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Monday, October 24, 2016
Checked 5:30 AM; Last Updated 8:55 PM CDT; 01:55 GMT


General Interest/Potpourri
  • "The iPod turns 15: a visual history of Apple's mobile music icon" The Verge 12:08 PM
  • "Happy 15th birthday iPod! Here are the best and worst models ever created." Mashable 12:09 PM
  • "Fifteen Years Ago, Steve Jobs Announced the iPod" 512 Pixels 5:25 PM
  • "iPod marks its 15th birthday in a changed world" Engadget 5:46 PM
  • "Coverage of the Original iPod" 512 Pixels 5:47 PM
  • "Apple to co-sponsor 2017 Met Gala without co-chair position" AppleInsider 8:17 AM
  • "Meet the first guy Steve Jobs ever fired at Apple ... and he wasn't even an employee" Business Insider 12:08 PM
  • "Smartphones become health research tools" AAP 6:13 PM
  • "How to avoid buying counterfeit Apple cables and chargers: Apple says its investigation found that 90 percent of into Apple-branded goods sold on Amazon are counterfeit. Here's are some tips on how to avoid being caught out." ZDNet 10/22
  • "Mirai-based DDoS attack highlights benefits of Apple's secure HomeKit platform" AppleInsider 10/22
  • "U.S. Government Sues Two Companies for falsely using Apple & Samsung Trademarks on Products" Patently Apple 10/22
  • "Apple to co-sponsor 2017 Met Gala without co-chair position" AppleInsider 10/22
  • "The Apple PowerBook at 25 - the computer that defined the laptop" AFP Relax News 10/21
  • "China is now the world's biggest iOS app spender, overtaking the U.S." Mashable 10/21
  • "Report claims Apple Watch area in Paris department store to close due to poor sales" 9to5Mac 10/21
  • "Apple investigating iPhone 7 that set car on fire, spurious comparisons with Note 7 being made" 9to5Mac 10/21
  • "Surfer claims his iPhone 7 burst into flames and blew up his car" The Next Web 10/21
  • "Microsoft Surface sales boom amid tepid iPad demand" AppleInsider 10/21
  • "Apple's website leaks hints of impending Apple Pay support in Germany" AppleInsider 10/21
  • "iPhone thieves jacking $13,000 worth of goods from Apple Store caught on camera" The Next Web 10/21
  • "Band of thieves swipe $13K in iPhones from busy Apple store" AppleInsider 10/21
  • "Thieves Love iPhones – More than $13,000 Stolen from Apple Store" DailyTech 10/21
  • "Beats 1 finally gets an official Facebook page" Cult of Mac 10/21
  • "Steve Jobs exhibition will take place on Samsung's home turf" Cult of Mac 10/21
  • "Today in Apple history: PowerBook 100 series is a smash hit" Cult of Mac 10/21
Non-Apple News
  • "Companies urged to use multiple vendors in wake of cyber attack" Reuters 8:57 PM
  • "Samsung's rush to save the Galaxy Note 7 may have hastened its demise" The Verge 5:25 PM
  • "The Fatal Mistake That Doomed Samsung's Galaxy Note: On the verge of challenging Apple's mobile phone dominance, the South Korean company made a rushed decision, based on incomplete evidence, that later forced it to kill the model." [Paid Membership Required] 2:48 PM
  • "Today's kids are getting ahead by learning how to code apps" New York Post 8:17 AM
  • "Silicon Valley all-in for Hillary Clinton" AFP 10/22
  • "Pokémon Go made you walk 25 percent more than you used to" Recode 10/22
  • "AT&T to buy HBO, CNN, and the rest of Time Warner for more than $80 billion" The Verge 10/22
  • "Google Pixel XL's modular components can be easily replaced: But its display assembly is badly put together." Engadget 10/22
  • "Facebook Will Now Allow Graphic Content If It's Newsworthy" BuzzFeed 10/22
  • "AT&T is close to acquiring Time Warner for $85 billion: A deal may arrive as soon as Monday" The Verge 10/21
  • "U.S. indicts Russian for hacking LinkedIn, Dropbox, Formspring: Czech police arrested the 29-year-old earlier this month" IDG News Service 10/21
  • "Pixel teardown reveals little OEM branding, best repairability score of any HTC device" 9to5Google 10/21
  • "Massive DDoS Attack On DNS Provider Dyn Slows Twitter, Amazon, Github To A Crawl" HotHardware 10/21
  • "Hacked Cameras Were Behind Today's Massive Web Outage" Forbes 10/21
  • "US investigating Friday's internet blackout as 'criminal act': The government is looking to see if the recent internet outage was a more than just a stunt." Engadget 10/21
  • "Here's What's Wrong With the Internet This Morning" Time 10/21
  • "Popular sites like Amazon, Twitter and Netflix suffer outages" CNNMoney 10/21
  • "A massive DDOS attack against Dyn DNS is causing havok online" The Next Web 10/21
  • "Google Pixel Submerged Underwater For 30 Minutes And Survives" UberGizmo 10/21
  • "The Nintendo Switch dock is only for charging and TV output" The Verge 10/21
  • "Why Data Is So Important to Educating Girls in Sub-Saharan Africa" PC Magazine 10/21
  • "Amazon as an ISP Isn't Bonkers—It Makes Perfect Sense" Wired 10/21
  • "Incomparable #323: Abe Vigoda Knows All the Toilets" Six Colors 5:25 PM
  • "MGG 628: Cool Stuff Found and The DNS Achilles Heel" The Mac Observer 11:59 AM
  • "Podcast: Dell-EMC World, Le Eco Launch, Apple Car" Tech.pinions 10/22
  • "Podcast 530: Project Titan may not be an Apple Car" Macworld 10/21
  • "Joe Kissell Takes Control of iCloud...Again" MacVoices 10/21
  • "TMO Daily Observations 2016-10-21: iPhone 7 Fire, Microsoft Surface on the Rise" The Mac Observer 10/21
  • "AppleInsider podcast talks upcoming Apple event, MacBook Pro rumors, IBM" AppleInsider 10/21