43 Results for

uselessness

Article

​QR codes aren't useless after all, study says

Nielsen finds nearly half of the consumers it surveyed like using quick response codes on their phones to buy things in stores.

By July 10, 2014

Article

Artist pranks LA Best Buy stores with 'useless' gadget

Five Best Buy stores unknowingly played host to a thought-provoking art exhibit that questions our obsession with gadgets.

By August 14, 2013

Article

BlackBerry CEO says tablets will be useless in five years

In an interview with Bloomberg, CEO Thorsten Heins questions the value of tablets, pouring cold water on a PlayBook successor.

By April 30, 2013

Article

TomTom's Lifetime Maps are useless if it takes a lifetime to update

commentary Getting lifetime map updates with a TomTom GPS sounds great until you actually try to get a new map. Then you might feel lost.

By December 31, 2012

Article

Is wearing Google Glass to propose insane? Watch this and decide

To celebrate Valentine's weekend, Google releases a video of Explorers proposing to their loved ones. It's very something, but very what?

By February 16, 2014

Article

Hashtag, twerking and selfie: Most annoying words of the year

Blame singer Miley Cyrus and President Obama for some of the vexing terms on the annual list from Lake Superior State University.

By January 1, 2014

Article

Forget Twitter's (useless) weekly digest, check out News.me

For most, Twitter's weekly digest will be nothing more than a redundant summary of week-old events. Unsubscribe from the service and check out better options like News.me instead.

By May 16, 2012

Article

Android security apps are mostly useless, says report

With the number of Android apps soaring, the threat of a malware mugging is rising -- but most Android security apps won't protect you.

By March 9, 2012

Article

Smartwatches: The next big thing or this year's fad?

commentary: A computer on the wrist has so far had a lukewarm reception from bleeding-edge buyers and reviewers. Sounds like just about every other major new product.

By March 7, 2013

Article

Five awesome, useless MacBook tricks

While you were consumed in your MacBook's helpful features, we put together a list of the five best, useless OS X tricks.

By June 10, 2011