GfG’s Article Recap for Week Ending May 1, 2009

Let’s take another look at what we found worthy of a post this week! Let’s start with 2 recession-busting bargains that you can’t afford to miss out on: a D-Link Print Server for $20 and a nicely-spec’ed MacBook Air for $999.

Next up is the uber hi-tech Emotiv EPOC that allows you to play games and control your computer with your mind. On a similar theme we featured the very futuristic Ripple Bluetooth Headset.

In tech business news, ABC and Disney are partnering to show ABC shows on Hulu, Microsoft and Verizon are to work together on a possible iPhone Killer and Amazon are acquiring Stanza to expand their Kindle operations.

Finally, for all you Apple fans out there (everyone?), we have heard rumors of a new, cutting-edge Apple product: The iPad?

ABC/Disney partners with Hulu to show ABC shows

After months of negotiations, Disney (ABC) has agreed to take a stake in Hulu, NBC’s online video website and thus also air their shows on Fans of Lost Grey’s Anatomy, Desperate Housewives, and so on can now see full episodes online legally for free with an ad or two thrown in for revenue.

While Greg Sandoval at CNET seems to think this will hurt YouTube, I don’t think that’s about to happen just yet. Sure, this is an important deal as YouTube tries to reform its model to include more industry-approved content, but YouTube is a household name with over 10 times the traffic currently.

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