Gravestones Embedded with QR Codes

iol reports on QR codes (Quick Response Codes) that are now being inscribed on some gravestones. The next time you stop by the cemetery, you may learn a lot more about your dearly departed than a few ceremonial words. A few companies are now marketing quick response (QR) codes for gravestones, which allow visitors to connect…

‘Exploding’ iPhones? I’ll Stick With BlackBerry…

Red hot smoking iPhone self-combusts on airliner: An Apple iPhone 4 was glowing red hot and emitted a “significant amount” of  dense smoke as it spontaneously combusted on board a flight in Australia in the  second reported incident of its kind in the past month… The incident involving a passenger’s iPhone 4 glowing red hot…

BlackBerry Useless

I’m beginning to really regret getting rid of my iPhone 4 and that for a BlackBerry! The thing hasn’t been working properly since Monday. In the meantime, I noticed #usesofaBlackberry is trending on Twitter. So here’s something to lighten the mood. You can still use your BlackBerry as: An alarm clock A paperweight A calculator A decoy phone when you’re about to get…

BlackBerry is Making me Mad

Really. I’ve got no service. Day 2: The Blackberry Internet Service was disrupted for the second time in two days in South Africa on Tuesday. The service interruption was felt in Europe, the Middle East, India, Brazil, Chile, Argentina and Africa, said Research in Motion (RIM) – the company that manufactures Blackberry. The company would…

Apple Has 2/3 Share of Mobile Phone Industry Profits

I still prefer using Blackberry: Apple’s share of the mobile phone industry’s profits has swelled to around two thirds, as the company’s iPhone sales have remained profitable while achieving the top spot in sales. Even before displacing Nokia as the world’s top smartphone maker in the most recent quarter, Apple has long consumed a disproportionate slice…