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USPTO Changes Mind, Will Confirm Apple’s Rubber-Band Scrolling Patent Claim

Posted on 17/06/2013 by Chris Hauk

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The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) reversed their “final” ruling from April that invalidated key claims in Apple’s rubber-banding patent. The patent, which refers to the “bounce” animation the user sees when they’ve scrolled past the end of the page, was a huge part of the case Apple won against Samsung back in August 2012.


Weekend Funnies: Alternative Mac Pro Ads

Posted on 16/06/2013 by Chris Hauk

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With the announcement of the new Mac Pro at Apple’s WWDC 2013 on Monday, the warped minds on the Internet went into overdrive. Thank God! Here are the best we’ve seen…


Apple Quietly Changes iOS 7 Icons on Its Website

Posted on 14/06/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple has made changes to some of the icons on its official iOS 7 website, most notably to the Weather, Passbook, and Reminders app icons. As one of the most visible aspects of the iOS revamp, the icons in iOS 7 have been subject to reactions ranging from admiration to ridicule.


iFixit Takes the new 11-inch MacBook Air Apart – Finds Larger Battery, Smaller SSD

Posted on 14/06/2013 by Chris Hauk


Some see a new Apple product and merely gaze at it and drink in its beauty. Others look at the same object and think, “How the hell do I pop this puppy open?” iFixit has performed one of its patented teardowns on the new 11-inch MacBook Pro, and found a smaller SSD, with a slightly larger battery that provides longer life.


iWork for iCloud Beta Now Available for Registered Apple Developers

Posted on 13/06/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple has made the iWork for iCloud versions of Pages, Keynote and Numbers available to registered developers as a beta release. The new, browser-based version of Apple’s popular office suite was announced on Monday at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference.


Apple, Tim Cook, President Obama, Others Sued Over NSA’s PRISM Program

Posted on 12/06/2013 by Chris Hauk


To the surprise of no one, a class action lawsuit (PDF) has been filed against Apple, Tim Cook, President Obama, the NSA, and a host of others over alleged privacy violations via the NSA’s PRISM intelligence program. The suit was filed by a conservative activist, and three other parties.


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