MEMBERS ONLY: Maybe U2's a dinosaur, maybe they're not. But the "cultural knowledge" that would've allowed something like a free U2 album to go over like gangbusters? That's definitely dead and buried.
Even if you don't much like Songs of Innocence, there's at least one good thing that can come out of all this: the chance it gives us to laugh at largely illiterate kids who are just losing their fucking minds because they have no idea who U2 even is and certainly don't want them anywhere near their iPhones.
It's finally here!
The Supreme Court hands privacy advocates a huge victory while alluding to all of the potentially embarrassing things that can be found on a cell phone.
Happy Tuesday! Let's just all take one collective sigh before we get going. Here's what's happening on the interweb:
Happy Wednesday. Hope you're not caught in a polar vortex. Here's what's happening on the interweb:
It's Monday morning, so you know the drill. Time to get back to work. But take heart: the next few weeks should provide ample room for slacking off. Unless you're me, of course. Here's some crap for you to read.
For a mere $5 billion, a sustainably built circular structure that looks like a spaceship crossed with a donut shaped iPad is being built by Apple, fulfilling the dreams of Steve Jobs who envisioned "the best office building in the world". It's official: Geeks have now taken over the world.
Ok iPhone lovers, you know the situation - you're out with your phone, and you've forgotten to bring the damn charging cable. If only you'd stuffed the wire in your pocket, you'd be able to charge it in your car, in the socket at your friend's place, at the coffee shop etc etc. Instead, you are now disconnected from the world, won't be able to meet your friends, book a restaurant, check facebook, update instagram with selfies, or even find your way home. Enter 'Charge Key', possibly the greatest iPhone accessory ever.
It's Monday, gerbils, which means it's back to the wheel with you. Here's what you need to know -- or might at least want to know -- going into the new week.
It's Thursday morning people, and there are things you need to know. So welcome to today's Morning Banter, where we do our best to fill you in on what you should be talking about.
Get ready to forget the world's problems, line up at your nearest Apple Store and do battle with thousands of other marauding consumers...the iPhone 5s is here!!!!
Since 9/11, the government has been collecting enormous amounts of information on citizens. But most of the data grabbing is done in secret. What do we know about what the government knows? Here's Pro Publica's reading guide to the government's growing surveillance.