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What Steve Jobs Said During His Wall Street Journal iPad Demo

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We know that Apple's CEO is no fan of Flash, the Web animation software. But it sounds like Steve Jobs really unleashed on the Adobe system to try and convince the Wall Street Journal to ditch it for the iPad. Welcome to the nasty side of Jobs's famous Reality Distortion...
What Steve Jobs Said During His Wall Street Journal iPad Demo
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Judge bars Apple from turning court into reality distortion field

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Forbids lawyers from trying to make patent case an Apple-Android “popularity contest” FORTUNE — If you’re following the smartphone patent wars and have never run into Judge Richard A. Posner before, you’re in for a treat. The federal judge who drew Apple v. Motorola is one of America’s most respected...
Judge bars Apple from turning court into reality distortion field

Microsoft: Big possibilities for 'IllumiRoom' technology

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“Some companies talk about a reality distortion field — we’ve actually built one.” That is how Eric Rudder, Microsoft’s chief technical strategy officer, introduced the Redmond company’s IllumiRoom project at the Consumer Electronics Show this week, in the video above from the Samsung keynote. IllumiRoom is a research prototype...
Microsoft: Big possibilities for 'IllumiRoom' technology

Motorola Mobility Begins Reality Distortion Field Tests in Germany

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So that setback Motorola Mobility suffered in its patent battle with Apple today? The one that saw a German court bar it from enforcing an injunction that would require Apple to remove its iPhones and iPads from store shelves in Germany? The one that said to rebuff the licensing terms...
Motorola Mobility Begins Reality Distortion Field Tests in Germany

This Could Be Google's Official Answer To The iPad (GOOG)

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This might just be the rumored Google Nexus tablet, reports PocketNow. The image came to them without any context, but a few clues tip them off as to what it could be. All the icons are for proprietary Google products, none of the third-party apps you might find on...
This Could Be Google's Official Answer To The iPad (GOOG)

Judge Slaps Down Apple For Its Bogus Non-Apology Apology

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Last week we noted that Apple had put up a rather petulant non-apology apology in response to the UK court order requiring it to advertise to the world that Samsung didn't copy Apple in making its devices. Many people wondered how the court would react to Apple's attempt... and the...
Judge Slaps Down Apple For Its Bogus Non-Apology Apology

Gillmor Gang: Wake Up Call

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The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — recorded early on a Thursday morning, flush with Apple CEO Tim Cook’s read-between-the-lines performance at D11. Cook took some 80 minutes to say very little, or so say the pundits and Wall Street...
Gillmor Gang: Wake Up Call
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Reports of the death of the PC are greatly exaggerated

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Tablets may be selling like hot cakes but there will always be a place – and a market – for the personal computerUnless you have been holidaying on Mars, you will have gathered that Apple launched a new version of its iPad last Wednesday. They're refusing to call it the...
Reports of the death of the PC are greatly exaggerated
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Massive Attack! Apple, AT&T, and Sprint Staffers Brace for Seige of iPhone 5 Buyers

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(Photo: Instagram/dewalt) The hordes began lining up along Fifth Avenue eight days ago. Earlier this week, from inside their glass house, Apple store employees in familiar blue shirts (and the occasional derby cap) looked out towards the queue of customers eager peel open the wrapping on their iPhone 5. But for...
Massive Attack! Apple, AT&T, and Sprint Staffers Brace for Seige of iPhone 5 Buyers

Apple’s Siri wrong on Daylight Savings Time: A reality distortion field of its own?

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If you have an iPhone 4S, try this. Ask Siri when Daylight Savings Time starts. She replies, “Daylight savings time starts on March 7, 2012. Set your clocks forward one hour.” That’s weird, because March 7 it’s a Wednesday. Daylight Savings Time starts on March 11, this coming Sunday. Hmm....
Apple’s Siri wrong on Daylight Savings Time: A reality distortion field of its own?
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Larry Page's reality distortion field

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Implicit the Google CEO's vision is that the future will run better on Google, and he will marshal all his forces to try to make that a reality. [Read more]...
Larry Page's reality distortion field
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Why Apple Bloggers Don't Trust The Newest Apple Executive (AAPL)

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"When technology becomes religion things get nasty." That quotes comes from technology analyst Michael Gartenberg. It is his reaction to what is happening to Apple's newest hire, Kevin Lynch. No company attracts a religous following quite like Apple. At Apple, Lynch is going to be VP of Technology and work...
Why Apple Bloggers Don't Trust The Newest Apple Executive (AAPL)

We've located the reality distortion field, and it's in the consumer's brain

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For some consumers, "blue liquid," "newfangled," and "free steak knife," are the only descriptions necessary to justify purchasing a product. Roadsidepictures The Ars Technica readership generally prides itself on wanting to know the technical details behind products, and finding these details generally increases the average Ars reader's desire for...
We've located the reality distortion field, and it's in the consumer's brain

Samsung wants consumers to drink Sammy-flavored Kool-Aid

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Apple not only makes fantastic products, it also created an aura around its brand that many marketing executives would love to duplicate. One such executive is Younghee Lee of Samsung. Speaking with AllThingsD, Lee said she’s trying to figure out how she (and Samsung) can “engage with consumers from the...
Samsung wants consumers to drink Sammy-flavored Kool-Aid
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10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, MSFT)

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Good morning! Here's the big news to start your day. After, come back to SAI all day for the latest. The big problem for Apple is that it has lost its reality distortion field, and now it looks utterly mortal. A leaked ad shows Google's great Google Now service is...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, MSFT)

Sorry, But the iPad is Not 'Killing' Netbook Sales

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Hopefully by now, most readers of this site understand how the tech world works: Apple releases a successful product (the iPad) but it suddenly becomes The Second Coming (tm). So much so that Fortune's web-based Mac blog, Apple 2.0, has suddenly decided that--get this--the iPad is "killing" the netbook. Only...
Sorry, But the iPad is Not 'Killing' Netbook Sales

The USPTO's Reality Distortion Field: Web Filter Blocks Critics Like EFF, Welcomes Maximalist Lobbyists

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Well this is bizarre. Jamie Love from KEI was over at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for a meeting about "global negotiations on intellectual property and access to medicine." The meeting itself was held in a room that it uses for the USPTO's Global Intellectual Property Academy (GIPA),...
The USPTO's Reality Distortion Field: Web Filter Blocks Critics Like EFF, Welcomes Maximalist Lobbyists

UK Court Furious At Apple Dragging Its Heels Over Samsung Court Order

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We've already covered how Apple got in a bit of trouble with a judge in the UK for its childish way of posting a statement on its website saying that Samsung didn't copy Apple with its devices. Apple then tried to claim it would take two weeks to fix, but...
UK Court Furious At Apple Dragging Its Heels Over Samsung Court Order
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The Steve Jobs 'Reality Distortion Field' Even Makes It Into His FBI File

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The late Apple leader's 1991 FBI file is now part of the public record. When Steve Jobs was up for an appointment to the President's Export Council in 1991, the Federal Bureau of Investigation did what it does for all such appointments and went looking for dirt. They want to...
The Steve Jobs 'Reality Distortion Field' Even Makes It Into His FBI File

iPhone 5: No Steve Jobs, no sizzle

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Without Apple's patented reality distortion field, the company launches a new iPhone 5, but resembles many other tech companies. [Read more]...
iPhone 5: No Steve Jobs, no sizzle

Om Malik on Flash Player for Smartphones

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Om Malik: Whether you agree with Apple’s steadfast refusal to allow Flash on its mobile devices, the lack of Flash doesn’t appear to be hurting Apple device sales. Even without Flash support, Apple recently reported it has sold a total of 50 million iPhones and in only a few days,...
Om Malik on Flash Player for Smartphones

The USPTO's Reality Distortion Field: Web Filter Blocks Critics Like EFF, Welcomes Maximalist Lobbyists

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Updated: At 5pm ET, the USPTO called Jamie to say that a contractor had set this up, and after reviewing their policies, they had stopped blocking such sites... Well this is bizarre. Jamie Love from KEI was over at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for a meeting about...
The USPTO's Reality Distortion Field: Web Filter Blocks Critics Like EFF, Welcomes Maximalist Lobbyists

Survey Says: 44% Of iPhone Owners In Britain Want iPhone 5, 18% Of British HTC Owners To Follow

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With little time for the Reality Distortion Field to wear off, a survey conducted just hours after yesterday’s Apple press event reveals that a whopping 44% of current iPhone owners in Britain want to upgrade. That’s probably good news if you’re Cupertino-inclined. But for some of Apple’s competitors, bad news...
Survey Says: 44% Of iPhone Owners In Britain Want iPhone 5, 18% Of British HTC Owners To Follow
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