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.
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.
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…..
***** 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. Read more...
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
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.”
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.”
PGA Weblog ^
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:
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.
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.
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.