The Agony Of The Fanboy

Every few months I'm reminded of the intensity of feeling some technologies - be they physical objects (they usually are) or web services - engender in a certain subset of the human population. It's a

Putting All Of This “Fanboy/Fangirl” Nonsense To Rest Once And For All

There's an interesting thing that happens in the technology press world, and probably throughout all of journalism land. It's weird, and it's become quite annoying to me. Basically, whenever someone w

OH NOES Zune guy covering up his tattoo!

I happen to think the Zune has a long, happy life ahead of it as long as it has no illusions about market share. I like mine, but apparently the Zune tattoo guy has had enough. He feels the Zune has b

CrunchGear's handy iPhone rumor confirmator

With the plethora of iPhone rumors floating around these days, here is a handy way to tell if a rumor is true — i.e. the iPhone will kick ass — or is false — i.e. it will be made by

Zune, iPod camps fudge numbers in WSJ voting poll

Ah, there’s nothing better than passionate users. The Wall Street Journal recently ran a holiday poll asking "Which of these items are you most likely to purchase as a gift?" The iPod

HD fanboys go too far, shut down AVS Forum

The format war is alive and well over at the AV forum. So alive that the moderators have had to shut down further posting in the HD area till the end of the week. I guess the fanboys on both sides cou