Reminder that the Apple Maps icon actually suggests that you drive right off an overpass
Google maps for iPhone released…. time to finally upgrade to iOS 6….
Christmas gift for the Rents to charge their iPad mini’s during next year’s hurricane…
You might want to uninstall the Facebook app: There are reports that Facebook’s iPhone app is infiltrating the address book that comes preinstalled on the iPhone, erasing contacts’ email addresses, and replacing them with their Facebook address (you know, the [name]@facebook.com email address that everyone’s given and nobody uses). This is bad enough, but to make matters worse, the @facebook.com addresses—which are supposed to redirect to users’ Facebook inboxes—apparently aren’t working all that great. The end result is that emails sent by many well-intentioned iPhone users are disappearing into the abyss, irretrievable by their intended recipients. Presumably, affected users are also losing the real email addresses of their friends. This is, to put it lightly, completely inexcusable, and it doesn’t take too much thinking to conjure up many, many disastrous scenarios that could result from a reckless policy like this. source
I never had the app on my phone in the first place and this is an exact scenario where you should not trust FB in the future. Delete it NOW.
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Apple unveiled the iPhone 4S today, its “most amazing iPhone yet.” The new phone will be available Oct. 14 for Sprint, AT&T and Verizon, with online pre-orders starting this Friday.
The coolest new features:
- Voice-recognizing personal assistant named Siri that responds to natural questions like, “Do I need an umbrella today?”
- A5 processor that Apple says doubles speed and amps graphics up to 7x
- 8 mega-pixel camera with a fifth lens and upgraded light sensor
- 1080p HD video recording
Still no 4G
Damn you, autocorrect!
Debt Deal Winners: The Rich
Up until very recently, Obama and most Democrats were demanding that wealthy Americans pony up for some deficit reduction. The demands were admittedly narrow, and focused on itemized deductions on people who owned private jets or multiple homes—but both groups are exempted from sacrifice under the current deal.
Credit: AP Images (Post thenationmagazine )
This whole process pisses me off. 1 that we got here in the first place and 2 that a committee of 12 will decide the fate of 1.4 trillion dollars, in a closed door session without the public debate of a free democratic forum.
Fire all these guys and install a barrel of monkeys- it’s because of everyone fucking one of these politicians that we have stories like this too:
Nice mod by @SoundManCA getting the iPad 2 in the dash of a Ford F150
Two questions I am often asked:
- How far in advance do you work?
- How quickly can you publish a comic on a current event?
Today I will indirectly answer both questions by talking about something else entirely. I assume you’ve all been following the story of the Apple engineer who left a prototype 4G iPhone at a beer garden. I found this story too delicious to resist, but I worried that the story would become stale before my comics would work through the pipeline. I think the soonest I can get something published is in about a month, perhaps a bit sooner, but I’ve never tested it.
I drew two comics while considering my options. In the end, I thought it wasn’t worth the extra friction to push them to the front of the line. And it would be June 18th before they ran in their normal position, which seemed too far in the future. So here now, exclusively for you blog readers, the totally unfinished first drafts of those comics. You will never see these in newspapers.
Take a moment to marvel at the fact that I didn’t need to add anything to the story as it has been told in the media. All it really needed was Wally. I don’t think any of us will ever know what really happened. I based the comic on the media’s speculation of events. Remember that I’m in the parody business and not the truth business.
via Scott Adams