I do believe this will cause a giggle or two …. :)
Posted by sharechair on October 17, 2014
This is not good news.
And so begins a new chapter in Apple’s history: #bendgate
Posted by sharechair on September 24, 2014
Today is release day for the new iPhones. Lines, lines and more lines.
Shown in this video is the FIRST person to get a phone in Perth, Australia.
He unveils his prize …… and DROPS IT!
(thanks to Al for bringing this to my attention!)
Posted by sharechair on September 19, 2014
This bit of Jimmy Kimmel was filmed during the summer, when Apple’s Watch was still only a rumor.
But the Kimmel crew took to the street with a plain old cheap Casio watch (with an APPLE logo pasted on the back) and asked what people thought.
Enjoy this weekend giggle!
Posted by sharechair on September 13, 2014
I’ve positively decided that I can’t decide which phone I want until I can test them out in my hand. :shock:
I’ve read a lot of “stuff” on the internet over the past few days, and the opinion seems pretty much split down the middle.
The iPhone 6 Plus is a LOT of phone. But it has some extra features that the iPhone 6 does not have, basically acting as a mini-iPad. (This phone would make reading books on the iPhone a real happy possibility. A 6 Plus just might mean that only one device gets lugged along on short trips.)
The iPhone 6 is MUCH more pocket-friendly than the iPhone 6 Plus. Although I like to keep my phone in my pocket, this is not a deal breaker for me.
I’m including, here, two short hands-on videos that I think are helpful to give you an idea of the iPhone 6 vs the iPhone 6 Plus.
The next video talks a little more about the phone overall, but I’m including it here because the young woman clearly does NOT like the bigger size.
And if you have 5 minutes to spare, and are really interested in this whole size thing, the two guys in the video below are kind of fun. They don’t have the real phones, but made mock-ups, and they test them out in their pockets.
These guys also point out that the iPhone 6 Plus is not at all single-hand useable. With an iPhone 5, for example, you can hold the phone in one hand and reach any button with your thumb. You’ll find that this is not possible with the iPhone 6 Plus. You’ll need two hands.
Aging eyes will welcome the larger screens, but the one-handed subway commuters will not. That’s why variety is a good thing. Different phone sizes will suit different lifestyles. In my experience, one size does not usually fit all. So, hurrah for choice!
I know that even though I say I’m undecided, I’m probably going to get the iPhone 6 Plus. My husband is sure about his upgrade. He wants the 6, NOT the Plus. Pocket-abiility is very important to him.
Posted by sharechair on September 11, 2014
The ones of puppies prancing, cats riding roombas, dogs cuddling with babies or a kitten in a teacup?
Well, this weekend, if you need a “distraction”, a fine, relaxing distraction, you can spend a few minutes with “Cute Roulette“.
Just tap “next” for each dose of cuteness.
Go ahead, click on it. I know you want to! —-> Cute Roulette
And if you’re very lucky, you’ll get to see the Pugs tilting their precious little heads. :) Awwwwwwwwwwwww
Posted by sharechair on August 22, 2014
In this technologically-filmed world of ours, with cameras everywhere, we are capturing more and more events that previously would only have been seen by a few eyewitnesses.
This is an amazing example. Watch as the car on the right moves into the left lane, as a motorcyclist chooses to use the same lane at the same time.
This is one lucky guy. :shock:
Posted by sharechair on August 20, 2014
To my readers: This video is fake. It is a product of the clever writers at The Onion . It is fake. It is satire.
I’m making this point, because the video looks so real. And if you are not familiar with The Onion, well…. you might think….. Just sayin’. :)
And so, here it is ladies and gentlemen. A new Kindle for the Reading Snobs. For those folks who want everyone to know what book they are reading.
In the old days, you could throw a War and Peace dust jacket over a sleazy romance novel, but no more. When you hold a Kindle, people can’t “see” what you’re reading… until now.
Posted by sharechair on August 13, 2014
As I take a bit of a blogging break, I thought I would leave you something to enjoy while I am gone.
This is Technology at its FINEST!!!
By clicking the link below, you will be taken to a LIVE view of the planet Earth from the International Space Station.
It is Awesome. Mesmerizing. Humbling.
If you see a black screen, the space station is on the dark side of the earth. If you scroll down the page a bit, you will see a live map so that you can locate what part of the earth you are flying over (or confirm that the space station is on the dark side.)
It might take a few moments for the page to load, so be patient. It’s worth it.
This only went live back in April, as an experiment. Hopefully, they will keep it up.
I’ve bookmarked this site, and find myself returning to it often. What an awesome view.
Once you are viewing our planet from the space station, click on the arrows in the right hand bottom corner of the screen so that the scene explodes to a full-screen view on your computer. Wowza.
Keep your eyes on the screen…. you’ll see that you are actually, virtually, moving around our planet.
Posted by sharechair on July 17, 2014
Classic Comedy for this 4th of July weekend.
Anyone remember Barney Fife? What a great comic character! :)
Posted by sharechair on July 5, 2014