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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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Apple Watch Had Record Year With Estimated 18M Shipments in 2017, Topped Entire Swiss Watch Industry Last Quarter – Mac Rumors

February 17th, 2018 · No Comments

So, are we still calling the Apple Watch a failure? Interestingly, it appears that this growth has resulted in Apple Watch shipments coming in higher than all Swiss watch brands combined for the first time last quarter, according to IDC research director Francisco Jeronimo.‏ In other words, Apple is now the biggest watchmaker in the […]

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macOS High Sierra Vulnerability Allegedly Allows Malicious Third-Party Apps to Access Plaintext Keychain Data – Mac Rumors

September 26th, 2017 · No Comments

This certainly seems like a pretty huge vulnerability.

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Category: Apple OSX · General · Technology

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Whaddya know, iPad and Apple Watch are selling like crazy again

August 2nd, 2017 · No Comments

For those that keep telling me that Apple isn’t doing well or isn’t doing anything new or isn’t doing that great. Source: Whaddya know, iPad and Apple Watch are selling like crazy again

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Applying Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: Our Early Results

June 6th, 2017 · No Comments

We’ve developed an algorithm to use the Apple Watch to detect atrial fibrillation — the most common heart arrhythmia — with higher accuracy than previously validated methods.

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Apple Named Worlds Largest Wearables Vendor With an Estimated 3.5M Apple Watch Shipments in Q1 2017 – Mac Rumors

May 6th, 2017 · No Comments

For those saying the Watch is a failure I give you this: Source: Apple Named Worlds Largest Wearables Vendor With an Estimated 3.5M Apple Watch Shipments in Q1 2017 – Mac Rumors

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Apples Echo-Like Smart Speaker With Siri and AirPlay Could Debut as Early as WWDC – Mac Rumors

April 30th, 2017 · No Comments

Source: Apples Echo-Like Smart Speaker With Siri and AirPlay Could Debut as Early as WWDC – Mac Rumors

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Category: Design · General

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End Of The Internet As We Know It

January 19th, 2014 · No Comments

Given the recent NSA revelations it seems appropriate to now discuss the end of the Internet as we know it and talk about building the new Internet.

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Apple Fixes Terrible UI Design

June 2nd, 2013 · No Comments

Perhaps someone from Apple heard Jobs screaming from his grave or read my blog post and decided to fix the terrible layout of the audio buttons on the iPhone lock screen.  I believe it was just fixed in iOS 6.1.4. See this post on how they screwed up at one point. Glad to see it […]

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Gree Pulls The Plug On OpenFeint

November 19th, 2012 · No Comments

This was not unexpected however I think this will backfire on them especially given the short one month notice. My guess is that a lot of companies will just NOT bother migrating to Gree and just pull the plug on them altogether. With most apps supporting both Gamecenter and OpenFeint I see zero incentive to […]

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