I've never been to Iceland. Had never planned to visit, really, until I saw this stunning time-lapse of the land of the midnight sun. Now I'm dreaming of having my morning coffee on sun-kissed ice block this side of nowhere.
This week's other phone -- no, not the Galaxy Nexus, the other phone -- will allow updates to Ice Cream Sandwich from next year, according to Motorola. For all the ICS trufax your body can contain, jump over here for more. [TechRadar]
Ice Cream Sandwich's here! Ice Cream Sandwich's here! And in the world of Android, that can only mean one thing (besides a bunch of nerds whining about not having their update yet): Oh god I need to know what's next.
Exotic Wild Animals Are on the Loose in Ohio, Police Asking People to Protect Themselves With Twitter
Over in the States -- Ohio, to be exact -- a town has been shut down because exotic wild animals, such as bears, tigers, lions, cheetahs, wolves and other wildlife are running amok. Police have been hunting down these animals throughout the night and have killed about 30 out of the 48 animals on the loose.
We all know what came out of Samsung and Google's big launch event in the dead of last night. Heck, we even know Samsung definitely didn't rip off Apple with the design. But did you know that Google's Andy Rubin and Samsung's president JK Shin were extremely skilled in synchronised phone-demoing? Skip 8 mins and 10 secs in for some giggles. [YouTube]
This is NOT Angry Birds. Yes, you do fling avians in graceful arcs towards a target and yes, you get a star rating at the end of each level and -- again, yes -- the graphics are cut from the same cartoonish cloth. But these are mere coincidences! For a start, there is only one bird. He even seems quite content.
Every product needs a target market, and Pioneer's put their sites on the lucrative dance community with a trio of new boomboxes that make it easy to put together a routine, or just bust out some moves on a street corner.
For the past two weeks, Apple has been collecting messages to and about Steve Jobs at firstname.lastname@example.org. The most moving of those can now be seen on a simple, scrolling page at apple.com/stevejobs. You can still send a message if you haven't already, or read through the rest of the world's farewells. [Apple via GigaOm]
Samsung's mobile president, Shin Jong-kyun, had some interesting comments regarding their brand spanking new Galaxy Nexus and ongoing patent war with Apple. He said that the Galaxy Nexus was specifically designed to avoid Apple's patents. In other words, this is finally all Samsung.