John Paczkowski

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Guess Who Else Has Map App Issues Down Under?

Looks like Apple isn’t the only mobile OS developer with a potentially “life-threatening” mapping application. Police in Colac, Australia, say an error in Google Maps has been directing oversize vehicles like trucks and tour buses down a one-way road that’s totally unsuitable for that sort of traffic. Said Sergeant Nick Buenen, “It’s a significant safety issue for tourists [and] locals, who are getting the wrong information from their GPSs.”

Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus