What would you do if you could choose between Siri and Gilbert Gottfried as voice options on your iPhone? I pitched the idea to him during the 6th Annual Shorty Awards and he said he’s open to the idea. Here’s a sample of what it would sound like:
There has been an influx in the number of people searching for “does iOS 7 make my phone waterproof” on FAVES + CO. It’s because a nasty little prank has popped up on places, like Twitter, saying when dropped in water an emergency water switch will protect the phone. It’s important to know that iOS 7 does not make your phone waterproof. So, don’t go throwing your phone into the pool, your toilet or a big glass of juice just to see if it works.
Congrats. You’re part of the iOS 7 Club. You’re right, it’s not a real thing…nor should it ever be. People from around the interwebs are discussing all facets of Apple’s updated operating system (including us). From first world problems to annoyance expressed in animated GIF, here are some of our fave iOS 7 facepalms, fails and funnies.
Even if you’re an Apple fanboy or girl, you can appreciate a little humor poking fun at your favorite fruit. From popular parody videos to a competitor’s quick jab, some people couldn’t wait to have some fun at Apple’s expense. Check out four of our faves:
Only people on Facebook would befriend their high school mean girl (or guy). Why? To feel better, of course. Many people befriend their high school nemesis simply to see how things are going for them. One anonymous FAVES reader said her high school’s former mean girl turned into a mean adult and doesn’t have “much to show for herself.” Here’s what else happens to Facebook users:
Birthdays on Facebook are a momentous occasion, typically generating dozens to hundreds of posts on someone’s Timeline. Almost no other life moment, minus births and weddings, generates so much attention. It’s a bummer it only happens one day each year. The folks at BuzzFeed Labs want to help you find out which of your friends took the time to celebrate you…and the friends who didn’t.
When your last name is the same word three-year-old boys use to refer to their manhood, your personal antics go public and you’re in political office, it’s a perfect headline storm. New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner continues to make headlines for sexting and emailing other women after last year’s Twitter gaffe.