(Bill Binns)

Nexus 4 And 10 Purchasers Just Want To Know Where Their Devices Are

Google announced a fresh assortment of Nexus mobile devices last week, so regular readers know what that means: a fresh assortment of reader complaints about the experience of ordering from Google. As we’ve noted pretty much every time the company releases a consumer-facing product, the company makes great products that consumers want, but still aren’t all that great at dealing with those customers. Tuesday’s release of the Nexus 4 (phone) and Nexus 10 (big tablet) worldwide were no different. Many customers whose orders got through before the Nexus 4 sold out (or did it?) aren’t sure when their phones are coming…if they’re coming at all. [More]

Are You Prepared For McOatmeal?

Are You Prepared For McOatmeal?

An anonymous tipster whom we’ll call Deep Oat forwarded us a shot of this memo, which reveals that McDonald’s — at least in Indiana — is readying oatmeal servings at $2 a pop. [More]

Time Names 50 Best Inventions Of '09

Time Names 50 Best Inventions Of '09

Time Magazine selected the 50 best inventions of 2009. Topping the list are NASA’s Ares rockets, which take us one step closer to a Jetsons-like world of planet-hopping joy:

Oh, Look, Yet Another Redesigned Nintendo DS

Oh, Look, Yet Another Redesigned Nintendo DS

Nintendo is showing no mercy to those who picked up a DSi since it was released in April and announcing that gamers will have to pick up the new, redesigned DSi LL if they want to stay cutting-edge.

http://consumerist.com/2007/06/27/ikan-is-a-barcode-reader/

IKAN is a barcode reader for the home that you scan your groceries under when you run out. The device places an order with your local grocer, who delivers a resupply.