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iOS 7.0.6: Is Your Device Safe?

The internet is buzzing about the potential for harm to those who do not upgrade their iPhones, iPod Touches, and iPads with Apple’s latest version of its operating system for those devices, iOS 7.0.6. Why? You can read the official, … Continue reading


5 iOS App Updates You Shouldn’t Miss

Now that the dust from Apple’s iOS 7 launch has settled, it’s time to take a look at the app updates that stood out. Here is a short list of updates to guide you through some of the new features. … Continue reading


Viral Video: iPhone 5 or iPhone 4S?

Apple’s big (or not so big if you ask some) announcement on the iPhone 5 happened Wednesday. The journalists live blogged, the analysts shared their thoughts, and the tweets flew. Whether it’s a major or minor redesign, Apple actually had … Continue reading


Unboxing – the art of the geek striptease

This was it. Sitting in front of me was an unopened box containing my new Macbook Pro. I was terrified. I was excited. I was Luke Skywalker going to the prom. Joan of Arc before her first AC/DC concert. I was this kid. … Continue reading


The Agony and Ecstasy of Mike Daisey

This week we were all shocked to learn that noted monologuist Mike Daisey’s most recent work The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs was found to be less than completely truthful. In a painful confrontation with This American Life’s Ira … Continue reading


Your Phone Was Probably Made in a Sweatshop

Like any devout follower, writer and performer Mike Daisey was reluctant to ask questions about his favorite religion—the church of Apple. A self-professed gadget freak and number one fan of the ubiquitous technology company, Daisey’s reluctance is probably familiar to … Continue reading


Lost Steve Jobs Interview Showing in Seattle Nov 16-17 at Metro Cinemas

You didn’t really think Steve Jobs mania was over did you? The news that came out today from Silicon Valley may be a sign that it’s only just begun. In the wake of the computing pioneer’s death last month there’s … Continue reading


Niche apps: A future for newspapers?

The Seattle Times has a couple of niche sports apps on the market right now and both are doing very well. Is this a future here for newspapers? There’s certainly money to be made. Continue reading


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