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Judge dismisses ‘whistleblower lawsuit’ against Apple

5 days 11 hours ago
A California federal judge on Tuesday nixed a whistleblower’s suit accusing Apple of bringing two trainers from India into the country using B-1 visas instead of the more expensive and necessary H1-B visas, ruling there's "no exhaustive list or case law of all permissible activities" under the B-1, reports Law360.
Dennis Sellers

Half off on Clip Studio Paint Pro

5 days 11 hours ago
Remember Manga Studio? That app for illustrators, comic artists and creators around the world now has a new name — Clip Studio Paint Pro — and improved features. If you’re a digital artist (or want to be), you can get a heck of a deal today on Graphixly’s Clip Studio Paint Pro at 50% off of the regular $59.99 price — just $29.99!
Steven Sande

Spotify accuses Apple of anti-competitive practices

5 days 11 hours ago
Spotify has filed an anti-competition complaint about Apple with the European Commission, claiming the Cupertino, California-based company limited innovation and constraining user choice by refusing to allow Spotify and other firms access to technology and information via the App Store.
Dennis Sellers

We have a winner in the Awair Smart Air Quality Monitor giveaway

6 days 4 hours ago
Thanks to everyone who entered our giveaway for an Awair 2nd Edition Smart Air Quality Monitor. We did a random pick from all of the entries received, and the winner was long-time AWT reader Tom Lisciandra. Tom was a fan of TUAW TV Live back in the days when that show was on the air once a week, and it was nice to see a familiar name as the winner.
Steven Sande

Some scientists want more guidelines for devices such as Apple AirPods

6 days 4 hours ago
More than 250 scientists have signed a petition urging the United Nations and World Health Organization to develop stronger guidelines regarding the potential cancer risk and other health effects caused by non-ionizing electromagnetic fields, or EMFs. They say that devices such as Apple’s AirPods may cause cancer, reports TheBlaze.
Dennis Sellers

Scare Off Thieves with Beepify Laptop Alarm

6 days 9 hours ago
Spend a lot of time using your MacBook in a public place? If you leave the computer for just a minute — perhaps to get a drink of water in a library or to order another latte at your favorite coffee shop — the chances of it “walking away” in someone else’s hands multiply exponentially. Beepify is an app that plays a really loud and annoying alarm if someone tries to steal your Mac, and we have a lifetime subscription to the app for $39.99 (or get a one-year subscription for $19.99).
Steven Sande

Future AirPods could sport mini-displays, buttons

6 days 11 hours ago
Apple has applied for a patent (number 10,231,044) for a “portable listening device system” that hints at future AirPods with mini-displays and buttons. We’re not talking big displays, obviously, but ones that can indicate battery life, for example. Any buttons on future AirPods would allow you to do things such as easily terminate phone calls.
Dennis Sellers

Tangible Tech Episode 11: Where's My Self-Driving Car?

6 days 12 hours ago
It's been a while since the last episode of the Tangible Tech podcast, and we have a good one for you. A lot of us are fascinated by the idea of self-driving cars, and in this episode your host Steve Sande looks into the present and future of this technology. Steve's crystal ball is pointing towards the late 2020s before we see a lot of self-driving cars on the roads around the world, but in this podcast we look at the 5 levels of automation and what they entail...and what it's going to take to get to Level 5.
Steven Sande

Review: Peeps for your peepers

6 days 13 hours ago
Do you spend a good deal of time in front of your computer screen or mobile devices? I do. And it’s taken a slight toll on my eyes. As a result, I have a pair of prescription reading glasses.
Frank Petrie

Some Apple folders exposed in misconfigured Box accounts snafu

1 week ago
Security researchers at Adversis, a cybersecurity firm, have found dozens of companies inadvertently leaking sensitive corporate and customer data because staff are sharing public links to files in their Box enterprise storage accounts that can be easily discovered, reports TechCrunch.
Dennis Sellers
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