The late Steve Jobs derided small tablets, and lo and behold, the iPad Mini’s screen proves to be a tad too small and low-resolution, says The Associated Press’ Peter Svensson in a review of the new gadget.
At Apple headquarters, company brass reported a mysterious bone-chilling breeze and eerie disembodied voice that seemed to cry out, “I told you stupid #@#@ers so![”]
Don’t Know Much About History: On this day in 1975, the SS Edmund Fitzgerald sank in Lake Superior — “the big lake they called Gitche Gumee.”
And on this day in 1997, Gordon Lightfoot’s hit song inspired by this tragedy was background music while you shopped at your local Safeway — and then was irritatingly stuck in your head the rest of the day.
Falling on his sword: David Petraeus, the four-star general and director of the Central Intelligence Agency, has resigned after admitting to an extramarital affair.
In the U.S. (if not France), people who have really important jobs aren’t allowed to have affairs — especially if they run the nation’s spy agency. Because for all we know, the Other Woman’s name may well be Natasha Fatale.
— Mark Carlson, Herald staff