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Jared Sinclair: Despite all of these circumstances, Unread still only earned $42K in sales ($21K after taxes and expenses) and is on a course that doesn’t promise much growth. I conclude from all this that anyone who wants to make aShow More Summary
One hole in these Apple TV “channels”: they each require you to authenticate through your cable provider separately. Seems like something a future Apple TV update should allow you to do once, at the system level, and then allow all these channels to just work. ?
Minor updates, including a nice bump in the default RAM for the entry-level machines. ?
This is a fun story. I thought last year’s live episode of The Talk Show From WWDC went really well and was a lot of fun. My only regret was that we hadn’t recorded video of the show, only audio. So this year we planned to record video. Show More Summary
Special guest John Moltz joins me on this week’s episode of The Talk Show. ?
Mark Sigal on Apple’s Q3 results: While others may see a company that can’t possibly keep selling more devices, quarter after quarter after quarter, I see a company hat has continually avoided the gratification of going for market share...Show More Summary
Jon Bell: Which brings me to Chromecast. All Google will say is they’ve sold “millions” of the $35, (presumably) break-even device. But recently they announced 400 million “sessions”. Sounds impressive! A recent headline states “Chromecast...Show More Summary
Bloomberg: Jeff Bezos is testing the patience of investors after Amazon.com Inc. missed analysts’ estimates for a second straight quarter, sending the shares tumbling 11 percent. The world’s largest online retailer yesterday reported...Show More Summary
Here’s a beautiful photograph of a young girl by Javi Inchusta Gonzalez, posted to Flickr. Note that it was taken with a Nikon D700 SLR, and that its licensing is set to “Copyright, All Rights Reserved”. Now go back to our old friend, the Xiaomi Mi 3 “Features” page. Show More Summary
Andrew Laurence, writing for TidBITS: Since the iPhone, Apple has developed a subtle enterprise strategy, so subtle that many pundits miss it. Instead of pursuing business sales directly, Apple has quietly worked to remove barriers that might impede usage of its products, including in enterprises. Show More Summary
Robin Sloan: There are dangerous creatures lurking in this world, including but not limited to giant spiders and skeleton archers. But they only venture out at night, and they can be deterred by walls. The sun (a bright cube) sets fast,...Show More Summary
The LA Times: “Using drugs meant for individuals with medical needs to carry out executions is a misguided effort to mask the brutality of executions by making them look serene and beautiful — like something any one of us might experience in our final moments,” U.S. Show More Summary
A lot of musical chairs being played in tech journalism lately. ?
David Pierce, reviewing the Amazon Fire Phone for The Verge: You can’t even see the time without tilting your phone just so. An errant buzz is your only indication that you have a notification, prompting you to cock your wrist or swipe down from the top bezel o open the notification windowshade. Show More Summary
Farhad Manjoo: Other instances of Dynamic Perspective are downright annoying. Take Auto Scroll, which moves the text on your screen as you tilt he phone back and forth. Because Auto Scroll calibrates its scrolling speed according toShow More Summary
Posit: Xioami (a.k.a. “Mi”) poses a serious threat to Samsung because: Xioami is more shamelessly willingly to blatantly copy Apple, down to as many details as they’re able. They’re better at it. Xioami copies with some degree of taste;...Show More Summary
The most interesting numbers to me: iPad sales were down about 9 percent year-over-year, but Mac sales were up about 18 percent. ?
Jason Snell: On Thursday, fall will come early for hundreds of thousands of Mac users when Apple releases its first public beta of OS X Yosemite. The public-beta program, announced during Apple’s annual developer conference in June, lets regular users download and test pre-release versions of OS X. Show More Summary
Tap into perfection with Denmark’s newest product sensation, TopBrewer. The revolutionary TopBrewer coffee system dispenses espresso, coffee, cappuccino, latte, sparkling water, cold and hot filtered water, and other drinks on demand with just a tap on your iPhone or iPad. Show More Summary
Gideon Lewis-Kraus, writing for Wired Gadget Lab: On idiom, some of its calls seemed fairly clear-cut: gorilla warfare became guerrilla warfare, for example, even though a wildlife biologist might find that an inconvenient assumption. Show More Summary