A Whiter Shade of Pale by Apple (Leaky iPhone and More)

This is the Week of Leaks: first and foremost Wikileaks, and now the iPhone Leak.  No, I’m not talking about the disappearing signal (aren’t we bored of the iPhone antenna stories yet?), this is leaking white light as reported by

Apparently, the back light from the iPhone display screen is leaking out around the edges of the glass and seeping through the back of the white phone, according to a person familiar with the manufacturing process.

So it appears Apple can’t make a white iPhone – for now.  I actually think the black one is more elegant, but of course it’s a matter of choice.  HTC can claim to be first, since their white EVO is now available – but is it really white?

Not really…this is a black phone with a white back – a rather tasteless combination, if you ask me.  If you want white, go for the true white, which is what the iPhone design is – if they can ever manufacture it.

All this white-mania makes my head spin, to the point I can’t pick to most fitting tune.  Is it:

Both recorded before many of our readers were born. Enjoy Smile

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(Cross-posted @ CloudAve)


House of Lords on A Whiter Shade of Pale

Procol Harum’s  A Whiter Shade of Pale has been a classic favorite of generations … no, I’m not that old, it was considered a golden oldie even as I grew up.  That said this song brings many fond memories…

Too bad they had to go to court.. apparently Matthew Fisher who created the song’s organ solo had been excluded from receiving royalties – while I am no legal expert, I can attest A Whiter Shade of Pale would be a lot .. hm.. more Pale without the distinctive organ music, so I am glad the House of Lords sided with him now.

And now, Procol Harum, 41 years later: