Category: Stuff I don’t care about

  • Appropriate behavoir from an inappropriate source

    This seems appropriate, given how often she has gagged the rest of us: Unfortunately, it didn’t last, according to the story. [tags]Paris Hilton, Gagged, Miss Turkey, Istanbul[/tags]

  • Games you just don’t want to hear are in development

    As a hardcore gamer, there are some things you just don’t want to hear in reference to games. Anything referring to Barbie is bad. Barbie and Horse appearing in the title is much worse, because you know only one way that could be a good game, yet you also know there is no way Barbie […]

  • Nokia tries again – new N-Gage this summer or fall

    It appears that the dismal failure of the first two passes of the N-Gage gaming/MP3 phone (well, MP3 was dropped in the first re-tooling) weren’t enough to dissuade Nokia.  With an announced ship date of later this year, the new N-Gage is predicted to be more successful. According to the Nokia sponsored semi-official blog

  • On the iPhone

    Let’s pretend for a minute that Apple successfully defends the iPhone name from Cisco’s claim of ownership. Instead, focus on the features and benefits of the phone. With a 2 year contract, the iPhone basic runs $499, which gets you a 4 gig iPod+phone combo. For $599, you get an 8 gig iPod+phone combo. Of […]

  • Sony Pres. promises us more stuff we don’t want with PS3

    Continuing the apparently intractable path to PS3 irrelevance, Sony’s Ken Kuraragi is promising a PlayStation 3 based media center console. In other words, audio and video capabilities first, gaming second (if at all), in a device built around the Cell-processor platform. Ken says that the device would certainly be more expensive, reflecting the prices and […]

  • Because everyone needs a little Hello Kitty

    (via Endadget) [tags]Hello Kitty clock, iPod plus Hello Kitty = Mmmmm[/tags]

  • Things I don’t care about, August gaming edition

    Jack Thompson.  And Take-Two‘s using publicity from that hack to sell games, for that matter. [tags]Jack Thompson just doesn’t matter, Codependency in gaming – Jack and Take-two[/tags]

  • Double-barrel cigarette holder

    This brief article from the November 1931 issue of Modern Mechanix has the accessory every smoker needs: Double-Barrel Cigarette Holder We don’t know whether the cigarette manufacturers were behind this idea, but it might be a good idea for them to give away one of these new holders to all smokers. Just think how cigarette […]

  • Company works to increase American laziness

    (via Slashdot) As mentioned in the Slashdot article, I’m sure this is a sign of the coming apocalypse.  In an eight week trial program labelled “Laundry Time,” the Internet Home Alliance will have nine families test washers and dryers with advanced technology.  This will allow family members to receive laundry status updates and control laundry […]

  • AOL attemping to remain relevant

    (via Ars Technica) After suffering massive declines in subscription numbers, America Online has changed directions in an attempt to remain relevant. While still charging for dial-up access, the company has announced plans to offer the AOL service for free to broadband users. This effectively changes the company from a subscription based business to a primarily […]

  • Sony continues work on making people not want PS3

    (via Dubious Quality) In an apparent attempt to get the whole world ready for excessive game prices to accompany its excessive console prices, Sony has announced that games probably won’t be $99.99 at release. OK, so it isn’t really an announcement of excessive pricing just yet, but check out the quote and see if you […]

  • Sony looking for new leader of consumer-hating technology

    (via boingboing) If you are technically skilled, hate people, and want to try creating ways to limit your customers use of your products, then Sony has a job for you. The New Technology Division is responsible for approving new media and technology, partners, formats, and security methods for distribution of digital content on CD/DVD’s, over […]