If you're passing through security at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, do everyone a favor and make sure you have your phone's Wi-Fi or Bluetooth turned on. Sure, it might be a teensy bit of a battery suck—but it will also help tell everyone around you just how long they'll be spending in airport security…
Artist Ryder Ripps is apparently some sort of gifted internet genius-masochist, because he's made actual the virtual icon that terrorizes us all: the OS X beach ball. You see it spin. When will it stop spinning? Stop spinning. Please stop spinning.
This week in Cult Worship, we mix the supernatural and the campy with a "tranny werewolf" on the run, a review of In Search of Memory and a really crappy end of the world.
Apparently, if you are the most admired hero in the history of computing and an awesome dancer, you can cut through iPhone 3GS waiting lines like a lightsaber cuts through butter. The Woz did that today, according to a witness:
If you've ever been waiting at Planned Parenthood, you'd know just how hard it is to strike up a conversation. With this waiting light, however, you can announce to the world that yes, you are in fact waiting and you would like someone to talk to to pass the time.
Following in the steps of our somewhat-local airport in San Jose, Detroit's Mcnamara Terminal at the Metropolitan Airport is getting their own cellphone waiting lane. Just like cellphone waiting areas, this 50-car-length lane, dubbed Dingell Lane, will accommodate cars waiting to pick up arriving passengers. Park…