Tag Archive: Death

Windows Phone’s Black Screen Of Death Tells You To ‘Insert Installation Disk’ [Image]


Microsoft’s Windows operating system is often mocked for its blue screen of death, the dreaded error message that appears on an all-too-often basis when attempting to work the computer too hard. And now it seems the company’s Windows Phone platform has a nasty error message of its own.

This particular error message, spotted on the HTC 8X, rather hilariously asks you to “insert your Windows installation disk” and “repair your computer” to continue.

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Why Batman Failed To Save Rachel, Katniss Couldn’t Find The Cornucopia, And Jack Froze To Death [Humor]

I bet you weren’t aware of the real reason why Batman couldn’t save Rachael in The Dark Knight or why Katniss had a bit of trouble finding the Cornucopia in Hunger Games? What if I told you it was all Apple’s fault? Well it is! Don’t believe me? We’ve uncovered the deleted scenes to prove it.


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The Windows Blue Screen of Death Makes a Hilarious iPad Lock Screen

Funny iPad lock screen: blue screen of death

One of the many things that iOS and Mac switchers coming from the Windows world surely don’t miss is the infamous Blue Screen of Death. To celebrate your freedom from that dreaded BSOD, you can dress up your iPad or Mac with a hilarious blue screen wallpaper, which easily ranks up there with that awful Windows 95 background on the worst wallpaper scale, and  [Read More…]

New Glu Mobile Game Death Dome Looks Like Infinity Blade With A Borderlands Skin

If you’ve been itching to get your hands on Infinity Blade for your Android device, you’re out of luck. However, if you’re good with playing a Infinity Blade-style game, Glu Mobile just may have the answer for you. The San Francisco-based company has just released a trailer for a new game, Death Dome, that looks a whole lot like Infinity Blade with a heaping serving of Borderlands 2 thrown in for  [Read More…]

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney Fight To The Death Infinity Blade-Style In This iOS Game

Who would win?

The 2012 U.S. presidential election is only months away. Leading up to election day, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will continue debating one another and fervently addressing the “issues’ in passionate speeches and ad spots.

Obama and Romney go head-to-head in a new iOS game developed by the makers of Infinity Blade, and well, you get the idea.

From the creators of the bestselling and award-winning Infinity Blade series,  [Read More…]

Forget The Death Star, Apple Has Destroyed Another Galaxy In Mountain Lion [Image]

This image of the NGC 3190 Galaxy is the one Apple altered for Mountain Lion.

Back when OS X Lion first came out, amateur and pro astronomers alike noted with bemusement that Apple had used their new operating system as an excuse to alter the Universe according to their whim. Most notably, when picking a picture of the Andromeda Galaxy as OS X Lions default wallpaper, Apple photoshopped several stars  [Read More…]

Verizon Posts $2 Billion Loss In iPhone Death By A Thousand Cuts

Verizon Wireless swung to a $ 2 billion loss, despite higher data revenue and doubled iPhone sales. Increased interest in the Apple smartphone was a double-edged sword. Higher iPhone demand resulted in steeper subsidies paid by the second-largest domestic carrier during the fourth quarter. In a corporate version of a Tale of Two Cities, Verizon announced higher iPhone sales, higher wireless revenue, but lower profit. Spurred by iPhone sales during  [Read More…]

Steve Jobss Death Could Cost His Widow Almost $1B In Taxes

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For the widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, the saying about death and taxes being lifes only certainty probably rings true particularly taxes. Laurene Powell Jobs learned she must pay $ 867 million in capital gains taxes and is being advised to unload millions of Disney and Apple shares worth nearly $ 7 billion. According to Bloomberg, Powell Jobs also faces a 2013 deadline  [Read More…]

Steve Jobs Obsessed with Three Reinventions Before His Death

Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson reveals in a new interview that the late Apple CEO was obsessed with reinventing the wheel so to speak with regard to television, textbooks and photography. In the last weeks of his life, Isaacson admits, Jobs would often speak of these three things he wholeheartedly wanted to “reinvent.” “He really wanted to take these on. I didnt go into details about these products in the book because it was implicitly  [Read More…]

Softbank CEO: Steve Jobs Working on Next Apple Product The Day Before His Death

Even in death, the late icon of Apple – Steve Jobs – is living up to his reputation as the hardest working man in technology. In the weeks the preceded his passing, we all heard reports that Jobs worked full days right up until his August resignation as CEO of the tech giant he co-founded a quarter-century ago. But according to a new revelation from the CEO of Japanese carrier Softbank, Jobs was working tirelessly  [Read More…]