Woot is an online service that sells one item at a time. It is a great concept and unlike Amazon or eBay that sell millions of items per day, Woot selects a particular item and displays it on the website. Just one product a day. Amazon liked the idea and decided to acquire Woot.
A few months ago, TheAppleGoogle conducted a poll asking users to vote for their most favorite gadget. The nominations included the best gadgets in vogue. These included iPhone 4G, iPad, Nexus One, Android Smartphones, Project Natal, Asus EEE Keyboard, Ford Sync, Chrome OS Netbooks, Canova Dual Screen Notebook, Lenovo Skylight and Sony Xperia X10, thus making the competition pretty hard.
Mozilla has announced that they have been working on an application for the iPhone known as Firefox Home. Firefox Home is based on Mozilla’s Sync (earlier known as Weave) technology and it gives users instant access to their bookmarks, browsing history, opened tabs and recent tabs from their last Firefox browsing session.
Chromium OS, the open source build of Google’s upcoming web-focused netbook system, was made into a thumb-drive-friendly build early on by a helpful hacker named Hexxeh. His latest build, ChromiumOS Zero, adds Chrome extension support, speed boosts, and other goodies.
The new update is called Chromium OS Zero and it boasts serious speed improvements, automatic delivery of system updates, a reduction in the startup delay on Broadcom wifi adapters, and a slick, customized bootsplash graphic. The browser now has full extension support and bookmark sync, which makes it easy to experiment.
I did try to boot it in Sun VirtualBox but it didn’t boot up properly. You may still stick up with ther Chromium OS Cherry. Download it from your favorite torrent!