How Carnival Is Upgrading Its Fleet to Not Be Floating Shit Barges

Carnival has had a pretty crappy couple of months after fires and massive systems failures in two of its ships turned things into scenes from Lord of the Flies. So the cruise company has planned a $300 million upgrade for its 24-ship fleet to make sure it's prepared for the worst. Here are the highlights. » 4/17/13 2:26pm 4/17/13 2:26pm

Giant HTC is Just a Joke, Just Like We Thought

So it turns out that the huge HTC Magnum actually is, of course, a prank cooked up by the guys at Pocketpt in Portugal as a Carnival stunt. Built from an HTC X7500 and a boring old HP monitor, it seems it got a lot more attention on the intertubes than originally intended. [Pocketlint] » 2/06/08 7:47am 2/06/08 7:47am