Category Archives: So Stupid It Hurts

The Tragedy Of The iOS Books App: Landscape With PDFs

Look: That’s a Google Books PDF opened in the iOS Books app on an iPad Pro 11″ in landscape mode. That’s the only possible view! There’s no way to show two pages — otherwise known as Facing Pages — at … Continue reading

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Idiots “In Charge” Appease A Fellow Idiot To Legalize (Some) Alt-Wheels in NY

Apple Cored: E-Bike/E-Scooter Bill Move Closer to Reality, Thanks to Greenway, Manhattan Exemptions The new version of the bill specifically bars e-bikes and e-scooters from greenways, such as the Hudson River Greenway, the world’s most popular bike lane. Officials from … Continue reading

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Android Isn’t A Joke. It’s A Nightmare.

238 Google Play apps with >440 million installs made phones nearly unusable The above-linked forum discussing BeiTaAd documents that the plugin has been menacing users for at least seven months. Google’s inability to detect the abuse, either initially when the … Continue reading

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Hand-Wringing Political Temps Of NYC Fear eScooters

Electric Scooters Are Sweeping the Country. New York Says Not So Fast. Leaders in New York are reluctant to change the law and worry that scooters are too dangerous, especially in an increasingly congested Manhattan where cars, pedestrians and cyclists … Continue reading

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Segway One S1 Electric Unicycle: What?

Click for the full WTF: Segway One S1 | One Wheel Self Balancing Personal Transporter with Mobile App Control Previously here: eUnicycles category

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Warning: Stolen Rental eScooters Being Resold

PD: Phoenix man caught with 74 stolen rental scooters When police confronted 35-year-old Jeramy Scott Reid, he produced five more Lyft scooters that were in the process of being dismantled. Police searched the property and allegedly found 22 Lyft scooters … Continue reading

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Ego Over Duty

All the reasons de Blasio’s 2020 presidential candidacy is a complete farce The worst Mayor in my lifetime. He would be the worst President in my lifetime — surpassing Trump. Good thing he doesn’t have a chance at the White … Continue reading

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The End Of My Blogging Days Is Near

I just can’t believe this … That Proofread button has saved my ass more than once. And now it’s gone. Same-day update: I have reason to suspect WordPress is lying and they took Proofreading away only from those of us … Continue reading

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A Catastrophic Turning Point

Lower Manhattan, Saturday. I see cops all over the place. I wondered what was going on but figured it was some sort of drill. Groups of cops seem to pop up at places randomly these days. Then I got to … Continue reading

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The Latest News About Legalizing Alt-Wheels In New York

What’s next for e-bikes? State Sen. Jessica Ramos and Assemblywoman Nily Rozic introduced legislation on Tuesday that would legalize e-bikes and e-scooters throughout the state. The legislation follows a measure in Cuomo’s proposed budget in January that would have amended … Continue reading

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