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Steve Jobs on Sports Illustrated’s iPad-like video demo: ‘Stupid’

Aug 27 2014 12:28pm CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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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 TV 'unavailable for pickup' at many US Apple Stores

Aug 21 2014 8:51am CDT | Source: MacNN

The Apple TV is showing as "unavailable for pickup" at many Apple Stores across the US, including the most high-profile ones in California, Texas, and New York. The absent stocks are reportedly being blamed on the ongoing $25 iTunes card bundle. Sales may also be influenced by a recent Lollapalooza livestream, and Apple's planned coverage of iTunes Festival London. ...
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DOE Publishes Revised Report on Dimming LEDs with Phase-Cut Dimmers

Aug 19 2014 10:45pm CDT | Source: LEDinside

DOE has revised its October 2013 report, Dimming LEDs with Phase-Cut Dimmers: The Specifier's Process for Maximizing Success, to include updated information about the installation of LED lighting and controls at the Burden Museum in Troy, NY, a GATEWAY project that was still in ...
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Whale tourism affecting marine animals' behaviour
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Boat trips to watch whales and dolphins may increasingly put the survival of marine mammals at risk, conservationists have warned. | by IANS
 
Earth can sustain more terrestrial plant growth
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) Our planet can produce much more land-plant biomass -- the total material in leaves, stems, roots, fruits, grains and other terrestrial plant parts -- than previously thought, says new research. | by IANS
 
What brightens up the universe?
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Does ultraviolet light, that bathes the cosmos, come from numerous but faint galaxies or from a smaller number of quasars? The answer may not be too far in the future. | by IANS
 
 

iPhone 6: A big screen is nice, but the bigger battery is necessary

Aug 16 2014 1:02pm CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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Apple hints at Maps data-collection project taking place in New York

Aug 13 2014 4:57pm CDT | Source: 9to5Mac

Apple has for a long time hired engineers around the globe to contribute to making its Maps experience better. While positions for its team outside Cupertino usually consist of Maps Quality Analysts and Ground Truth managers that submit region specific corrections for Maps, a new job listing on Apple’s website hints at a “data-collection project” planned for New York. The location of the position is listed as a Austin, T ...
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iOS 8 privacy changes bring big layoffs to retail tracking startup

Aug 11 2014 5:30pm CDT | Source: Cult of Mac

iOS 8 is cruising through the final stages of development ahead of its fall release, and while most users can’t wait for its arrival, one NY-based startup already had to cut a third of its staff, after privacy changes in ...
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SketchFactor app for avoiding ‘sketchy’ neighborhoods called ‘racist’ by some

Aug 11 2014 10:01am CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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Google, Microsoft, others throw in with Facebook in NY privacy appeal

Aug 9 2014 9:29am CDT | Source: MacNN

Facebook is battling the New York courts over overly broad warrants to examine user profiles and data. Supporting the social media giant, Dropbox, Foursquare, Google, Kickstarter, LinkedIn, Meetup, Microsoft, Pinterest, Twitter, Tumblr, and Yelp have all filed amicus curae briefs with courts in support of the Facebook effort, complaining that services like Facebook are multi-faceted and require more granular warrants, r ...
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