Entries Tagged as 'General Detritus'

Rumors (or Rumours, if you’re a Stevie Nicks Fan)

September 20th, 2014 · No Comments · General Detritus

Remember the event? You know, the September 9th thingy where Apple introduced the iPhone 6, the iPhone 6 Plus, and the  Watch. You remember, right? That wasn’t enough. There are new rumors that Apple is going to have another event in October. This should include the formal rollout of Yosemite Sam, and that would [...]

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The Midterms are Coming

September 16th, 2014 · No Comments · General Detritus

As we head into the midterm election season, I thought this would be a good time to talk about politics. If you attach a label to yourself that drives your vote – democrat, republican, liberal, conservative, libertarian, gay, straight, lesbian – you’re an idiot. If a single issue drives your vote – for or against [...]

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Ray Rice Mentioned Briefly (but not by name)

September 13th, 2014 · No Comments · General Detritus

A professional football player has been verified on a video recording to be an asshole. This one hit his fiancé. They later got married. They’re made for each other, apparently. In other news chickens do not have lips, the pope is Catholic, and big bears shit in the woods. Film at eleven. … Apple has [...]

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Event Preview

September 6th, 2014 · 2 Comments · General Detritus

The Big Event is Tuesday. Apple is going to introduce something. I’ve been reading around and about the innertubes, and this much is certain: There’s an Apple event on Tuesday. Here’s a preview, based on what Apple has told us, plus “filling in the blanks.” iPhone 6 Available in any color created on the Dutch [...]

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It’s Good to be Home

August 30th, 2014 · Comments Off · General Detritus

I’ve violated my own rules. I wrote the Macalope an email telling him I would not be back to his page after having my comments edited and removed from posts on Macworld. Well, I lied. I went back. I still like to read the Macalope, so I do. I’m not linking him, though, as long as [...]

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There’s No Excuse

August 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off · General Detritus

John Gruber of Daring Fireball is predicting how many pixels will be displayed on both unannounced and, hence, totally mythical next-generation iPhones. I don’t mean he’s predicting kinda how many pixels. 1334 x 750, 336 PPI is pretty damned specific. He also presents the postulates, theories, hypotheses and mathematical derivations for his prediction. I was [...]

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