Archive for May, 2010

Episode 2: Where We Make Up for an Epic Fail by Recording a Ver. 2.2

by on May 30th, 2010

Hey Guys! Cristina and Maya are back again for round 2(.2) of the Girls Out Loud Show! Why 2.2? Well, you’ll have to listen to the first couple minutes of the show to find out…it’s kinda embarrassing.

Big week in Tech!

Carol Bartz at TC Disrupt:

Mark Zuckerberg apologizes to masses, acknowledges need for simpler privacy controls:

Twitter pulls down third-party in stream ads:

Videos on Demand, the middleman between the theater and your Netflix:

DARPA anomalous behavior spotter:

What testosterone can do for your trust ability:

Jessica’s Daily Affirmation!:

You can stream the audio or download it straight onto your computer so you can stick it on your iPod and take it to go (mm, yummy!)

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See y’all next week!


Parrot MiniKit Slim Bluetooth Visor Speaker Phone

by on May 29th, 2010

I Received the Parrot mini-kit slim bluetooth visor speaker phone a  while ago but  hadn’t been able to test it out since i didn’t have a car, (it was at the mechanics) but   as soon as i got my wheels back the first thing I did was try  it out.

I talk so much while I drive that I was able to test it out with in minutes of having set it up, and can tell you it delivers good quality sound and is very easy to configure.
What I loved for most part is that it syncs with your contacts and  identifies the  person who is calling you at the moment. It is also easy to navigate as it will speak the menu options and with just one touch  left or right gives you the option you desire.
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The Elle Portable Light Project

by on May 29th, 2010

I was reading my monthly  fashion magazines and came upon this lovely info on Elle: a messenger bag outfitted with a small, flexible solar panel, a HBLED light, a rechargeable battery pack, and a USB port. Called the Flap Bag, (short for “Flexible Light and Power”) it was the brainchild of the brilliant architect Sheila Kennedy, who directs the Portable Light Project, a non-profit initiative that provides solar textile kits to empower the world’s poorest people who do not have access to electricity.

Kennedy’s team works with nongovernmental organizations, providing training to women so they can integrate the technology into local textile materials using commonly available materials and their sewing and weaving skills. The results are surprising: a culturally diverse range of blankets, bags, and clothing that generate clean, sustainable energy and light, while supporting local economies.”

I think it’s an awesome idea and a great way to be fashionable and at the same time conscious about our planet.

Please visit or for more information on the bags.


Memorial Day Sales/Kudos to our Military Men and Women

by on May 28th, 2010

I love shopping. I don’t think I can ever get enough of it, and as the world of technology is allowing me to ‘hustle’ the system more and more, and making sales for accessible to me – I doubt my career in shopping will end anytime soon…

I received an amazing email today from HP – one of the many companies going all out on their Memorial Day weekend sales and I just had to share it with all of you…first of all – understand that this is one of the best weekends to shop…it is…especially if you know someone in the armed forces – some places give you an extra 10& or 15% with valid ID.
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Welcome to Version 2.0

by on May 28th, 2010

Welcome to 2.0 we have launched a brand new design and we hope it makes your experience on our site better! We have compressed the design, brought up the content and organized our sites content in a way that we hope will make it easier for you to find.

In this post we want to point out a few features that 2.0 design has to offer. Please keep in mind that while version 2.0 works in every browser, it is best viewed in a browser that fully supports WebKit, such as Google Chrome and Safari. The new design was also designed in a way to support older browsers such as Internet Explorer 5, just keep in mind you will not experience 2.0 in all of its glory if you are using an older browser.

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Pantech Breeze II for at&t Review

by on May 22nd, 2010

Last week, I received the Pantech Breeze II. At first, I thought this phone was more like a joke. A high school senior with this phone? Yeah, I didn’t see that happening. But to my surprise I actually grew fond of the Breeze II and all the features on it.

The Pantech Breeze II has a display of three icons right on the front cover; they light up when you either have a message, phone call, or you’re battery is being charged (it changes from red to green. Green is fully charged). I thought this feature was one of the best because you can just look down to see what messages you have or if your battery is about to die without even opening the phone.

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Cute new Mice from Microsoft Hardware

by on May 19th, 2010

I got an email today about some cute new wireless mice from Microsoft Hardware and I thought I would show them to you.

The Mice are the Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500 and although not new the colorful designs are new. The new designs are Wave, Folk and Geode with my favorite being the Folk.

The Mice are now available at Best Buy for $29.95 along with other colors that were previously available.

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Girls Out Loud Show Episode 1: Hello World

by on May 18th, 2010

The Girls Out Loud Show has been created! Join us each week as hosts Maya Grinberg and Cristina Cordova discuss, debate, and discover the weeks most interesting tech, web, and social news stories.
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HP and J&R Team up for Sex and the City Display

by on May 17th, 2010

Last Friday I had the opportunity to check out HP’s latest and greatest endeavor in NYC.

As many of you already know the upcoming Sex and the City 2 movie showcased many of HP’s hottest products – the TouchSmart, Vivienne Tam edition mini, (my favorite) TM2, plus others.

HP is exhibiting these products during the month of May, on Thursday and Fridays between noon and 5pm, at the J&R Store on 15 Park Row (by Wall St). If you’re interested in learning more about the products that will be seen in the movie or just want to walk down their cool Sex and the city runway, then head on down and check them out.
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Livescribe Pulse Smartpen Winners

by on May 16th, 2010

The Winners of the Livescribe Pulse Smartpen on and are PhantomAI (Hardware Geeks) and loserlia (CuteGeek) .

Both winners will be contacted via the email the provided when they posted their comments.