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Siri Is Apple's Broken Promise

A long time ago, I made a pact with Apple. "You can control my entire technological life, from my computer to my phone to my stereo. I'll pay premium prices. I'll dive into your product ecosystem, and buy books and music and movies and apps from you. Even though they won't work on devices made by anybody else."

Double-O Snooze: Why the Gadgets in James Bond Films Don't Excite Us Anymore

By Bulent Yusuf on at

The title and casting for the new James Bond film, Skyfall, has finally been announced. Enough time has passed so that everyone has forgotten the travesty that was Quantum of Solace, so we're now eagerly looking forward to seeing James Bond back on the big screen, encountering a new threat to world peace and giving it a swift kick to the goolies. One thing we're not excited about, however, are the gadgets.

Your Bag Does Not Need, or Deserve, Its Own Chair

By Andrew Liszewski on at

In what is a sure sign our generation has lost its way, those of you who've spent hundreds of pounds on a fancy messenger bag, backpack, or murse, no longer have to wince and whine when there's no other place to put it but on the dirty floor. This is just awful.