Links of the day

Cool consumer products from DEMOfall – SiliconValley.com

Official Google Mac Blog: Gears for Safari

Apple’s Latest iPhone Sees Slow Japan Sales – WSJ.com

Unilever Foodsolutions Ireland: Recipes – I like what Unilever has done here, in what I suspect is a low traffic part of their site

FreshNetworks Blog » Blog Archive » Five ways social media will help brands face the credit crunch – crap opportunistic title but decent primer in social media

Waiting for the Zune Generation – Bits Blog – NYTimes.com

The Explosive Growth of Mobile Music Downloads

Austin game event: Sun Microsystems tailors its services for online games » VentureBeat

Yahoo Bleeds Purple. And You Thought Microsoft’s Marketing Campaign Was Weird – not sure that as a consumer I would be clear about what the call to action is, but some of the elements in this are quite nice. For sneaker freaker completists; you may want to catch on to a set of limited edition Yahoo! vs Pony in a purple and white colorway. Without giving too much away I have spoken to people in the know and it will all make sense over the next couple of months. Keep an eye on Yahoo! UK for some changes sooner, rather than later

GigaOM Interview: Bill Hambrecht, Legendary Silicon Valley Banker – GigaOM – key takeout: Lehman’s will have little effect on funding for the technology sector and there will be an opportunity for banks to take tech firms to IPO as there will be fewer underwriters overall at the end of this

Top Mobile Trends: Multimedia Microblogging – its a bit weird thinking that something I do as part of my normal day is ‘TOP MOBILE TREND’. Living in the future eh.