Silicon Valley Dopes and LOLCats Get Reality TV Shows Because...Ugh,…

Bravo's embracing technology trends, and you should be very worried. Amongst the cable channel's newly greenlit shows are Huh?, a reality show about Cheezburger Network founder Ben Huh, and Silicon Valley, a series about future "techie superstars" produced by Randi Zuckerberg. Groan. » 4/04/12 3:59pm 4/04/12 3:59pm

Why Didn't Verizon Announce the Storm 2 When RIM Did?

The BlackBerry Storm 2's had a pretty weird debut. The original launched with a ton of coordinated fanfare from Verizon and RIM, but this time around, it's a murky, limbo launch, basically announced by Walt Mossberg. » 10/15/09 12:02pm 10/15/09 12:02pm

Microsoft's New Vista Ads Don't Work; Other Companies' "We Suck" Ads Did

Microsoft's bait-and-switch campaign for Vista, the "Mojave Experiment," is baffling. I was dumbstruck when I first saw it earlier this week, and I continue to be dumbstruck. Why base a campaign around the core assumption that everyone thinks your product sucks, and that people who have felt wronged by Vista are… » 8/01/08 11:00am 8/01/08 11:00am

Toshiba: "1080p is the New 720p!"

Okay, so part of Toshiba's TV presentation at their press conference was this list of "trends for 2008." Two caught our eye: "1080p is the new 720p!" and "120Hz is the new 1080p!" Wait, what? It's obvious the former is something of a guiding philosophy, since the RV530 crams 1080p into 32- and 37-inch LCD sets.… » 1/06/08 2:38pm 1/06/08 2:38pm

Dell Supports OSX

Not quite sure what to make of this, but Dell's website is now supporting Apple Mac OS, for what it's worth. Thus far they're only transmitting EXE files when you try to download the drivers and we're not quite sure what Dell products you can can attach to your MacBook except for cameras and other dosh. We shall soon… » 5/30/06 3:56pm 5/30/06 3:56pm