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Apple Mountain Lion Pegged For July 25th Release?
2012-07-16 14:32:59

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There are many who try to “figure out” Apple, predicting what they will do next based on launch history. Sometimes this kind of reasoning works. For example, Apple will usually update their MacBook Pros twice a year. Up until last year, Apple has also updated their iPod line in September. Of course, this desire to find rhyme or reason to Apple´s actions can often be futile. Whom of us doesn´t remember...

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2012-07-09 15:27:12

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Something strange happened to Marco Arment after an update to his popular iOS app was pushed through the app store. He began getting email and messages on Twitter, complaining that the new update had been corrupted. When a user tried to open Arment´s popular iOS app, Instapaper, the app would crash immediately. Arment began to investigate the problem, checking everything on his end and testing the binaries he had sent to Apple....

Find & Call App - First Case Of Malware Reported On The iPhone
2012-07-06 14:25:51

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It´s all fun and games until malware gets involved. Apple´s App Store is supposed to be a safe place, a warm haven amidst the foul realities of lesser technologies. It´s a neighborhood where the houses are a little more expensive and the HOA carries a big stick. But those high, brick fences and that security guard at the entrance make us feel pretty safe. We hear about other break-ins and other foul acts of...

Apple Offers More iCloud Love To PC Users
2012-07-03 13:14:58

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As Apple prepares their latest iCloud, iOS and Mountain Lion offerings ahead of their respective launches, some small details are being leaked about future features found within these operating systems. Acting as the new digital hub, Apple is expanding the scope of iCloud, allowing it to keep even more of our information in sync between our desktop and mobile devices. For instance, developers have found evidence that iCloud...

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2012-07-02 22:09:23

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As one season passes, another begins, and so goes the setting to rest of Apple´s MobileMe and iWork.com as iCloud takes over syncing duties for Apple devices. Often regarded as a mistake and one of Apple´s rare failures under the reign of Steve Jobs, MobileMe, the service which synced calendars, emails and photos between devices, was supposed to be Apple´s victorious entry into the cloud. Instead, the service was...

New Apple TV Apps?
2012-06-26 14:35:47

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com For all the new things we learned about during this year´s WWDC Keynote, (new Macs, Mountain Lion, iOS 6 and Passbook, just to list a few) one thing we didn´t hear a peep about was a platform to write Apple TV apps upon. After all, this is the year of the new Apple TV, right? We´ll get a new, physical set for Christmas, no? Didn´t Steve Jobs say he cracked it? While some had speculated Apple would “unofficially” introduce a...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'