Remains of the Day: PC and Mac together again... sort of

Microsoft takes a shot at an ad featuring a PC and a Mac—with a twist. Meanwhile, they say only the good die young—but what dies young and then claws its way back to the living? And if the Saw films aren’t your cup of tea, you might want to avoid these pictures of tortured Apple products. The remainders for Friday, November 12, 2010 will certainly be watching through their fingers.

PC & Mac take flight — Avatar & Windows 7 (YouTube)

Microsoft’s latest Windows ad touts PCs’ Blu-ray-playing chops. More to the point, though, I have some questions about this speculative universe where even movies star sentient laptops. Let me get this straight: computers eat computer chips but can still drink ginger ale?

Confirmed: Kin One and Two are returning to Verizon. Wait, what? (Engadget)

Sure, Halloween was a couple of weeks back, but apparently that’s not the only time of the year that the dead rise. The Microsoft Kin, the smartphone that Redmond killed off two weeks after its introduction, may walk again, according to leaked documents from Verizon. Remember, folks, this is why you always double tap.

What happens when you shoot a MacBook, and other pictures (Cult of Mac)

Ever wonder what happens if you were to shoot your MacBook with a handgun, handsaw a Magic Mouse, or sledgehammer an iPhone 4? You have? You sick puppy.

Apple removes ’09 from iWork Boxes (9 to 5 Mac)

Apparently Apple has scrubbed the ’09 from images of the iWork box in a mailer it sent out. Conspiracy theories in 3…2…1—oh my god, they’ve changed history.

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