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I have a bunch of text messages that I need to use to substantiate certain statements. I would like to export many messages from my phone, for two reasons...1. To prevent against loss or theft of the phone 2. To present the messages in organized, time-stamped...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Mister_A | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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My 9-year-old daughter has an old wifi-only iPhone. Her 9-year-old friend has an old wifi-only android phone (i.e., neither is on a contract). They want to be able to message each other for free. What's the best option?Constraints: (1) Texting isn't...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: leahwrenn | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Jeff Williams, the tech giant's vice president for operations, told British-based employees that Apple has done more than any other company to ensure fair and safe working conditions.
From: NPR | By: Scott Neuman | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Earlier this week, the BBC aired an hourlong documentary program on conditions for workers in factories assembling Apple products in China, and conditions in tin mines in Indonesia that supply Apple. Factory footage showed iPhone assemblers begging for...
From: Consumerist | By: Laura Northrup | Friday, December 19, 2014
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My friend has been giving this to me for years, without any idea of its true value to me.The post The Best Gift a Mom Can Receive Costs Nothing at All appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Lauren Hartmann | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Google's new Android software comes with an important feature for photography enthusiasts: the ability to shoot raw images. This means users will be able to see what photos look like before the phone's camera processes it and translates it to a JPEG...
From: Business Insider | By: Lisa Eadicicco | Friday, December 19, 2014
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The publicly available version of iOS 8 has no blood sugar tracking in the Health app, but developers have received a beta version of iOS 8.2 that includes the measurement....
From: VentureBeat | By: Mark Sullivan | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Multi-functional and elegant designs for everyoneThis week’s roundup of new iPhone cases has a focus on versatility. These cases can carry your credit cards, provide a comfortable way to watch movies, and more. Plus, of course, we included a selection...
From: Macworld | By: Marco Tabini, Emanuela Corso | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Apple Inc. is gearing up to take Apple Pay global. Apple has advertised a job aimed at forming a new Apple Pay team in London in order to help expand the service across Europe, the Middle East, India, and Africa … Continue reading →...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Collen Kriel | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Last minute Christmas deals are still being snatched up by GM's around baseball. It appears that the best holiday savings come with volume! Welcome to the Christmas break, Halo fans! it's the Friday before the Christmas & New Year's two weeks off...
From: Halos Heaven | By: Stirrups | Friday, December 19, 2014
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2014 saw no shortage of dingbats and ne'er-do-wellsThe post They did what?! The top twits of 2014 appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Aaron Hutchins | Friday, December 19, 2014
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When I first got into running, I experienced everything from painful blisters to chafing to unsupported bosoms - no wonder I hated it. I wish someone had sat me down and told me these basic tips and tricks to help smooth my transition from nonrunner...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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As 2014 comes to a close, so goes another chapter of media history. Amid a sea of great reporting and glimmering hopes for the future of media, there was also the partisan hackery, the false reporting, and manufactured outrage...
From: Mediaite | By: Mediaite Staff | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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The Yuneec E-Go electric skateboard certainly is not your typical Bluetooth smartphone accessory, but this highly mobile mode of transportation is the most fun we've ever had using our iPhone.
From: Apple Insider | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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by Dish Staff Tim Lee believes the crypto-currency can thrive as a global payment system, even if it fails as a currency. He compares it to another innovation that proved far more influential than anyone thought it would be: History suggests that open...
From: The Atlantic | By: Dish Staff | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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A pretty good example of how Apple is damned if it does and damned if it doesn't.
From: Macalope | By: The Macalope | Friday, December 19, 2014
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A quick preview of Saturday's NFL regular season game between the San Diego Chargers and San Francisco 49ers, along with information about how you can catch the game on your computer, TV, or in your car. The 49ers and Chargers seemingly couldn't be in...
From: Bolts from the Blue | By: John Crean | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Apple CEO Tim Cook 'deeply offended' by BBC report into poor working conditions in suppliers' Chinese factories BBC reporters secretly filmed an iPhone 6 production line in China 'Exhausted' workers were filmed falling asleep on their 12 hour shifts...
From: Free Republic | By: dailymail | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Morgan Stanley’s Katy Huberty today reiterated an Overweight rating on shares of Apple (AAPL), and a $126 price target, after concluding that demand for the recently refreshed iPhone line is tracking higher than she’d expected, amidst an overall...
From: Barron's | By: Tiernan Ray | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Your iPhone’s camera might sometimes stink at taking a good, clear photo. But Facebook wants to help, introducing an auto-enhance feature for photos uploaded through the iOS app. Facebook’s lead engineer explained in a new blog...
From: Inside Facebook | By: Justin Lafferty | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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According to the elves at Goodreads, I’ve read 70 books so far this year, a feat made possible by the fact that I finally figured out how to get New York Public Library audiobooks onto my iPhone.
From: The Millions | By: Jean Hanff Korelitz | Friday, December 19, 2014
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T minus 6 days until Christmas and Hanukkah is already in full swing! Haven't completed your gift-list yet? Never fear, we talked with pretty much the coolest girls in LA for their last-minute tips and of course, their gifting mantras. Read and reap...
From: Glamour | Friday, December 19, 2014
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The 2017 Cadillac CT6 will sprinkle high-def screen wizardry onto us all—or, well, those who can afford a $70K-plus Caddy—in the form of a combination glass rearview mirror and TFT display. Similar to Nissan’s prototype Smart Rearview Camera mirror...
From: Car and Driver | By: Clifford Atiyeh | Friday, December 19, 2014
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 Up until the last few years, heat sensing cameras — think Predator vision — were a thing that pretty much only the Army and the super-rich got to play with. Then FLiR figured out how to make the required sensors tiny and (relatively) cheap, and...
From: TechCrunch | By: Greg Kumparak | Friday, December 19, 2014
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This is a cross-post from Its Her Factory. Frank Swain has a hearing aid that sonifies ambient WiFi signals. A Bluetooth-enabled digital hearing aid paired with a specially programmed iPhone (and its WiFi detector), the device, named Phantom Terrains,...
From: Contexts Magazine | By: robinjames at Cyborgology | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Have you seen style tiles, element collages, or pattern libraries? These are just a few examples of how designers are reacting to the explosion of devices and interface sizes. After all, thinking about the parts of a “page”—not just the sum of...
From: Brainsparks | By: Sean Carmichael | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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All workers get bored at work from time to time, and some of them pass the time doing office shenanigans they hope the boss doesn’t notice. But two bored officer workers in New York have taken things to a whole new level, re-creating classic works...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Aaron Homer | Friday, December 19, 2014
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JBL OnBeat Xtreme Dock for iPhone and iPad $179...
From: CNET | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Apple is just now barely becoming able to meet demand for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but already the rumor mill is churning regarding the next generation of iPhones, and some are saying that a major spec bump is in the works for Apple’s flagship...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Kevin Bostic | Friday, December 19, 2014
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by Colleen Kane Despite dropping my iPhones all the damn time since 2010, I never cracked a screen until this week. I attribute the streak of unbroken screens to slider cases by Incase, which I’ve used since scoring a free one at SXSW from bins near...
From: The Billfold | By: Colleen Kane | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Microsoft continues its make nice to Apple with a solid update to the Bing Search app for iOS. There are separate versions for the iPad and iPhone. The GUI has been slightly reworked, and the biggest feature is a translation option for any content yo......
From: TUAW | By: Mel Martin | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Apple’s large-screened iPhone 6 Plus is certainly a big leap by the company. Having listened to its consumers, the company came up with a phone that essentially belittled every advertisement by the company about the ideal screen-size that fits in the...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Alap Naik Desai | Friday, December 19, 2014
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I’ve worked at a lot of different jobs in my life, but there are a few I’d never like to try: picking crops on a farm, working in a chicken processing plant, and working in any kind of factory. The relentless assembly lines and the noise of the machines...
From: Macworld | By: Kirk McElhearn | Friday, December 19, 2014
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I’ve worked at a lot of different jobs in my life, but there are a few I’d never like to try: picking crops on a farm, working in a chicken processing plant, and working in any kind of factory. The relentless assembly lines and the noise of the machines...
From: PC World | By: Kirk McElhearn | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Russian shoppers hoping to score an iPhone or iPad before the biggest gift-giving day of the year will now find higher prices than ever thanks to the ruble's continued path downward. This news comes shortly after Apple decided to put a halt on online......
From: TUAW | By: Mike Wehner | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Pinnatta, a mobile messaging platform, has secured $1.2 million in funding. The investors included Odyssey Venture Partners and PJ Tech Catalyst.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Another iOS update, another round of bugs. This time, a recent update to iOS 8 deleted ringtones and alert tones. I explain how to get them back. I also look at using multiple Apple IDs in the iTunes Store and App Store, discuss not being able to block...
From: Macworld | By: Kirk McElhearn | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Wal-Mart recently turned heads with an highly aggressive pricing move on Apple's iPhone 6. So who does this benefit most?...
From: The Motley Fool | By: Andrew Tonner, The Motley Fool | Friday, December 19, 2014
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I have a UITableView with custom cells. In function tableView(cellForRowAtIndexPath:) I populate cells from an object's array in this way override func tableView(tableView: UITableView, cellForRowAtIndexPath indexPath: NSIndexPath) -> UITableViewCell...
From: Stack Overflow | By: Giuseppe Di Maria | Friday, December 19, 2014
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The Californian photographer has spent the last year putting poverty on the map using Instagram
From: Time | By: Phil Bicker | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Some Genius Bars are being repurposed for the holidays, but other changes loom (9to5 Mac) Source: "People familiar with the matter" Chance it's true: 100 percent 9to5 Mac hasn't had very many BREAKING EXCLUSIVES since Apple's product launches a co......
From: TUAW | By: Chris Rawson | Friday, December 19, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Apple turned red, trading lower by 0.46% to $112.14 Friday morning, after allegations of poor working conditions at the company's suppliers working on the iPhone 6 in China, by U.K. broadcaster BBC. Apple's Senior VP...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Robert Downey Jr. is an unscrupulous Chicago hotshot lawyer.Robert Duvall is his estranged highly-scrupulous small-town judge father.Logical circumstances force the two of them together, where their estrangement is tested.This sets the movie in motion.And...
From: Mark Rothman | By: mark rothman | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Apple’s Health app got off to a rough start. A very rough start. But some of those issues will finally be addressed in the forthcoming iPhone update, 9to5Mac reports. The next software update, iOS 8.2, will reportedly bring back some features in the...
From: Business Insider | By: Dave Smith | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Good morning. Thanks for hanging in there with me this week. We’re taking a newsletter break for the holidays but will return on Monday, Jan. 5, brimming with news and probably an extra five pounds from all that day drinking. In the meantime, Poynter...
From: Poynter Online | By: Kristen Hare | Friday, December 19, 2014
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There are certain types of iPhone hacks that come in handy every single day. This is one of them. Customize your vibrations so you know without looking at your phone what type of alert it is or even who sent it. Get the steps and try it out now - it's...
From: GeekSugar | By: Lisette-Mejia | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Mobile wallets are finally starting to get some traction. Apple Pay is driving new interest in digital payments, but relatively few people actually have an iPhone 6. Even if you do, you’re likely to find that Apple Pay far from universally accepted....
From: Macworld | By: Dave Johnson | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Hyundai will be showing up at the CES next year to reveal their new infotainment system, which also is one of the first to integrate ApplePlay in new cars. The system comes with a fancy new seven-inch touchscreen display and has been optimizes to be...
From: EGMCarTech | By: admin | Friday, December 19, 2014
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