Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Vintage Apple Commercials

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Hop in the Time Machine For 10 Vintage Apple Commercials
1:30:51 AM
The rollout of Apple's latest generation of gadgets on Wednesday will bring with it a new round of advertisements. Shall the Mac Guy and his hoodie enjoy a revival? Can we expect a flashback to the colorful cheesiness of the 1980s? Likely none of...

Zuckerberg: A Facebook Phone is 'The Wrong Strategy For Us'
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 10:48 PM
Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg quashed rumors that the company is working on a "Facebook Phone" Tuesday. "It's always been the wrong strategy for us," he said during an interview at TechCrunch Disrupt, a tech conference currently being...

NFL Player Launches App to Demystify Notorious Card Game
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 9:34 PM
The little-known Cajun card game called bourre gained a certain level of notoriety among sports fans after it led to a pair of high-profile altercations between NBA players in 2010 and 2011. First, star guard Gilbert Arenas nearly lost his career...

10 Incredible Instagram Shots for Bike Enthusiasts
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 6:53 PM
Instagram and bikes were destined for one another from the very start. Not only is the bicycle the official vehicle of the hipster, but its beautiful geometry, cute baskets, heritage leather saddles, and blurred spokes look really good in filters...

Zuckerberg's Biggest Mistake? 'Betting on HTML5'
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 6:23 PM
In his first public interview since Facebook's IPO, CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted that making big bets on HTML5 for its mobile apps was a "big mistake." Facebook was one of the first major companies to embrace HTML5 -- not just as the basis for...

Crest Toothpaste Has Bizarre Interchange With Comic on Twitter
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 5:39 PM
Crest toothpaste displayed a previously unknown comic side this week when it launched a Twitter exchange with comedian John Freiler, in which the latter accused the former of donating funds to Al Qaeda and called its signature product...

Is This the Last Great iPhone Launch?
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 4:23 PM
The more things change, a wise man once wrote, the more they stay the same. No doubt he was contemplating the day when the arrival of yet another iPhone would be a mundane thing. Okay, maybe Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr (the guy who coined plus ça...

World Leaders Go Head-to-Head in Rock, Paper, Scissors [VIDEO]
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 2:33 PM
Obama versus Pope John Paul II -- who do you bet your money on? A game of rock, paper, scissors might not be wise for making political decisions, but it's pretty fun to watch. A group of YouTubers created this arcade-themed tribute to the popular...

IMDB's Error Page May Be the World's Most Quotable
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 1:52 PM
It's not often that a URL misfire brings a smile, but IMDB's 404 page will make you glad you screwed up. In a brand-appropriate touch, the Amazon-owned movie database site spits out famous movie quotes when you reach its error page including,...

GoDaddy Denies it Was Hacked
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 12:09 PM
GoDaddy's interim CEO denied in a blog post on Tuesday that Monday's lengthy service outage was the result of a hack. Instead, he claimed it was caused by network issues. "The service outage was not caused by external influences," wrote GoDaddy's...

Haunting NASA Photo Shows NYC From Space on 9/11
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 11:56 AM
A NASA satellite captured this image of a smoke plume rising from Manhattan on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, shortly after two planes crashed into the World Trade Center. NASA re-released the photo today in memory of the victims of the terrorist...

How Twitter Users Are Memorializing 9/11
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 10:49 AM
To commemorate those lost in the September 11, 2001 attacks that occurred 11 years ago on Tuesday, many Twitter users spent the morning sharing details about where they were when they first heard the fateful news. [View the story "Twitter Users...

Is This the Coolest Rotary Phone You've Ever Seen?
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 10:01 AM
In early 2011 French tech company Sagemcom brought a little bit of vintage whimsy to the home phone market with the launch of the Sixty, a landline telephone with rad, retro looks. The tech wasn't retro, though. The Sixty is a modern DECT...

'Lincoln' Teaser Tips Presidential Profile and Little More [VIDEO]
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 9:28 AM
The trailer for Steven Spielberg's highly-anticipated film Lincoln is still set to debut in a Google+ hangout Sept. 13 -- however an official teaser released Monday, giving us a 45-second sneak peek in advance. SEE ALSO: 'Lincoln' Trailer Will...

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