I noticed these new iWatchLA LAPD posters around the parking garage at Los Angeles International Airport this week. I thought it was funny that they're using the neologism "iReport," which has become CNN's trademark catchword for viewer-submitted amateur video. I'm not suggesting CNN is in cahoots with the LAPD (or Apple) over the use of "i" before other words, just getting a chuckle out of this otherwise creepy poster.
I think the only thing really suspicious in that poster inset at left is that the designer chose a stock photo of a guy standing next to a subway train. As if we had decent public transport in Los Angeles! Flickr photoset link.
Four people, including an assailant and a police officer, were killed today in an attack at the Houses of Parliament that authorities say was an act of terrorism. Ministers of Parliament were locked in after police shot and killed a man who reportedly ran at the gates by Parliament square and stabbed an officer. Moments […]
The Constitutional Court in South Korea upheld the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye on Friday. She has now been formally removed from office over a bribery and big business corruption scandal that dragged on for months. Park is the first democratically elected leader in South Korea to be kicked out of office. The nation’s constitution […]
The Lightning port has thus far resisted the cruel fate that befell the headphone jack, and despite rumors that it may be disappearing come iPhone 8, for the present and foreseeable future, Lightning cables are a hot commodity for iPhone users. As such, we must make do in this strange time in which long, glorified […]
All the filters in the world won’t save your smartphone pics from a shaky hand. To really step up your mobile photography game, you’ll need some kind of mount to hold it steady. You could buy a smartphone attachment for a conventional camera tripod, but who wants to carry that kind of gear everywhere they […]
The forced transition from analog to digital TV signals was probably met with relative indifference from people with Netflix subscriptions and the “I don’t even own a TV” snoots. But anyone living in the vast swaths of the country that don’t have guaranteed high-speed internet, broadcast TV is a perfectly valid (and 100% free) way […]