Allowing people to quickly hop through airport security with a TSA-verified biometric "fast passes," Clear had great idea on their hands. Sadly, as of yesterday, their freeflowing security lanes will be closed.
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Our buddy Dave Zatz stumbled across an article in the current Playboy that revealed that Hulu would soon appear on the Roku digital video player, which already carries Netflix and Amazon VOD. Our guess is, it's a solid statement from Roku, but not fully concrete till Hulu confirms it.
The $US489, 9.7-inch Amazon Kindle DX is shipping June 10. Amazon's filling pre-orders first, so those people who got really excited early on get them before everyone else.
HD Guru just scored the first review with the $US3,200 46-inch Samsung UN46B8000. It's an LED-backlit LCD that measures just over an inch thick and refreshes images at 240Hz. HD Guru loved the display, calling it the best LCD ever.
Pundits have framed President Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Sonia Sotomayor, as a judicial equivalent to her predecessor. Not quite: Justice Souter is a proud luddite who has never owned a computer. Sotomayor, on the other hand, is a nerd.