Archive for August, 2008

Saving the CD, or Slaughtering It?

Talk about a highway to hell: In a misfounded move to save the physical CD, Wal-Mart has signed an exclusive deal to sell AC/DC’s upcoming new album.

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008 | Continue reading

Monday Mailbag: August 18, 2008

TechCult takes your questions, comments, and come-ons. This week: military mind-reading and the ultimate hot-or-not formula.

Monday, August 18th, 2008 | Continue reading

If You Leave a Negative Comment, I’m Going to Sue You

Sorry if it seems harsh, but I’ve got good reason. I think.

Friday, August 15th, 2008 | Continue reading

iPhone, iFail

It was bound to happen. After a solid streak of glory, the golden Apple has finally gone bad.

Thursday, August 14th, 2008 | Continue reading

Top 10 Reasons Gmail’s Gone Wacky

Google’s Gmail service has suffered two significant outages within the past week. We decided to find out what’s really going on.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008 | Continue reading

20 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Stick In Your USB Socket

When they introduced the “Universal” Serial Bus in 1996, man, they weren’t kidding.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008 | Continue reading

Obituary: The Best Buy Associate, 1983 – 2009

SEPTEMBER 1, 2009 — The Best Buy associate, a fast moving blue-shirted phenomenon, was spotted for the final time today.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008 | Continue reading

Monday Mailbag: August 11, 2008

TechCult takes your questions, comments, and come-ons. This week: Olympic censorship and the truth behind the “cult” in TechCult.

Monday, August 11th, 2008 | Continue reading