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MacTrast Deals: Newbie to Node.js Developer Course Bundle

Posted on 12/02/2015 by Chris Hauk


Today’s MacTrast Deals will take you through 6 courses full of content that will teach you how to build quick, scalable network apps using Node.js, a platform built on Chrome’s JavaScript runtime for easily building network applications.


ESPN Internet Brand Makeover Begins With Overhauled iOS App

Posted on 12/02/2015 by Chris Hauk


As part of the upcoming celebration of’s 20th birthday, the sports network is working on a brand makeover for its web and app properties, and the first step is a revamped ESPNĀ app that works on both the iPhone and…


Apple Releases 2015 Supplier Responsibility Report

Posted on 12/02/2015 by Chris Hauk

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Apple released its annual Supplier Responsibility Report on Wednesday. The report covered a wide range of issues, including employee overtime, the environment, and new rules for factories that wish to be a part of the Apple supply chain.


iPhone 6 Plus Owners Use 2X the Data That iPhone 6 Users Do

Posted on 11/02/2015 by Chris Hauk

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A new mobile analytics report from Citrix (PDF) contains all sort of interesting information about mobile device usage, and one bit of info is especially interesting: iPhone 6 Plus users tend to use twice as much data as users with an iPhone 6 do.


Smartphone Theft Down in Three Major Cities Following Intro of Activation Lock

Posted on 11/02/2015 by Chris Hauk


Authorities in two major U.S. cities and London reported on Tuesday that smartphone theft has dropped drastically since the introduction of remote-access “kill-switches” that allow users to remotely lock stolen phones. Apple’s Activation Lock is perhaps the best known of these features.


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