Sunday, March 4, 2007

Joost Sounds Juicy

Live, from the gentlemen that brough you Skype, the widely-popular internet phone service, comes their newest online venture...Joost. It's like cable, but free and on the Internet.

Remember a few years ago when WebTV burst into our living rooms? Probably not, because it was a huge f lop. I do, however, because my parents bought into the scam rather than buying me a new computer. But what separates Joost from WebTV is that the Internet won't be on the TV, TV will be on the Internet.

With this new online development, Janus Friis and Niklas Zennstrom hope to bring more than 50,000 channels to the Web. Plus, it'll be cheaper than cable (it will actually be free).

If this trend of online-life continues, soon we'll have no reason to get out of our deskchairs. Soon, we'll go to school, go to work, and relax...all on the computer.