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Apple investigating new iPad WiFi issues, tells AppleCare to replace affected units

AT&T unlocking some under-contract iPhones--for now

arstechnica.com
Ars forum poster FoO AT&T appears to be performing iPhone unlocks for some customers whose contracts are still in effect. According to an Ars forum thread, numerous posters were able to unlock their devices after submitting unlock requests to AT&T, despite the fact that many of them still had...
AT&T unlocking some under-contract iPhones--for now
Dropbox adds automated photo uploads to iOS app, may be killing public folders

New WebKit builds offer scrolling relief for retina MacBook Pros

arstechnica.com
Retina MacBook Pro owners who have been frustrated at slow Safari performance may find some relief in the recent WebKit nightly builds. The discovery was originally dug up by a MacRumors forum post and tested by AnandTech on Tuesday, showing a significant increase in frame rates when scrolling through certain sites,...
New WebKit builds offer scrolling relief for retina MacBook Pros
When GIFs become art: a trip to the Museum of the Moving Image
Flickr accidentally made some private photos public for 20 days (update: Yahoo responds)

New Photos of 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Show Battery Layout, Ports, and More

www.macrumors.com
Earlier this week, we pointed to a forum thread [Google translation] at Chinese site WeiPhone.com sharing a pair of photos of what was said to be the display assembly from Apple's upcoming 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro. Battery layout of 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro The poster of that thread has now...
New Photos of 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Show Battery Layout, Ports, and More
'Iris' engine helps Readability find the content you care about
More 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro pictures surface [Gallery]
Possible Photos of Second-Generation iPad Mini Rear Shell Surface

SITE NEWS: Techmeme now has a share button. Read this post if you can't find it.

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Frequent Techmeme readers may have heard of both "Facebook" and "Twitter", up and coming social networking services where, among other activities, users tend to share links. Sharing is in fact a core activity on these sites, as it is a reliable means to signal "hey, look here, I am in...
SITE NEWS: Techmeme now has a share button. Read this post if you can't find it.

Requiem for a game: Quirky MMO Glitch to close

www.pcworld.com
Late this summer, a friend introduced me to an open-world MMO beta called Glitch. Handsome, well-written, and deliciously odd, Glitch was like nothing I've ever played. Some games you play to see how they end, and some games you play because you want to win them. I play Glitch...
Requiem for a game: Quirky MMO Glitch to close
Redesigned 21-inch iMac with updated screen, 13-inch retina MBP spotted in China

2012 iMac Said to Carry Thinner Design, Alleged Internals Photo Surfaces

www.macrumors.com
A forum thread [Google translation] posted to Chinese site WeiPhone.com earlier this month claims that Apple is planning to introduce its next iMac at a press conference either this month or next month, with the new iMac offering a redesigned body with a thinner profile. The report includes a photo...
2012 iMac Said to Carry Thinner Design, Alleged Internals Photo Surfaces

AdSense Publishers Earning $25/Week Or More Get Email Support

marketingland.com
AdSense publishers earning more than $25/week will now have the option to contact Google by email when they have problems or questions, according to an FAQ item discovered in a WebmasterWorld forum thread. These publishers can request email support by filling out contact forms that will appear for... Please visit...
AdSense Publishers Earning $25/Week Or More Get Email Support

Porn Studios Gag Rival Anti-Piracy Solution

torrentfreak.com
The rise of YouTube and all the adult-focused video streaming sites that followed has caused major headaches for the adult entertainment industry. Instead of having to worry about people seeding their content on BitTorrent, so called “tube sites” are now the prime threat. The owners of these streaming sites tend...
Porn Studios Gag Rival Anti-Piracy Solution

Bug Forces Microsoft to Suspend Publishing Apps to Windows Phone Marketplace

www.readwriteweb.com
If you tried to download or update an application from the Windows Phone Marketplace this week, there is a good chance that you received an error message. This can be very frustrating, especially if you are looking to get something specific done and do not know what the problem is....
Bug Forces Microsoft to Suspend Publishing Apps to Windows Phone Marketplace
Microsoft Research releases free Cliplets app for creating animated cinemagraphs

First Unboxing Video of 3rd Generation Retina iPad

www.macrumors.com
While the official launch of the 3rd Generation iPad isn't until March 16th, Vietnamese site Tinhte.vn has managed to get their hands on one of the new iPads and shot an unboxing video. The video, of course, is in Vietnamese, but you can follow along pretty easily. There are...
First Unboxing Video of 3rd Generation Retina iPad

Steve Jobs Blasts Flash As “Dying Technology”

thenextweb.com
In a recent visit to the Wall Street Journal’s headquarters, Steve Jobs lambasted Adobe’s Flash as he tried to sell WSJ executives on moving away from the technology. On top of his recent complaints that Flash would kill battery life, reports suggest that Jobs also, “called Flash a ‘CPU hog,’...
Steve Jobs Blasts Flash As “Dying Technology”

Now Available in Real Time: Spam!

www.marketingpilgrim.com
Yep, now you can have spam delivered in real time to your search results on Google or Twitter. This is just why we all clapped for joy when Bing and Google hooked up with Twitter for real time results, isn’t it? Oh, no? Hm. I guess we’re not the...
Now Available in Real Time: Spam!
OK, new Flickr, you got me. I'm back.

Apple Warns Developers Not to Manipulate App Store Rankings

www.macrumors.com
Yesterday, a TouchArcade thread was posted that warned about fraudulent App promotion services that guarantee Top 25 rankings for a modest fee. According to the poster, these services utilize automated scripts or bots to artificially boost free app rankings into the Top charts. At least one company denied the...
Apple Warns Developers Not to Manipulate App Store Rankings

Matt Cutts: More Proof Google Does Count Links From Press Releases

searchengineland.com
About six months ago, Google’s head of search spam, Matt Cutts, made a comment in a Google forum thread that links within press releases won’t “benefit your rankings.” Since then, we showed one case where Google not only discovers the links within typical press releases but... Please visit Search Engine...
Matt Cutts: More Proof Google Does Count Links From Press Releases

Microsoft working on a fix for Halo 4 SmartGlass issues, arriving in 'the coming weeks'

www.engadget.com
Microsoft's SmartGlass and Microsoft's Halo 4 apparently aren't quite getting along on Windows Phone 8 devices. Using SmartGlass, Halo 4 players can normally access their stats and other info about their robot supersoldier using the long-established Waypoint service -- except for Windows Phone 8 users, apparently. A forum thread...
Microsoft working on a fix for Halo 4 SmartGlass issues, arriving in 'the coming weeks'

OS X Mountain Lion may be degrading battery life, test shows

www.appleinsider.com
In response to an Apple Support Communities forum thread, a report on Tuesday offers anecdotal evidence that the new OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion may be causing battery life issues for some MacBook users....
OS X Mountain Lion may be degrading battery life, test shows

Introducing Iris: A Big Leap Forward in Drawing Meaning from the Web

blog.readability.com
Today we’re incredibly proud to be launching the next generation of our content normalization engine, codenamed Iris. It’s live right now and you’ll start to see improved results as you use Readability over the next few weeks. For the past year, while Readability’s adoption and growth accelerated, we began thinking...
Introducing Iris: A Big Leap Forward in Drawing Meaning from the Web

IsoHunt Wants Jury to Rule on Free Speech Issues in MPAA Case

torrentfreak.com
For more than seven years isoHunt and the MPAA have been battling in court, and it’s not over yet. In 2010 the District Court ordered the owner of isoHunt to start censoring the site’s search engine based on a list of thousands of keywords provided by the MPAA, or cease...
IsoHunt Wants Jury to Rule on Free Speech Issues in MPAA Case

Win7 Can Delete All System Restore Points On Reboot

tech.slashdot.org
An anonymous reader writes "Astonishingly, the so-called system restore feature in Windows 7 deletes restore points without warning when the system is rebooted. This forum thread on answers.microsoft.com shows some of the users who have experienced the problem. Today I did a clean install of Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit (no...
Win7 Can Delete All System Restore Points On Reboot

Windows Phone 8 Users Reporting Random Reboots, Freezing; Nokia, HTC Handsets Affected

techcrunch.com
Some Windows Phone 8 users are reporting problems with random reboots and freezes. The Verge picked up on the issue yesterday. Since then the number of post on various forum threads has risen, with 157 replies on the WPCentral forum and 61 replies to a question about reboots on a...
Windows Phone 8 Users Reporting Random Reboots, Freezing; Nokia, HTC Handsets Affected
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