Reality Distortion Field Theory
Cocoa:Facebook launches Instagram-style camera app for iPhone
Facebook launches Instagram-style camera app for iPhone: "Hot on the heels of its acquisition of Instagram for $1 billion, Facebook has released its own Instagram-style picture taking application for the iPhone."
From Instagram to Instagrandma.
Labels: facebook, ios, iphone
Cocoa:Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak hired as 'tutor' for Sony's Steve Jobs film
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak hired as 'tutor' for Sony's Steve Jobs film
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has been brought on as a "tutor" to coach Sony Pictures on its adaptation of the biography of the late Steve Jobs. Just days after announcing that he would write the screenplay for the film, Aaron Sorkin spoke to the press about his approach to the project, according to Reuters (via The Next Web). He said Wozniak would consult on technology, as well as provide insight on Jobs."
Labels: apple, steve jobs movie
Cocoa:Apple's Siri tells users Nokia Lumia 900 is 'best smartphone ever'
Apple's Siri tells users Nokia Lumia 900 is 'best smartphone ever'
When asked to find the "best smartphone ever," the Siri personal assistant software on the iPhone 4S will tell users to check out the competing Lumia 900 smartphone made by Nokia."
Some kind of proof that "smartphone" is, at the very least, eroding the meaning of smart.
Labels: aapl, siri
Cocoa:Steve Wozniak interviewed about Apple, Steve Jobs, technology
Steve Wozniak interviewed about Apple, Steve Jobs, technology: "Wozniak described the co-founding of Apple as a natural progression of circumstances, saying that he would come up with new inventions and hardware while working at Hewlett-Packard while Jobs 'would always find a way to turn them into money.' The two, along with financial backer Ron Wayne, founded the company to design and create cutting edge computer products."
It's good to know we still have one Steve left. That's the bright side of things.
Cocoa:iMediaSandboxing/XPCKit · GitHub
iMediaSandboxing/XPCKit · GitHub: "XPCKit is a Cocoa library for wrapping the XPC C APIs in a handy object-oriented model. It is merely meant as an object-oriented wrapper for the C library, and does not attempt to layer any additional semantics on top."
A very useful library for upcoming Sandboxing in Mountain Lion.
Labels: apple, cocoa
Cocoa:Government Asks When It Can Shut Down Wireless Communications - Slashdot
Government Asks When It Can Shut Down Wireless Communications - Slashdot: "'Around nine months ago, BART Police asked to have wireless communications disabled (PDF) between Trans Bay Tube Portal and the Balboa Park Station. That was because they knew a public protest was to take place there — and the service to the underground communication system was disabled."
We don't need no stinkin' liberties here...
Labels: big brother
Cocoa:Apple | CrunchBase Profile
Apple | CrunchBase Profile
Apple Started by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne, Apple has expanded from computers to consumer electronics over the last 30 years, officially changing their name from Apple Computer, Inc. to Apple, Inc. in January 2007.
The king is dead. Long live the king!
Cocoa:Federal managers quickly ditching BlackBerry for iOS, Android devices