Daily Archives: September 21, 2015

Apple Now Thinks It’s Ford

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Apple Speeds Up Electric-Car Work

Apple, Inc. is accelerating efforts to build an electric car, designating it internally as a “committed project” and setting a target ship date for 2019, according to people familiar with the matter.

They should call it the Pippin.

Ahem.

Seriously, has Apple gone off the rails?

This is a product that could lead to the death of people.

There’s no doing half-assed unfinished 1.0 shit with a vehicle.

Apple has so much software to fix right now that getting distracted like this is just shameful.

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Limitless: Pilot

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Doctor Who: The Magician’s Apprentice

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SPOILER INSIDE

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New Colorfly Tablet Is A 4G-Enabled G808 Variant

Weibo:

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As expected, Colorfly’s new tablet is a variant in their G808 series.

No word about any Google connection for a Nexus tablet. I think that rumor was a hoax.

Banner after the break.

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Moneybook

Moneyball, the movie:

Billy Beane: It’s hard not to be romantic about baseball. This kind of thing, it’s fun for the fans. It sells tickets and hot dogs. Doesn’t mean anything.

Fuck baseball. How can you not be romantic about book publishing?

Harper Lee’s Millions

Everyone was in on the auction last week. The proposal went out to fifteen hundred fucking people. Matt Damon got one. On Mars.

This post is for my fellow writers. No one else would understand.

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New 1+ (OnePlus) Phone: Two Plus

Weibo and Weibo:

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Snapdragon 820, 6-inch 2K resolution screen, 4GB RAM, 32/64/128GBs internal storage, 13-megapixel dual camera, dual LED flash, rear fingerprint scanner, 3,400mAh built-in battery, dual sim dual standby … 3,000 yuan

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