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Weekend Grab Bag

Howdy Folks. I hope your week was ‘fair to middlin’ (as my Missourian friends say), and that you are enjoying your weekend.

I did not see any interesting tech items this past week (yes, I’m aware of Apple’s new iOS, and that there’s a new amazon phone and Samsung phone, and all the rest, but.. yawn. Same old same old).

Well, I did find this somewhat amusing: The mighty Apple has become the Android imitator

All I can do is shake my head. Why? Samsung re-invents a wheel and gets sued. Apple does the same thing and smiles all the way to the bank.Read more..

[ Actually, if you do a search for apple copies android, you’ll see results dating back further than iOS 5.. ]

This weekend’s Fun Video:

This weekend’s pretty picture:

image tropical forest

Click on image to see more by this artist (reco’d)

“tropical forest” by katsrcool, courtesy of Flickr Commons

This weekend’s quotable quote:  “[In the Universe it may be that] Primitive life is very common and intelligent life is fairly rare. Some would say it has yet to occur on Earth.”  ~ Stephen Hawking

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June 21, 2014 - Posted by | Android, Apple, consumer electronics, digital music, digital Video, Google, News, tech | , , , , , , , , ,

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