Posts in October, 2012

Internal shake up at Apple accelerates the Apple “turn” – come on, you knew it was coming

// October 30th, 2012 // No Comments » // Mobile

Reminiscent of the Jobs expulsion a few decades ago, Scott Forstall was ousted from Apple yesterday, regardless of what Apple may or may not admit. His design taste, abrasive personality, aggressive risk taking, belief that Apple was not working hard enough on “big ideas”, and of course, the iOS Maps fiasco, all rubbed Tim Cook […]

Google beefs up Android – Android 4.2 Jelly Bean introduces several new, innovative features

// October 30th, 2012 // No Comments » // Mobile

Google officially launched its new Android 4.2 operating system today and released details on some exciting features that will debut on the LG Nexus 4 and the new Samsung Nexus 10-inch tablet, the first devices to run the new OS. Here’s a run-down of the new Android 4.2 Jelly Bean features.

Big bunch of geek jokes

// October 29th, 2012 // No Comments » // Geek Humor

Jokes only geeks will get… earth is 98% full … please delete anyone you can A typical yahoo chat room: “A has signed in, A has signed out, B has signed in, B has signed out, C has signed in, C has signed out..” When someone says “I want a programming language in which I […]

Google announces new Nexus 10 tablet with higher resolution than iPad’s Retina display

// October 29th, 2012 // No Comments » // Mobile

Google unveiled the Nexus 10 tablet today. Manufactured by Samsung, the Nexus 10 will be introduced as the “highest resolution tablet on the planet” as it sports a stunning 2560 x 1600 display with 300 ppi. It will include Samsung’s new Cortex A15-based Exynos 5 dual-core processor clocked at 1.7 GHz, quad-core Mali T604 GPU, […]

Google introduces new Nexus 4 smartphone device with screaming quad-core processor and stunning 320ppi display

// October 29th, 2012 // No Comments » // Mobile

After cancelling its planned launch event in respect for Hurricane Sandy, Google instead announced a line of new products via their blog today. The leaks we began reporting last week turned out to be true – the Nexus 4 from LG, will feature a 4.7-inch 1280 x 768 IPS+ LCD HD display with 320 ppi, […]

Hurricane Sandy – Pictures, video, and other news blips regarding the infamous Frankenstorm event

// October 29th, 2012 // No Comments » // Meteorology and Weather News

Hurricane Sandy clouds above New York City

Hurricane Sandy struck the northeast coast on October 29, 2012. Here’s the growing collection of pictures, video, and other interesting tidbits surrounding the infamous “Frankenstorm” event.

Ant-Man (2015) – status watch – latest news

// October 29th, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

On October 15, 2012 Marvel Studios announced that Edgar Wright’s long, long-in-the-works Ant-Man movie had begun pre-production and will land on November 6, 2015. That’s a release date several months after the summer bow of The Avengers 2, so will Marvel use that opportunity to tease the exploits of Hank Pym, the scientist who can […]

Timing is everything – perfectly timed photos create illusions that distort the reality of the moment [PICTURES]

// October 29th, 2012 // No Comments » // Entertainment

A kick in the butt

They say “timing is everything” and in this pictures, that certainly seems to be the case. Check out these pictures that by being snapped at just the right moment, make the situation look quite different from reality.

The insane, terrifying Huashan Plank Walk in China – a plank “bridge” less than 1 foot wide

// October 29th, 2012 // No Comments » // Entertainment

Huashan plank walk in China

Situated in Huayin City, about 75 miles east from Xi’an City of Shaanxi Province, sits one of the five sacred mountains in China, Mt. Huashan, the “flower mountain”. It is famous for its natural vistas of steep and narrow paths, precipitous crags, and a high mountain range that is home to several influential Taoist temples.Along […]

Countdown to Halloween (2 days to go) – collection of cool Halloween pictures that won’t scare the crap out of you [PHOTOS]

// October 29th, 2012 // No Comments » // Entertainment

Sexy vampire

Two days to go! Here’s our Countdown to Halloween picture montage for the day. A collection of cool, artistic, beautiful Halloween shots that won’t scare the crap out of you.

Amazon pulls no punches with its homepage ad blasting the Apple iPad mini – ballsy

// October 29th, 2012 // No Comments » // Mobile

Amazon quickly went on the offensive after last week’s iPad mini announcement, pointing out the glaring differences between the iPad Mini and Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD. Leading off the ad is this quote: “Your Apple 7.9 inch tablet has far few pixels than the competing 7-in tablets. You’re cramming a worse screen in there, charging […]

New York Subway system sits eerily empty as residents await Hurricane Sandy, aka “Frankenstorm” [PICTURES]

// October 29th, 2012 // No Comments » // Meteorology and Weather News

Empty New York Subway system before Hurricane Sandy

As Hurricane Sandy, aka “Frankenstorm”, approaches the Northeastern shores of the United States, New York City’s Mass Transit Authority closed all their transportation systems, including the infamous New York Subway system, leaving an eerily empty underground world that brings to mind what it would look like during the great apocalypse. Here are pictures of the […]

Cool-looking drink cocktail glows like the Aurora Borealis- here’s how to make it

// October 29th, 2012 // No Comments » // Entertainment

It’s called the Aurora. It’s pink under regular light and glows aqua-marine blue (the two main colors of the aurora-borealis) under black light providing nightclubs an excellent opportunity to present a wonderfully beautiful cocktail to its patrons. Here’s how to make enough for a good-sized geek party.

Employee “accidentally” leaves prototype Nexus 4 in bar – Apple sues claiming they had the idea first

// October 29th, 2012 // No Comments » // Mobile

A prototype Lexus 4 smartphone, marked “not for sale” on the back, was found by a bartender at the 500 Club in San Francisco. Of course they did what any good geek civilian would do – they took pictures of it to post online. Afterward they contacted Google who offered the bartender a free phone […]

Countdown to Halloween (3 days to go) – collection of cool Halloween pictures that won’t scare the crap out of you [PHOTOS]

// October 28th, 2012 // No Comments » // Entertainment

Moss covered car

Three days to go! Here’s our Countdown to Halloween picture montage for the day. A collection of cool, artistic, beautiful Halloween shots that won’t scare the crap out of you.

World’s biggest scarecrow in a backyard [PHOTO]

// October 26th, 2012 // No Comments » // Entertainment News

This is great. Not sure where this came from, who the guy is that built it, or where it is located but it’s a pretty nice piece of work. And if you think that’s cool, check out the link below for an even better version.