TV is Broken


TV Is Broken by Patrick Rhone “What’s a commercial?”, she asks. “It is like little shows where they tell you about other shows and toys and snacks.”, I explain. “Why?” “Well the TV people think you might like to know about this stuff.” “This is boring! I want to watch…

Selecting outbound links with jQuery


Maps on Kindle has a great article about using jQuery to select all outbound links on your web site.  In a nutshell, it creates a new selector by comparing the url of the link to the domain of the current web page.  That allows you to do things like this: $('a:external').css('color', '#F00'); Pretty…

Introducing Colortoons CHIKARA!


The cast of CHIKARA comes to Colortoons complete with entrance themes, photos, over 40 exclusive videos and a whole lot more! Colortoons is an interactive coloring book for children of all ages. With just a touch of their finger, your child will be able to color and doodle on each…

Introducing Colortoons Halloween!


Halloween has come to Colortoons! Colortoons Halloween is an interactive coloring book for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.  With just a touch of their finger, your child will be able to paint, color and doodle on 8 classic Halloween monsters.  From a blood-sucking vampire to a brain eating zombie,…

Why Amazon Silk Should Scare You


Fire by Chris Espinosa Amazon will capture and control every Web transaction performed by Fire users.  Every page they see, every link they follow, every click they make, every ad they see is going to be intermediated by one of the largest server farms on the planet.  People who cringe at…

Rapid Reaction: The Kindle Fire


Amazon has just announced their long rumored Kindle Fire tablet.  For $199 Amazon presents a 7 inch tablet based on the Android platform.  It will play music, show movies, run apps, and -- of course -- let you read Kindle books. The announcement is only a few hours old, but my initial…

Colortoons featured on Daddy on Board


Our friends over at the Daddy on Board podcast just featured Colortoons on their latest episode.  The show, hosted by Clayton Morris (of Fox News fame) and Mike Quackenbush (of Chikara fame), is targetted at new Dads.  They share stories of their own struggles with being new parents, "little victories", and reviews…