Glimpse makes Like buttons useful, ties them to price alerts

Glimpse, a new Pinterest-like application powered by Facebook Likes, is now making the ubiquitous “Like” button a lot more useful by tying universal price alerts to it. Users who like a product can receive an email alert when it goes on sale.

HP TouchPad owners get a free six-pack (of apps)

HP may have canned the TouchPad, but at least the company is trying to make things right for current webOS owners. The official HP Palm blog is serving up a free software six-pack to all TouchPad owners now through the end of the month.