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Here's How To Stop Facebook From Tracking You

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Most people don't realize that Facebook can continue to monitor their internet activity, even if they are no longer logged into the site. Using "Facebook Connect," and other social pulg-ins, Facebook is able to set up a cookie on any site that has a "Like" or "share" button, Facebook has...
Here's How To Stop Facebook From Tracking You

Hulu Plus Now Available on Apple TV

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Apple appears to have quietly launched a Hulu Plus channel on Apple TV this morning. Reports are appearing on Twitter. Users may have to reboot their Apple TV for the channel to appear. Recent Mac and iOS Blog Stories • Apple Releases OS X Lion 10.7.5 Beta Build 11G30...
Hulu Plus Now Available on Apple TV

Transform Google+ into the ultimate Pinterest clone with this userscript

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We’ve already come across a way to transform your Facebook feed to make it look like Pinterest, and it was only a matter of time before someone came up with something similar for Google+. Using the aptly named Greasemonkey userscript Google+ Pinterest, you can instantly transform your Google+ feed into...
Transform Google+ into the ultimate Pinterest clone with this userscript

PoP Video peripheral turns iPod touches and iPhones into pico projectors for $99

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While it may not be the first time we've come across such a concept, this PoP Video add-on is certainly quite different than, say, WooWee's Cinemin Swivel -- and significantly cheaper, too. The PoP Video pairs up with iPod touches (3rd / 4th generation) and iPhones via Apple's proprietary...
PoP Video peripheral turns iPod touches and iPhones into pico projectors for $99

Google Chrome overtakes Internet Explorer as the Web’s most used browser

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Google Chrome has been long expected to leapfrog Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (IE) to take its position as the Web’s most used browser and, according to data from Statcounter, the momentous change of leadership happened last week. The firm’s latest figures — spotted by Global Nerdy blogger Joey deVilla – show that Chrome’s line of...
Google Chrome overtakes Internet Explorer as the Web’s most used browser

AT&T Denies Rumor of Company-Wide Vacation Blackout at End of September

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Yesterday, TechCrunch reported that AT&T had issued a vacation blackout for September 21-30 ahead of an "iconic release", coinciding exactly with a similar blackout at Verizon. 9to5Mac now reports that AT&T has specifically denied that a company-wide blackout is in effect for that time period. Anecdotal reports from store staff...
AT&T Denies Rumor of Company-Wide Vacation Blackout at End of September
Dropbox for iOS update removes full-resolution photo limitation, adds iPhone 5 compatibility

ReadWriteWeb DeathWatch: Zynga

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Zynga's Mafia Wars, Farmville and Bubble Safari are enormously popular pastimes that helped define social/casual gaming. But faced with a changing market and an unpopular leader, can Zynga innovate its way out of the hole it keeps digging for itself? The Basics Zynga's climb to the top of social gaming...
ReadWriteWeb DeathWatch: Zynga

Google set to pay record $22.5M fine for violating Apple users' privacy

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Google is expected to pay a $22.5 million fine, the largest in the history of the Federal Trade Commission, for bypassing the privacy settings of users of Apple's Safari Web browser....
Google set to pay record $22.5M fine for violating Apple users' privacy
Pocket review: Read It Later reinvents itself
It's Becoming Conventional Wisdom That Apple's Software Isn't Very Good (AAPL)

Good News: Apple's special event will also be live-streamed on its website

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Launching its new ‘Apple Events’ app on Apple TV set-top boxes earlier and confirming that it would stream today’s ‘iPad Mini’ launch event, Apple has updated its website with a new page, allowing users to watch a live stream directly via Apple.com. While Apple is still working on its online store,...
Good News: Apple's special event will also be live-streamed on its website

Street View comes to Google Maps web app on iOS, just like they said it would

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While the hubbub surrounding Apple Maps on iOS 6 has been somewhat sedated, some people who made the move to Google Maps' web app had been further encouraged by word that it'd be getting Street View imagery soon. And what do you know, barely seven days into the estimated...
Street View comes to Google Maps web app on iOS, just like they said it would
Dropbox confirms Apple is rejecting apps that use its SDK

Opera Mini Now Has 169 Million Users, 56% Of Them Only Use The Mobile Web

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On the desktop, Opera‘s browser is only a minor player compared to Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Safari, but as a mobile browser, Opera competes head-to-head with Apple and Google. Worldwide, depending on which statistics you believe, it is either just ahead of the competition or a close runner-up. In...
Opera Mini Now Has 169 Million Users, 56% Of Them Only Use The Mobile Web
New OS X trojan injects ads into pages browsed by Chrome, Firefox, and Safari; even targets Apple's website

Apple's Controversial 'Rubber-Banding' Patent Is Getting Invalidated (AAPL)

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One of Apple's controversial mobile patents, the "rubber banding" patent, has been invalidated by the United States Patent Office, Florian Mueller of Foss Patents reports. The "rubber banding" patent is being rejected because it lacks novelty, says Mueller. Mikey Campbell at Apple Insider adds that the patent is being rejected...
Apple's Controversial 'Rubber-Banding' Patent Is Getting Invalidated (AAPL)

Apple Expands Build-to-Order Configuration Options on Retina MacBook Pro

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Apple today quietly expanded the available configuration options for the Retina MacBook Pro, now offering a full slate of individual upgrade options on the base model that starts at $2199. Previously, customers who opted for the base model were locked into a 2.3 GHz Core i7 processor and 256 GB...
Apple Expands Build-to-Order Configuration Options on Retina MacBook Pro

Apple Is Rejecting Apps That Use Dropbox

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Apple is rejecting applications that use Dropbox, an online storage system, because it violates rules against sending users to a new purchase, according to a support thread on Dropbox. If the user of the new app doesn't have Dropbox installed, it redirects the user to the web-based version of Dropbox...
Apple Is Rejecting Apps That Use Dropbox

Why iOS 6 just stomped out Android, again

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Look, I think everyone was expecting a little more from iOS 6. There are plenty of features Apple didn’t add to the latest version of its mobile operating system. I could literally go on and on about how there aren’t automatic app updates in the background, or how you...
Why iOS 6 just stomped out Android, again

iPhone 5 and iPad Mini to be Announced on September 12th with iPhone 5 Release September 21st

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iMore reports that they have heard that the next generation iPhone, new iPod nano, and all new 7.85" iPad mini will be announced on September 12th. They also pinpoint the actual launch date for the next iPhone as September 21, 2012.iMore has heard that Apple is planning to debut...
iPhone 5 and iPad Mini to be Announced on September 12th with iPhone 5 Release September 21st

Why Zynga is Shedding Users

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Social gaming company Zynga had an outstanding 2011, leading to a well-hyped IPO in December. But Zynga's biggest risk was always an over-reliance on Facebook, with most of its revenue and users coming from the social network. It's now six months after Zynga's IPO and its stock price has halved,...
Why Zynga is Shedding Users

iOS 6 to Add Safari iCloud Tabs, VIP Mail Recipients, 'Do Not Disturb' Mode?

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Back in March, we noted that Apple had activated Safari tab syncing through iCloud in OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview 2, with the feature designed to allow users to sync open browser tabs across Macs and presumably iOS devices. Now in a new report from 9to5Mac outlining several OS...
iOS 6 to Add Safari iCloud Tabs, VIP Mail Recipients, 'Do Not Disturb' Mode?

How To Watch Apple's iPad Mini Event Live (AAPL)

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For the first time in a few years, Apple will live stream a product announcement. We'll be live blogging the whole thing on SAI, but if you want to watch for yourself, here's what to do. The stream will only work on Apple devices: Apple TV, Macs, iPad, iPhone, and...
How To Watch Apple's iPad Mini Event Live (AAPL)

When I first heard the name "Safari"

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Ten years ago this month, my secret Web browser team at Apple became the "Safari" team -- less than 30 days before we debuted the product on January 7, 2003. To this day, I don't know who suggested the name "Safari." I wasn't in the room when the heavens split...
When I first heard the name "Safari"
Microsoft brings eight classic Atari games to HTML5-enabled browsers

Google working on Chrome Web browser for iOS - report

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Google is said to be planning to compete with Apple's own Safari by releasing a version of its Chrome Web browser for iOS devices....
Google working on Chrome Web browser for iOS - report

Apple Streaming iPad Event on Web, iOS, Apple TV

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You don’t have to go to San Jose to see Apple’s product launch today, as long as you have Apple hardware and a broadband connection : The company is streaming the event on its Web site (via Safari only), on iOS devices and on Apple TV. And if you like...
Apple Streaming iPad Event on Web, iOS, Apple TV

Displays for 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Now in Production

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CNET reports that production has begun on 13.3-inch, 2560x1600 displays that will be incorporated into Apple's forthcoming smaller Retina MacBook Pro.Production has begun of a 2,560-by-1,600 pixel density display that will land on a 13.3-inch MacBook Pro, NPD DisplaySearch analyst Richard Shim told CNET. "The supply chain indications are that...
Displays for 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Now in Production

Opera browser beta for Android hits Play store with WebKit horsepower

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Opera made a seismic shift when it dropped its long-in-the-tooth Presto engine in favor of WebKit, and now you can see the changes for yourself. The browser's now up in beta on Google Play, packing the same rendering engine as its Chrome and Safari counterparts along with a handful...
Opera browser beta for Android hits Play store with WebKit horsepower
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