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Did You Buy An iPad Air? Apple Will Make It Obsolete By March

Nov 09, 13 Did You Buy An iPad Air? Apple Will Make It Obsolete By March

Posted by in Applesauce, Technology

Apple got weird on us last year. Remember that? They launched the third generation iPad in the spring, just as they had always done, but they didn’t really have anything to call it. It wasn’t the iPad 3, the natural successor to the iPad 2.

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Tim Cook Is The Man: Apple Finds Way To Improve iPad For Less Money

Nov 07, 13 Tim Cook Is The Man: Apple Finds Way To Improve iPad For Less Money

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For some reason, anytime Apple releases a new product people just can’t wait to destroy the thing. There are some who do it more as a statement, as a way to royally anger the people who spent days waiting in line and there are others who destroy these things in a more civilized manner to…well, royally anger Apple haters who think Apple, a for-profit company, shouldn't be making much profit.

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Google’s Pot Calls the NSA’s Kettle Black

Nov 05, 13 Google’s Pot Calls the NSA’s Kettle Black

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Eric Schmidt, Google’s PR department’s worst nightmare, is out talking again. And this time, he’s not making rose-colored proclamations about Google TV or calling Android secure — he’s calling out the NSA for violating privacy. Hello, pot? This is kettle. You’re black.

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Paul McCartney, Apparently, Was Wrong

Nov 04, 13 Paul McCartney, Apparently, Was Wrong

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To quote the good Sir McCartney, “I don’t care too much for money, money can’t buy me love.” Unfortunately it seems the simpler days of the 1960s have gone the way of the Dodo. Because now, dear reader…NOW we live in an age where dating is no longer an exercise in going out, meeting people, and working to find romantic compatibility in another human being.

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Hungover? Drink Your Kid’s Diarrhea Medicine

Oct 19, 13 Hungover? Drink Your Kid’s Diarrhea Medicine

Posted by in Health

Journalists are supposed to be inquisitive people, always looking for the story behind the story, armed with the broom of truth to sweep through the cruft and get to the solid facts. For the following story, I will not be this journalist. The reasons why will soon become quite clear.

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New Robot Wants To Remove Human Element From Homebrew

Oct 18, 13 New Robot Wants To Remove Human Element From Homebrew

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As a brewer-in-training, I’ve had the esteemed pleasure of working with some extremely talented artists who make some of the best suds you could ever put in your mouth. The art and science of brewing beer dates back to the days of Pharaohs and the pyramids, yet it’s still being practiced and, in many ways, perfected today.

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Apple Finally Hires Someone to Run Their Retail Stores

Oct 16, 13 Apple Finally Hires Someone to Run Their Retail Stores

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Apple is a fancy company. They recently hired the former CEO of fancy French luxury group Yves Saint Laurent to work on “special projects.” (Many people think this means a watch.) Last year Eddy Cue joined the executive board of Ferrari, leading many people, I’m sure, to ask him if he could “hook them up.” And of course, there’s Jony Ive. Or should I say, “Sir Jony Ive?”

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Netflix’s Deal With Cable Operators And Apple

Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal both claim Netflix is in talks with cable companies to bring their service to cable boxes. Oh the horror! There’s a lot of new technology floating around that people incorrectly refer to as “disruptive,” but the seemingly inevitable cable-less future could be truly upsetting to an existing marketplace.

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If You Believe Android Is Secure, I’ve Got A Bridge To Sell You

Oct 09, 13 If You Believe Android Is Secure, I’ve Got A Bridge To Sell You

Posted by in Google This, Technology

I don’t want to say Android is insecure, but whenever it walks by a group of giggling junior high girls, it impulsively checks its nose for spare boogers. I don’t want to say Android is insecure, but when it was rejected by a pretty girl, it stopped by her apartment that night to see if she really was just “washing her hair.” I’ll literally be here all week.

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Newly Updated Chrome For iOS 7 Knows What You Googled Last Night

Oct 08, 13 Newly Updated Chrome For iOS 7 Knows What You Googled Last Night

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A new bug in Google’s Chrome browser for iOS 7 turns the app into that terrible, annoying friend that waits until you’re in polite company before saying something like “Dude, remember when you got so hammered last week and passed out naked in the kitchen?”

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