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Counterterrorism expert says FBI isn’t being honest about iPhone hacking

The guy that warned George Bush about an imminent al-Qaida attack before 9/11 is taking Apple’s side in the company’s fight against the FBI over whether it can be compelled to break into the San Bernardino terrorist’s iPhone. Richard Clarke, who served as the senior counterterrorism official in the US for nine years, sat down […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Find my iPhone hunt ends with family being assaulted

There’s no doubting that Apple’s “Find my iPhone” feature can be pretty useful at times. But a recent story highlights the feature’s potential dark side — as a family was attacked after a group of people knocked on their door, erroneously claiming their lost handset was inside the family’s home. The incident took place in […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Wozniak: I don’t like being trapped in Apple’s ecosystem

Despite still technically being an Apple employee, Steve Wozniak isn’t known for voicing the Cupertino official line when asked about recent iDevelopments. Speaking at a recent conference, hosted by enterprise software firm New Relic, Woz chimed in about his thoughts on the Apple ecosystem, Tim Cook’s belief that the iPad Pro could replace your need […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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How being featured in an Apple ad changed one musician’s life

40-year-old Cameroonian musician Blick Bassy has revealed how his life was transformed when Apple chose one of his songs, “Kiki,” for part of its iPhone 6 ad campaign. Although the ad only includes a 15-second excerpt of the song, Bassy says the resulting exposure has been greater than anything he has experienced in his 20 year […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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App Store vs. Google Play: Is it time Apple stopped being a control freak?

You can’t choose between Android and iOS without taking Google Play and the App Store into account. They’re the largest mobile marketplaces on the planet, and they both have their strengths and weaknesses — especially when it comes to control. Apple…

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Kids love iPads so much that being forced to watch TV is a punishment

You might hear people talking about declining interest in the iPad, but try telling that to kids — who have expressed so much love for Apple’s tablet that last year it was named the #1 brand among children aged 6-12.…

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Russia wants to stop your next selfie being your last

From electrocution while trying to get the perfect background, to accidentally shooting oneself while posing with a pistol, Russian selfies seem to be pretty dangerous things — with more than 100 leading to serious injuries in the country in the…

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Forget being an iPhone 6 killer, Galaxy S6 sales are a total disaster for Samsung

After the disaster of the Samsung S5, Samsung was counting on the Galaxy S6 to lead its way back to the top — with some people even throwing around terms like “iPhone killer” as a description of the new flagship…

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Apple is on the verge of being China’s number one smartphone maker

Apple is closing in on becoming the number one smartphone company in China, according to new figures released by Strategy Analytics. Although Apple ripoff Xiaomi remains in the number one position — thanks to its strategy of selling low-cost devices —…

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Bloodborne offers the most fun you can have being terrible

Bloodborne’s village of Yharnam is a dangerous place. It’s full of werewolves, trolls, giant pigs and a host of other terrible beasts that want to kill you. And they can. And they will. But that’s all part of the fun.…

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