It's not just you—Twitter is completely screwed. From the actual site to mobile apps, every way to send a quippy 140-character message is down. So what are you going to do during this total outage? Panic, probably.
The iOS and iPhone 5 rumors have been coming in at a whirlwind clip lately, and it can be a Sisyphean task trying to keep up with it all. So here's a quick roundup of everything that might have slipped under your radar.
Alaska Airlines has become the first US airline to move away from paper to the iPad for their flight manuals. The measure will save money on paper and fuel while allowing pilots to play with Leafsnap during long trips. [Engadget]
Google decided to close the doors on Google News Archives yesterday, announcing that they will no longer digitize back issues of newspapers. That means that Google won't be accepting any news about the Rapture today even for posterity's sake.
As of today, Android users can now take advantage of Flash 10.2 beta on their Froyo, Gingerbread, and Honeycomb devices. Honeycomb users are getting a beta release, though, so full hardware acceleration is turned off until more development is done. But for all of you who went out and got the Xoom, you can watch clips…
As if there wasn't already enough competition between Apple, Google, HP, Microsoft and RIM in the smartphone space, China Unicom is entering the mix in their own country with the Linux-based WoPhone platform. It already already has support from major handset makers, including HTC, Motorola and HTC. [Cnet]
Facebook! What terms won't you redefine? First friendship, and now the verb of liking itself. You see, that ubiquitous little "Like" button emblazoned across the internet used to just note on your news feed that you clicked it. No more.
Did you hear on the Twitters how Feb. 23rd was Bart Simpson's birthday? Netflix tweeted it! Rolling Stone tweeted! Some guy you started following a few months ago and instantly forgot about until now probably tweeted it! Only problem? They were all of them wrong. Here's how it happened.