Digitimes has unnamed sources telling them that laptop manufacturers are anticipating the Metro UI of Windows 8 and are planning to equip upcoming ultrabooks with touchpanels. Really? Touchscreens on our laptops? Why?
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."
A 17-year-old pregnant teen lost her flight when TSA agents insisted she had to check her bag, which has a replica gun attached to it. For once, I'm going to defend the TSA: this girl is a naff arseclown.
The internet is abuzz today over a vague confirmation from Instagram creator Kevin Systrom that video is the next big frontier for the insular social network. And while that may sound like a logical evolution for some, it also sounds like a disaster-in-the-making.
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.
Gmail came out for iPhone and iPad! Hooray! We've been waiting for this for years! Hooray! The app is so completely terrible that I wish I never downloaded it! Hoor... wait what? Yes. This new Gmail app for iOS is such a tragedy I don't even know why it exists.
You see that photo right above these words? That's a bloody ice cream sandwich. You know what's on the next generation of Android phones? An operating system. Android 4.0 to be specific. I defy you to eat it.
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.