black Friday, the day […]

  • Sony Announces Blu-spec CD, Another Format for a Dying Medium

    Greetings Readers! Yesterday, I wrote a post about how CD sales are down and Walmart is reducing the floor space it gives the CD.  Clearly, the fools at Sony don’t agree with my assessment of the CD and its impending death.  Sony has now announced a new CD format, Blu-spec CD.  This format is going […]

  • Walmart Signals the Death of CDs/DVDs, Looks to the Present and Future

    Greetings Readers! For the past month, maybe more, the local Wal-Marts have been undergoing a major shift.  Nearly everything but groceries have changed their location.  There are now more groceries, less pet supplies, and the electronics department has roughly doubled in size.  Apparently this shift is taking place across the country.  A post on Gizmodo […]

  • Best Buy and Napster is a Match Made in Heaven!

    Greetings Readers! Before I continue talking about some of the TechCrunch50 companies, I figure I needed to address the Napster acquisition by Best Buy.  There seems to be a lot of people in the blogosphere scratching their head about this move, so I figured I should explain why this is such a great move.  This […]