My iPhone 5s is livin’ on a prayer.
I'm not sure there's anything more frustrating than tech that promises you every feature and widget and benefit you could want, delivers them, but then also just breaks all the time. We all have our love-hate tech relationships. What's yours?
Scoff as we may, we've all been there before. One of your gadgets starts acting up and, even though you know it's wrong, banging on it with your fists just feels so right. Why, even TV and movie people do it—a lot, actually. Vimeo user Duncan Robson was kind enough to round up the best belligerent-tech-smashing-clips…
Don't hand your iPhone to Nokia CEO Stephen Elop. During an interview on Finnish TV show Hjalliksen kanssa, an interviewer made exactly that mistake and is short one functional iPhone for having made it because Elop threw that sucker on the floor.
Have NFL Sunday Ticket? Watching it on a PlayStation 3? Sorry, are you attempting to watch it on a PlayStation 3? Apparently it isn't working very well. DirecTV is currently "troubleshooting" and a number of key features are deactivated. [DirecTV]
Seems like everyone's carrying around a battle-scarred iPhone 4 these days—after all, they're made of glass. This is news to our jocky sister-site, Deadspin—they're convinced that their jocky readers break their phones worse than the Giz Gang does. Bullshit.
"You shall not pass!" booms Gandalf the Grey as mobile Safari visitors arrive at the New York Post web site this weekend. Sorry, correction: That's how it played out in my head. Reality is more mundane and mostly annoying.
Uh oh! Something very odd and naughty is going on over at Yahoo right now. Any searches which result in thumbnails will wind up showing you an unrelated and rather pornographic image.
You didn't misread that headline. Your marriage—and wearing a loose-fitting wedding ring while playing Kinect—can destroy your television.
Google's polling place locator was supposed to make your life easier by guiding you to the appropriate polling place so that you can vote. The only trouble? It may have guided you and hundreds of thousands to the wrong place.
No, you're not reading an old story. There really is yet another serious iOS security flaw which allows someone to access information on your supposedly password-protected iPhone.
We've seen what happened when a golf ball gently bounced off a camera lens, but what happens when a baseball bat is violently flung toward a very expensive camera? And more importantly: What happens to the guy holding the gear?
A man visited the official White House website to send a message to President Obama. At the bottom of a form he was asked, as part of the automated verify-you're-a-human process, to type two squiggly words. The words? "Rape Baracks."
Mail on Sunday photographer Mark Pain probably didn't know whether to cheer or cry after taking this photo. On one hand, he snapped a great picture. On the other hand, he might be about to face an angry Tiger Woods.
An executive at a Mexican cellphone carrier Telcel claims that Apple has a revised iPhone 4 coming late September that fixes the annoying antenna problems everyone's seen with the original model.
Oh, here's something. You know those "drones" that are supposed to be the "future of warfare." A software malfunction caused the Navy to lose control of one for half an hour earlier this month, letting it joyride over Washington D.C.
Now I understand why AT&T representatives react so cheerfully when I call to complain about my reception. [Shoebox]