Boss of internet bank Egg resigns

March 11, 2008

The boss of internet bank Egg, Ian Kerr, has resigned. The announcement comes after a row over the bank’s decision to withdraw 161,000 credit cards, a move that angered many customers and consumer groups.

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Ten Great Ways To Screw Your Credit Card Company

March 8, 2008

Your credit card company always seems to be screwing you over, doesn
’t it? They charge you an exorbitant interest rate and then penalize you with fees for being unable to meet your minimum payments. They send you those convenient little cash advance checks and then include the nasty details in print so fine that you can barely even find it….

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Hilarious conversation between tech support and customer

March 8, 2008

Ma’am, I can’t help noticing that every time I give you an instruction, it takes a really long time before you get back to me. Is your computer that slow? Oh, no, it’s just the stupid, stupid design of this computer. Every time I want to click something, I have to unplug the keyboard to plug in the mouse….

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Rush Limbaugh wants Apple to fix several Leopard bugs

February 15, 2008

The radio talk show host spent some time on his show recently pleading with Apple to fix certain problems introduced with Leopard. For one, Time Machine, the automated backup app, doesn
’t work with Limbaugh’s Mail.app. (Limbaugh says he “lives” in Mail.app, partly because he his problem prevents him from adequately using the telephone.)

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New Element Discovered

January 26, 2008

A New element has been added to the periodic table, which appears to be the most volatile element know to man.

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Researchers develop eye-implantable camera

January 22, 2008

Most of the bionic eye systems we’ve seen involve clunky glasses-cam headgear, but the implantable camera now being developed at UCLA does it straight Terminator-style and keeps your face unemcumbered.

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CVS.com Blocks Opera… and Google

January 21, 2008

Online pharmacy CVS.com doesn
’t support Opera – in fact, when you try visit their homepage with Opera you’re forcefully excluded, ending up on a “sorry” page.

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NBC Comes Crawling Back to Apple

January 21, 2008

Back in September when there was a ton of hype surrounding the new iPod Touch and the drop in price of the iPhone, there was also another big story over at Apple. They announced that NBC didn
’t intend to renew their contract with iTunes once their current contract ran out in December.

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Mac malware on the Loose

January 21, 2008

A piece of malware written to target the Mac OS has been discovered in the wild. Called MacSweeper, the program tries to pass itself off as a legitimate Mac application known as Mac Sweeper.

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Microsoft brings forward release date of Windows 7

January 20, 2008

Industry sources are indicating that Microsoft plans to release Windows 7 (the follow up to Visa) in 2009, one year earlier than anticipated. Microsoft might be anxious to roll out a new update to its OS after the lukewarm reception had by Vista.

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