Following the release of Ubuntu 17.04 codenamed “Zesty Zapus”, Mark Shuttleworth announced revised plans for the upcoming 17.10 release due in October. The operating system’s originally planned designation “Amiable Airdale” has been rethought, and a new name chosen. To announce this change and in response to numerous… Continue Reading
With the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung forever changed consumer expectations regarding mobile devices. Its thin and beautiful design paired with fiery, self-combusting and explosive power was a huge hit with customers. In fact, people were so reluctant to obey the recall processes that… Continue Reading
NASA—Astronomers have found seven Earth-sized planets that they hope will reveal life beyond our globe. Area inhabitants are not amused. “Oh, for Zasafron’s sake!” said TRAPPIST-1e alien Muhammad, choosing to use a name Earthlings would be able to comprehend. “Back… Continue Reading
SOUTH KOREA—Samsung halted production of its beleaguered Galaxy Note 7 on Tuesday. Known as the Ford Pinto of smartphones, the Note 7 and its replacement model sometimes burst into flames.
Photo: Nicola (CC BY 2.0) Business loves Microsoft Outlook, and a massive study of public and private sector bureaucrats has confirmed what many already suspected. Managers enjoy the ability to assign tasks, send follow-ups, and be notified when tasks are… Continue Reading
Photo: National Eye Institute (CC BY-2.0) A local laser surgery clinic is alleged to have sent “threatening” letters to customers in arrears, demanding immediate payment to avoid the repossession of their eyes.
In the latest initiative to make itself completely indispensable to the human race, Google has announced beta availability for its new physician replacement app.
Twitter launched a new app and it’s already popping up in unwanted places. Less than two weeks old, Periscope has a lot of people talking. And watching.
Handpicked by John Stewart to replace him as host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah is already proving to be a controversial figure for the producers at Comedy Central.
The Clean Reader app, developed by an ultra-religious Christian couple from Idaho, claims to sanitize written works by removing ‘offensive’ swears and other ‘vulgar’ language.