The Ultimate Father's Day Shopping Deadline Guide

You know that Father's Day is coming up. But if you're anything like me, "June 19th" still sounds distant enough that you haven't gotten off your ass to actually buy a gift. It's not too late. (But it almost is!) Here's a list of places that should have presents your dad won't hate, and that will still deliver by… » 6/15/11 11:00am 6/15/11 11:00am

Why Is Apple iPhone Push Notification Still Missing?

The latest iPhone 2.2 operating system fixes many things » 11/25/08 5:08pm 11/25/08 5:08pm, but something is still missing: Push notification services. Once again, Apple has missed the opportunity to enable push notification in a new update, which is specially bad after they . That makes it almost two months late now. So what's the problem? Is…

Windows XP Gets Another Six Months to Live: Will Not Go Gently Into…

According to a leaked email from a PC OEM, Microsoft has officially extended the life of its now-beloved Windows XP, moving the date of planned obsolescence from January 31, 2009 all the way to July 31, 2009. In the wake of its very expensive ad campaign » 10/04/08 10:00am 10/04/08 10:00am promoting (in a roundabout way) Vista, the move is a bit…

Apple Misses iPhone Push Notification September Deadline

So here I'm in Neeeew Yooork. Teeeeerrific! (That's my Andy Warhol impersonation). One of the first things I did this week was to get a US cellphone contract, and since I was there, what the heck, I replaced my broken-screen iPhone with a brand new iPhone 3G-which required a $500 deposit because I have no credit… » 10/03/08 1:15pm 10/03/08 1:15pm