No, there isn’t an app for that [CARTOON]

It seems like there’s an app for everything these days, except when there isn’t

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A man is standing next to a dumpster looking at his smartphone. His wide and daughter are in the dumpster. His wife says, 'Yes, I'm positive that there's no app that will find the retainer our daughter accidentally threw out Now, get in here and help us look for it!'

Quit stalling and get in the dumpster

Image credit: ITworld/Phil Johnson

These days, there’s an app for just about anything you want to do. At least, that’s what it seems like to me. But, as this cartoon illustrates, I was reminded that there are still some things apps can’t do for us, like find my daughter’s retainer when she leaves it at a restaurant and it gets thrown out with the trash. Long story short, I did land up digging through a dumpster looking for it but, sadly, couldn’t find it, either. Maybe there’s an app to help prevent her from losing the next one in the first place? I’ll have to look...

See more cartoons in ITworld cartoons 2014: The year in geek humor

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