It’s Friday, so we’ll stay short and sweet. Despite what Microsoft may think, rumors of the iPhone’s demise are greatly exaggerated. Also, the iPod nano is one swank timepiece, and antivirus software is important—though not for the reasons you might expect. Kick off the weekend with the remainders for Friday, September 10, 2010.
From the You-Can’t-Make-This-Stuff-Up department: To celebrate Windows 7 Phone’s release to manufacturers (not to the public, mind you, just to hardware partners), Microsoft held a funeral parade for the iPhone and BlackBerry near its headquarters in Washington state. Which is funny, because I’m pretty sure the only dead thing in Redmond is still the Kin. Oh, and apparently irony.
If you were waiting for bated breath for the first vendor to release a watchband for the new iPod nano, your wait is now officially over. If you were waiting for the first person to be mocked mercilessly for wearing one of these, then you’ll have to wait until about thirty seconds minutes after someone first straps it on.
No, that’s not a euphemism.