I had to groan at the following "news" items in today's Daily Technology News from PC World magazine. Reading like the cover of a 1950s Popular Mechanics magazine -- or maybe next week's episode of 'Entertainment Tonight', we "learn":
The Future of You
Think the Net has changed your life? Wait until it becomes an immersive 3D environment -- and it will.
The Future of Your PC
With breakthroughs such as faster multicore processors on the way, raw PC muscle is about to return with a vengeance. And it will come in more shapes and sizes than ever.
The Future of the Web
The next-generation Net won't just be more portable and personal. It'll also harness the power of people, making it even easier to zero in on precisely what you're looking for.
Working the Web 2.0
Browser-based productivity tools may be the way of the future. But today, they're a promising, intriguing, sometimes infuriating mixed bag.
The Future of the OS Wars
Windows? Linux? Mac OS? One day it won't matter.
The Future of Fun
Coming soon: All the movies, music, and TV you want, when and where you want them.
The Future of Robots
Tomorrow's domestic help at your service.
But not every advance is gee-whiz wonderful:
The Future of Privacy
New online services could make you an even more inviting target for privacy attacks. Here's how.