All items tagged with "revolution"

Friday Night Fights: Is Siri Really A Revolutionary Feature?

Friday Night Fights: Is Siri Really A Revolutionary Feature?

Friday Night Fights: Is Siri Really A Revolutionary Feature?Laaaaaaaaaaadies¬†and Gentlemen, welcome to Friday Night Fights, a new series of weekly deathmatches between two no-mercy brawlers who will fight to the death — or at least agree to disagree — about which is better: Apple or Google, iOS or Android?

After this week’s topic, someone’s going to be spitting teeth. Our question: Is Siri Really A Revolutionary Feature? Android’s had voice actions and voice recognition for years, so what does Siri really bring to the table that’s new? Is it all just hype?

In one corner, we have the 900 pound gorilla, Cult of Mac; in the opposite corner, wearing the green trunks, we have the plucky upstart, Cult of Android!

Place your bets, gentlemen! This is going be a bloody one.

Read the rest of this post at Cult of Android »

The Flaming Lips Will Cover The Beatles’ ‘Revolution’ as Tribute to Steve Jobs

The Flaming Lips Will Cover The Beatles’ ‘Revolution’ as Tribute to Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs was a massive fan of English rock band The Beatles, and once revealed in an interview for 60 Minutes that his business plan was inspired by the group. To honor Steve’s life and his achievements, The Flaming Lips will provide a special performance at the O Music Awards on October 31 where they will perform a cover of The Beatles‘ “Revolution”.

Read the rest of this post »

Before / Apple / After: How Apple Has Led The Tech Industry Every Step Of The Way [Gallery]

Before / Apple / After: How Apple Has Led The Tech Industry Every Step Of The Way [Gallery]

For the last thirty five years, time after time, Apple has revolutionized the way we look at technology and dragged the rest of the industry kicking and screaming into the future. If we listed all the ways in which Apple has changed the way we interact with technology, we could fill a book, so here are some of our favorite examples of how Apple has led the tech industry every step of the way.

Read the rest of this post »