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Sony Pictures “Stuck in 1992″ – Except for Mac and iOS Users

Posted on 18/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Following the attack by hackers, Sony Pictures is “stuck in 1992.” A source inside Sony tells TechCrunch that the squeal of the fax machine, and the low murmur of co-workers that are now forced to speak face-to-face have replaced the sound of incoming email and text messages. However, iOS and Mac users have fared better.

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Amazon Brings One Hour ‘Prime Now’ Delivery to New York City

Posted on 18/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Amazon has announced the kickoff of their new Prime Now delivery service. The new service, launching today in select areas of Manhattan, promises one hour delivery of “daily essentials.” The company plans to offer Prime Now to more cities in 2015.

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Apple’s (Product) RED Promotions Raise Over $20 Million for AIDS Charity

Posted on 18/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple’s (Product) RED promotions over the Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend brought in $20 million for the fund to fight AIDS in Africa. Apple offered a (RED) section in their App Store, as well as donating a portion of all retail and online store sales from the big shopping weekend.

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Apple Gives a Peek Behind the Scenes of “The Song” Holiday Ad

Posted on 17/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has given us a peek behind the scenes of the making of their new holiday ad “The Song”. The ad focuses on a young woman who who unearths an old record, apparently a gift from her grandmother to her grandfather from the 1950s:

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Canadian Court Orders Apple to Turn Over Records in iPhone Probe

Posted on 17/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

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The Federal Court of Canada agreed on Wednesday to politely order Apple Canada to turn over documents to the Competition Bureau as part of an investigation into whether Apple unfairly used its market power to promote sales of its iPhones.

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PixelMator for iPad Gets an Update – New Sliders, Brushes, More

Posted on 17/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

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We told you yesterday about the Pixelmator for Mac update, yet neglected to mention that the iPad version of Pixelmator also received some update love. The new version (1.0.2) includes new sliders, new brushes, and a “slew” of fixes.

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Netflix Executive Says Offline Viewing Won’t Happen

Posted on 17/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

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If you’ve been holding your breath waiting for Netflix to enable offline viewing on your iOS device, Netflix director of corporate communications and technology Cliff Edwards advises you stop, because it’s “never going to happen.”

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Instagram’s iOS App Gets a Long Overdue Update

Posted on 17/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

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It’s taken awhile, but the Instagram app for iOS has finally gotten an update. The update includes new low-key filters, such as Slumber, Crema, Ludwig, Perpetua, and Aden.

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