Found a flash drive? Throw it away.

Found a flash drive?  Throw it away. This is why you never trust a USB drive you find lying around.  This is just a simple USB device specially configured to fry your system in a few seconds.  Plain and simple. "In our tests, over 95 percent of devices are affected by a USB power surge…
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Do you use corded headphones with your iphone? Too bad.

Do you use corded headphones with your iphone? Too bad. If you're a fan of updating your iphone with the new generation as it comes out, your old wired headphones will become useless.  As early as next month, the next incarnation will have no headphone plug- you'll have to use bluetooth or buy special headphones…
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A universal typeface experiment

This is interesting (to me, at least):  Bic, the pen company, took samples of people's penmanship and cross-referenced it by gender, age, country, handedness and industry. Here's the "most average" printing for the Canadian samples: http://www.theuniversaltypeface.com/explore/country/canada.  You can download (and install) that font at the bottom-left. You can sort by other factors in the right margin.…
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