Site of the Day for Friday, July 18, 2008 Gizmodo Today's site, "so much in love with shiny new toys, it's unnatural," offers news, views and reviews of the latest whizzbang items, sometimes before they can even be found on store shelves. Gentle Subscribers who like to be au fait with the newest and potentially hottest items may find this site to be a great spot to keep tabs on the latest gadgets. "Gizmodo is a blog with the sole purpose of writing about tech and gadgets as fast as possible. Started in 2002, Gizmodo has grown to be Gawker Media's largest blog, bringing in upwards of 50 million page views a month in traffic. We post about a variety of gadgets, including computers, cellphones, video games, cameras and anything else you can push a button on." - from the website Currently vying for the pinnacle of cool at Gizmodo is the latest incarnation of the iPhone -- the 3G, with firmware and application commentaries, as well as notes on the phone itself. Technology moves along on gadgets besides the entertaining kind, as the site highlights an innovation in needles with scientists' attempt to mimic a mosquito mouth to come up with a pain-free hypodermic. Other noteworthy products include a color-changing lamp, a "digital wall" and for those with really deep pockets, a Lotus Eco Elise. In addition to gadgets, the site is featuring news coverage on anti-trust charges against Intel, and the latest on free WiFi hotspots from a major telecommunications company. Slide over to the site for a slick presentation, along with visitor comments, on leading edge products at: http://gizmodo.com/ A.M. Holm <admin-sotd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Manage your subscription and view the List archives on the web at: <http://www.freelists.org/cgi-bin/webpage?webpage_id=sotd> and <http://www.freelists.org/archives/sotd> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ UNSUBSCRIBE by sending a blank email to sotd-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with unsubscribe in the Subject field.