Apple has always had this thing for acqui-hiring established companies for their future products and patents, rather than starting things from scratch. They did it with Siri and countless others till the recent taking over of flash storage maker Anobit in Israel.
The air may be extra chilly around here this week (or unseasonably warm around your camp-Thanks Global Warming!) but the pix picks are sizzling so let’s crank up the heat!
Yes, the signs are everywhere. The perennial deluge from the Holiday season flood of consumer flotsam is on its way already and we all know that there’s no way to stop it. The best we can do is hunker down, tune in the tube and drink as much as we can in a gallant effort to drown out the white noise of the consumer culture wolves trying to blow our house down. So here’s this week’s pix picks to ease your seasonal transition and tickle that anti-holiday thirst.