What’s wrong with this setup? (Hint: track the blue cable from end to end.)
Our fearless commander-in-chief Leander Kahney is a strange cuckoo. He is, of course, a dashing and famous technology journalist par example, while his family is inexplicably a bunch of Luddites.
So check out what happened when Leander tried to coach someone in his family how to set up an extra Airport Extreme base station over the phone. No [Read More...]
So you went out to drink with your friends and you forgot to charge your battery. What an idiot. At one point in the evening you know you’re going to get one of those dreaded “20% of battery remaining” notifications, but by that point you’ll probably be too drunk to care about conserving battery.
Maybe if the iPhone’s low battery notifications had a little bit more sass we’d listen to them [Read More...]
The problem with buying any iPad used is the undeniable knowledge that the previous user has, without any shadow of a doubt, used that exact same tablet while sitting upon the toilet. Yet if you try to use that fact as a negotiating point, it quickly becomes a touchy subject.
For the person who uses his or her iPad in the john unapologetically, yet doesn’t want to feel the icy cold touch [Read More...]
Walk into any Starbucks and be cast by the glowing eye-con of a thousand MacBooks, staring at you, poor PC laptop user, with a piercing gaze of recrimination and scorn. “You are not one of us,” they murmur. “You are not of the seraphim.”
If you’re stuck with owning a Windows laptop but want to fit in with the Starbucks set, maybe consider an ASUS Taichi 21? It’s a cool piece of hardware in its own right, featuring a [Read More...]
How many college-aged girls do you know running around with broken iPhone screens? 15? 20? All of them? It takes the average college girl like 2.37 days to shatter her new iPhone screen, or at least that’s the stereotype I choose to believe.
To make things easier for college girls, Apple is launching the iPhone 5C. It comes with aÂ pre-shatteredÂ screen so all your friends think you live a wild and crazy life. [Read More...]
Props to the indefatigable Onion News Network for breaking this important story: Apple is promising an update by Christmas that will fix iOS 6 Maps’ unreliable mapping results by physically altering the shape and geography of the Earth’s crust. That’s a solution that Steve “You’re holding it wrong” Jobs could be proud of.
Source: The Onion
As everyone who has ever read J.R.R. Tolkein’s classic fantasy novel, The Hobbit, knows, Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, Thorin Oakshield and a company of twelve other dwarves make their way from Bag’s End to the Lonely Mountan to battle Smaug on a journey by way of Rivendell, the Mirkwood and the Misty Mountains.
Here’s what the actual trip looked like. Thank goodness they didn’t trust iOS 6 Maps as their navigator, right?
Via: [Read More...]
Now that OS X 10.9 is regularly appearing in usage logs, we thought we’d take a stab at the naming convention. How about OS X Longcat?
Yup, we’re bored today and diving straight into the pool of Longcat memes, and there’s nothing better than boredom and some Pixelmator fun to create something totally stupid. Don’t worry, we’ll be back to our normal useful selves soon here.
On a more [Read More...]