Colorado Woman Reports iPhone Spontaneously Combusts!
This is an unsettling report for someone like me who sleeps with his iPhone! In the only report so far from the United States, a Colorado woman tells the folks at Mashable.com that her iPhone 3 spontaneously melted down while she slept:
iPhone’s SIRI Gets Sued!
Wow, what a difference a couple of months can make! In January, Kevin Mussman blogged that Siri, Apple's digital assistant, was the "best feature" of the new iPhone. Now that people have had a chance to use Siri, one man has filed a lawsuit against Apple for misleading him about Siri's capabilities. He's claiming that he cannot get Siri to perform all of the tasks that Apple shows in the
Two Denver Men Are Sentenced For Partying With A Dead Friend
It sounds like the plot of a bad movie -- Weekend at Bernie's, to be specific -- but, two Denver men were sentenced this week for driving around and partying with a dead friend. The Denver District Attorney's office says that last week, Robert Young (43) and Mark Rubinson (25), pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of abusing the corpse of Jeffrey Jarrett last summer. The two men found Jarrett dea
Solar Flares Headed to Earth on Thursday!
Super Tuesday wasn't just big for U.S. presidential candidates, it was a big day for sun storms, too, and we here in the United States are going to start feeling the effects around 9:00 a.m. MST Thursday. According to scientists, the largest solar flare in five years is headed towards Earth and the magnetic storm could disrupt GPS devices, airplane flights and even
Some Employers And Schools Now Demand Your Facebook Password
This is insane! After spending hours trying to understand all of the complex privacy settings on my Facebook account, I find out that even my most-private posts could be accessed by a potential employer or university! The most recent trend among certain employers is to require
Is Facebook Reading Your Phone’s Text Messages?
There's no evidence yet that Facebook is reading text messages on your iPhone, but if you own a Droid or another of the popular Android smartphones, Facebook may be reading all of your text messages. It turns out that Facebook may be developing its own messaging system for use on smartphones and, as part of that experiment, may be accessing all of your text messages.
Leaked Photos of the new iPad3?
For weeks, rumors have been flying about the upcoming release of the iPad3. Would it be larger? Would it be smaller, like the 7-inch Galaxy Tab? Well, the folks from Mashable.com have some pictures and it looks like it will be about the same size as the iPad2, but with the same amazing retina display as the iPhone 4S...
Before + After Pics: only 5 hours apart!
Many of you know that I've become a big fan of working-out ever since I changed my diet, began a regular exercise regimen and lost a ton of weight. I literally transformed my body, bit by bit, month after month for the past two years.
Dangerous Airplane Landings
This video brings back memories from my childhood in West Virginia when the family would go up to Charles Yeager airport and watch the planes taking off and landing. Commercial air travel was relatively new back then and I remember watching the massive aircraft take off and wondering how airplanes worked. As an adult, I still get a thrill
Healthy Snacking at Work
If you've been following my progress, you know that I turned over a new leaf a couple of years ago and began working out with the good folks at Miramont Lifestyle Fitness. So far, I'm blown away with the results. I've lost a ton of weight and feel healthier now than I've ever felt in my life. I still cheat once in a while, but
How to Cope with Facebook’s New Timeline
Like many of you, after receiving warnings from Facebook for weeks, I spent some time this weekend setting-up my new Facebook Timeline and my feature photo. As you've heard, Timeline is the new feature going live on Tuesday which replaces your Facebook profile. It's essentially a pipeline of life events in the form of photos, status updates and wall posts. I had heard rumblings by privacy experts
CNET Announces the Best of the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show and Leaves Me With TV-Envy
I am suffering from a bad case of TV-envy after hearing that electronics giant LG will release its first OLED TV in the American market this year, the 55-inch 55EM9600. Can you imagine watching the Super Bowl on that big bad boy?!? The high-tech folks over at CNET.com have announced the 2012 Best of CES