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"Behind iPhone’s Critical Security Bug, a Single Bad ‘Goto’".

Wired: "Like everything else on the iPhone, the critical crypto flaw announced in iOS 7 yesterday turns out to be a study in simplicity and elegant design. Apple released iOS 7.0.6 yesterday to ...
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Washington Post claims Steve Jobs will be on a USPS stamp in 2015.

They says, "Who or what image will be featured on stamps is kept top-secret, in part so postal officials can create a buzz when they announce new subjects. But The Washington Post obtained the ...
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What if Microsoft threw an iPad Office party, and no one came?

It's a good question and a very real possibility. Office on the iPad could be a money maker for Microsoft or it could be a simple "check box" item they do because everyone is expecting them to do ...
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"How to play .avi movies in Mavericks" Hey Apple. It's 2014. We shouldn't still be asking this question.

"How to play .avi movies in Mavericks" Hey Apple. It's 2014. We shouldn't still be asking this question. | Macintosh | Scoop.it
Windows AVI files have always been a PITA for Mac users but there have always been free, simple workarounds. But with Perian no longer being actively developed, playing movies in Mavericks has ...
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Apple finally listened to me and is bringing the iTunes Festival to the US.

Apple has been doing the month long iTunes Festival in London for some time and they are finally bringing a shortened version of it to the US - specifically to this year's SXSW show from March ...
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Why is the mouse cursor slightly tilted and not straight?

Why is the mouse cursor slightly tilted and not straight? | Macintosh | Scoop.it
This may not be a question you've ever thought about but User Experience nerds love these kinds of things. This is a page with an interesting discussion about some of the reasons behind why ...
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Stackables claims to be "the most advanced and comprehensive effects layering and blending app".

Stackables claims to be "the most advanced and comprehensive effects layering and blending app". | Macintosh | Scoop.it
As a self confessed photo app junkie, I can say they go a long way towards backing that up. The key to the app is using layers to add filters and effects on top of one another. You can even save ...
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LA Times: "Apple opens its first store in Brazil, a key market".

LA Times: "Apple opens its first store in Brazil, a key market". | Macintosh | Scoop.it
Lucky Brazilians. Beautiful beaches, beautiful people and now, their very own Apple Store! That's the good news. The bad news is unsubsidized iPhones are insanely expensive in Brazil due to ...
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DiskWarrior to the rescue. (Go. Buy. Now.)

DiskWarrior to the rescue. (Go. Buy. Now.) | Macintosh | Scoop.it
I'm mentioned in the article and am on record as saying that *every* Mac user should have a copy of DiskWarrior handy. It has saved me on countless occasions when all else failed. ...
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At the 9 p.m. peak, iPad gets 4X Android tablets' web use.

At the 9 p.m. peak, iPad gets 4X Android tablets' web use. | Macintosh | Scoop.it
According to the Chitika ad network, during the peak hour for tablet web usage in North America - 9 p.m. Eastern -- the iPad generated four times the traffic volume of all the Android tablets ...
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One-hand, one-tap games you should have played instead of Flappy Bird.

One-hand, one-tap games you should have played instead of Flappy Bird. | Macintosh | Scoop.it
I'll admit, I played Flappy Bird for about 30 seconds before quickly coming to the realization, "This is stupidly hard!" and then deleting it. So I wasn't caught up in FlappyBirdmania. But ...
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28 Days of Fame: The Strange, True Story of 'Flappy Bird'.

"The fact that Flappy Bird wasn't a scam — but a naturally occurring spectacle that came out of nowhere — only makes its triumph that much more incredible and its removal from the App Store that ...
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"Catchr keeps an eye on your iPhone when you can't". Don't buy this software.

For $2, you can buy this useless piece of software that claims to "make sure nobody's been messing with your smartphone when it's out of your line of sight." Here's a better, cheaper-as-in-free ...
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Get full weather details and forecast without an iOS app.

Get full weather details and forecast without an iOS app. | Macintosh | Scoop.it
I love weather apps almost as much as I like photo apps so while this tip wouldn't work for me (or, for that matter, anyone outside the USA), it still might be useful for some. ...
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DealMac points to a sale of a "$100 Apple iTunes Gift Card for $75".

DealMac points to a sale of a "$100 Apple iTunes Gift Card for $75". | Macintosh | Scoop.it
They say, "Today only, giftcardmall via eBay offers a $100 iTunes Gift Card for $75 with free shipping. That's the best deal we've ever seen for an iTunes card of this denomination." Go. Buy. Now. ...
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Samsung skewers Apple's iPad Air pencil ad.

Samsung skewers Apple's iPad Air pencil ad. | Macintosh | Scoop.it
I'll be the first to admit, it *is* an amusing ad and could certainly convince those on the fence to buy one. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fThtsb-Yj0w
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TUAW: CNBC publishes abysmal list of "things Apple needs to do right now".

TUAW: CNBC publishes abysmal list of "things Apple needs to do right now". | Macintosh | Scoop.it
I've said it many times - any time you see "Apple must...", you can safely ignore anything that comes afterwards. If it's being said on CNBC, a group of notorious Apple bashers, it's doubly true. ...
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"BlackBerry chief 'outraged' by T-Mobile's iPhone promotion" Poor baby.

PC World says, "On Tuesday, BlackBerry CEO John Chen took to the company’s blog and said BlackBerry was “outraged” by the “clearly inappropriate and ill-conceived marketing promotion.” I'm ...
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iMore: "Why Microsoft Office for iPad is still important: 'Almost' isn't good enough"

iMore: "Why Microsoft Office for iPad is still important: 'Almost' isn't good enough" | Macintosh | Scoop.it
Peter Cohen says, "Office's absence on iPad is still a glaring void that needs to be filled. For many of Apple's customers, there's simply no adequate substitute for Microsoft's productivity ...
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PANIC! "Jony Ive Vanishes From Apple’s Executive Profiles Page" OMG!! (Update: Never mind...)

This story is the perfect example of the knee jerk, ClickWhore journalism practiced by so many in the Mac News Media. Cult of Mac is one of the most egregious purveyors of this kind of "Publish ...
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Just in under the wire, Mike Elgan writes the stupidest article about Apple this week.

In his idiotic article, "Why Apple Shouldn’t Let Comcast Buy Time Warner", he starts off with "It’s technically possible for viewers to watch any TV show, movie or online video ever made at any ...
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TUAW: "How to photograph a leaked Apple product".

TUAW: "How to photograph a leaked Apple product". | Macintosh | Scoop.it
"There are writers and publications that will spread just about anything you can throw at them, as long as it can't actually be verified in any possible way. There are more of these types of ...
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Apple and Samsung combined for *119.6*% of phone earnings in 4Q.

According to Raymond James analyst Tavis McCourt, Apple and Samsung continue to soak up all the industry's profits. Investor's Business Daily reports that McCourt has a research note where he ...
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VSCO Cam 3.0: the best photo app for iPhone adds your friends.

VSCO Cam 3.0: the best photo app for iPhone adds your friends. | Macintosh | Scoop.it
The Verge says, "VSCO Cam is an essential component of our "ultimate mobile darkroom," offering no shortage of ways to edit, crop, and filter photos." It's one of those "kitchen sink" apps - ...
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Why an Apple run synthetic sapphire manufacturing plant in Arizona? "Apple (was) Wooed by Arizona".

According to Bloomberg, Scott Smith, the mayor of the Phoenix suburb of Mesa, was determined to by offering tax breaks, building power lines, fast-tracking permits and creating a foreign trade ...
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