If you're looking for a good story to dig into on your commute home or the next paid bathroom visit, then you might want to check out this story Vice published two days ago. It's got everything you expect from a good, long-format news story (except lasers, anyway), describing a worldwide scandal over a smartphone company run by drug traffickers selling encrypted devices. It's a tale loaded with murder, torture, drugs, the Moroccan mafia, and ROMed Nexuses — not much more you can ask for. Read More
It's 2012 and WebMD, one of the web's leading medical information sources, has decided to get its affairs in order and finally brush up its Android application to implement those cool holo design ideas that Google unveiled back in October 2011. Waiiiiiit. Checks calendar. Refreshes time & date. Checks calendar again. I'll be damned, it's 2015!
But let's not call the Material Police just yet. I've attended medical lectures in this decade presented with the Comic Sans font — by comparison, Holo is the peak of modernism. And let's just say that the folks in the medical profession are more concerned with their cells than their pixels. Read More