CREEPSTER-RIFFIC! Listen in as people leave you a voicemail with Google Voice… hilarity ensues…

August 4, 2009

I got my Google Voice number a few days ago and man have I been having a BLAST with it!

With Google Voice, you get all your calls through a single number. You can access and make calls from the phone and the Web, block annoying callers at will, and record custom greetings for different callers or groups of callers.

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Bad News: I lost my iPhone 3G. Good News: I got the new 3GS! Yeah… you wish you were me…

August 3, 2009

A Compass... Seriously? How about true multi-tasking and unobtrusive notification popups morons....

Engadget does a much more thorough review here.

So I left my iPhone 3G in Vegas. Dignity, hygiene, girlfriend… all replaceable. iPhone, due to AT&T’s iron clad early termination fee, not so much. Thankfully because I was previously on a family share plan with a buddy I could still qualify as a NEW AT&T customer (Suck that you monopolistic, corporate d-bags).

So deciding to really stick it to the man, I decided to opt for the $50 upgrade and get the White (pure class) 16GB 3GS. The ‘S’ is for speed btw and it signifies the upgraded hardware. Did it blow me (ha), a 3G user for the past 9 months, away. Short answer: Kinda, Sorta, Maybe, Meh.

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Toyota develops robots capable of running? Let the wetting of undies COMMENCE!

August 3, 2009

terminator

Before you know it, you’ll have one of these bastards chasing you down the street…damn you Japan!

I once had an argument with friends over what would be more terrifying: The zombie apocalypse or the robot apocalypse. I argued that the robotics industry is nowhere near making robots as menacing as the ones in the Terminator movies and we are basically at the Johnny 5 (The robot from Short Circuit for you popular folk)level of robotics minus the intelligence. I went on and on about how biochemical engineers are making some crazy discoveries in the field of re-activating dead brain tissue etc.

My friends insisted I was wrong about my fascination with zombies and that robots were the real threat. They had me watch Ghost in the shell and some other anime involving cyborg women with enormous naughty pillows. After I ran out of Jergens I began searching the web for breakthroughs in robotics. This is the first of many twisted creations the Japanese are cooking up. Cue Terminator music and a bowel movement.

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