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Got a rash? iPad, other devices might be the cause…

July 14, 2014 1 comment

Got a rash? iPad, other devices might be the cause

wtop ^ | 7-14-2014 | LINDSEY TANNERPosted on 7/14/2014, 2:13:02 AM by Citizen ZedUnexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.Recent reports in medical journals detail nickel allergies from a variety of personal electronic devices, including laptops and cellphones.

 

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How Google plans to lock you away from iOS and Windows

June 26, 2014 1 comment

 

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How Google plans to lock you away from iOS and WindowsPC World ^ | 6/26/2014 | Jared NewmanPosted on 6/26/2014, 7:10:10 AM by markomalley

 

In the past, one thing that’s always separated Google from its rivals has been the ability to use Google services across many platforms.

Whether you owned an iPhone, an iPad, a Mac, or a Windows PC, you always had access to Google services like Search, Maps, and Docs. Of course, Google would prefer that you use Android and Chromebooks, but that rarely felt like a requirement.At this year’s Google I/O conference, we’re starting to see a different strategy emerge.

 

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Apple’s iMessage bug continues to wreak havoc on ex-iPhone users, with no real fix in sight | News You May Have Missed

May 14, 2014 1 comment
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Apple’s iMessage bug continues to wreak havoc on ex-iPhone users, with no real fix in sight

 

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You have to admit… It’s a pretty slick system that has slaves waiting in line overnight for the privilege of getting a shiny new collar. An alternative look at the iPhone and other “cool” technologies…..

September 29, 2013 1 comment

 

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It's a pretty slick system that has 
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Obama Administration Vetoes Ban on Sale of Some Apple Devices

August 3, 2013 Leave a comment

Obama Administration Vetoes Ban on Sale of Some Apple Devices

 

WSJ ^ | 8/3/2013 | BRENT KENDALL

 

Posted on Saturday, August 03, 2013 3:06:20 PM by Monty22002

 

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The Obama administration on Saturday vetoed a U.S. trade body‘s ban on the sale of some Apple AAPL +1.28%iPhones and iPads, a rare move that upends a legal victory for smartphone rival Samsung Electronics Co. 005930.SE +0.47% U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman made the decision to veto the ban on the Apple devices, citing concerns about patent holders gaining “undue leverage.”

 

 

 

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King George had his own State Controlled Media too…. “Generally speaking, the role of journalism and the press in support of tyrants historically has been woefully under-explored.”

May 7, 2013 Leave a comment

King George had his own State Controlled Media too

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Posted on Tuesday, May 07, 2013 11:23:59 AM by ProgressingAmerica

On the website for McGraw-Hill, there is an interesting poll question available for now:

#1: Fearing the power of an unrestricted printing press during 1476-1776, the British Crown:

A) Required individuals to obtain a license before printing materials.

B) Forced printers to deposit large sums of money in the form of bonds.

C) Made it a crime to criticize the government in print.

D) All of the above.

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Fred On Everything… What We’Ve All Wanted To Know ‘Bout Apple (the ‘lectric kind.)

May 5, 2013 1 comment
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Apples and Oranges

Fred Seeks Political Asylum

May 5, 2013

Every farm boy and columnist learns early on what not to step in. Some subjects are too sensitive to write about unless you have a hidden bunker in Patagonia.

The two most explosive, oddly enough, are not race, feminism, or Israel. They are Star Trek, and the Macintosh computer.

Play with these, and you play with death.I used PCs more or less contentedly until my wife bought me a back-up computer with Windows 8, which I thought would be an upgrade of Win 7.

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No. It is a vile marketing platform aimed at illiterate adolescents with cell phones—malign, an affront to civilization, probably designed by misanthropic garden slugs.

Having paid for this monstrosity, I decided that there was nothing wrong with Microsoft Corp. that couldn’t be cured by blowing it up. If you think this extreme, try Windows 8.In high dudgeon, and all intermediate altitudes of dudgeon, I bethought me of Apple.

Extreme times call for extreme measures. Whatever crimes Cupertino might have committed, or not have committed, I was sure that it didn’t foist Windows 8 on the innocent.I had no particular feelings about the Mac, for or against.

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