Tag Archive: Weird


14 weird and wonderful gowns from Apple’s fashion exhibit

Apple’s upcoming fashion exhibition at the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art is set to open in May, but if you can’t make it to the Big Apple to see which designer pieces Jony Ive and Co. hand-picked as examples for how technological advancements have altered fashion, the museum has given a sneak peek at […]

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

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Nintendo unveils first, weird mobile game: Miitomo

At a briefing in Tokyo this evening, console maker and developer Nintendo unveiled the first of its proposed five smartphone games it will make with mobile giant DeNA between now and March 2017. And it’s not the most exciting news for long-time fans of the Wii U company’s library. The title, called Miitomo will be […]

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How to fix weird ‘talagent’ keychain issue

Are you getting something like following message on your Mac every time you log in? talagent wants to use the “local items” keychain. please log in with password. If so, you’re in luck, because we have a fix. Here’s how to get this utterly annoying pop-up out of your face. Talagent is a background service […]

Each state has its own fave emoji (and some of you people are weird)

  Emoji have quickly become the language of choice for digital natives, but when it comes to the tiny pictograms, not all emoji are used equally. To find out which areas of the United States use emoji differently, SwiftKey analyzed over 1 billion emoji used on its keyboard app between June 2014 and 2015, and […]

Will.i.am thinks the Apple Watch is weird

Black Eyed Peas founder Will.i.Am has been an Apple fanboy for years, but when it comes to supporting Jony Ive’s new wearable, the singer thinks it’s just weird. During a panel discussion at the Cannes Lions festival, Mr I.Am said… Read more ›

One weird trick gets Spotify to stump up royalties for your favorite band

The Taylor Swift/Apple Music controversy has reignited discussion about what exactly the trend toward music streaming is going to do to artists. If you’re concerned that your favorite singer isn’t getting enough dough, you may be interested to check out Eternify,… Read more ›

This weird Digital Crown fix will make you fear for your Apple Watch

My Apple Watch is getting a little crufty. I wear it every day, including when I sweat a lot, as during a run, for example. As such, the Digital Crown started to get a little tough to turn. It took… Read more ›

Apple Watch Sport ships with a weird tri-sectioned band

Recently, Apple sparked a little bit of confusion when they announced that every Apple Watch Sport would contain two separate bands. People interpreted that to mean that it shipped with two complete bands: one for small and medium wrists, and… Read more ›

Why you’re seeing weird alien emojis everywhere

Apple released big updates to iOS and OS X today, and among the changes is a whole lot of new emojis. There are over 300 emojis added by Apple as part of an update to the Unicode standard, and most… Read more ›

Disable Raise to Listen for Audio Messages in iOS to Prevent Weird Voice Text Behavior

Raise To Listen is a handy feature in modern versions of iOS that allow you to literally raise your iPhone to listen to a received audio message and to respond by sending a new voice text. But the feature is not entirely reliable for all users (particularly those who use an iPhone case, more on … Read More