In Wake of Delivery Delays, Amazon Offers Gift Cards to Customers

Better late than never?

Merry Christmas From AllThingsD and the Gift of a YouTube Yule Log

Here’s an hour of some crackling fire on Google’s YuleTube, oops, YouLog, oops, YouTube.

A Christmas Message From Edward Snowden: “Asking Is Always Cheaper Than Spying” (Video)

Then again, Santa has been using a magic snowball to naughty-or-nice monitor us at no cost for centuries now.


It’s the Thought That Counts (Comic)

Here is the latest comic from our Joy of Tech friends at Geek Culture, Nitrozac and Snaggy. Joy of Tech appears three times a week in the Voices section of this site.

AllThingsD Week in Review: WhatsApp vs. Bullshit Metrics and Apple’s Tearjerker Ad

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.

What Does the VC Sing? Harlem-Shaking, Twerking First Round Capital’s 2013 Holiday Video Is a Wrecking Ball.

Though I never knew it, Howard Morgan in a muscle costume stranded hanging on a wrecking ball is the Christmas present I have always wanted.

AllThingsD Week in Review: Wearable Computing Comes to Clothes, and Yahoos Hate Yahoo Mail

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.

The New Norm: Expect App Downloads to Regularly Hit One Billion a Week

The week between Christmas and New Year’s was a busy one with more than 50 million iOS and Android tablets and smartphones activated and 1.76 billion applications downloaded.

This Christmas, Buyers Were Stocking Up on Tablets

Christmas marked a record in terms of iOS and Android device activations and app downloads, according to Flurry.

Happy Festivus From the Rest of Us at All Things Digital

Please feel free to air your grievances!

Santa’s Cookie Crumbles (Comic)

Apple’s Newest Ad: If Only Via FaceTime

Yup, Google Has Christmas Sales on Ads, Too