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June 29

Comment: Selling an iPhone without a charger would be a step too far

A new Kuo report suggests that Apple may for the first time sell an iPhone without a charger this year. It follows an earlier report that the iPhone 12 box will lack a second standard iPhone accessory: a pair of EarPods. Both moves would save Apple money, and by more than the cost of the […]

November 12, 2010

Apple's OS X update is 42 percent fixes for Adobe Flash

I’d love to comment and I know full well that there’s rabid fans for Flash, but I’m going to keep this short and sweet. You’ve seen the headlines saying that the recent OS X update patched over 130 bugs? Well, don’t suppose you noticed that 42 percent of these bugs were bugs in Flash.

May 16, 2011

Lodsys: We're not patent trolls, here's why we're entitled to royalties over in-app purchasing

You may have heard that an unknown company called Lodsys was threatening to sue small iOS developers over the use of in-app purchasing, a system-wide iOS mechanism that lets users buy additional content inside apps, using their standard iTunes credentials. This being an Apple-designed feature, a lot of  folks were left scratching their head when […]

May 19, 2011

Apple patent reveals "seamless and invisible to the user" Cloud music

Patently Apple today reveals a patent filed all the way back in 2009 that relates to Cloud music streaming with iTunes.  Calling the service “seamless and invisible to the user,” Apple details how the service picks the location to retrive data whether it is local or stored on a server. The device could stream media files […]

May 20, 2011

Apple needs to step up for its developers on Lodsys –EFF

. Mere weeks before the WWDC, Apple is still quiet on the Lodsys situation, leaving developers unsure of what to do in the patent trolling case.  The silence is truly deafening.  EFF sums up many of our thoughts on this: In case you missed it, Lodsys – a troll whose sole business model is owning […]

May 21, 2011

Pages will come to the Web, someday

If you’ve ever used Google Apps, you’ve seen what kind of power a collaborative, cross-platform word processor can have.  Today’s Apple Web applications fall far short (though they look much prettier) in terms of functionality.  But don’t fret Apple fans!  Patently Apple today shows that Apple is heading Pages toward that same Cloud experience. […]

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