Well, that escalated quickly.
Apps & Web
Will Buy: App-Sensor Combo Tells You When Your Grill’s Tank Needs Refueling
Hank Hill would be proud.
Best Buy Has Some Pretty Good iPad Deals This Week
If you’re in the market for an iPad, Best Buy has them this week (through Saturday) starting at $289 through $849 – normally $299 through $929.
Yahoo to Users: No More Signing in with Google or Facebook
You really ought to have a Yahoo ID, says Yahoo.
Gmail iPhone App Gets Less Sucky, Shows New Mail Faster
Not that it was super sucky before. The one glaringly sucky thing about it has been de-suckified, however.
Batman: Arkham Knight Is Going to Be All About the Batmobile
The next Arkham game is real, and Rocksteady’s been working on it all along.
Microsoft to Take Windows XP Off Life Support Despite Its 29% Market Share
Change: It’s inevitable in and of itself, and it’s inevitable that some people don’t like it.
In a Merger of Personalized Magazines, Flipboard Is Buying Zite from CNN
CNN is selling its app and partnering with a former archrival.
HUVr Makes Back to the Future Hoverboard Look Pretty Real
Quit playing games with my heart, HUVr. It’s not fair.
FileThis Automatically Gathers and Files Important Documents Online
FileThis is one of the more exciting new products for taking financial records to the digital realm.
GASP! Apple CarPlay Software Runs on BlackBerry’s QNX Platform
The fact that Apple’s in-car software is running atop a QNX platform would be less than newsworthy except for the fact that BlackBerry bought QNX back in 2010.
Quick Gmail Trick: Pre-Write Email Messages with Canned Responses
Sick of sending the same email over and over again? Gmail’s Canned Responses feature saves you from needless typing.