Let’s start the weekend off early and get spirits up for all of those burdened by snow. Song of the day is Cheers (Drink to That) by Rihanna. Cheers to the freakin weekend…..!
Its nearing the end of the week thank goodness! Oscar nominations came out at the beginning of the week. All the usual suspects were nominated. Congratulations to all!
Jay Z released a formal statement today announcing the project “Annie”. Roc nation will team up with Columbia for a remake of the Broadway senstation. It will star none other then Willow Smith. As if any of you can forget she is responsible for the hit single “Whip My Hair”. Daddy Will Smith will also be in on the project.
Word is that Lauryn Hill is pulling the same game she played awhile ago still showing up for shows 2 and 3 hours late. WTF!
Pittsburgh wonder Wix Khalifa has finally releases a title and date for his album for those of you who were dying to know. The album will be called “Rolling Papers” and will drop March 29. Wiz said that besides his single Black and Yellow that “the best is yet to come”. I’m not hating on it yet but this should be interesting!
For all of you Justin Beiber fans with beiber fever he will be on the David Lettermen show twice next week. He will open and close the week. I will be sure not to watch but if your a fan go check it out.… Read the rest
If you thought that 99MPG was crazy talk; listen up. Volkswagen has come up with what has to be the most efficient car I have ever heard of. The XL1 is rated at 313MPG fuel efficiency and produces only 24g of CO2 per kilometer traveled. No that was not a typo. I said 313 MPG.
There’s an electric motor and a TDI diesel engine making all the buzzing and roaring noises inside, while the overall body design is focused on making the car as light and as aerodynamic as possible. Volkswagen has achieved a 795kg curb weight by using carbon fiber, magnesium, ceramics, and aluminum to shave down any excess portliness from the XL1, while wind-tunnel testing and optimizations have resulted in a rather exemplary 0.186 drag coefficient.
What is the wait to get your hands on this car. Well the good news is there is no wait. The bad news is that its not for sale. The car is still just a concept.… Read the rest
Sony Ericsson Strategic Business Developer Martin Essl just announced that Sony Ericsson will integrate Facebook’s Single Sign On system across all its Android phones. Single Sign On is like Facebook Connect for mobile apps, it allows you to log into all apps that use Facebook Connect just by logging into one.
No specifics of the integration were revealed but we do know that the Facebook app for Android will come preloaded on all phones and there will be part of the initial walk through process of the phone setup.
“Sony Ericsson’s core values are entertainment, communication and we strongly want to see communication as entertainment by deeper integration with Facebook,” says Essl.
Being able to easily import your friends contact information into your phone is becoming a mobile game changer and Sony Ericcsson’s move to adopt Single Sign On for Android is subtle but bold, as Facebook nears 600 million users (1/10 of the world) the solution to this problem will be increasingly one sided.… Read the rest