Freeconomics: How to make money by giving things away

International flights that don’t cost a thing? Books or music you don’t have to pay for? Even companies handing out cars? Traditional business is based on the certainty that everything has a price. But now we are at the dawn of a new consumerist era, governed by ‘freeconomics’… read more | digg story

Struggling to find an XP PC? Consider these options

For those of you who have been lucky enough to dodge Windows Vista thus far.. Here’s a frustration we can all expect to see increase in the next three months: A reader, Brent Smithline, was trying to get a Windows XP-based PC before the June 30 date after which Microsoft will no longer provide new…

Use Your Laptop to Access The Net While Flying Cross Country

FAA clears in-flight WiFi for takeoff on American Airlines Aircell, the company behind American Airline’s plans to offer in-flight broadband, has just received crucial clearance from the FAA. With issues of production and functionality now resolved, the way is clear for the technology’s rollout. Expect to see transcontinental AA flights with broadband available within 2008.…