Tag Archive: Suck


Apple Watch apps kinda suck, but Cupertino hopes you won’t notice

At this week’s “Let us loop you in” keynote, Apple revealed a major shift in its smartwatch strategy. Tim Cook tried to dress it up by announcing new Apple Watch bands and a price drop, but the most significant aspect was what he did not say: There was no mention of third-party Watch apps. After […]

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

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Yes, there is a vacuum cleaner museum and it does not suck

ST. JAMES, Missouri — The first in Tom Gasko’s impressive collection of vacuum cleaners arrived before he was born. It was a summer day in 1962 and his mother, Jean, was pregnant and uncomfortably hot. The Rainbow vacuum salesman in…Read more ›

WikiLinks 3 app makes Wikipedia even more of a mind-expanding time suck

If you’ve ever hopped onto Wikipedia just to “look one thing up really quick” and then come to an hour later with a comprehensive knowledge of the various forms of lightsaber combat, WikiLinks 3 might very well be your Kryptonite.…Read more ›

Robot vacuum tries to suck up sleeping woman

Robot vacuums might be having a moment. Should sales suddenly spike, it may be because of the unintentional endorsement from a South Korean woman, who made news when her hair got sucked up by her robot vacuum. The woman had…Read more ›

Bindle takes the suck out of group messaging

Chris Toy was an Everquest geek in the early days, playing the addictive open-world video game somewhat obsessively. It wasn’t slaying the monsters or leveling up that really motivated Toy, but the social aspects of the game. “I was honestly…Read more ›

SimCity: Complete Edition is a glorious city building time suck

SimCity: Complete Edition is the most up-to-date version of EA and Maxis’ fourth iteration of the seminal metropolis building simulator and it’s out in the Mac App Store right now. I launched the game last night at around 8:00 pm.…Read more ›

Why you should watch The Interview (even if it might suck)

Whether you head to a theater or stream it in the comfort of your home, you really ought to watch The Interview this weekend. The action-comedy, about two journalists on a mission to assassinate North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, has…Read more ›

7 tips for making your live demo not suck

SAN FRANCISCO — Myles Weissleder has witnessed the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to startup demos. The former VP of public affairs at Meetup.com presides over SF New Tech, a showcase for disruptive hopefuls that he’s…Read more ›

Battery life will still suck on ultra-slim iPhone 6

The iPhone 6 is poised to become the thinnest, lightest iPhone Apple’s ever made, but all that thinning might mean the iPhone still won’t be able to hold a charge for more than 10 hours. Eight iterations of iPhones have been…Read more ›

No, Apple Doesn’t Suck At Peddling Ads

  A really great article published in Advertising Age this week by data specialist Kate Kaye about Apple and Amazon said (to paraphrase Breaking Bad’s Saul Goodman): “You two suck at peddling ads. Period.” Well, that’s what Madison Avenue thinks,…Read more ›    [Read More…]