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// 27 January 2014
tim cook

Earlier in the month it was reported that the NSA has spyware specifically designed to target iPhones. Apple CEO Tim Cook is finally coming out about it, sort of. Apple continues to claim that they had no former knowledge of the program known as DROOUTJEEP, which supposedly gives complete access to everything, on the iPhone,…

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// 24 January 2014
best buy discount

If you have been that iPad air, then now is the time to get it because Best Buy has them on sale. For Friday and Saturday ONLY Best Buy is offering $50 off all iPad Air models and offering $30 discounts on first-generation iPad minis. Better hurry if you want to get the iPad Air…

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// 17 January 2014
angry birds go

Parents Rejoice, you get money back on your unauthorized kids app purchases. The FTC has ordered Apple to refund at least $32.5 million to customers whose children made in-app purchases without their consent. As part of the settlement agreement Apple will also change it’s billing methods to ensure that all purchases have expressly informed consent…

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// 16 January 2014
50GB Box Cloud Storage Promotion

There’s Copy with its 20GB of free cloud storage, Google with its unlimited Google + photo storage and 15GB of Google Drive storage, not to mention Dropbox with its special promotions where you can win up to 50GB of free cloud storage (plus extra) over time. Google even offers 25GB of free cloud storage depending…

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iPhone
// 13 January 2014
Alamo Drafthouse warns iPhone users before the worst happens

Thinking about visiting Austin, Texas sometime soon? If so, you may want to turn your iPhone off before entering the movie theater. According to a new YouTube video posted by Alamo Drafthouse, Siri will get mean and make threats if you attempt to talk or text during a movie. In the one-minute video, someone attempts…

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// 13 January 2014
ipad air

I am not a football fan, and now that the Bears are out of the running even my husband doesn’t watch football, so it appears that I missed something yesterday. During the game Apple aired a new iPad ad. It begins with some some absolutely stunning scenery shots, then the shots become of people in…

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// 10 January 2014
Apple Store

Last month Apple introduced iBeacon into all off their stores. This is a unit that tracks your location in the store and feeds information into your mobile device, based upon what you are near. It looks like this month they are being introduced into several grocery stores. The advertiser, InMarket, activated iBeacon sensors in Giant…

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// 9 January 2014
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Apple has made another acquisition. This time it is the Australian based developer of the photo app, SnappyCam. Per their usual routine, Apple isn’t really commenting beyond confirming the acquisition. SnappyLabs has one employee, it’s founder and designer, John Papandriopoulos. John currently resides in San Francisco. This Australian engineer is a genius with algorithms and…

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// 3 January 2014
big brother is watching you

It might be 30 years later but George Orwell definitely had something right “Big Brother” is watching us. It looks like the NSA has planned to put spyware on iPhones. Leaked documents on Monday showed all of us that the NSA has spyware specifically designed to target iPhones. The program called DROPOUTJEEP can intercept SMS…

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// 26 December 2013
12 days of gifts apple

The 12 days of Christmas Apple giveaway started off this morning with a 4-pack of Justin Timberlake songs which were originally performed live at the 2013 iTunes Festival in London. The 12 Days of Gifts apps are only found in iOS Stores, and only available from Dec. 26 through to January 6th. Each 24 hour…

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