Breathing is important. There’s really no disputing that. But when Apple announced its new breathing app at WWDC 2016 today, it included an endorsement from one of the biggest spewers of feel-good pseudo-scientific garbage, Deepak Chopra.
A recent survey has unearthed an interesting/borderline depressing fact—one in three people think cloud computing has to do with literal clouds. That's right: many of us think we need an umbrella to access SkyDrive.
The Age asks if today's youth is addicted to cellphones after learning 90% of kids aged 15 have them. That was a rhetorical question, right Age? In other news, tonight's forecast is darkness. [The Age]
Okay, I understand that people can panic and lose focus, but damn. Gotta feel bad for her though.
We're presented with an interesting conundrum this fine afternoon. Exhibit A: A new study says unhappy people watch more TV. Exhibit B: People dealing with the switch from analog to digital TV are probably the most unhappy TV watchers on the planet right now, next to anyone who's been hoodwinked by the HDTV department…
Amazon is going to take the unusually forward-thinking step of promoting Blu-ray "more prominently" on its site over HD DVD. The good news for those of you who wanna expand your movie collection for dirt cheap is that they're going to keep selling HD DVD stuff for the time being. [CNN Money]
Universal smartly wants its movies to be on the HD format that still exists, so it's switching to Blu-ray. If you would like to further delve into their rationale, here's their statement:
Remember the badass "UFO in Haiti" video that was all the rage last week? Big surprise, guys: It was a fake. The LA Times did some investigating and figured out just who was behind the convincing video.
Attn: stupidheads. There are a couple articles out there saying that Gizmodo is calling for a boycott of the iPhone. We are not.
From the Duh section of today's Gray Lady.
Sometimes its so cute to watch the big guys discover the Interwebs. Take this story from the WSJ, for example. The news peg, as they call it in the biz-snazz, is that 802.11n is coming out sometimes soon. But in order to churn up a whole feature, they rock the old "something new is happening, but are YOU ready" ploy…