The whole tech world is still buzzing about the search for Microsoft's next CEO finally wrapping up Tuesday, but as Satya Nadella gets comfortable in his new position, he'll certainly have some real problems to contend with, not the least of which is finding a way to make users embrace Windows 8 as he lives in the long shadows of Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer. Here's what else went down yesterday that you might have missed!
This year's Consumer Electronics Show may be heating up the Las Vegas desert this week, but a big chunk of the country is buried under subzero temperatures unfit for either men or mice. But that doesn't mean there aren't any shiny new gadgets or tech news to talk about... why, just keep reading on and get a heaping helping in our Tuesday recap!
We didn't even realize it when we were picking this week's stories, but we really are in a post-PC world. Every last article is about the mobile world. For better or worse, Steve Jobs has charted our future's course (or at least he was really adept at predicting it and getting Apple on that crest). So check it out, newshounds, it's an iOS-errific world.
Earlier this month, the Evasi0n software download allowed anyone with an iOS device to jailbreak, finally busting past a previously difficult roadblock in iOS 6.1. But according to one of the creators of the software, an upcoming update from Apple will likely shut Evasi0n down.
Let me say this first: I don't personally find jailbreaking to be a very good idea. A voided warranty, the possibility of using some potentially malicious, unauthorized app -- it's just not worth the headache. But all the same, I can appreciate why some iOS users may find the concept alluring. Today, a group of hackers have finally succeeded in releasing jailbreak software compatible with iPhone 5, iPad mini, and iOS 6.1.