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Dear Apple: deleting your users' apps without notification is rude and arrogant

Boot up: Facebook Home, Apple loses patent plea, Windows Phone failure, and more

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Plus Google explains why it's forking WebKit (plus: translation), the soaring price of Apple's new build, and moreA burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamFacebook Home >> FacebookYou may be seeing a lot more of this.Apple's slide-to-unlock patent invalidated in Germany (decision...
Boot up: Facebook Home, Apple loses patent plea, Windows Phone failure, and more

What would Apple have to do to ruin your relationship?

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Your relationship with a brand isn't entirely dissimilar to your relationship with a lover. What might make a committed Apple user leave the brand? [Read more]...
What would Apple have to do to ruin your relationship?

Run a Retina MacBook Pro at Full 2880-by-1800 Resolution, Induce Eye Strain

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Are your retina's ready? One avid Apple user reveals how to run the new MacBook Pro at its highest resolution of 2880-by-1800 resolution without any scaling....
Run a Retina MacBook Pro at Full 2880-by-1800 Resolution, Induce Eye Strain

Good Things: Ubuntu and Android

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Good Things: Ubuntu and Android This is the second in a series of posts about good, nice things that I’m enjoying in the world of technology. The first post in the series was about Lenovo’s ThinkPad X301 laptop, a solid alternative to the MacBook Air for those that don’t mind...
Good Things: Ubuntu and Android
Apple's finite loop

The Wheel: What Is The Foxconn Debate Really About?

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Thirty spokes meet at a nave; Because of the hole we may use the wheel. Clay is moulded into a vessel; Because of the hollow we may use the cup. Walls are built around a hearth; Because of the doors we may use the house. Thus tools come from what...
The Wheel: What Is The Foxconn Debate Really About?

iPhone OS 4.0 May Have Facebook Integration

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There are still a lot of hidden details being revealed in Apple’s upcoming iPhone OS 4.0, and some of them might including deeper integration of Facebook. In particular, there seems to be evidence that Facebook events, contacts and possibly email will be handled at the iPhone User Accounts level. Engadget...
iPhone OS 4.0 May Have Facebook Integration

Waterproof Phorce laptop bag hits Kickstarter, wants to charge your devices and alert you if you lose it

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If you tote your laptop and gadgets around on a daily basis, finding the right bag to put it all in can be tricky. Naturally you’d want something study that looks nice, but what if it also charged your kit and alerted you via an app when you leave it...
Waterproof Phorce laptop bag hits Kickstarter, wants to charge your devices and alert you if you lose it
Apple-HTC settlement unsealed: No "cloned products," no helping trolls

HTC-Apple pact forbids Apple 'user experience' cloning

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A patent agreement between Apple and HTC forbids the Taiwanese company from making and selling mobile devices that copy what is described as the 'Distinctive Apple User Experience.'...
HTC-Apple pact forbids Apple 'user experience' cloning
Siri remembers...for two years says Apple
Apple is putting Google's Voice search app through purgatory yet again

Dear Apple: Please set iMessage free

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Normally I avoid complaining about Apple because (a) there are plenty of other people carrying that flag, and (b) I honestly like Apple and own numerous lovely iProducts. I'm even using one to write this post. Moroever, from a security point of view, there isn't that much to complain...
Dear Apple: Please set iMessage free

Why is the FBI carrying around a file with 12 million Apple user UDIDs? (and is yours one of them?)

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HackerNews linked last night to a Pastbin file, which is a long-rambling diatribe by a group called “AntiSec”. The hacking group released more than 1 million Apple UDID numbers, but it claimed to have over 12 million UDIDs and other personal information, which it apparently attained by breaching the Dell Vostro of an FBI operative....
Why is the FBI carrying around a file with 12 million Apple user UDIDs? (and is yours one of them?)

Indie video portrays the crazy, notification-driven life of an Apple user

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Ever get bombarded by messages or miss out on something important because you had your nose in your computer? If you can answer "yes" to either question, then you will likely enjoy Digitals, a short film by Chris Crutchfield that portrays our busy digital life. Crutchfield says this about...
Indie video portrays the crazy, notification-driven life of an Apple user

Ever wonder what Apple does with your Siri data?

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Whether you’re asking Siri about the weather, the score of last night’s ballgame or something a little more personal, you’re probably at least a little curious about how Apple handles all those voice-activated search requests. Well, you can thank the ACLU and Wired for getting to the bottom of things:...
Ever wonder what Apple does with your Siri data?

Apple settles lawsuit over apps aimed at kids -- will pay $5 iTunes credit or cash

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Did your kid rack up  charges on Apple’s app store without your permission? You may be in luck: the company says it will pay to settle a lawsuit over so-called “bait apps,” which are games that can be downloaded for free but then charge for “game currency” like virtual goods or...
Apple settles lawsuit over apps aimed at kids -- will pay $5 iTunes credit or cash

RUMOR: Apple Is Considering Launching An Ad Exchange (AAPL)

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Is Apple planning to launch an ad exchange, the way Facebook and Twitter have done? That's the rumor. We heard it from an executive who is one of the biggest players in online advertising. We can't confirm it. And, of course, the ad business is awash with rumors. (And, to...
RUMOR: Apple Is Considering Launching An Ad Exchange (AAPL)

Report says Apple planning to launch new ad exchange service

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While Tim Cook didn’t seem to place too much emphasis on advertising being a core business for Apple when asked about mobile advertising during his recent D11 interview, BusinessInsider reports it has heard from sources that Apple is gearing up to launch an ad exchange service similar to recent efforts...
Report says Apple planning to launch new ad exchange service

Consumers Most Interested in Apple Products Because of Existing Ecosystem, Ease of Use

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Reuters conducted interviews with more than 70 shoppers in major cities around the world to find out which consumer electronics items they are most interested in this holiday season. Reporters discovered that while Apple stores were bustling with shoppers, Microsoft's pop-up stores in the U.S. were much less crowded. Additionally,...
Consumers Most Interested in Apple Products Because of Existing Ecosystem, Ease of Use

Plot thickens in mysterious leak of Apple user data

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A small Florida online publishing company named Blue Toad has inserted itself into last week’s Anonymous/AntiSec-FBI story about an iOS data leak — making an already murky story even murkier. And while everyone likes a good crime story, this latest twist just underscores how affected users are the ones left...
Plot thickens in mysterious leak of Apple user data

Anonymized Siri Voice Clips Stored by Apple for Up to Two Years

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Yesterday, Wired reported that the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) was raising questions about Apple's privacy policies regarding Siri, citing vague statements indicating that older "disassociated" voice clips would be kept for a "period of time" even if a user deactivated Siri on his or her device."It's not clear what...
Anonymized Siri Voice Clips Stored by Apple for Up to Two Years

The Most Important Apple Blogger On The Planet Thinks Safari Is A Mess (AAPL)

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John Gruber of Daring Fireball tweeted that Safari 6 is a "slow, unstable, memory and CPU hog," and that it's "Apple's biggest software embarrassment." He added that Safari on iOS "does almost everything better than the Mac version." Not exactly the ringing endorsement you'd want to hear from a famously...
The Most Important Apple Blogger On The Planet Thinks Safari Is A Mess (AAPL)

Here Are 15 Brain Busting Interview Questions Apple Asks Potential Employees (AAPL)

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While Google likes to grill its future employees and engineers on technical questions, Apple takes a different approach. Apple will ask brain teasers, grill people on hardware specifications and is looking for a lot of creativity in all its potential employees. That even includes sales and specialist roles. We pulled...
Here Are 15 Brain Busting Interview Questions Apple Asks Potential Employees (AAPL)
Why This Loyal Apple User Switched From Apple TV To Roku

The 11 Most Beautiful Apps, According To Apple (AAPL)

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Design has always been a critical competitive advantage for Apple. At this year's Worldwide Developer Conference, as Daring Fireball's Josh Gruber noted, Apple moved its annual Design Awards from its usual Wednesday evening time slot, towards the end of the conference, to Monday afternoon. That strikes us as a...
The 11 Most Beautiful Apps, According To Apple (AAPL)

Toddler Tests iPad and Wonders Where the Camera Is

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Toddler Tests iPad and Wonders Where the Camera Is is a post from Chris PirilloThis little girl may very well be the CEO of a large tech corporation one day. She certainly knows her way around a touch-screen interface. Look at the way she took to the iPad as soon...
Toddler Tests iPad and Wonders Where the Camera Is

Plot thickens in Apple “bait apps” case

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Apple came under fire last year from parents whose children had racked up credit card charges on apps that were supposed to be “free.” Apple tried to throw out a law suit over the apps but has come up short after a judge found the parents suffered sufficient harm to...
Plot thickens in Apple “bait apps” case

Apple releases OS X 10.7.3 extending languages supported and bug fixes

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Apple has today released OS X 10.7.3, an update to its operating system for Mac computers, reports Macrumors. The update adds support for several new languages and fixes various bugs. The OS X Lion v10.7.3 Update includes Safari 5.1.3 and fixes that: Add Catalan, Croatian, Greek, Hebrew, Romanian, Slovak, Thai, and Ukrainian language support...
Apple releases OS X 10.7.3 extending languages supported and bug fixes
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