Business + Industry Archive

  • New Standards For iPhone App Store, Useless Software Pulled

    New Standards For iPhone App Store, Useless Software Pulled

    The useless, extremely profitable “I Am Rich” app  has finally been yanked off the iPhone App Store. A similarly useless app named “Pull My Finger,” has also been pulled; probably because farting noises aren’t funny to Steve Jobs. I’m getting the impression that Apple has raised the bar for iPhone software, which is...

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  • Poland – Actors Paid To Line Up For iPhone

    Poland – Actors Paid To Line Up For iPhone

    Poland doesn’t like the iPhone. Most of us know that getting an iPhone in North America involves long waits, lineups and handheld fans. At least that’s what I’ve seen. The people of Poland do not need to endure this crap. And I cannot stress this enough: There is probably...

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  • Data At The Speed Of Light

    Data At The Speed Of Light

    Sun Microsystems have received substantial wads of cash from the US military, 44 million to replace the copper in computer pathways. So what’s new? Yes, lasers have supposedly been used by the gentlemen at Sun Microsystems to transfer information from one terminal to the next. Sounds pretty awesome...

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  • Wii Files Some Bizarre Peripheral Patents

    Wii Files Some Bizarre Peripheral Patents

    Ever wanted to maneuver a skateboard while resting on a rocking chair? Well, you just might get your chance. Some very dedicated people with a lot of time on their hands at CVG have uncovered some extremely odd Wii Peripherals from the European Patent Office. Imagine a Wii-Teddy Bear,...

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  • OLED Displays – Cool And Slim

    OLED Displays – Cool And Slim

    We went from hefty pine boxsets, to MTV enhanced boob tubes, and then to those shiny liquid displays. Without the eggheads from circa 47’ we’d be pretty backdated if not sad. But then again, what’s to say that next year’s technological line won’t be equally...

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