A few years back, Netflix produced some test footage for its device partners. The company simply added the footage to its regular catalog, where customers turned it into a cult hit, rivaling Internet memes like the Three Wolf Moon t-shirt. Read more »
If Facebook’s IPO is one of the most hotly-awaited events in the technology world, what are some of the others? We’ve come up with our own list, some serious and some not — you be the judge. And then add your own. Read more »
‘Twas the night before iPad, and all through the land.
Not a person was stirring, they were resting their hand.
All of the fanboys, were snug in their beds.
While visions of touching, swiping and dragging,
Did dance in their heads.
The App Store was open, to the sound of ka-ching. Read more »
We’ve all seen the Steve Jobs, the iPhone, the iPod, and the Mac costumes, but what do you do if you want to stand out from the crowd? The motto of our beloved company has long been “Think Different,” and it’s about time we bring that […] Read more »
All Hallow’s Eve is nearly upon us, and like many others, I’m scrambling to come up with last-minute costume ideas for the weekend festivities. I can always pull out the old tickle trunk, replete with the bits and pieces of costumes past, but where’s the fun […] Read more »
When the Palm Pre/iTunes Syncing fiasco started, especially when Apple blocked the hack Palm was using and people started screaming about Apple’s monopolistic practices, I pretty much shrugged the whole thing off. In Apple’s eyes, iTunes exists for one reason, and one reason only: to sync […] Read more »
Microsoft’s free antivirus software, Morro, will soon be in beta testing — a free cure for one of the Windows world’s greatest sicknesses. And you know it’s gotta be good, because who better to close those doors than the company that opened them in the first […] Read more »
No, I’m not kidding. This actually happened. I had a 30-second “interview” with Jonathan Ive. On the way out of the Moscone Center this morning, as streams of people are leaving to get some fresh air and digest all of the announcements from the WWDC 2009 […] Read more »
Sure, Limerick Day was actually yesterday. Think of these as either a day late or 364 days early. There once was a major OS Whose code was so clearly a mess. But we just have to cope, And hope against hope It’s fixed in the next […] Read more »
I’ve been reading all the rumors Of Apple’s new machine. Seems everyone knows just what it is Although it’s never been seen. Some say it’ll be a netbook; That’s what Chinese papers proclaim. Their track record has been spotty at best But we believe them all […] Read more »
In promoting his upcoming film, Objectified, a documentary maker published a photo (above) of Jony Ive from “inside Apple’s design facilities.” Naturally, tech bloggers the world over will examine the photo in detail in the hope that Apple slipped up and left something in the photograph […] Read more »
‘Twas the night before Macworld, when all through the blogs Every pundit was asking “Where is Steve Jobs?” His stockings were hung at Mascone with care, But it seems his last keynote was for MacBook Air. The attendees were not yet settled into bed; All concerned […] Read more »
Below is a partial snapshot of MacDailyNews’ home page as of 18:00 PT on December 4. These two AT&T headlines, one immediately after the other, struck me as kind of funny: Not sure if we should consider AT&T as “defying an economic slump” when it’s laying off […] Read more »
Nearly two months ago, we penned the sad news that Air-O-Matic’s “Pull My Finger” application was denied from entry to the App Store. Pull My Finger (if you couldn’t guess) was a fart noise machine for iPhone. It was one of those times in life when […] Read more »
John McCain and Barack Obama took a dramatic turn for the funny tonight, especially on the heels of their Wednesday debate. The two jointly appeared at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Dinner in New York last night where they each made 15-minute speeches that were almost […] Read more »
Since Microsoft is trying hard not to talk about Vista, they’re falling back on their SOP of deflecting attention to a shiny new object, in this case Windows 7. To that end, the SuperSite for Windows has taken it upon itself to become the “central location for […] Read more »
One of my favorite random sites to read is Freakonomics. There is always something that I never thought of before on there, and today was no exception. They pointed out a clause in the iTunes license agreement that puts a damper on weekend plans. It says […] Read more »
You’ve got to read this great post on our sister site WedWorkerDaily today, by Pete Johnson, Chief Architect at HP.com: Get Mad But Don’t Get Even – Turn an Insult Into a Favor . It’s funny and astute, offering a great example for how to turn […] Read more »
[qi:006] Have you ever wondered why the “secret questions” on everything from your bank account to email account all have a certain bland quality to them? Where were you born? What was your first school? Bo-ring. We think it’s time for question writers to get a […] Read more »
In case you’re hoping for an invite to the Social, Woot’s got the 30gb Zune for $129 today. The funny part is that they were selling it for $169 just a few weeks ago. So there’s an “Emergency Open Letter” to all Woot Customers which addresses […] Read more »
This is too funny – and too clever – to pass on. If you’re an iPod owner, or more recently, an iPhone owner, then you’re likely aware of the high level of interest that thieves may have in getting their hands on your nifty Apple gadgets. […] Read more »
How great would it be if Apple were to offer a Tiered Referral program on sales of their computers? We’ve all probably helped show a friend or two (or several…) the light by bringing them to the Apple platform. Now wouldn’t it be cool to get […] Read more »