Friday, March 28, 2008

Word For The Moment: Otiose

Rupert Goodwins "Why Apple's iPhone is like a 1981 IBM PC",
To some extent, all these arguments are otiose. Background tasks clearly run well on the iPhone; Apple's own software uses them, as do the products of some of its closest friends.

1. being at leisure; idle; indolent.
2. ineffective or futile.
3. superfluous or useless.