May 2012 Archives
Monday, 28th May 2012
Whenever a new Web trend comes along, there are people who ask, "What is the point of this?" If millions of people are using something, there has to be a reason. In our What Is the Point of... series, we'll explain it to you. This week, we're asking, What is the point of Klout?
Tokyo Toilet Tour! A Photo Walk Through Toto's High-Tech Showroom
Twenty-six floors above Tokyo's Shinjuku district sits one of the city's coolest showcases of Japanese gadgetry: Toto's flagship showroom, where visitors can check out the latest in high-end toilet and bath technology. From automatic-everything "washlet" toilets to a $30,000 light-up bathtub, there's a lot to explore.
The Latest iOS Jailbreak Is Here - Should You Bother?
A mere three weeks after Apple released iOS 5.1.1, the jailbreaking community has cracked it wide open. The latest version of the Absinthe jailbreaking tool is now available for download and it covers most iOS 5-compatible generations of the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. Because of changes in hardware - most notably the A5 processor…
The Tech CEO Hall of Shame
In the grand pantheon of disgraced technology company CEOs, the resume blunder of ousted Yahoo Chief Executive Scott Thompson seems almost trivial. Claiming an unearned degree pales in comparison to the true titans of tech transgressions - whose careers were toppled by everything from massive fraud and grand larceny to inappropriate dalliances with…
[Video] We Bet Yahoo Will Buy Pinterest
In this ReadWriteWeb Hangout, Robyn and Jon speculate wildly about who, if anyone, will acquire Pinterest. Robyn collected responses to the question from RWW readers all week, and they discussed all the possibilities. Jon was pretty sure of himself at first, but Robyn convinced him of her pick by the end.