New Years Predictions

Mr Cranky’s 2017 Technology Year In Review Predictions

Anyone can tell you what happened in the New Year but only Mr Cranky can tell you what happened In the year to come! Mr Cranky’s 2017 Year in Review: January - Marissa Mayer at Yahoo announces she’s created a new logo…. Because that’s the only thing she’s ever done while running Yahoo that hasn’t devalued the stock.  So why not once again fix the only thing that isn’t broken at Yahoo. February - Apple’s Tim Cook announces the new Apple 8 which has no headphone jack, no screen, no microphone, no speaker and no keyboard and gets 3 hours life from its battery.  Mashable claims the new phone is 10 times more useful than an Apple watch and people line up around the block for weeks to get Apple 8. March - Russian hackers commit suicide after making no progress hacking the new Apple 8 phone. April – President Trump says it was a 400 pound kid lying in his bed who unsuccessfully hacked the Apple 8 and not the Russian Suicide Hackers. May - Tim Cook and Apple release the new Apple 8 Plus. A 10 inch version of the iPhone 8. It does nothing so much bigger than the regular iPhone 8 (pictured below). June...

Yahoo! Marrissa Get’s a Logo

If Marissa Mayer was the captain of the Titanic instead of Edward Smith and the Titanic was a Roman galley instead of a steamship and it got hit by a giant Google instead of an iceberg and the boat was sinking… The deck chairs would be beautifully arranged in the form of a new unneeded logo (the logo story) The galley slaves would be chained to their oars in the form of the canceled work at home policy (see post) The boat would be weighted down with an abundance of anchors in the form of a record number of product company acquisitions where the products were thrown overboard (see article) Now I'm not saying Marissa is a crappy CEO. She may very well turn this sinking Roman Galley with an abundance of galley slaves and anchors around. She's certainly plugged some leaks and bailed some water.  Yet since Marissa took control of Yahoo, there have been record cases of Technorati Retinal Detachment caused by constant massive WTF head shaking. Today, Yahoo announced the end of a much anticipated 30-day campaign to redesign their logo. Let’s do a little experiment. Look at that logo on the page above? Is it the old logo or the new one? I can’t...