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  • Porche 911 running Doom?

    Sun 7:08pm By Mike Flaminio
    Not really, but this is great. Article Link
  • Unlimited mobile data makes a comeback

    Sun 7:01pm By Mike Flaminio
    Verizon last week made a surprise announcement that it is again offering unlimited data plans for its LTE service. Sprint, T-Mobile, and AT&T quickly followed with their own announcements around unlimited data. The trigger appears to be T-Mobile, which saw a…
  • Thieves chew through security cables at Madrid Apple Stores

    Sun 6:51pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apparently a group in Romanias have stolen over $24,000 in demo products from a Madrid Apple Store. The thefts took place over a period time in a coordinated effort.…
  • Next Apple TV thought to offer 4K

    Thu 7:55pm By Mike Flaminio
    Bloomberg:Earlier this month, Apple Inc. poached the chief of Amazon's Fire TV unit to run its television operations. Timothy D. Twerdhal brings hardware and content experience to his new gig, and his hiring suggests a renewed focus on the Apple TV set-top…
  • Office for Mac update launches Touch Bar support

    Thu 7:37pm By Mike Flaminio
    Microsoft Thursday pushed out a round of updates for Office 365 on the Mac. The update includes the already announced support for the Touch Bar on the latest MacBook Pro.…
  • WWDC dates announced

    Thu 7:32pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple today announced its 28th annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) -- hosting the world's most talented developer community -- will be held at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose. The conference, kicking off June 5, will inspire developers from…
  • BlackBerry nearly bottoms out

    Wed 8:44pm By Mike Flaminio
    MacRumors: BlackBerry has at last fallen to a rounded 0.0-percent share among smartphone operating systems after shipping just 207,000 smartphones last quarter, following an over seven year decline from its peak market share of approximately 20-percent in…
  • New Mac Malware attempts to steal passwords, iOS backups

    Tue 8:31pm By Mike Flaminio
    Bitdefender:The analysis reveals the presence of modules that can probe the system for hardware and software configurations, grab a list of running processes and run additional files, as well as get desktop screenshots and harvest browser passwords.…
  • Carpool Karaoke promo for Apple Music

    Tue 8:23pm By Mike Flaminio
    Along with Planet of the Apps, Apple has launched a new promo for its Carpool Karaoke series on Apple Music. Like Planet of the Apps, Carpool Karaoke looks to add value to Apple Music subscribers, but unlike the other series, there is a direct link to music.…
  • Apple Music's Planet of the Apps promo

    Tue 8:20pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple has posted a promo for its upcoming Planet of the Apps that will debut on Apple Music. The Shark Tank-like unscripted show will follow hopeful app developers from pitching their app ideas to securing funding.…
  • Prince now available on Apple Music

    Feb 12, 2017, 7:20 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Buzzfeed:By Sunday afternoon, streaming services including Google Play, Amazon, iHeartRadio, and Pandora will feature his entire Warner Bros. Records catalog. That includes almost all of his music, including recent recent releases as well as iconic albums such…
  • Tim Cook raises alarm over fake news

    Feb 12, 2017, 7:16 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Tim Cook interview with The Guardian:"We must try to squeeze this without stepping on freedom of speech and of the press, but we must also help the reader. Too many of us are just in the complain category right now and haven't figured out what to do."…
  • iCloud sync bug was retaining Safari browsing histories

    Feb 9, 2017, 7:18 pm By Mike Flaminio
    A forensic firm named Elcomsoft released findings that Apple's iCloud was retaining Safari browsing history despite clearing the history on devices.…
  • BeatsX earphone launching February 10th

    Feb 7, 2017, 8:33 pm By Mike Flaminio
    The new BeatX earphone finally have a release date. Apple says they will be available starting February 10th.…
  • Hackers Are Using Mac Malware to Track Iranian Activists

    Feb 6, 2017, 7:14 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Motherboard: In response to more activists using Apple Mac computers instead of Windows PCs, suspected Iranian government hackers have apparently developed their own Mac-based malware, according to a new report from security researchers.…
  • Early days of InfoWorld and Steve Jobs

    Feb 5, 2017, 9:06 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Motherboard has an interesting profile of the early days of InfoWorld magazine. Back when the computer business was the wild west publications covering the industry were basically amateur operations.…
  • Apple offers education bundle for professional Mac apps

    Feb 5, 2017, 9:00 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Ars Technica:If you're a student, teacher, or staff member at a K-12 institution or college who is eligible for Apple's education pricing, the company is announcing a bundle that provides a substantial discount for its pro apps. Together, those apps would run…
  • Report: Apple working expanding use of ARM chips in Macs

    Feb 2, 2017, 7:47 pm By Mike Flaminio
    The new MacBook Pro with TouchBar utilize a dedicated ARM processor to run the TouchBar. It's described as basically an Apple Watch embedded in the Mac. A recent report suggests that Apple is looking to add additional ARM chips to help with battery life.…
  • Evernote vs Apple Notes

    Feb 2, 2017, 7:43 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Mac Stories has a nice rundown of the new Evernote 8 and how it compares to Apple's Notes:…
  • Comcast to charge outlet fee for Roku app

    Feb 2, 2017, 7:29 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Variety:Customers that use the Roku app as their primary outlet will receive a $2.50 monthly credit on their bill (similar to those who use CableCard-enabled devices today like TiVo DVRs). However, Comcast will levy outlet charges for connected Roku devices on…
  • Twelve South's MagicBridge links Trackpad 2, Wireless Keyboard

    Jan 31, 2017, 7:52 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Twelve South announced a new gadget to help wrangle users who prefer Apple's wireless keyboard and Trackpad 2. The idea is the product binds the two wireless input devices into a single form. Users can attach the Trackpad 2 on either the right of left side.…
  • Apple sees rebounding iPhone sales, surging services business

    Jan 31, 2017, 7:48 pm By Mike Flaminio
    The Wall Street Journal:While the iPhone 7 didn't post the double-digit increases of predecessors in its first full quarter on the market, Apple said sales of the new model helped lift total iPhone shipments 5-percent to a record 78.2 million during the three…
  • Apple touts Siri with a Super Bowl promotion

    Jan 30, 2017, 8:34 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple: As the Super Bowl countdown begins, Siri is gearing up for the Big Game. For the first time, Apple TV users can now ask Siri to tune in live to the Super Bowl just by saying, "Watch the Super Bowl." Whether you're at home, at a local sports bar or at a…
  • Big Data and the election

    Jan 30, 2017, 8:27 pm By Mike Flaminio
    This Motherboard article is kind of crazy. It looks at how Big Data was leveraged by the Trump Campaign.Anyone who has not spent the last five years living on another planet will be familiar with the term Big Data. Big Data means, in essence, that everything…
  • iPad was introduced 7 years ago. What did people say about it?

    Jan 27, 2017, 9:15 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Here's a Reddit post on the iPad announcement in 2010. Some entertaining comments. A lot of criticisms were proven wrong with Flash and expandability, and other eventually were adopted like multitasking and docking keyboard. Article Link