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
    Trollface

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

    1. Jeebus

      Splitter!!

    2. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      They tried that...

      but the staff retention was low.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    But

    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
        Coat

        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
    Joke

    "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.

  6. SYNTAX__ERROR
    Happy

    Nicely written

    I was thoroughly entertained. Thanks Brid-Aine!

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