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HTC mocks Apple's '1984' ad (really)

Technically Incorrect: In doing something that's been done before, HTC thinks it can be, um, different.

By November 7, 2015


1984 Apple Macintosh replica crafted from wood and gold

An old-school 128K Mac gets an even older-school treatment as an artist rebuilds the iconic computer out of burnished walnut and shiny brass.

By October 19, 2015


GoldieBlox buries Barbie with powerful Apple '1984' homage

The startup that won itself the chance to run an ad during the Super Bowl releases another spot, for a new action figure for girls. In it, little girls say to hell with conventional ideas of beauty.

By November 6, 2014


Ben & Jerry's amusingly mocks Apple's 1984 ad

Technically Incorrect: An ad for its new Brrr-ito sees Ben and Jerry's launch a stoned hipster version of Apple's legendary opus.

By April 18, 2015


Why is the future always as miserable as Apple's 1984?

Technically Incorrect: A British paint manufacturer is the latest to (brilliantly) show a future that's quite painful and awful. Yet here we are loving the fancy gadgets that will take us there. Is there a disconnect?

By March 15, 2015


'Thing Explainer': Fun if you enjoy puzzles, annoying if you just want to learn

Cartoonist and author Randall Munroe's latest book details science and technology with only a 1,000-word vocabulary. That limits its appeal, but the book is fun for those who already know the basics.

By December 1, 2015


'Interstellar,' 'Selma' and more James Bond arrive on Hulu

Hulu isn't just about TV shows any more: December sees its movie catalog expand greatly.

By November 26, 2015


Sony's Betamax, long thought dead, officially gets last nail in its coffin

Sony finally acknowledges that the world didn't embrace its rival to the videocassette, years after that format faded from the market, too.

By November 10, 2015


See a guy in a jetpack float around the Statue of Liberty

Test pilot and entrepreneur David Mayman moves like James Bond and takes his company's JB-9 jetpack for an impressive spin out over New York Harbor.

By November 9, 2015


Donald Trump 'live-tweets' SNL sketch because Donald Trump

Technically Incorrect: The much-anticipated appearance of the leading Republican candidate on America's most famous comedy show wasn't too much of an actual appearance. Social media did some of the work for him.

By November 8, 2015