Category Archives: Tech

Kurt Cobain and Guitar Hero

Two things come to mind:

1. If Kurt had any inkling that this might be the fate of his image, he never would’ve blown his head off.

2. I never thought I’d say it, but thank god John had Yoko.


Zune swoon

More bad news for Microsoft’s unloved wannabe iPod. (Perhaps the biggest surprise here is that there are actually “scores of Zune users.”)  From

Scores of Zune users on Wednesday — the last day of a 366-day leap year — reported that their 30GB Zune devices were freezing up. Complaints rippled across message boards as people booted up the gadgets and found they could not get to their songs or pictures.

By the middle of the day, Microsoft had identified the root of the problem: the Zune’s internal clock was stumbling as it tried to handle a leap year. (See Microsoft’s Zune support site for more details.) Things would start to resolve themselves, the company said in its Zune 30 FAQ, by noon GMT (4 a.m. PT)….

iPhone’s killer app?


Due to the holidays, I’d missed this important bit of news ’til now: reported last week that the No. 1 selling iPhone application in the in the iTunes Store is InfoMedia’s iFart Mobile. It’s reportedly generating nearly $10,000 per day for its creator.

Just thought you’d want to know.