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Banksy’s Steve Jobs mural puts Syrian refugee crisis into perspective

Infamous street artist Banksy has created a new mural of Steve Jobs to make a big statement about the Syrian refugee crisis that is causing a storm of controversy not only in Europe but the U.S. as well. Banksy’s Steve Jobs mural depicts the Apple co-founder with a black bag slung over his left shoulder […]

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Banksy’s Steve Jobs mural puts Syrian refugee crisis into perspective

Infamous street artist Banksy has created a new mural of Steve Jobs to make a big statement about the Syrian refugee crisis that is causing a storm of controversy not only in Europe but the U.S. as well. Banksy’s Steve Jobs mural depicts the Apple co-founder with a black bag slung over his left shoulder […]

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

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Syrian Rebels Are Using The iPad To Aim Mortars At Assad’s Army

rtx13mqd  When you’re a poor rebel faction fighting a rich and powerful dictator, I’m sure you’ll take just about all the help you get. In the Free Syrian Army’s case, they’ve been armed with basic mortars that are missing one critical feature – sights to aim at their target. As a quick fix, some of […]

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Senator John McCain Kicks Back With iPhone Poker Game During Syrian Intervention Hearing

McCainPokerThere are some truly awful things happening in Syria right now. For more information on exactly what is happening, and why, I suggest this excellent Washington Post round-up of what exactly is going on, and why Congress is now considering an intervention. But the takeaway is pretty bleak, and basically comes down to the notion […]

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iOS Communication App Viber Confirms It Was Hacked By Syrian Electronic Army

viberViber confirmed this afternoon that it was hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army after an attack brought down its support page. Hackers gained access to two minor systems – a customer support panel and support administration system – along with the take down of Viber’s support page with the following note spotted by AppleSpot: Dear […]

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Syrian Government Bans iPhone

Image of the notice banning the iPhone Syrian officials are handing out to activists. The Syrian government has banned the iPhone in an attempt to prevent protesters from filming the increasingly violent clashes between the government and activists. The Syrian conflict, inspired by the Arab Spring, has been going on for eight months and shows no signs of slowing down. November proved to be the deadliest month in an already horrific timeline with nearly 1,000  [Read More…]

Syrian Authorities Ban The iPhone As Steve Jobss Dad Protests Brutality And Killing [Video]

Syrian are no longer allowed to use Apples iPhone after authorities banned the popular device this week in a bid to stop activists from documenting government violence. Following the move, Steve Jobss biological father, John Jandali, announced his support for the Syrian people on YouTube. Lebanese website Al Nashara reports thatthe Customs Department of the Syrian Finance Ministry has issued a notice to activists in Syria to inform that using  [Read More…]