In memory of Steve Jobs, laser-cutting outfit Uncover today announced the auction of three Steve Job tribute MacBook Pro laptops with the rear-illuminated Apple logo containing the silhouette of the late Apple co-founder. The design derives from Hong Kong artist Jonathan Mak, who created the symbolic image last year to honor the tech icon.
Uncov, which had a brief life as an anti-booster blog about tech start-ups from April 2007 to January 2008, reemerged this week with fresh content, the same you-all-suck style, and a new model for producing content. The timing is obviously right--with tech in free-fall, why not join the fray and kick it when it's down? Uncov can be a cathartic reading experience. Or it might just annoy you. I find it entertaining.
Uncov creator Ted Dziuba has a day job and says he doesn't have the time to produce the snark on a daily basis, so he's … Read more
There's a new Web 2.0 reviews blog: Uncov. This one is different, though. It's nasty. The Uncov writers, apparently software developers, hate almost everything, including their paying clients. But their technical theories make their reviews a worthwhile counterpart to writeups you'll read here and elsewhere. It's fun to read how Meebo is contributing to global warming.
And I'll say this: Just knowing that there's a blog out there that exists solely to poke holes in Web apps reminds me how important it is to look at products in this market very critically. There … Read more