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Facebook tries to intercept its users e-mail

In other words, Facebook silently inserted themselves into the path of formerly-direct unencrypted communications from people who want to email me. In other contexts, this is known as a Man In The Middle (MITM) attack. What on earth do they think they are playing at?1

Customer or cattle?

Retina MacBook Pro beats Mac Pro in speed-tests

In a real-world test (”clean build Adium”) my 2.7Ghz i7 Protina just bested my 3.33Ghz 6-core Westmere by 2 seconds.

Holy. Shit.1

Holy shit, indeed.

Pushing 15 million pixels with the Retina MacBook Pro

Including the built-in Retina display, the new 2012 MacBook Pro 15″ can run four displays at their native resolution.1

Simply amazing!2

Forget Your Past – Timothy Allen | Photography | Film

Forget Your Past – Timothy Allen | Photography | Film.

Fabulous photos of a really evocative building. Check it out!

Competitors, start your copiers!

From MacWorlds ”Hands on with the Retina MacBook Pro:

(Keep in mind, the original MacBook Air was another $2000-plus product that arrived a bit early, but within a few years the Air had become the lowest-cost, most mainstream Apple laptop. This is the path this new MacBook Pro is now on.)1

I agree! Competitors to Apple should definitely start their copiers and start churning out Retina MacBook Pro knock-offs, because it’s likely the direction the computer world will head in pretty soon.

David Smith on iOS 6

In Episode #54 of Developing Perspective David Smith talks about why he thinks Apple more or less confirmed that the new iPhone will have a bigger screen.

Developing Perspective is a podcast discussing news of note in iOS Development, Apple and the like. Never longer than 15 minutes.1

If you’re interested in mobile development in general, or iOS development and/or Apple in particular you should definitely check out Developing Perspective. It’s short, focused and states a clear opinion.

”This changes everything” in Safari and Web Apps

<input type=”file” > Finally, it’s here. You can now upload photos and videos from the Photo Library using a regular input element. This was previously only possible via the use of Phonegap etc. This is a real game changer for mobile apps.1 Apple unveiled a lot of interesting things at the start of their WWDC […]

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Tim Cook says the Mac Pro is not dead. It’s just resting.

A letter from Tim Cook(!) to a Mac user. Franz, Thanks for your email. Our Pro customers like you are really important to us. Although we didn’t have a chance to talk about a new Mac Pro at today’s event, don’t worry as we’re working on something really great for later next year. We also […]

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The Mac Pro – Dead or alive?

After two years, the Mac Pro was “updated” today, sort of: now we can choose slightly faster two-year-old CPUs at the top end, and the other two-year-old CPU options are cheaper now. […] The message is clear: Apple doesn’t give a shit about the Mac Pro.1 Marco Arment is pissed. Many Apple observers also wonder […]

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Follow WWDC from a distance

If you’re going, to San Francisco … Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference starts tomorrow. (If you don’t know what that is you’ll likely not want to read this blog posts.) A lot a people is going. I’m not one of them. I didn’t even try to get a ticket because Apple development is just an area […]

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