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July 2, 2010

iCrap Update

Filed under:   by Xrlq @ 10:57 pm

Seems the iPhone has a little-known defect: its bars tell you how strong Verizon’s signal is, but it actually runs on AT&T’s network. Who knew?

May 6, 2010

Texting While … Oh Hell, Let’s Just Ban Texting Altogether

John and Joana Tsinonis have developed software that will prevent a not-too-smartphone from allowing calls or text messages from anyone who is either operating a motor vehicle or killing time while someone else does. Why on earth would anyone NOT want to install this on their phone?

October 5, 2009

Memo to Meep-Meep

Filed under:   by Xrlq @ 9:50 pm

Your “radio” concept is kinda neat, but would be a bit neater if it worked with Firefox, and neater still if you’d lay off on the [censored]ing censorship. And for [censored]’s sake, if you must [censored]ing censor [censored], at least be honest about it and have your mascot “meep” the [censored] cuss words out overtly rather than just making the singer stutter and hope no [censored] listener will [censored]ing notice. Dumb[censored]s.

August 26, 2009

Dumb Technology Idea of the Day

Filed under:   by Xrlq @ 1:12 pm

Making customers pay for software that prevents them from texting while riding in a vehicle someone else is driving.

December 3, 2008

GoogleAds Is a Waste of Money

Filed under:   by Xrlq @ 8:07 pm

The other day, Mrs. X and Xrlq 3.0 had goopy, crusty eyes. A trip to Web MD correctly diagnosed their problem as Pink Eye, and a context-sensitive ad directed us to SouthParkStudios.com.


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