California Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation paving the way for those driverless cars Google’s been working on.
The robots driving the cars will be fully functional California drivers — and that means they’ll tailgate you on the freeway, and then flip you off when they pass you on the right.
If they could turn back time: The CEO of the company that makes the BlackBerry insists that an upcoming upgrade will restore the device to its pre-iPhone and Android glory.
The new software won’t be ready for a while, presumably because Research in Motion Ltd. engineers haven’t figured out how to implement the time machine necessary to take everyone back to 2007.
iDeath sentence: In other smartphone news, an ultra-Orthodox rabbi in Israel has decreed that his followers must burn their iPhones, so as to protect themselves from the temptations of the Internet.
Free advice to Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky: As countless iPhone owners have discovered to their chagrin, the best way to destroy the device is not fire, but dropping it into the toilet while pulling up your pants.
— Mark Carlson, Herald staff