Tooling around on the Mashable site this week, I stumbled cross a section called Mashable Battles in which the site’s sociable editors pit two digital platforms, gadgets, smartphones, whatever, against one another. The latest battle asked readers to weigh in on the perennial leader in online video, YouTube, versus the upstart Hulu. Is this a PC vs. TV battle all over again?
Separately, but hardly unrelated, we found Hulu founder Jason Killar chatting it up with AllThingsD’s Kara Swisher:
Leanback and Veg Out
But YouTube is not sitting still. This week it debuted Leanback in an effort to make one’s online video viewing a better experience – no matter what the screeen. Here’s the company’s video clip about it:
Pass the Popcorn
Leanback didn’t go unnoticed by Beet.TV, which grabbed the designer of the product’s interface for a few bites.
Moving on, if you hadn’t gotten your fill of FourSquare and Gowalla of late, here’s a “location-based check-in app” for homebodies, GetGlue:
Finally, it appears the make-it-yourself e-commerce space is booming. Etsy is hiring and created a video to let everyone know: