Concert Hall Slated For the Czech Republic Looks Like an Alien Organism

Did you look twice and think I wrote "Alien Orgasm?" Sorry to disappoint but the Antonín Dvořák Concert and Congress Center slated to go up in the Czech Republic reminds me of some sort of microscopic life form. The unique design will feature two concert halls—a philharmonic hall and a chamber music hall that will… » 9/22/08 7:10pm 9/22/08 7:10pm

Predictable Yet Still Entertaining: John Dvorak Calls Out NYT and WSJ…

Yes he does. Every Apple launch, at least one tech journalist goes meta and calls out other journalists for being Apple shills. Meanwhile, PC Mag gives the iPhone a 4/5 rating with Editor's Choice, John likes Macs, and there's an icon on his column for "More iPhone coverage". Oh people, don't you know he's just… » 7/18/08 2:04pm 7/18/08 2:04pm

Question of the Day: What Type of Keyboard Is the Best to Use?

After reading some of your comments in my review of the Das Keyboard Professional, it got me thinking about the countless keyboard variations out there and the differences between the QWERTY and Dvorak layouts. So the question today is simple-what type of keyboard is the best to use? » 6/17/08 5:00pm 6/17/08 5:00pm

Dvorak Warns of Impending Web 2.0 Bubble, Pees His Pants

If there's one thing John C. Dvorak knows, it's how hard it is to come up with a strong opinion on a unique subject for a column every week. Hey, it's OK, Dvorak! You can't win 'em all! This week, he shrilly warns us of the impending "Web 2.0" bubble. His reasoning? There have been bubbles in the past. Don't you… » 8/02/07 3:30pm 8/02/07 3:30pm

Dvorak Uses Mac, Likes it, Recommends it to Friends

John C. Dvorak, the man Mac users love to hate, has used a Mac. His verdict? He actually likes it quite a bit. After using the iMac for a project for some unnamed company, he found that they're very quiet, "slicker" than PCs, and has a feeling of being faster and more solid than Windows. Shock horror! » 7/26/07 1:15pm 7/26/07 1:15pm

Dvorak Compares iPhone to Hitler

There's no question that our buddy Dvorak hates the iPhone, but comparing it to Hitler? I knew Hitler. Hitler was a friend of mine. The iPhone is no Hitler.
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Rumor: iPhone Battery Craps Out After 40 Minutes

John C. Dvorak clearly has it in for the iPhone. Aside from suggesting Apple should pull the plug on the holy gadget, he's also "leaking" info from a Cingular rep who claims he's testing the iPhone and complains that its battery dies after 40 minutes. » 4/05/07 9:55am 4/05/07 9:55am

Dvorak Isn't Drinking the iPhone Kool-Aid, Thinks Apple Should Can the…

Cheers, John C. Dvorak. I will clank my anti-iPhone Kool-Aid with you. In Dvorak's latest MarketWatch column he boldly goes where very few technology journalists go. He declares war on the iPhone and suggests that Apple should pull the plug on the gadget before it is too late. » 3/29/07 7:20pm 3/29/07 7:20pm

Dvorak's Love Note to the Wii Inspired By College Bowling

Did you know John Dvorak of PC Mag (and crankygeeks) loves PC FPS games and dislikes regular console games? Oh yes. It wasn't until Nintendo's Wii came out that he was convinced to give console gaming another shot. The reason, surprisingly enough, was the Wii Sports Bowling. » 3/02/07 5:30pm 3/02/07 5:30pm

Watch Gizmodo's Jason Chen on Cranky Geeks Thursday

Hey all! I, JC of Gizmodo, am going to be on John C. Dvorak's internet TV show Cranky Geeks 11 a.m. PDT tomorrow, Thursday, August 24. If you're not familiar with the show, it's a bunch of writers and editors from PC Mag, CNET, and Ziff Davis being cranky with Dvorak. Fun times. » 8/23/06 6:00pm 8/23/06 6:00pm