News Of The Day 9/13/2011

OK, now can we have a nice calm news day? Please?

The writer behind Narbonic has a guide to Kickstarer.

Bank Of America ups foreclosures – probably as a way to try and address their troubled states. However as this seems to be part of an overall surge in foreclosures, it may be a larger trend. The article notes that this could lead to a foreclosure surge to get in on the game before an inevitable glut.

Oh and their layoffs are going to be mainly in California.

The Point Break remake will actually be about the world of extreme sports. There's no point to this, and I'm a little weirded out by the need to remake the Late Patrick Swayze's films. This is strange and pointless enough I want to see what happens as it may influence future choices of film remakes.

Android is beating the iOS in Europe but – seriously Symbian is in the lead, though slipping.

Microsoft and Samsung introduce the first Windows 8 Tablet for developers. It's historical since the two are collaborating. Looks powerful and I can't wait for people to get their hands on it so we have more news.

Be careful what you name your app, autocorrect can mess up people looking for it.

QUESTION OF THE DAY: What's your impression of Windows 8?

Steven Savage