Daily Archives: November 5, 2010

When Facebook Deals launched on Wednesday, an impressive raft of launch partners were already signed up. The Palms in Las Vegas was giving away a third night free, Chipotle was giving away a second entree on the house, and Gap said it would be giving away 10,000 pairs of jeans on a date to be determined.

When I arrived at work this morning, it was clear that the Gap promotion was happening today. More than a dozen people were lined up outside the Gap across the street from our office.

After dropping my bag, I grabbed a notepad and my iPhone, and darted over to see if I could be one of the lucky ones to claim the Deal. Read more

The Samsung Galaxy Tab has finally arrived, allowing operators around the world to take on the iPad in the tablet stakes, only for Apple to move on to “the future of notebooks” with the new MacBook Air.

I followed up early reviews of the Tab and the Air with a fuller look at these category-bending products in this week’s Personal Technology column in the FT’s Business Life section. Read more