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Just to confirm, iBeacons uses BTLE? I want to know exactly which radio(s) to turn off before walking into these places.
There's Terms and Conditions to using certain TVs now? Who still doesn't like regulation?
In December 2006, Apple was lagging way behind when it came to smartphones. In March 2010, Apple was lagging way behind when it came to tablets. So, yeah. Apple is lagging way behind when it comes to wearable computing devices. Until it isn't.
What a load of crap. Blackberry lost its "more secure" claim years ago. Starting with the 3GS, iPhones got hardware level data encryption on the device. Starting with iOS 3, the mobile device management (MDM) API provided device management including remote wipe capabilities. All sync capabilities are SSL encryption enabled. And all of that has gotten significantly stronger in the years since, while BB has remained pretty much the same. There's pretty much no enterprise...
Exactly. The guy is a fucking scumbag. Don't support him or this app.
call -151 c600g   Not that lazy pr#6 crap.
If 264 ppi is retina, than doesn't it mean 326 ppi is overkill because the human eye can't distinguish? I still get the merits of having a consistent resolution.
 I live in reality. That describes all companies. However, the ones with no other revenue model other than selling my personal information are not very interesting to me.
 The only one I'm aware of is iAds, and it's a (somewhat) clear opt-out for users. Are there other examples? It's definitely not a significant revenue stream for them, especially when compared to Google where it's pretty much the only revenue stream.
 I think it is true, because even in your example it's only a matter of time before Google introduces a competing service so that it doesn't have to share the monetization of that user data with the "partner". I struggle to find an example of any company that used Google services that reached a measurable size and didn't have Google try to crowd into its turf. Remember that Google's services only exist to drive traffic to Google's search and ad business, which are the only...
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