Eastern European ISPs Better Value
Both Canada and the US are starting to lag when it comes to broadband service. With companies trying to make the most out of aging landline technology, Canada and the US are falling behind countries like Bulgaria, Estonia, and Lithuania, who are installing fibre optic lines and providing faster service at a lower cost. Time to put pressure on the big network service providers to upgrade.
Exercise Video Games More Effective Than Exercise
Researchers at the Healthy Aging and Neuropsychology Lab at Union College in New York State have determined that exercise video games help both body and mind. "Exergames", such as the WiiFit line, are providing both physical and mental exercise, unlike a stationary bike that only deals with the physical. The key is the engagement of the mind; traditional exercise only deals with the body. Could we be seeing the end of the couch potato?
No Jobs Action Figure
Apple puts the kibosh on a Steve Jobs action figure. In Icons, the Chinese company that was planning on the figure's release, said that Apple's lawyers put pressure on the company. Pre-orders will be refunded.