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Netflix almost went head-to-head with the Apple TV

Here’s an amazing factoid: Netflix almost went head-to-head with the Apple TV in 2007, until they realized they were about to pick a fight they would surely lose. Netflix alumni Barry Enderwick has just dropped a bombshell about the streaming video service’s hardware ambitions about a decade ago. According to Enderwick, Netflix realized that it’s […]

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

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This watch went to the moon (and now you can wear it)

When work takes you to the lunar surface, even the smallest detail should have a Plan B. Apollo 15 commander David Scott donned his personal Bulova watch for his final moonwalk in July 1971 after the crystal on his NASA-issued timepiece fell off during a previous walk. As an idea, it proved priceless. As a […]

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

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iPad first went on sale five years ago today

Okay, so all eyes are currently trained on the Apple Watch, which arrives later this month. But April also represents another important benchmark for Apple: five years ago today the iPad went on sale for the very first time. To celebrate,…

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Court filing reveals what went wrong with Apple’s sapphire supplier

Apple has kept quiet on why its sapphire supplier suddenly went bankrupt, but after weeks of court wrangling, GT Advanced Technology’s COO has filed a revised declaration that reveals why Apple’s dream of sapphire iPhones went up in smoke in less than…

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Court filing reveals what went wrong with Apple’s sapphire supplier

Apple has kept quiet on why its sapphire supplier suddenly went bankrupt, but after weeks of court wrangling, GT Advanced Technology’s COO has filed a revised declaration that reveals why Apple’s dream of sapphire iPhones went up in smoke in less than…

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Banks went code-name crazy to keep Apple Pay a secret

Apple goes to some pretty crazy lengths to ensure secrecy for its various projects, and it expects a similar commitment from its partners. According to a New York Times article, prior to releasing Apple Pay, the key players (which included Apple…

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The Apple Mac Went On Sale 30 Years Ago Today [Video]

Thirty years ago today — January 24, 1984 — the Apple Macintosh went on sale for the first time. Arriving in stores two days after the SuperBowl airing of the famous “1984″ television commercial directed by Ridley Scott, the Macintosh…

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Hell Freezes Over, Apple Admits Locationgate Went Too Far (Kind of)

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Apple issued a formal response to the Locationgate/iMhere/iGiveupNamingThisThing scandal this morning, admitting the storing of the location cache went too far and the “bug” will be fixed in an upcoming software update. Well it wasn’t an outright admission.

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The reason the iPhone stores so much data is a bug we uncovered and plan to fix shortly (see Software Update section below). We don’t think the iPhone  [Read More…]