Tag Archive: Can’t


No, You Can’t Sell Your “Used” iTunes Songs Online

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If you ever had hopes of cashing in your iTunes library to make ends meet, think again: a federal judge has declared reselling your MP3s online, saying the first sale doctrine is not applicable.

The ruling was handed down from a federal court in New York on Saturday, where the case of Capitol Records v. ReDigi was being heard.

ReDigi was a Boston-based startup that allowed you to “resell”  [Read More…]

Your iPhone Can’t Tell When You’re Too Drunk To Drive, But This iPhone Breathalyzer Can

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In my experience, the iPhone already has a built-in alcohol detector. You can tell if you’re too drunk to drive by pulling out your iPhone and seeing if you immediately drop it, shattering it on the floor or dunking it in a seedy bar urinal. Pass the test? You’re ready to drive!

Alcohoot has another method of measuring the same thing. It’s a Breathalyzer that you pair with your iPhone. If  [Read More…]

Nikon’s Amazing New D7100 Can’t Post To Instagram, Twitter

Is it just me, or have SLR cameras gotten really boring in the last few years? I mean, I know they’re awesome machines and all, but they don’t do anything new. And all the while the rest of the camera world is pulling farther and farther ahead.

The iPhone in my pocket not only takes photos, it edits movies and shares my pictures with the world, wherever I am. And Sony’s incredible RX1  [Read More…]

Rolling Stones Dates App Proves You Can’t Always Get What You Want [Review]

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Mick: he saw her today at the re-cep-shun

This Day in the Rolling Stones is the latest app for music lovers of a certain age who want to find out exactly what Mick and the guys were up to every day of their careers. It wants to be all Hot Stuff) but ends up more like a Biggest Mistake.

Despite appearances, this is not  [Read More…]

Sorry, Scammers, But You Can’t Bait And Switch iOS App Screenshots Anymore, Says Apple

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Apple announced on its developer site today that it will be locking down the images submitted along with apps once they are approved for the App Store, locking scammers out of one more tactic used to scam naive app buyers into purchasing apps that may look just like popular games (like Pokemon or Minecraft). The tactic involved submitting apps with basic images for approval to Apple, then switching them out to  [Read More…]

Sorry, Scammers, But You Can’t Bait And Switch iOS App Screenshots Anymore, Says Apple

iPhone Apps

Apple announced on its developer site today that it will be locking down the images submitted along with apps once they are approved for the App Store, locking scammers out of one more tactic used to scam naive app buyers into purchasing apps that may look just like popular games (like Pokemon or Minecraft). The tactic involved submitting apps with basic images for approval to Apple, then switching them out to  [Read More…]

You Can’t Block Calls on iPhone, So Creating a Blocked List is the Next Best Thing

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The ability to block incoming calls on the iPhone is missing on the OS side, and though there were once rumors that a call block feature would arrive with newer versions of iOS, those rumors ended up being about the Do Not Disturb feature. Do Not Disturb is excellent, but it’s not really blocking unwanted calls, it just sets a time period where  [Read More…]

China Isn’t Interested In The iPhone, But It Can’t Get Enough Of Android [Report]

Android’s market share continues to grow throughout the world, but one country where Google’s platform is having its biggest impact is in China. It’s now the largest single Android market in the world, with one third of all Android devices sold there during 2012. The iPhone, on the other hand, is struggling there.

According to new research from Informa Telecoms & Media, two in every three mobile phones sold in China  [Read More…]

Apple To Make Hollywood an Offer It Can’t Refuse

Speaking to NBC talking head Brian Williams this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook said: “When I go into my living room and turn on the TV, I feel like I have gone backwards in time by 20 to 30 years.”

Cook went on to upgrade Apple’s efforts in television from a “hobby” to “an area of intense interest.”

These cryptic comments support what Steve Jobs’s biographer, Walter Isaacson, told an interviewer,  [Read More…]

Can’t Update Apple TV To 5.1.1 Over Ethernet? Try Wi-Fi Or Manual Restore

Since Apple released iOS 5.1.1 for the Apple TV last week alongside iTunes 11, many users have reported problems updating to the new software over an ethernet connection. This appears to be the result of nasty bug in the latest Apple TV OS. Some Apple TVs even failed to boot back up after the update wouldn’t stick.

If you’ve been having problems updating to 5.1.1 on your Apple TV,  [Read More…]