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Apple’s response to Epic threatens the future of VR, AR, TV, and films | VentureBeat

August 20th, 2020 · No Comments

This is an unfortunate response from Apple. In the end I think it will backfire on them. And I think Tim Cook will have to take back this statement “we do not retaliate or bully people; it’s strongly against our company culture.” Source: Apple’s response to Epic threatens the future of VR, AR, TV, and […]

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Category: Apple iOS · Apple OSX · General · Technology · Virtual Reality

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Tesla Vehicle Safety Report | Tesla

August 1st, 2020 · No Comments

Tesla auto pilot seems to be about 10 times safer than a human driving. “In the 2nd quarter, we registered one accident for every 4.53 million miles driven in which drivers had Autopilot engaged. For those driving without Autopilot but with our active safety features, we registered one accident for every 2.27 million miles driven. […]

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iOS 14 Includes Redesigned Field Test Mode – MacRumors

July 28th, 2020 · No Comments

Source: iOS 14 Includes Redesigned Field Test Mode – MacRumors I didn’t know this even existed in the current iOS!!

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How long will radio last?

July 16th, 2020 · No Comments

Interesting post about radio as per usual from Doc Searls: The question on Quora was How long does a radio station last on average? Here is my answer, which also addresses the bigger question of what will happen to radio itself. Radio station licenses will… Source: How long will radio last?

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Apple Disputes Some Details of Google’s Project Zero Report on iOS Security Vulnerabilities

September 12th, 2019 · No Comments

Apple says the attack was “narrowly-focused” rather than a broad-based exploit of iPhones as described. Fewer than a dozen websites targeting Uighur Muslims were affected, according to Apple. Further, Apple says that Google created a false impression of mass exploitation, causing fear among iPhone owners.

Google also got the length of the attacks wrong. Apple says the websites were operational for approximately two months rather than two years, with the vulnerabilities fixed 10 days after Apple learned about them. Fixes were already in the works when Google approached Apple.

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MySpace loses 12 years worth of photos, songs & video files

March 22nd, 2019 · No Comments

Wait a minute, MySpace still exists??!! Source: MySpace loses 12 years worth of photos, songs & video files

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CorelDRAW Returns to Mac After Nearly 20 Years With macOS Mojave Dark Mode and Touch Bar Support – MacRumors

March 12th, 2019 · No Comments

Who knew Corel still existed after all these years!!! Source: CorelDRAW Returns to Mac After Nearly 20 Years With macOS Mojave Dark Mode and Touch Bar Support – MacRumors

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GitHub now gives free users unlimited private repositories

January 8th, 2019 · No Comments

Looks like you can now have some free private repositories on GitHub: Source: GitHub now gives free users unlimited private repositories

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Apple Identifies Issue With GasBuddy App Causing Some iPhones to Become Unresponsive [Updated] – Mac Rumors

October 23rd, 2018 · No Comments

This is very curious that a single app can cause an iPhone to misbehave like this. This shouldn’t happen regardless of what the app is doing. I suspect we will hear more about this in the coming days. Source: Apple Identifies Issue With GasBuddy App Causing Some iPhones to Become Unresponsive [Updated] – Mac Rumors

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Google’s iOS and Android Apps Track and Store Location Data With Location History Disabled – Mac Rumors

August 17th, 2018 · No Comments

This should come as absolutely no surprise to anyone

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