Tag Archive: Bomb


Tokyo Apple Store cancels event after bomb scare

The Japanese Apple Store in Tokyo’s upmarket Ginza district had to be evacuated and a promotional event canceled over the weekend after it received a bomb threat. The event was a Sunday promotional event featuring the movie director Isao Yukisada, who last directed the Chinese romance-suspense film Five Minutes to Tomorrow in 2014. It’s not […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Glitter bomb service will bomb, broker warns

Like glitter itself, the story on shipyourenemiesglitter.com just won’t go away. But eventually it will and that could mean trouble for the undisclosed buyer of the website that promises to mail glitter bombs to enemies, according to a London-based broker… Read more ›

Drop an audio bomb on your party with this room-filling music machine

LAS VEGAS — With its wide base and gently sloping sides, the Archt one speaker looks a little like an egg pod from Alien or the business end of a bomb. Its outer shell is sleek black plastic, with a… Read more ›

iPhone 5 Saves Soldier’s Life In Bomb Explosion [Video]

A Utah soldier has thanked Apple after his iPhone 5 helped save his life from a suicide bomb explosion while on tour in Afghanistan. The metal ball bearings from the bomb ripped through the phone casing, but not Shaun Frank.… Read more ›     

Apple Awarded Scroll Bar Patent, Effectively Gives Company Legal Nuclear Bomb

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarded Apple a patent covering vertical and horizontal UI scroll bars. Yes. Apple has a patent on scroll bars. Patent No.�8,223,134�for �Portable electronic device, method, and graphical user interface for displaying electronic lists and documents” covers the implementation of transparent and disappearing vertical scroll bars in essentially everything. These are the same bars that appear when scrolling any webpage, playlist, and any type of �digital document� that cannot be fully  [Read More…]

Government Looking to Developers For Bomb Squad App Store

Imagine if in 2008�s Hurt Locker the elite soldier tasked with disarming IEDs and other explosives whipped out his iPhone and proclaimed �Wait, wait. I have an App for that.� Well the US Department of Defense Explosive Ordnance Disposal is imaging exactly that and is looking for coders to help build an entire app store dedicated to bomb technicians. Funding for those chosen to develop the store can reach from 750,000 to $1.25 million according to  [Read More…]

Agreeing to iTunes’ Terms of Service Means You Promise Not to Make a Nuclear Bomb

South Park may have lampooned Apple�s iTunes terms of service agreement along with the millions who blindly accept the terms without reading them last year, but they missed a comedic gold mine. Everyone who accepts Apple�s iTunes terms of service agrees to not use the product to produce nuclear bombs. Wait, what? It�s there, it�s real, and I had no idea iTunes was an integral factor in the nuclear bomb production process. Well, the terms of  [Read More…]