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Recently Greenlit Steam Game Teslagrad Is One Pretty Puzzle Platformer [PAX 2013]

Teslagrad_Banner_CitySEATTLE, PAX 2013 – As we walked around the show floor at Penny Arcade this year, our attention was drawn to a beautifully hand-drawn platform game playing on a Wii U in one corner of the more independent gaming section of the expo. Called Teslagrad, this is a 2D puzzle platformer with action elements that […]

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Apple Recently Met With Beats CEO Jimmy Iovine To Discuss Music Streaming Service

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For the past several months it’s been rumored that Apple is working on an iTunes music subscription service to compete with the likes of Spotify and Rdio. Google is reportedly also looking into some sort of music streaming service involving YouTube.

According to a new report, Apple executives recently met with a high-profile music industry executive to discuss business economics and the mysterious “Project Daisy.”

Reuters has the scoop:

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Director Behind Apple’s Recently Pulled ‘Genius’ Ads Quits

Some Mac users felt Apple’s ‘Genius’ ads made them look stupid.

Scott Trattner, the executive creative director behind the “Genius” advertising campaign that was quickly killed by Apple shortly after its debut has left his role at TBWA/Media Arts Lab in favor of a new role with advertising agency 72andSunny.Trattner, who had worked with Apple since 1994 and created its hugely successful “I’m a Mac” campaign, will now enjoy clients Activision, Discovery  [Read More…]

Bought a New Mac Recently? OS X Mountain Lion is Free For You

OS X Mountain Lion is a free update for new Mac buyers If you bought a new Mac recently, you won’t have to shell out $ 20 to download OS X Mountain Lion when it’s released this month because it’s free for you. Instead, you can visit the “Up-to-Date” website from Apple, enter some identifying information to verify the purchase, and you’ll be rewarded with a fresh download of OS X  [Read More…]

Reopen Recently Closed Tabs In Mobile Safari On Your iPad [iOS Tip]

Today’s tip is a simple one, but it fixes one of the most frustrating things that can happen when you’re browsing the web — especially on an iOS device. Have you ever hit your iPad’s display accidentally while browsing the web and closed a tab that included an article you were halfway through reading? Thankfully, mobile Safari on the iPad has a handy feature that allows you to quickly access  [Read More…]

Jump to the Most Recently Used Desktop Space with a Hidden Gesture in OS X Lion

Mac trackpad If you use the multi-desktop Spaces feature of Mission Control often, you’ll probably like a hidden gesture in Mac OS X Lion that lets you immediately jump back to the most recently used Space with just a four-fingered tap on the trackpad (or Magic Mouse). Here’s how to enable the gesture with a defaults write command. Launch Terminal from /Applications/Utilities/ and enter the following command: defaults write com.apple.dock double-tap-jump-back  [Read More…]

Pwn Dev Team’s Recently Released Jailbreak Tool Ac1dSn0w Infringes Copyright Laws

Apparently the recently released jailbreak tool, Ac1dsn0w, which was recently released by the Pwn Dev Team infringes upon Apple’s code. The jailbreak tool allows for a tethered jailbreak of any iOS 5.0 or iOS 5.0.1 iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPod touch 4G, or iPad 1. It comes with similar tools to other jailbreaking tools and allows you to boot tethered as well as jailbreak. Through the use of Apple’s code, the tool is able to perform  [Read More…]

Recently Awarded Patent Reveals Apple’s Interest in NFC Technology

There were several rumors regarding the possibility of Apple’s next smartphone featuring NFC technology in the months leading up to Apple’s iPhone announcement in the fall. Many competitors in the market have had the wireless payment technology for some years but it really only started to gain some traction recently. As you can all tell, the rumors were ended up being false, since there isn’t any kind of NFC chipset in the iPhone 4S. This  [Read More…]

Recently Discovered iOS Security Exploit Allows Users’ Information To Be Accessed

Charlie Miller, a well-known Mac hacker and researcher has reportedly found a way to sneak malware into the App Store and subsequently onto any iOS device through the use of exploiting a flaw in Apple’s restrictions on code signing. According to Forbes, the restrictions allow the malware to steal user data and take control of certain iOS functions. Miller explained that the code signing restrictions allow only Apple’s approved commands to run in an iOS device’s  [Read More…]