back to article 'X Factor for tech is going to be OUTTA THIS WORLD'

This was the week when the unexpected and the completely incredible happened all at once - Apple apologised for its craptastic Maps app in iOS 6. Yes, following relentless fruit-bashing, with even the most foaming-mouthed fanatic fanbois justifiably ticked off at the rather glaring inaccuracies in the firm's new satnav-like …


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  1. auburnman

    I think the Association of National Advertisers should rebrand as the American National Advertisers League.

    1. Jeebus


    2. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      They tried that...

      but the staff retention was low.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    Youth already have a platform for expressing themselves in science and mathematics. It's called "getting a job" or "starting a business". X Factor exists because you can't apply to college to do "Being A PopStar MEng"

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: But

      What the hell is the Music department in the College of Fine Arts for then?

      1. Fink-Nottle

        Re: But

        Future MacDonalds staff?

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    X factor for science and maths

    Will they call it "x factorial"?

    Think of the merchandising opportunities of "X!" branded gear - S**t, I've just given them an idea haven't I.

    1. Robin

      Re: X factor for science and maths

      I was about to congratulate you on that, but then again yes you have just poured petrol on the burning tyre-pile that is TV-merchandising.

      Have an upvote anyway, it's Friday!

  4. Michael H.F. Wilkinson Silver badge

    "X-Factor for Tech will be out of this world!"

    Does this mean Elon Musk is involved?

  5. John H Woods Silver badge

    Apple maps and general vicinities ...

    Apologies if you've heard it ...

    an iPhone 5 user walks into a bar ... or a hotel, or maybe a church.


    Nicely written

    I was thoroughly entertained. Thanks Brid-Aine!

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