Tag Archive: Nightmare

Creepy Jobs and Gates portraits contain double the nightmare fuel

“Me and My Other Me” is a series of illustrated portraits of celebrities. The roster of folks drawn up include tech giants like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs as well as music mega-stars like Mick Jagger and Michael Jackson. What makes them creepy–aside from the highly detailed cartoonish art style, that is–is that they’re portraits […]

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

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Great WWDC expectations, HomeKit’s killer app, our Facebook nightmare plus more

Download the latest Cult of Mac Magazine to find out what we’re all expecting from next week’s WWDC 2015, why we’re waiting for HomeKit’s killer app, what Kahney’s Korner has to say about the big Jony Ive promotion, a bit…Read more ›

Hysterical video shows why phone calls on the Apple Watch are going to be a nightmare

We’re all looking forward to the Apple Watch, but there’s one thing I’m definitely not looking forward to: the ability to answer phone calls on your wrist. And this clever video shows exactly why. This video by New York-based YouTube…Read more ›

Nightmare Cooperative’s roguelike gameplay will keep you up all night

Roguelike games are a retro treat, hailing back to the earliest computers. They used various ASCII characters to denote dungeon walls and dangerous creatures in an attempt to recreate the experience of playing Dungeons & Dragons. There are many good…Read more ›

My OS X Yosemite nightmare (and how you can avoid a similar fate)

    An overwhelming sense of eagerness overtook me after Apple showed off OS X Yosemite at WWDC. The redesigned interface and accompanying features, like a spruced-up Spotlight and the ability to take phone calls on your Mac, made downloading…Read more ›

This Chart Proves Microsoft’s Worst Nightmare Has Come True

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Want to know why Steve Ballmer wakes up in a sweat at night, screaming at the shadows and clutching his hogshead-sized heart? Look at this chart of year-over-year growth rates of Windows PCs since the iPad came out, put together by the ever nuanced Horace Dediu at Asymco. When the iPad debuted, it immediately killed the PC industry as we know it.

In fact, as  [Read More…]

Dean’s Dragon Dream Is More Like A Nightmare [Review]

What do dragons dream of?

Roger Dean is famous for his fantasy world artwork, which graced many a record sleeve and book cover during the 1970s and 80s. His work is iconic and instantly recognisable to a generation.

This app – Dragon’s Dream – is an unfortunate foray into iOS. It fails to do justice to Dean’s skill as an artist, and fails to offer iOS gamers an experience worth five  [Read More…]

Unlike iCloud, Googles Rumored Cloud Storage Could Be a Privacy Nightmare

Google could easily amass a good deal of data on users of its expected cloud storage service

There have been rumors circulating for some time about Google releasing its own cloud storage service. According to reports, the service is on the verge of release a launch expected next week. Googles service will enter a crowded market of cloud providers that includes Apples iCloud, Box with its new OneCloud feature, and  [Read More…]

Why Mountain Lions AirPlay Mirroring Is Hollywoods Worst Nightmare

One of the features that immediately caught my eye about Mountain Lion was AirPlay Mirroring. As I noted yesterday, this offers a powerful presentation tool for business users as well as a great classroom addition for teachers and trainers. Of course, its also a great entertainment solution and one that has some dramatic advantages over AirPlay Mirroring on the iPad 2 and iPhone 4S. Those advantages are likely to set  [Read More…]

PR Nightmare Continues: White iPhone 4 Thicker Than Its Sibling

Click the image to open in full size. In what has become a week from public relations hell for Apple, Reports popped up late yesterday the white iPhone 4 was thicker than the black model. It has now been confirmed by Engadget the white iPhone 4 is 9.5mm thick compared to the black iPhone’s 9.3mm thickness. Below is an image of Apple’s PR headquarters: Click the image to open in full  <a href=[Read More…]