Monthly Archives: October 2013

Panasonic officially quits plasma TVs, blames Lehman Brothers even after all this time

We may compare Panasonic to the character of Michael Myers way too often, but this Halloween the analogy is particularly relevant given news the company is officially killing plasma TV production. Manufacturing of plasma panels will end in December this … Continue reading

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O2 vs Vodafone vs Three vs EE: Which UK iPad Air or iPad mini carrier should you choose?

2013 iPad guide: How to choose between O2, Vodafone, Three and EE, and a popular MVNO alternative. If you’re in the UK with eyes on a new cellular iPad Air or Retina iPad mini, the decision on which carrier to … Continue reading

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Hate the Weather app in iOS 7? Here are the best App Store alternatives!

The best alternative weather apps for iPhone from charts to forecasts to allergy information and more! With iOS 7 Apple redesigned the built-in Weather app with edge-to-edge graphics and subtle, elegant animations. However, it’s still powered by Yahoo! and its … Continue reading

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The Returned: TV Review

Canal Plus, Photographer: Rob Payne “The Returned” on Sundance Channel The Bottom Line In a bucolic French town, the dead are returning. But they don’t look like zombies. And they don’t all know that they’re dead. This creates a lot … Continue reading

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Seagate cooks up game-changing cloud storage hardware

Brags about “reinventing” or “disrupting” this or that kind of technology are so common these days they might as well be white noise. But Seagate seems to have just developed a new kind of storage system for the cloud that … Continue reading

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Obamacare Heading Into a Death Spiral

It was the most succinct — and graphic — analysis yet offered of the political implications of the Obamacare rollout. “There’s no way Democrats can spin this —-,” said comedian Jon Stewart. That it was Mr. Stewart who said this … Continue reading

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Reversed Call Gives Sox Opening To Win World Series Game One

In last night’s game one of the World Series, umpires changed an out call at second base. Instead of a possible inning-ending double play, the Boston Red Sox went on to score three runs and eventually beat the St. Louis … Continue reading

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