Archive for July, 2008

The Wrong Kind Of Stimulus

In what could most kindly been described as “an unintended effect”, the Economic Stimulus Package has boosted masturbation levels Internet-wide.

Sunday, July 13th, 2008 | Continue reading

Compatibility Center Incompatible With Itself

In hilariously ironic news, Microsoft’s newly launched “Windows Vista Compatibility Center” is not working.

Friday, July 11th, 2008 | Continue reading

LIMITED TIME OFFER: Pay Us For Free Stuff!

With word that Best Buy has started selling free software, TechCult has decided to get in on the action.

Thursday, July 10th, 2008 | Continue reading

Inside Google’s Virtual World

Google has unveiled a new virtual 3D chat experience. “Lively by Google” lets you develop your own customized avatar and environment to interact with friends — and rumor has it some big name industry insiders have already created personas.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008 | Continue reading

10 Things Sony Screwed Up

We sure loved the Walkman, but since that revolutionary device Sony has dropped the ball quite a few times. Below you will find 10 particularly messy ones.

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008 | Continue reading

Little Yahoo and Papa Jerry: A Childhood Tale

It’s storytime, TechCult style. In keeping with our pledge to innovate fresh and interesting ways to cover the Microsoft-Yahoo saga, today we bring you a childhood tale about a young girl named Little Yahoo. Grab your milk and cookies and come on in.

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008 | Continue reading

Introducing the Monday Mailbag

You can now submit your own questions, remarks, insults, or come-ons to the TechCult team, and we’ll answer — or, at the very least, mock — them. This week: finding dates online, saving a failing company, and inventing new TechCult content.

Monday, July 7th, 2008 | Continue reading

It’s Time Your Porn Habits Go Public

This week’s news that Google is being forced to hand over complete YouTube user histories to Viacom got me thinking — about porn.

Friday, July 4th, 2008 | Continue reading