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Rare Apple I computer sold at auction for $905,000

Oct 22 2014 6:35pm CDT | Source: MacNN

On the same day that Apple's stock closed at the second-highest price it has achieved in 2014, a new record-high price for its first computer -- the original Apple I -- has also been set, by a considerable margin. While an incredibly rare still-functional Apple I model (thought to be one of just six in such pristine condition) along with a letter from Steve Jobs was sold in May 2013 for $671,400, the latest auction ...
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BatteryScore – the Very First and Only iPhone Battery Benchmarking Application

Source: Apple Balla | May 29 2014, 10:04am CDT | by PR.com

BatteryScore – the Very First and Only iPhone Battery Benchmarking Application
BatteryScore allows users to benchmark the strength of their iPhone battery. The BatteryScore application operates by running a stress load test on the phone and then measuring the battery degradation over the period that the test runs.
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Apple 1 computer sells for $905,000 at auction

Oct 22 2014 2:58pm CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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Oct 19 2014 5:24pm CDT | Source: Daring Fireball

My thanks to Igloo for once again sponsoring this week’s DF RSS feed. Igloo is an intranet you’ll actually like. It helps you share files, blog updates, coordinate calendars, and manage projects. Create an intranet that matches your brand’s look and feel, integrates with the apps you use, and provides a cohesive experience across all devices. It’s everything your team or company needs to work better together, in one very configurable cloud platform. Best of all, Igloo ...
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Macworld expo will not take place in 2015

Oct 14 2014 1:57pm CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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Andrew Sullivan on Revenue for Journalism

Oct 8 2014 11:33pm CDT | Source: Daring Fireball

Andrew Sullivan, in an interview with Capital new York: I think the only future for journalism is reader revenue. Without it, you are in danger of becoming a public relations or advertising company disguised as journalism, like Buzzfeed and even The Guardian. Buzzfeed is really an ad agency with some journalistic window dressing. They’re not the future of journalism; they’re the marginalization of it. ...
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Let the bidding begin on working Apple I

Oct 7 2014 5:14pm CDT | Source: Cult of Mac

Nestled among the vintage globes, surgical drawings and reflecting telescopes at Bonhams New York’s upcoming “History of Science” auction are spectacular several Apple-related goodies. Most impressive of all of these is an Apple 1 motherboard, circa 1976. Described a ...
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How Facebook’s new ad platform lets brands track you around the web

Sep 29 2014 11:04am CDT | Source: Mac World

Facebook knows more about your life than Google, and now the network is putting that information to good use—at least for advertisers who want to sell you stuff.The company launched a new ad platform called Atlas ahead of Advertising Week, which kicked off Monday in New York. Facebook has long used your demographic info and likes to show relevant ads to you in the News Feed, but Atlas takes those ads to the next level: around the Internet.How it works: When you visit a site ...
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