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iPad giveaway prank proves you shouldn’t ignore Terms and Conditions

Despite the fact that they frequently contain things we should be concerned about, it’s rare that we pay much (if any) attention to exactly what we’re agreeing to when we hit “Accept” on the Terms & Conditions section of some new app we’ve downloaded. However, a fun viral video by YouTube prankster Jena Kingsley shows why […]

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

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Talented cartoonist turns iTunes Terms & Conditions into comic book art

We’ve all seen those horrendously long Terms and Conditions documents with every bit of Apple software we download, including the iTunes Terms and Conditions. But what if you could see them in an illustrated version? We all might read them in that case. These illustrated panels, each drawn in a different comic book style after […]

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

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Search The Web For Terms In Mobile Safari [iOS Tips]

When you’re using OS X, you can search the web for any term you can right click on. You simply do so and then choose “Search Google for [highlighted word].” In iOS, there doesn’t appear to be any way to…

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Instagram Responds To Backlash Over Selling Photos By Reverting To Old Terms Of Service

Instagram is sincerely asking you to chill out.

Instagram has had quite a week since legions of disgruntled users voiced complaints over the app’s shady Terms of Service (TOS) update. One clause in particular caused many users to jump to the conclusion that Instagram planned to outright sell its users’ pics without explicit permission. Instagram quickly responded to the outcry by reassuring that it has no plans to sell photos. An update  [Read More…]

Apple Hints At Free Trials In The App Store With New iTunes Terms And Conditions

A recent update to the iTunes Terms and Conditions adds an interesting clause regarding free trials for in-app subscriptions in the iOS App Store. Ever since the launch of the App Store in 2007, users have been clamoring for some kind of demoing system for paid apps. It looks like Apple may be slowly making strides towards that reality.

Publishers �may offer a free trial period�  [Read More…]

Agreeing to iTunes’ Terms of Service Means You Promise Not to Make a Nuclear Bomb

South Park may have lampooned Apple�s iTunes terms of service agreement along with the millions who blindly accept the terms without reading them last year, but they missed a comedic gold mine.

Everyone who accepts Apple�s iTunes terms of service agrees to not use the product to produce nuclear bombs.

Wait, what?

It�s there, it�s real, and I had no idea iTunes was an integral factor in the nuclear bomb production process. Well, the terms of  [Read More…]

U.S. Cellular Claims Apple’s Terms Too Steep, Turns Down iPhone

U.S. Cellular turned down an offer from Apple to carry the iPhone because the proposed terms were �unnacceptable� according to a report by Fierce Wireless.

U.S. Cellular turned down Apple’s iPhone because it did not make sense for the company economically, CEO Mary Dillon said on the company’s third-quarter earnings conference call.

Dillon said that the carrier had the opportunity to sell the iPhone but that Apple’s “terms were unacceptable from a risk and profitability standpoint.”  [Read More…]

Czech Carrier Wont Offer iPhone 4S Due To Apples Terms

Telefonica Czech Republic has rejected sales of the iPhone 4S and other versions of Apple�s smartphone due to a dispute over reported business terms. Two other carriers will offer the new handset instead, which has sold at a record pace since a mid-October introduction.

Although a report by Hospodarske Noviny contained only sketchy details from a Telefonica spokesman, Apple is rumored to demand the carrier subsidize the iPhone�s selling price by  [Read More…]