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Aaron Sorkin Shares Additional Details About Jobs Biopic

Posted on 17/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Aaron Sorkin has shared a few more details about the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic. During an interview with The Independent, Sorkin said that while there hasn’t been any official word on who will play the lead role, there will be an announcement very soon.

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Apple Seeds Xcode 6.1.1 GM to Developers

Posted on 14/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has seeded Xcode 6.1.1 GM (build 6A2006) to developers. The Golden Master release indicates a public release will likely be soon to follow.

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Grocers Winn-Dixie and BI-LO Now Accepting Apple Pay

Posted on 14/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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The Apple Pay train keeps on rolling, with grocery chains Winn-Dixie and BI-LO now accepting Apple Pay in their stores. Office supplies superstore Staples began accepting Apple Pay in its bricks-and-mortar stores earlier this week.

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Sony PlayStation Vue App to Bring Streaming TV to iPad

Posted on 14/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Sony is about to make its first real push into the streaming television arena with PlayStation Vue, a new service that will bring streaming video and other content to its PlayStation gaming consoles, and other devices, such as the iPad.

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MacTrast Deals: Limefuel LP200X: The 20,000mAh Dual USB Battery Pack

Posted on 14/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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It’s happened to almost every mobile device user, your device runs out of juice at the worst possible moment. Enter the Limefuel LP200X. Limefuel LP200X: The 20,000mAh Dual USB Battery Pack (US) – Keep Your USB Devices Juiced Up All Day…

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WSJ: DOJ Using Fake Cell Towers to Spy on Mobile Phone Usage

Posted on 14/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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A report from The Wall Street Journal alleges the United Stated Department of Justice has been using fake cell towers installed in airplanes to gather mobile phone data in order to track criminals. The program is reported to have been operating since 2007, using Cessna airplanes operating out of various metropolitan-area airports.

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Sprint Offers ‘iPad for Life’ Leases – Starting at $20 for iPad Air 2

Posted on 14/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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If you’d like to get your hands on a new iPad Air 2, or iPad mini 3, but just don’t have the cash to put down up front, Sprint may have just the deal you’re looking for. The wireless company is offering ‘iPad for Life’ leases, with iPad Air 2 lease payments starting at $20 per month.

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Apple Makes Statement About ‘Masque Attack’ Vulnerability

Posted on 14/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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In the wake of the discovery of an iOS security hole dubbed as Masque Attack, which has the ability to replace existing legitimate apps with malicious clones, Apple has officially commented about the issue on Thursday

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U.S. FTC Scrutinizes Apple Over Health Data Privacy

Posted on 13/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is looking to Apple for assurances that it will prevent health data collected by its iOS Health app and the upcoming Apple Watch from being used without an owner’s consent

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Apple Seeds Betas of Safari 8.0.1, 7.1.1, and 6.2.1

Posted on 13/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has seeded new betas of Safari to developers. The betas are: Safari 8.0.1 for OS X Yosemite, Safari 7.1.1 beta for Mavericks, and Safari 6.2.1 beta for OS X Mountain Lion.

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Apple Releases Thunderbolt Display Firmware Update 1.2

Posted on 13/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has released Thunderbolt Display Firmware Update 1.2, designed for the 2011 Thunderbolt Display. The release notes state the update improves reliability when connecting devices to the Apple Thunderbolt Display, and also addresses a rare issue that may cause the display to go black.

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