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Tumblr Releases Update for iOS App – Fixes Password Compromising Bug

Posted on 17/07/2013 by Chris Hauk

If you use the Tumblr iOS app, be sure to download a new update that became available Tuesday, and while you’re at it, change the password you use on the service. In a blog post, the company says that the update addresses an issue that allows passwords to be compromised in certain situations.

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How to Encrypt Your Mac’s Time Machine Backups

Posted on 17/07/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Worried about the security of your Mac’s backups? If you use Apple’s Time Machine, built into the fabric of OS X, you can put those worries at rest – because Apple has a way of encrypting your Time Machine backups automatically! What’s more, setup is extremely simple – all you have to do is tick a checkbox!

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iPhone Set to Surpass iPod in All-Time Units Sold

Posted on 17/07/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

If iPhones and iPods could speak, what might they say to one another? According to some fascinating data noted by Benedict Evans, the iPhone might say something like: “Move over, iPod – there’s a new sheriff in town!” According to a tweet from Evans this morning, the iPhone is about to surpass the iPod in total cumulative number of units sold for all time.

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All The Mac Startup Chimes Ever In One Video

Posted on 17/07/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

The startup chime is unique to the Mac, and while you might think it’s always been the same, it’s actually gone through quite a few changes over the years. From 1984 to now, this video, covers all the different chimes that Apple created for it’s Macs.

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Apple TV Made Up Over Half of All Streaming Device Sales in 2012

Posted on 16/07/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

The Apple TV, which Apple has long considered a mere hobby, has long been among the most popular streaming devices purchased by consumers – and as Apple continues to add new content to the Apple TV through their recent updates, Frost and Sullivan’s latest data show just how successful Apple’s hobby really is.

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AllThingsD: iPhone 5S Production Confirmed for Later This Month, Alongside New ‘Budget’ iPhone

Posted on 16/07/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Following a claim from Jefferies and Co. analyst Peter Misek stating that Apple’s next-gen iPhone would enter full-scale production later this month, AllThingsD has apparently confirmed the matter with their own sources, claiming that full-scale production for Apple’s “iPhone 5S,” as well as a cheaper version of the iPhone, is indeed nearly underway ahead of the devices’ expected fall launch.

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Apple and Samsung Sales Ban Court Showdown Scheduled for August 9th

Posted on 16/07/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has set an August 9th date for what will be an important confrontation between Apple and Samsung. The date has been set because of efforts by Apple to obtain an injunction on sales of some Samsung smartphones on the grounds of patent infringement.

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Win a Brand New MacBook Air from MacTrast Deals!

Posted on 16/07/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple’s newly updated MacBook Air is one slim, slick, long-lasting beast of a portable computer – and a highly desirable shiny Apple gadget to own. Since we love shiny things, the MacBook Air, and most of all, our readers, we want to give you the chance to win one of your very own! Yup – that’s right!

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