Clever design choices make for better in-game jokes.
Not every program needs to change the world. Here are some that really never will.
Cat lovers were hoping for Mac OS X Siamese. But Apple just crushed their world!
As All Fools’ Day continues, more reports of tomfoolery are coming in, so here’s a quick video update.
Find some buried treasure, fly in a glass-bottomed jet or mock the Caped Crusader… these are among the many ways you can be fooled thus far on this April Fools’ Day, 2013.
Fake Grimlock claims to be a giant robot dinosaur on a one-dino mission “punch startups in face with truth until fail beaten out of them.”
Don’t listen to The Onion, Boston isn’t just the Hub, it’s a key center of the technology world.
Get yer bingo cards ready – CES 2013 is once again ground zero for weird, unnecessary celebrity appearances!
Downloadable “quantum” software that uses teleportation to diagnose and cure your pet. And it was developed by space aliens!
San Francisco’s The Bold Italic has some fun mocking – and celebrating – the 10 types of people who populate technology startups.
I bet, if Steve Jobs were still in charge, they would have actually done this.
Halloween is the time of year when everyone’s thinking of what’s scary.
Saturday Night Live might not be as funny as it once was, but last weekend the show recaptured some of the old magic on a very modern subject. A brilliant sketch hilariously pointed out the hypocrisy and navel gazing of the entitled first-world pundits who write about mobile technology. If you haven’t seen it, you definitely want to watch it…
British digital satirists fed up with Groupon’s daily email deluge tried to physically deliver spam to the company’s London office on British television last night. A video clip of the event on YouTube shows how questionable business practices can come home to roost at the worst moment for a struggling company.
Sooner or later, the Julian Assange/WikiLeaks story will be a major motion picture. It has all of the elements of an edge-of-your-seat thriller: a charismatic leader (with great hair) going up against government corruption, a precipitous fall from grace, a seedy sex angle, and a dramatic last stand. We’ve assembled a rough cut out of scenes from…
Bill Gates is wiping out deadly diseases and Nicholas Negroponte is bringing technology to remote corners of the globe. That’s great, but when was the last time either of those guys wound up on TMZ?
Yoko Ono, widow of The Beatles’ John Lennon, has released an iPhone app. The app, called #smilesfilm, allows users to share snapshots of smiling faces.
That’s great and all, but we came up with nine things that a Yoko Ono app really should do.
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…
Last year, British researchers swabbed 390 cell phones and analyzed what they picked up. Know what they found? One in six phones has poop on it. Four out of five are contaminated by some kind of bacteria. Sure, we all like to make our own calls while answering Mother Nature’s, but that’s just gross. Here’s a surefire way to avoid a…
Who doesn’t at least like TED Talks, the “Technology, Entertainment and Design” conference that aims to smarten us up without asking us to work very hard? We sit at our computers, watch someone give an 18-minute-long talk, and believe that we are rapidly learning and understanding complex ideas. This is much better than wasting time pinning cat…