Apple's Secret Training Manual, The Nexus 7's Big Advantage, The Funniest Google Street View Pictures, and More

Following the big Apple vs. Samsung blow-out, there's been a lot of fallout: it's a win for innovation, it may not hold up, Google's not freaking out, and Samsung is still nabbing Appley things. Catch up on all that chaos, see some funny Street View pictures, check out the Apple Genius training manual, and even learn about a new, deadly virus below.

Apple's Secret Training Manual, The Nexus 7's Big Advantage, The Funniest Google Street View Pictures, and MoreHow To Be a Genius: This Is Apple's Secret Employee Training Manual

We recently showed you just how badly some of Apple's retail elite behave when no one's watching, but surely they were taught better, right? You bet they were: Apple tells its new recruits exactly what what to think and say. How do we know? We read Apple's secret Genius Training Manual. More »

Apple's Secret Training Manual, The Nexus 7's Big Advantage, The Funniest Google Street View Pictures, and MoreGoogle's Response to Apple Patent Massacre: Don't Freak Out, Guys

We'd heard Apple and Samsung's responses to Friday's lopsided decision in the pair's patent scuffle fairly quickly. But there was a third party that felt the impact every bit as much as the two litigants: Google. And it had been quiet as a dormouse, until late last night. More »

Apple's Secret Training Manual, The Nexus 7's Big Advantage, The Funniest Google Street View Pictures, and MoreHow To Make an Electricity-Free Refrigerator

Conventional refrigeration does an incredible job keeping food fresh. But that technology hasn't helped desert dwellers without steady electricity. A more recent development in refrigeration-the Zeer pot-in-pot refrigerator-only requires water, sand, and a hot, dry climate to preserve produce through evaporative cooling. Here's how to make the simple gadget. More »

Apple's Secret Training Manual, The Nexus 7's Big Advantage, The Funniest Google Street View Pictures, and MoreApple Winning the Patent Wars Is Great for Innovation

I said this in August 24, 2011, exactly one year before a US jury declared that Samsung had intentionally copied Apple and then some: "We hope Apple wins the patent wars." And happily, they did.. More »

Apple's Secret Training Manual, The Nexus 7's Big Advantage, The Funniest Google Street View Pictures, and MoreWhy the Apple v. Samsung Ruling May Not Hold Up

Late in the process yesterday at the Apple v. Samsung trial, when the parties and the judge were reviewing the jury verdict form, Samsung noticed that there were, indeed, inconsistencies in the jury's verdict form, a possibility Samsung anticipated. Here's the jury's Amended Verdict Form, amended to fix the mistakes. More »

Apple's Secret Training Manual, The Nexus 7's Big Advantage, The Funniest Google Street View Pictures, and MoreThe Nexus 7's Single Biggest Advantage

Google's Nexus 7 tablet has a killer spec sheet, an enviable operating system, and cutthroat price. But all of those combined can't do for the tiny champ what Google's actions today will. And that might just be enough to help it beat back the rumored iPad Mini. More »

Apple's Secret Training Manual, The Nexus 7's Big Advantage, The Funniest Google Street View Pictures, and MoreSamsung Is Copying Apple's Dock In Their Win 8 Machines Too: Will They Ever Learn?

I don't know if Samsung is now just taunting Apple or if their user interface "designers" are the same lazy idiots who copied the iPhone icons. In any case, this is getting hilarious. Or pathetic. Or disgusting. Or all of the above. Check out the S-Launcher that will be included in all their Windows 8 machines. More »

Apple's Secret Training Manual, The Nexus 7's Big Advantage, The Funniest Google Street View Pictures, and MoreApple Will Buy Your Old iPhone for Good Money So You Can Buy a New iPhone 5

A new iPhone is coming and if you want to smartly get rid of your old iPhone before it gets even older, you would want to sell it off for as much as you can get. If that's too much work, go for perhaps the easiest route: sell your old iPhone back to Apple. They're taking old iPhones with open arms. More »

Apple's Secret Training Manual, The Nexus 7's Big Advantage, The Funniest Google Street View Pictures, and MoreDeadly Virus Outbreak In California

The Center for Disease Control is warning of an unprecedented virus outbreak in California, with two confirmed deaths so far and two more ongoing cases. The virus' ground zero seems to be in Yosemite Park. More »

Apple's Secret Training Manual, The Nexus 7's Big Advantage, The Funniest Google Street View Pictures, and MoreThe Funniest Pictures Found on Google Street View

If you've spent any time on the Internet, you know that people are ridiculous. And they're even more ridiculous in real life! Artist Jon Rafmanhas been documenting the absurd in Google Street View since 2009 with his project 9-eyes and continues to find ridiculous picture after ridiculous picture. Here's a brief look at his collection of funniest images of people in Street View. More »