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You're A Fool If You Buy AppleCare For Your iPhone 5 (AAPL)

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Here's a little bit of insider info that Apple doesn't want you to know. When you buy your iPhone 5 and are asked if you want to buy an AppleCare protection plan, you should say "NO!" Why? AppleCare, which will set you back $99 for two years of coverage, is way too...
You're A Fool If You Buy AppleCare For Your iPhone 5 (AAPL)

Curiosity rover to stay in 'safe mode' for days while NASA tackles glitches

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NASA's Curiosity rover has mostly had smooth sailing since it touched down on Mars last year. Unfortunately, it's in a more precarious position as of this past Thursday. After noticing corrupted memory files on the robot's primary computer, overseers have kicked Curiosity into a "safe mode" with a backup...
Curiosity rover to stay in 'safe mode' for days while NASA tackles glitches

“You’re Not Happy and Neither are We”–Lessons From Wahooly’s Crash-And-Burn Launch

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Last week, after around six months of toiling away on product, pimping it to bloggers, and engaging with his startup’s 28,000 beta sign-ups, Wahooly co-founder Dana Severson clicked a button to transfer Wahooly’s files from a development server to a launch-ready server. The process was supposed to take 24 hours,...
“You’re Not Happy and Neither are We”–Lessons From Wahooly’s Crash-And-Burn Launch
Suddenly getting notifications from old Facebook Groups? It's a glitch, and the company is investigating

Foursquare Checks Out Of The iTunes App Store

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Foursquare’s iPhone app has been withdrawn from iTunes app store. Foursquare, the mobile service which brings together social city-guides and location-based gaming is normally available for iPhone, Blackberry, PalmPre and Android devices.  However, its iPhone app, originally launched in 2009, has disappeared from iTunes store, leaving many users unable to...
Foursquare Checks Out Of The iTunes App Store
Play this: 'Skrillex Quest' weaves wubs with glitch-fighting RPG action

Ten years in, task/launcher app Quicksilver finally reaches version 1.0

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Quicksilver, the donation-ware utility app that aims to speed up a wide range of the things you do on your Mac, has finally made it out of beta – some ten years after it was first made available. The app is compatible with OS X 10.6 onwards. Quicksilver is best...
Ten years in, task/launcher app Quicksilver finally reaches version 1.0

YouTube Goes Back to the Basics

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YouTube Goes Back to the Basics is a post from Chris PirilloA major site redesign has been a long time coming for YouTube. Let’s be honest here… the way things looked in recent months was nothing short of confusing and just plain “icky”. YouTube rolled out the changes across the...
YouTube Goes Back to the Basics

TWC TV Android app finally updated with live TV streaming

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Time Warner Cable users who prefer Android to iOS can finally enjoy live TV streaming on their Ice Cream Sandwich-enabled tablets and phones. As we learned when it debuted, DRM requirements are making live TV streaming an Android 4.0-only affair, but at least it's here. Subscribers can snag TWC...
TWC TV Android app finally updated with live TV streaming

JK Rowling ebook suffers glitches

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JK Rowling's novel, The Casual Vacancy, suffers a formatting error in the US making it near-impossible to read on some e-readers....
JK Rowling ebook suffers glitches

Amadeus computer glitch could delay flights of over 150 airlines

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Complaints began to emerge on Twitter earlier today, followed by reports that Amadeus, a computer system used by over 150 airlines, is down. Amadeus confirmed the news in a brief announcement from the company’s Group Communication Director, Stuart Brocklehurst, which reads: Amadeus can confirm that some airlines are experiencing difficulties with our...
Amadeus computer glitch could delay flights of over 150 airlines
Shirtless Justin Bieber tries to upstage Grammys, takes down Ustream instead

Android update brings Notes problems that IBM will fix next week

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IBM plans to issue fixes early next week for glitches that have hit Notes users who upgraded to the latest version of Google's Android OS....
Android update brings Notes problems that IBM will fix next week

Apple releases iOS 6.0.1, bringing fix for iPhone 5 OTA updates, keyboard glitches, WiFi performance and more

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Apple has released the  iOS 6.0.1 update for its portable devices. The update is rolling out now on Apple’s servers and to its mobile devices. Here are the items contained in the update: Fixes a bug that prevents iPhone 5 from installing software updates wirelessly over the air Fixes a...
Apple releases iOS 6.0.1, bringing fix for iPhone 5 OTA updates, keyboard glitches, WiFi performance and more
Glitch cabinet draws inspiration from image errors

Apple zaps Thunderbolt glitches with firmware update

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The small update fixes communications problems with some Thunderbolt devices. [Read more]...
Apple zaps Thunderbolt glitches with firmware update

Menlo Ventures Investor: I Still Believe Facebook Will Be A $200 Billion Company In 5 Years (FB)

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Shervin Pishevar, a managing director at Menlo Ventures, doubled down on his prediction that Facebook will be a $200 billion company within five years, despite the bumps in its IPO, during an interview with Bloomberg West on Thursday. "When I said in five years, it would be a $200 billion...
Menlo Ventures Investor: I Still Believe Facebook Will Be A $200 Billion Company In 5 Years (FB)

Microsoft and Huawei Put Chinese Tech Security Under The Spotlight

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Two separate incidents this week show a worrying trend in China's attitude to security. A report commissioned by Microsoft discovered that some of its products had been infected by malware on the production lines of factories used by the firm. Meanwhile, bosses from the Chinese firms Huawei and ZTE appeared...
Microsoft and Huawei Put Chinese Tech Security Under The Spotlight
Exploring the limits of 'Skyrim' is a descent into madness
Max Capacity's glitch-fueled pop art: beyond the average GIF
Tesla needs to gear up to meet Model S shipment goal

Nintendo's Wii U sells out after launch despite some supply hiccups

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Less than a day after Nintendo's Wii U launch in the U.S. on Sunday, the next-generation console is already sold out. Starting at $300 for a basic set with a tablet-style controller, the Wii U is the first console from any of the big three makers since the release...
Nintendo's Wii U sells out after launch despite some supply hiccups

Bugs & Fixes: Solving 2 Safari-related Glitches

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Check Safari's cookies settings whenever a webpage unexpectedly refuses to load....
Bugs & Fixes: Solving 2 Safari-related Glitches

Vine launch marred by sharing, security, sign-in issues

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Twitter's new Vine video sharing service has been hit with a number of glitches on launch day, reports AllThingsD. The most critical is a security issue which is accidentally logging some people into other users' accounts, letting them post under those identities and see any private profile information. It's unknown...
Vine launch marred by sharing, security, sign-in issues

The new Scripting News

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Yesterday I wrote a post counseling the NY Times to find a plane, get on board, and when it reached cruising altitude, jump out. No parachute. I had just spent the last two weeks rebuilding the software for Scripting News from top to bottom. When I started, I was adapting...
The new Scripting News

Virgin Group Unveils Tech Support Service, Which Is Funny Because Virgin Atlantic’s Website Still Doesn’t Work

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A Space Age airline with a Dark Ages reservation system. We reported on Virgin America's technical difficulties back in November, after a switch to a new reservation system left some users out on the tarmac. Customers encountered weird glitches when they tried to view their accounts or book a flight,...
Virgin Group Unveils Tech Support Service, Which Is Funny Because Virgin Atlantic’s Website Still Doesn’t Work

Google shreds plans for physical Google Wallet credit card

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Earlier this week Google confirmed that its head of Google Wallet will leave later this year, and today AllThingsD reports that the company is scrapping its plans for a physical credit card that would accompany its mobile payment service. Google CEO Larry Page reportedly canned the physical card just last...
Google shreds plans for physical Google Wallet credit card
Comcast CEO Brian Roberts: Do you even believe the nonsense you are saying?

How To Avoid The Most Common Startup Tech Mistakes

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For any startup founder, the first few months are an uphill battle. During this time, it's crucial to develop a solid infrastructure that will protect your intellectual property, manage data systems, and ensure that you can scale up without any major glitches. It's a daunting task. To get some insight,...
How To Avoid The Most Common Startup Tech Mistakes

Facebook to meet Q2 expectations in first earnings report as a public company

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Come Thursday, Facebook will give Wall Street exactly what it is expecting: a satisfactory earnings report with second quarter revenue around $1.15 billion and earnings per share of $0.12, according to investment firm Wedbush. Wedbush modeled Facebook’s revenue at $1.11 billion for its first quarter as a public company,...
Facebook to meet Q2 expectations in first earnings report as a public company
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