Liz Gannes

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Kevin Rose’s Oink Now Available: A Local Reviews App for Everything

Oink, the first app from Digg founder and video host Kevin Rose’s new app incubator, Milk, is now available for iPhone. If you’ve seen Foursquare, imagine if that app were inverted around the user-contributed tips about an establishment — what to order, mostly — rather than the places themselves. This is quite similar to many other apps (and Rose was actually a Foursquare angel investor), but it’s particularly pretty.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus