It was a fear fest of epic proportions. Magazine headlines predicted
that the end of the world would shortly befall us. They told harrowing
tales of feral computer systems going awry the minute the clock struck
midnight on January 1st, 2000--planes would fall from the sky, power
grids would fail, the global economy would crash, nuclear power plants
would go into meltdown mode, lines of communication would be cut, and
the contents of bank accounts would vanish.
There are over 100,000 applications in Apple’s popular App Store -- but how many of those could be called truly useful or innovative? Tapbots can stake claim to at least one of them with their just-released Pastebot.
It’s a foregone conclusion that each new iteration of the iPhone and iPod touch will get bigger, faster and generally better. That first part appears to already be in the cards as Toshiba has now announced the availability of a high-capacity flash memory module for Q1 2010.
Sometimes, one-size-fits-all doesn’t really fit, and this is especially
the case on the Internet. It’s a wonderful place out there on the World
Wide Web, full of sites for every purpose we can think of (and some
we’d rather not). That’s why, we’re glad there’s Firefox.