GM: Chevy Volt Owners Averaging 1,000 Miles Between Gas Stops

Via we get news that Chevy Volt Owners Averaging 1,000 Miles Between Gas Stops! One owner has averaged 547 mpg by relying more on the battery pack for propulsion

Leo Laporte’s Keynote to the ONA 2009 Conference

This was a great keynote.

Here’s some embedded items from FriendFeed


So Heathbar’s Crunch has been, and is going to be, a bit stagnant for a while. Until recently the site has primarily been a link blog, i.e., a collection of my favorite digg stories that I’ve found over the past years. On May 26th 2009 digg removed the ‘blog this’ functionality. I could hack up […]

Another Reason why Time Warner Sucks

In Wilson, NC, residents, upset with their choices in regards to internet and cable decided create their own network and charge only enough to cover the costs. Now, TWC is lobbying against the service claiming they can’t compete. Need any more evidence to support Time Warner’s suckiness? read more | digg story

Where Are They Now? 25 Computer Products That Refuse to Die

These tech products and services may be forgotten, but they’re far from gone. How have these geezers managed to hang on for so long? read more | <a hre f=”″>digg story

iPhone vs. The Palm Pre – PATENT WARS?

Apple and Palm kicked a lot of dirt at each other last week — acting Apple CEO Tim Cook flatly told analysts “We will not stand for people ripping off our IP” when asked about competition like the Palm Pre. However, looking at s ome of Palm’s patents, we can pretty much say that Apple’s […]

Linux : The Future Of Linux Desktop : co-Linux On Android.

We’re at the native Linux desktop, moving towards the Android desktop (netbooks coming soon). What would bridge those two environments, is to offer a second Linux sandbox which runs along with Android. It wou ld be really cool if the co-Linux environment itself could be bundled as an Android app. In any case, bundling key […]

IE slips further as Firefox, Safari, and Chrome gain

Internet Explorer now has 67.55 percent of global browser market share, a drop of over seven percentage points in a year, according to figures from Web metrics company Net Applications, released Monday. Mozilla’s Firefox browser, meanwhile, has gained market share in the same time frame, climbing over three percentage points to 21.53 percent. read more […]

Dupes &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; ongoing updates to Digg’s algo

We wanted to address some complaints about weaknesses in our duplicate detection mechanism and provide some insights on upcoming changes to the Digg promotional algorithm. <a href="" >read more | digg story