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22july2013 said:Japhey said:22july2013 said:If "Apple Tags" are going to be announced on the Sept 10th event, I'm sure Apple will give a free Tag to everyone at the event and Apple may use free Tags as a promotional idea from time to time such as store openings.
netmage said:Disappointed the steel/sapphire series only comes with cellular.
sog35 said:spice-boy said:sog35 said:Do I blame her?
why? Because of Tim Cook's dumb ass privacy crusade she has one hand tied behind her back.
How the hell can she do here job if Cook refuses to use the data from hundreds of millions of Apple users?
Tim Cook needs to resign. His dumb ass social, policital, and privacy crusades are hurting the company.
Apple has 500 million of the most valuable customers on the planet. Yet Cook refuses to use the data from these customers to open more revenue streams.
Cook preaches privacy, yet Google is still the default search on iOS.
Cook preaches privacy, yet 80-90% of iOS users use Facebook or Google or both.
Its beyond pathetic that Apple's competitors attack Apple's main revenue streams by bringing out hardware products.
Yet Apple refuses to fight back with their own search, social, and AI platforms.
If Cook had half a brain Apple would have developed and released a Google search competitor by now. Or a Facebook competitor. But because of Cooks dumb ass privacy crusade we see neither. And Amazon, Samsung, Microsoft, ect continue to make inroads into Apple's hardware business.
Close to 99% use Facebook or Google or Amazon or Netflix. All of these companies use your data.
No one cares. Especially not the majority of Apple customers.
The only one who cares is Tim Cook.
Your rants and drivel continue to get more and more outlandish. This really shouldn't need to be said but you are either to daft to understand or choose to look like a moron. The issue of privacy does not change for Apple at the end of the day if a user uses Facebook or Gooole that is ultimately the end users choice but should not be used as a product direction for the product as a whole. Just because a group of people don't value something as much as they should does not mean that it should be thrown out completely.
TomE said:It is like the new Coke machines - they slow down the dispensing of the product. 3-4 clicks to select a Raspberry Coke. Once I got used to it, Coke marketing (idiots) changed the programing of the machine. Not an Improvement Coke - Read this Apple - Keep it simple. Make it work fast.
repressthis said:Security Concern
Siri can be provoked from lock screen. So will the third party Siri API allow verbal commands to be executed without first unlocking the device?
Criminal picks up an unattended iPhone and prompts Siri to send X amount of money from Square Cash to X account.
I imagine authentication is required but, as of now, I have no confirmation of the matter.
Siri also has a switch in your passcode settings to set if it can be accessed while the device is locked.