Computing without Computing; iPhone 4S Reviews: No Disappointments; Touchscreen Braille Tablet for the Blind;The 10 Funniest Tweets About the BlackBerry Outage
October 13, 2011 4:05 by p.deleon
Fresh off GITEX, our heads are buzzing with tech talk. And so, this week we bring the Best of the Web on Technology.
What better way than to start this all off with one of the hot topics at GITEX-cloud computing, Of course now that Apple just released its iCloud, it seems only fitting we direct you to the ominous article by Gizmodo that reads…”The logical end goal of iCloud is, of course, replacing the operating system itself. No more iOS, no more OS X, no more Windows. There are just the devices you turn on or off, and the data they store. iCloud is computing without the computing.”
Though the launch of iPhone 4S made iPhone and Apple fans all around the world extremely disappointed, there seems to be no such feeling towards the iPhone 4S from those who have had their paws on it. As this Time review shows the iPhone 4S is far from a disappointment.
Braille on a Touchscreen…how cool is that? Check it out: a Stanford team of three has helped developed a touchscreen-based Braille writer. If you can’t wrap your mind around it, I am not even going to try and break it down for you because it is rather complicated. In fact, here is a tip, scroll down and watch the video for a better view.
The title says it all, but here is our favourite:
What did one Blackberry say to another Blackberry? Nothing.
Or how about this one (doing the rounds on Facebook)…
On the 4th day of silence, RIM gave to me…
40 million whingers,
30,000 suicidal BBM bingers,
2 stumped telecom operators…
A carrier pigeon on a mail delivering spree.