Remains of the Day: Vox populi, vox Google?
Pigs fly! Hell freezes! The official Google Voice app may actually appear in the App Store! Also, space gets explored with the help of an iPhone, and RIM says “no, way” to the fart app phenomenon. It’s Wednesday, September 29, 2010 and here are your remainders.
Word on the street is apparently Apple has approved the official Google Voice app, after more than a year of
hemming and hawing
“study”. That’s right, folks: the highly contentious app that you’ll probaby never use may soon be available for you to download. Or, more likely, not.
A small team from Minneapolis, Minnesota, are shooting pictures of space by putting a handful of devices, including an iPhone, into a cooler attached to a weather balloon. Man, the guy who gets hit by that thing on the way down is going to be super confused—but a bunch of electronic devices richer!
That’s according to RIM’s VP of platform product management, Alan Panezic, and I can’t say I disagree. But somehow I picture Microsoft eventually taking the exact opposite approach. Imagine it, CEO Steve Ballmer takes the stage, draws a deep breath, and begins: "FART APPS, FART APPS, FART APPS, FART APPS…"