Tag Archive: Sucks


HopStop shuts down after Apple sucks the life out of it

It looks like HopStop is doing the walk of shame back from Apple’s apartment. The city transit mapping service is shutting down as of this October. Apple acquired HopStop in 2013 and seems to have used up just about all of the data it wants for its own Maps app, so the folks in Cupertino have […]

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

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Why Samsung’s design sucks, in a single image

Want to sum up the difference between Apple and Samsung in a single image? Don’t look at the logos. Don’t look at the operating systems. Don’t even look at what their respective gadgets look like. Look at the lines. Look… Read more ›

Why Samsung’s design sucks, in a single image

Want to sum up the difference between Apple and Samsung in a single image? Don’t look at the logos. Don’t look at the operating systems. Don’t even look at what their respective gadgets look like. Look at the lines. Look… Read more ›

Facebook Messenger’s app store is here, and it sucks

Facebook is building its own kind of app store around Messenger, or so was the pitch at the social network’s F8 conference last week. But now that the new platform, which manifests itself as a list of approved iOS apps… Read more ›

Why Apple Pay is great, and CurrentC sucks, this week on The CultCast

This week: the war on Apple Pay has begun. We’ll tell you why some of the biggest retailers are moving to block it, and all about the ridiculously dumb app they want you to use instead. Plus, our 72-hour review… Read more ›

How hacker game Watch Dogs sucks mobile players into its trippy console world

Ubisoft’s upcoming Watch Dogs console game is hoping to upend the traditional boundaries between single- and multi-player gaming, allowing you to hack into other players’ games on the fly, earning experience and renown points which you can then use to… Read more ›

Jive Shower Speaker Really Sucks

  At just $ 40, I can’t help but think that the water resistant Jive is anything more than adequate when it comes to sound, especially as it packs Bluetooth 4, AVRCP (for remote control from your iPhone) and a 500mAh…

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iStabilizer Glass Sucks Your iPhone Onto Your Windshield

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I remain firmly of the opinion that a driver should drive, and not sip coffee, or listen to the radio, or text his lover, or use cruise-control. As a cyclist, I rely on the pilots of these road-going behemoths to pay attention to the road in order for me to remain alive.

So I have mixed feelings about a gadget which puts a cellphone within such easy reach.The gadget is the iStabilizer Glass, and it is a  [Read More…]

Think Siri Sucks? Replace It With Google Voice Search Using NowNow Tweak [Jailbreak]

Use Google Voice Search from anywhere in iOS.

If you’ve found Siri to be completely useless, and you’ve decided it’s easier to avoid it than to shout at it, then why not replace it with Google Voice Search? If you’ve got a jailbroken iOS device, it’s as easy as installing a new tweak called NowNow.

NowNow gives Siri a swift kick up the backside and then replaces it with Google Voice Search,  [Read More…]

Dont Worry, iOS Encryption Is So Secure Even The NSA Sucks At Hacking It

Your iPhone contains a whole lotta information about your personal life. You got your bank apps, email, text messages, phone calls, browsing history, plus all those embarrassing songs you listen to on Spotify you don’t want people to know about.

You don’t expect to get hardcore encryption security on a tiny iPhone, and when the iPhone was first released in 2007 you didn’t. Huge security holes allowed  hackers to easily take over  [Read More…]