Pity poor Alfred Pennyworth, hapless butler to the Dark Knight. Or should I say ex-butler, as his role as the stalwart, stiff-upper-lipped servant of Bruce Wayne has been needlessly changed to something more in keeping with the BvS universe.
A smartphone isn't much without apps. It's where the whole "smart" part of the equation comes from. Without them, we're back in the 1990s again. Nobody wants that—except maybe Dustin Diamond. So exercise some of those smarts and outfit your phone with the best apps of the week.
We know that Alfred calling his employer, surrogate son, and the recipient of his wisdom, "Master Bruce," is incredibly old-fashioned. But what did the term "Master" mean, before it became obsolete?
Night after night, Batman faces Gotham's most fearsome criminals: gangsters, lunatics, and supervillains. And while he may take the occasional pummeling, he manages to survive those long nights. Or does he?
And yet another one bites the dust: Google has announced that its local recommendation service Alfred, purchased from Clever Sense back in 2011, is shuttering on July 19th.
Alfred will soon be your next BFF. He is a know-it-all that will tell you what you want before you want it. And he will live with you always on your iPhone.
Application launchers are one of the simplest ways to speed up your computing—and certainly faster than hunting for icons in your dock. For ages, Quicksilver set the launch bar bar on Macs. Alfred leaves it in the dust.