Amazon Trolls, Apple Manuals, and Other Stories We Didn't Post

So much news passes before our collective eyes every day that we couldn't possibly cover it all. Mostly because much of it isn't worth covering! But here are a some borderline tidbits we passed on, just in case.

Destructibles: Instructions for Evil Idiots » 10/11/11 8:00pm 10/11/11 8:00pm

DIY . So edgy! If you want to know how to cause low-level…

Remainders - The Things We Didn't Post: Long and Winding Road Edition

In today's Remainders: journeys. The Xof1 solar-powered saucer car readies for a trek across a Canadian ice road; analysts rain on the Verizon iPhone rumor parade; Google Buzz headaches reach the White House; planetary orbits, visualized and musicalized; and more. » 3/30/10 5:40pm 3/30/10 5:40pm

Remainders - The Things We Didn't Post: Dark Side Edition

In today's Remainders: the Dark Side of the Force. Boingo tries to seduce you with $2 Wi-Fi access; Fake Steve Jobs runs into TV show trouble; College Humor espouses the Galactic Empire State of Mind, and more » 3/29/10 5:40pm 3/29/10 5:40pm

Remainders - The Things We Didn't Post: What Lies Beneath Edition

In today's Remainders: things lurking below the surface. Literally, a fuel cell-powered fish. Less literally, ISP's seething contempt for the FCC's new National Broadband Plan. Also: Samsung's David Lee Roth tablet love and a helicopter with rocket-powered blades. Yikes. » 3/16/10 5:50pm 3/16/10 5:50pm

Remainders - The Things We Didn't Post: Greener Pastures Edition

In today's Remainders: new beginnings. Tim Bray, co-founder of XML, starts a new job at Google (and has his sights set on Apple); several Windows Phone 7 team members are leaving...to develop apps for Windows Phone 7; and more. » 3/15/10 9:00pm 3/15/10 9:00pm

Remainders - The Things We Didn't Post: Two Birds With One Stone Edition

In today's Remainders: Efficiency. Get out of your house and watch the Final Four basketball games in 3-D; treat yourself to some Chilean wine while supporting their relief effort; start choosing the color for your Dell Mini 5, and more. » 3/10/10 4:38pm 3/10/10 4:38pm

Remainders - The Things We Didn't Post: Tomorrowland Edition

In today's Remainders: tomorrow's news! Cisco's ushering in the next generation of internet with the CRS-3; Kempler & Strauss's futuristic PhoneWatch gets reviewed; geolocated Tweets; a WebKit-borrowing Firefox; an HTML 5 drawing app; Samsung's point and shoot prices, and more! » 3/09/10 6:20pm 3/09/10 6:20pm

CeBIT Remainders: 8 Reasons We Didn't Go

Every year, Hanover, Germany hosts hordes of tech journalists, analysts, and PR people for CeBIT. It's like CES, sort of, except further away, and more boring. We decided not to go this year; it ends tomorrow. Here's what we missed! » 3/05/10 9:00pm 3/05/10 9:00pm

Remainders - The Things We Didn't Post: Headaches Edition

In today's Remainders: headaches. Microsoft's browser ballot is a headache for the little guys; CereProc talks about the painstaking process of rebuilding Ebert's voice; WiMax taxis in Taiwan get me a little steamed; a magical migraine-diminishing wand, and more. » 3/05/10 4:20pm 3/05/10 4:20pm