Archive for July, 2008

Where’s the Craziest Place You’ve Ever…?

A Web-based survey released this week is shedding new light on an age-old question: “Where’s the craziest place you’ve ever done it?”

Thursday, July 31st, 2008 | Continue reading

Bernard’s Breakdown: Cell Phones and Bad Behavior

Cell phones are blamed for all sorts of problems — and now, a new study suggests they may be linked to behavioral problems in kids. By popular demand, we’ve brought back TechCult Special Correspondent Bernard Faigenblatt to dissect the findings.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008 | Continue reading

Grab Your Tissues…Microsoft’s Upset

Microsoft is mad about a new report comparing Vista to the failed New Coke experiment of the mid-80s. Is it time to put our anger aside and start learning to love the new Windows?

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008 | Continue reading

Monday Mailbag: July 28, 2008

TechCult takes your questions, comments, and come-ons. This week: cybersex, social marketing, and immature humor.

Monday, July 28th, 2008 | Continue reading

Sony CEO Demands Immediate Psychiatric Help

In what can only be a desperate cry for help, Sony CEO Howard Stringer described the Wii as an “expensive niche” console in full public view.

Sunday, July 27th, 2008 | Continue reading

Awkward Teenager Posted Rude Blog Comment, Authorities Say

A lanky teenager from Eugene, Oregon posted a rude comment on a moderate-sized blog, authorities said Friday.

Friday, July 25th, 2008 | Continue reading

Study Uncovers Online Douchiness Indicator

A new study out this week finds e-mails pretending to have naked pictures of Angelina Jolie or Nicole Kidman are the most likely to contain malicious code. A second, less publicized analysis shows e-mails pretending to have funny jokes are the most likely to have been sent by a total douchebag.

Thursday, July 24th, 2008 | Continue reading

Source: Government to Kidnap the Internet

With its plans to regulate online content knocked down for a second time within a single year, the U.S. Justice Department has decided to take on a new tactic, a source has revealed: kidnapping the Internet.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008 | Continue reading