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OnSale told you about Sony's (SNE) Dash when plans for the device first became public at the Consumer Electronics Show. Sony's non-tablet touch screen device, which brags video streaming capabilities, access to more than 1,500 free apps, and an alarm clock on a 7-inch touch screen, is now available in stores for $199. You can pick it up at Best Buy, at your local Sony Style shop, or online at sony.com.
Follow the Leader
LinkedIn is taking a hint from the likes of Facebook and Twitter by allowing for a “follow” feature on its professional networking site. “Follow Company” lets LinkedIn users follow various companies, plus get the latest updates from those companies, such as job openings and new hires. Sign on to LinkedIn.com to see the new feature in action.
Android users will soon be able to enjoy Sirius XM (SIRI) from their handheld devices. Motorola (MOT) Droid and Google (GOOG) Nexus One users will have a 7-day free trial of Sirius XM after downloading the new app. The exact release date has not yet been made public, but you can track its progress by signing up at SiriusXM.com. (And those with an iPad and/or an iPhone, (AAPL) the Sirius XM app is already available for you.)
Mother’s Day is May 9, and Coach and Cole Haan are two retailers who want to help you shop with some online discounts. At Coach, (COH) you’ll get a free gift with a purchase of $200 or more. And, orders before May 2 will get free shipping on orders of $75+. Visit Coach.com for more. Cole Haan is offering free 3-day shipping through May 5 through noon ET. All you have to do is enter MOMSDAY at checkout.
The Polaroid is back in a big way with the company’s new “300” model. You can take and print pictures as you did in the pre-digital days with the $90 device. The film will cost you $10 for ten photos. The Polaroid 300 comes in red, blue, and black, and will be in stores next month. Can’t wait? Order one now at Polaroid.com.
Good Day Sunshine
Glamour Magazine’s “Slave to Fashion” blog wants you to stay safe while in the sun – and help raise skin cancer awareness. Brette Sandler designed a great new hat that you’re going to need while catching some rays beachside (or poolside) this summer. The hat retails for $95, and 25% of the proceeds go to the Skin Cancer Foundation. You can get yours at brettesandler.com.
Bloggers, small businesses, or anyone with a Web site who wants to add a little fun to their content can use Heyzap, a social game supplier with more than 30,000 games available to its users. Visit Heyzap.com and start using its “social games bar” for your site.
Now you can enjoy the latest films from New York’s TriBeCa Film Festival without leaving your living room. Tribeca Film Festival Virtual lets you watch this year’s feature films and shorts with the help of a TFF Virtual Pass. Register for MyTribeca (or login if you’re already a member) and buy your Virtual Pass for $45.
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