Google – can it compete with Facebook? Or anyone besides search engines?

Farhad Manjoo has this article running atm : Google+ had a chance to compete with Facebook. Not anymore. – Slate Magazine. It got me thinking. Look, i love Google+. It is the same rush of intense gratitude for a service I had when first using Facebook, before it becoame so big and monstrous (all things to […]

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November 11th, 2011 by Romana Challans

Her brother is not the only special one in that family…

We all — in the end — die in medias res. In the middle of a story. Of many stories. via A Sister’s Eulogy for Steve Jobs –

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October 31st, 2011 by Romana Challans

A site about Siri responses:)

STSS, aka Shit That Siri Says, is rather fun, and shows what a deep understanding Apple has of their market. They knew people would push the envelope, and have shown a lot of style in being ready for it. But this is for me to enjoy later – right now, i must work on a […]

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October 20th, 2011 by Romana Challans

Cult of personality: a reflection on coverage of Steve Jobs – The Drum Opinion (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

I mourn the loss of a visionary, but like many, i am alarmed at how much the media is attributing to his ‘amazing unique talent’. Yes, it was amazing, he was the Henry Ford of our time, but he was a deeply flawed and contradictory man. Like all geniuses. Like all people. He surrounded himself […]

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October 7th, 2011 by Romana Challans

Steve Jobs Legacy

No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is […]

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October 6th, 2011 by Romana Challans

The secret numerology behind the iPhone event invitation | TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog

It’s been announced. Invitations to Apple’s iPhone event on October 4th have been sent out, and we asked famed numerology expert Helmut Weltschmertz (see photo at right) of the Koblenz Institute of Numerology and Used Car Sales to tell us exactly what the numbers and symbols on the invitation meant. Here’s what Dr. Weltschmertz was […]

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September 28th, 2011 by Romana Challans

From 2-Way to 4G: The Complete History of Cell Phones

via Really quite interesting… Posted via email from timelady’s posterous

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July 4th, 2010 by Romana Challans

Translation From Apple’s Unique Dialect of PR-Speak to English of the ‘Letter From Apple Regarding iPhone 4′

Image by Ninja M. via Flickr Translation From Apple’s Unique Dialect of PR-Speak to English of the ‘Letter From Apple Regarding iPhone 4’ Friday, 2 July 2010 Source: “Letter From Apple Regarding iPhone 4”. The iPhone 4 has been the most successful product launch in Apple’s history. It has been judged by reviewers around the world […]

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July 3rd, 2010 by Romana Challans

Last bits of the day

Image via Wikipedia Apple Carves Out A Special App Store Area For “Awesome iOS 4 Apps”. So, developers, lesson is get in early! Infographic of the Day: The Rise of User-Generated Porn – oh wow. There is no comment i want to make on this one:) Wanted: A Bike Basket Perfect for Eames Freaks – […]

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June 26th, 2010 by Romana Challans

An Apple a day…

Image via Wikipedia PrompterPal has everything you’d expect from a teleprompter application. The ability to edit your text, increase and decrease font size, mirror your screen, and control scroll speed are all a quick menu away – and read the rest of the quite glowing PrompterPal for the iPad Review. Yes, not everyone wants an iPad. […]

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June 9th, 2010 by Romana Challans