Seek Jobs For Me » Mac https://seekjobsfor.me We seek jobs for you, find your perfect job here Sat, 26 Jul 2014 23:52:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v= Apple Sold 35.2M iPhones, 13.3M iPads And 4.4M Macs In Q3 2014 https://seekjobsfor.me/apple-sold-35-2m-iphones-13-3m-ipads-and-4-4m-macs-in-q3-2014/ https://seekjobsfor.me/apple-sold-35-2m-iphones-13-3m-ipads-and-4-4m-macs-in-q3-2014/#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:32:55 +0000 http://techcrunch.com/?p=1033064 hero_hardware Apple has released its latest quarterly earnings report, and the hardware story is one that you might have heard before: For the most part, the company sold more devices year-over-year, with the notable exception of the iPad, which continues to see slight declines as it did last quarter. By the numbers, Apple sold 35.20 million iPhones, 13.27 million iPads, 4.41 million Macs and 2.96… Read More

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Apple Adds A New Entry-Level iMac For $1,099 https://seekjobsfor.me/apple-adds-a-new-entry-level-imac-for-1099/ https://seekjobsfor.me/apple-adds-a-new-entry-level-imac-for-1099/#comments Wed, 18 Jun 2014 12:10:54 +0000 http://techcrunch.com/?p=1017704 21.5-inch 2012 iMac - Front Apple has a new iMac model today, an entry-level machine that brings the price of entry to the all-in-one desktop to $1,099, or $200 less than was the case just yesterday. The new version has a 1.4 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of memory, a 500GB hard drive and Intel HD Graphics 5000 on board. Read More

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The Best News-Reading App, Reeder 2, Returns To Mac https://seekjobsfor.me/the-best-news-reading-app-reeder-2-returns-to-mac/ https://seekjobsfor.me/the-best-news-reading-app-reeder-2-returns-to-mac/#comments Thu, 29 May 2014 20:17:58 +0000 http://techcrunch.com/?p=1009259  For all five of us who still prefer managing our own news-reading experience through a dedicated RSS reader application, there’s good news out today: One of the best news readers on the market, Reeder 2, has finally returned to the Mac. The Mac application had been unavailable for nearly a year, following the shutdown of Google Reader, because it was built on top of the search… Read More]]> reeder For all five of us who still prefer managing our own news-reading experience through a dedicated RSS reader application, there’s good news out today: One of the best news readers on the market, Reeder 2, has finally returned to the Mac. The Mac application had been unavailable for nearly a year, following the shutdown of Google Reader, because it was built on top of the search… Read More

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Apple Reflects On The Mac At 30 With New Video And Website Retrospective https://seekjobsfor.me/apple-reflects-on-the-mac-at-30-with-new-video-and-website-retrospective/ https://seekjobsfor.me/apple-reflects-on-the-mac-at-30-with-new-video-and-website-retrospective/#comments Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:09:32 +0000 http://techcrunch.com/?p=945999 Apple is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Mac with a new video and microsite released today featuring some fond remembrances of the machines over the years from creative professionals including Moby, artist April Greiman, photographer Jon Stanmeyer and more. The site features use cases exemplified by some of the best creative, educational and scientific professionals of the past 30 years, attaching a renowned face to each generation of new hardware from the original Macintosh all the way up to the brand new Mac Pro. There’s also an interactive element to the site, with a section called “Your First Mac” where Apple asks visitors to tell them about their own first experience with a Cupertino computer, featuring a brief quiz where you select your inaugural introduction to Macintosh and then choose from a list of general activities you used said machine for. For me, the first Mac I actually owned all to myself was 2005′s eMac, which I bought used and which had been modified by the local authorized Mac shop to have the power button up front instead of hidden all the way round back of that deep CRT. Apple seems to be tabulating that input in real-time on the site, and is displaying a running breakdown of the most popular first Mac models and what percentage of visitors were using said machines. There’s also a slider that lets you see, depending on which year you’re looking at, what first-time Mac users were mostly doing on their hardware: Early on, there’s a lot of educational use and desktop publishing, but ‘Internet & Email’ starts taking over in the mid-90s as you might expect and remains dominant right through to today. If you are or have been a Mac user at any time during the past three decades, the site’s bound to trigger some nostalgia, and even if you aren’t, you’ll get a glimpse into why this computing pioneer has managed to invoke so much devotion from its fans, and why Apple executives told MacWorld that the “Mac keeps going forever.”]]> mac-at-30

Apple is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Mac with a new video and microsite released today featuring some fond remembrances of the machines over the years from creative professionals including Moby, artist April Greiman, photographer Jon Stanmeyer and more. The site features use cases exemplified by some of the best creative, educational and scientific professionals of the past 30 years, attaching a renowned face to each generation of new hardware from the original Macintosh all the way up to the brand new Mac Pro.

There’s also an interactive element to the site, with a section called “Your First Mac” where Apple asks visitors to tell them about their own first experience with a Cupertino computer, featuring a brief quiz where you select your inaugural introduction to Macintosh and then choose from a list of general activities you used said machine for. For me, the first Mac I actually owned all to myself was 2005′s eMac, which I bought used and which had been modified by the local authorized Mac shop to have the power button up front instead of hidden all the way round back of that deep CRT.

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Apple seems to be tabulating that input in real-time on the site, and is displaying a running breakdown of the most popular first Mac models and what percentage of visitors were using said machines. There’s also a slider that lets you see, depending on which year you’re looking at, what first-time Mac users were mostly doing on their hardware: Early on, there’s a lot of educational use and desktop publishing, but ‘Internet & Email’ starts taking over in the mid-90s as you might expect and remains dominant right through to today.

If you are or have been a Mac user at any time during the past three decades, the site’s bound to trigger some nostalgia, and even if you aren’t, you’ll get a glimpse into why this computing pioneer has managed to invoke so much devotion from its fans, and why Apple executives told MacWorld that the “Mac keeps going forever.”

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Apple’s New Mac Pro In Pictures: Beauty And The Beast https://seekjobsfor.me/apples-new-mac-pro-in-pictures-beauty-and-the-beast/ https://seekjobsfor.me/apples-new-mac-pro-in-pictures-beauty-and-the-beast/#comments Mon, 23 Dec 2013 22:02:49 +0000 http://techcrunch.com/?p=933784 Apple has a brand new Mac Pro with an all-new, bold design that's assembled at home in the U.S. in a facility in Texas. It's easily among the most bold and unique designs of a Mac in recent memory, bringing to mind equally mould-busting creations like the G4 Cube and the original 'flowerpot' iMac. It's also got a distinctly Darth Vader vibe, and with its unique removable outer casing, that impression comes across even stronger.]]> Like looking into a jet engine turbine.

Apple has a brand new Mac Pro with an all-new, bold design that’s assembled at home in the U.S. in a facility in Texas. It’s easily among the most bold and unique designs of a Mac in recent memory, bringing to mind equally mould-busting creations like the G4 Cube and the original ‘flowerpot’ iMac. It’s also got a distinctly Darth Vader vibe, and with its unique removable outer casing, that impression comes across even stronger.

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We still have to take the new Mac Pro through more testing before we can deliver our full review, but first impressions are that this thing absolutely leaves any other current Macs in the dust in terms of loading, rendering and processing speed. It’s also extremely quiet, and actually produces a small amount of updraft from that exhaust port in the top, which is funneling air from its ‘unified thermal core.’

It’s a futuristic machine with futuristic good looks, and while I wouldn’t advise using it in the conditions pictured above, the currently frozen wastes of Toronto make an excellent backdrop for this demon machine. Stay tuned for our full review and more thoughts about Apple’s first new Pro desktop computer in many years.

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Apple’s Mac Pro Is Now Available, Max One Out Now With A 4K Display For Over $13K https://seekjobsfor.me/apples-mac-pro-is-now-available-max-one-out-now-with-a-4k-display-for-over-13k/ https://seekjobsfor.me/apples-mac-pro-is-now-available-max-one-out-now-with-a-4k-display-for-over-13k/#comments Thu, 19 Dec 2013 13:08:05 +0000 http://techcrunch.com/?p=932492 Apple is now selling its new U.S.-assembled Mac Pro via its online store, as announced yesterday in a press release. The pro-targeted computer starts at $2,999, but with custom options and maxed out specification, plus a single Sharp 4K display which also went on sale this morning, you can spend as much as $13,194.00. And let's be honest, you're going to want at least two 4K displays, so bump that up to $16,789.]]> mac-pro

Apple is now selling its new U.S.-assembled Mac Pro via its online store, as announced yesterday in a press release. The pro-targeted computer starts at $2,999, but with custom options and maxed out specification, plus a single Sharp 4K display which also went on sale this morning, you can spend as much as $13,194.00. And let’s be honest, you’re going to want at least two 4K displays, so bump that up to $16,789.

The ship date for that super custom build is listed simply as “January,” but stock configurations are expected to be in the mail by December 30 according to current estimates. There’s also a personal pickup option, but so far any checked say that they’ll “ship to store,” meaning you likely can’t just walk in and buy one at this stage.

Mac Pro is definitely going to be a rarified choice among Mac models, reserved for those with deep pockets and advanced technical need, but it’s still an extremely drool-worthy machine even for those of us who don’t have the means to justifiably pick one up. The next time I have a spare $15,000 or so, though, you know exactly where it’s going.

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Apple’s New Mac Pro Goes On Sale Dec. 19 Online And In Retail Starting At $2,999 https://seekjobsfor.me/apples-new-mac-pro-goes-on-sale-dec-19-online-and-in-retail-starting-at-2999/ https://seekjobsfor.me/apples-new-mac-pro-goes-on-sale-dec-19-online-and-in-retail-starting-at-2999/#comments Wed, 18 Dec 2013 13:35:43 +0000 http://techcrunch.com/?p=931985 Apple has just announced that its new Mac Pro computer, featuring that signature 'Darth Vader' design, will be available for sale starting tomorrow, Thursday Dec. 19 beginning at $2,999. There's another version with better specs for $3,999, and a number of custom order options that will vary the prices upwards from there.]]> _93A3256.CR2

Apple has just announced that its new Mac Pro computer, featuring that signature ‘Darth Vader’ design, will be available for sale starting tomorrow, Thursday Dec. 19 beginning at $2,999. There’s another version with better specs for $3,999, and a number of custom order options that will vary the prices upwards from there.

Orders kick off tomorrow online through Apple’s official web-based store, as well as in retail stores and at authorized resellers, according to Apple’s official announcement, so conceivably we could see the first customers actually take theirs home tomorrow, though it’s much more likely that orders will kick off first with stock arriving at locations gradually over the next few days.

The $2,999 configuration of the Mac Pro features a 3.7GHz quad-core Intel Xeon E5 processor, not one but two AMD FirePro D500 workstation GPUs with 2GB of dedicated RAM per unit, 12GB of system RAM and a 256 flash storage module. The $3,999 version boosts the processor to a 3.5GHz six-core version, provides 3GB of dedicated RAM to each of those workstation GPUs, 16GB of memory and 256GB of flash storage. Custom configurations allow for 8- or 12-core processors, AMD FirePro D700 GPUs with 6GB of RAM, a maximum of 64GB of system memory and up to 1TB of flash storage.

Apple first revealed the new Mac Pro back in June at its annual Worldwide Developer’s Conference. The sleek black cylindrical unity is assembled in the U.S., and features a design that maximizes cooling through a jet turbine-like system that funnels air through the top opening. It features an all-black aluminum enclosure, and comes in at under 10 inches tall. It dramatically reduces its size versus the previous version, and to do that, moves the modularity outside of the case thanks to six Thunderbolt 2 ports, as well as four USB 3.0 connections on the back. It can power up to three 4k displays, too, and also features two Gigabit Ethernet jacks and an HDMI 1.4 UltraHD out.

At Apple’s special event in October, we got the chance to go hands-on with the new Mac Pro, and found it to be incredibly silent while working, despite the amount of power contained under the hood. It features a number of impressive details like the back panel that automatically lights up when it detects the computer is being moved to help you see which ports are which, especially handy if you’re working in a darkened studio.

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The price range of this new Mac Pro means that as its name implies, it’ll likely be most sought after by working pros who’ve been clinging to their aging silver aluminum models and holding out for something more, but it’s a device that shows Apple is still invested in its longtime bedrock of creative professionals. It’s also a demonstration device in terms of showcasing Apple’s hardware engineering, and a way for Apple to highlight its efforts to bring at least part of its manufacturing and assembly chain back home to the U.S. It’s definitely a machine we’re eager to test more extensively, and we’ll report back once we do.

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Apple confirms PrimeSense buyout, paves way for motion-controlled future (updated) https://seekjobsfor.me/apple-confirms-primesense-buyout-paves-way-for-motion-controlled-future-updated/ https://seekjobsfor.me/apple-confirms-primesense-buyout-paves-way-for-motion-controlled-future-updated/#comments Mon, 25 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.engadget.com/2013/11/24/apple-confirms-primesense-buyout/ PrimeSense sensor

At last, the will-it-won’t-it drama surrounding Apple’s rumored acquisition of PrimeSense is over. The iPhone maker has confirmed the deal with AllThingsD, issuing its familiar statement that it buys smaller companies “from time to time.” The company isn’t discussing its plans or the terms of the deal, but ATD‘s sources claim that PrimeSense sold for about $360 million, or more than the $345 million that Calcalist reported a week ago. Whatever the value, it’s clear that motion control will play a role in Apple’s future — the crew in Cupertino now has access to 3D sensor technology that works in everything from living room devices to smartphones.

Update: PrimeSense has confirmed the acquisition to us, stating “We can confirm the deal with Apple. Further than that, we cannot comment at this stage.”

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Apple Sold 33.8 Million iPhones, 14.1 Million iPads, And 4.6 Million Macs In Q4 2013 https://seekjobsfor.me/apple-sold-33-8-million-iphones-14-1-million-ipads-and-4-6-million-macs-in-q4-2013/ https://seekjobsfor.me/apple-sold-33-8-million-iphones-14-1-million-ipads-and-4-6-million-macs-in-q4-2013/#comments Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:32:24 +0000 http://techcrunch.com/?p=906959 Well, folks, Apple has just put up some mixed numbers in its fiscal Q4 2013 earnings release -- $37.5 billion in revenue and $7.5 billion in net profit to be exact -- but how exactly did the tech titan fare in terms of hardware sales? This time around Apple sold 33.8 million iPhones (which it notes is a record for Q4), 14.1 million iPads and 4.6 million Macs during the quarter.]]> iphoneapple

Well folks, Apple has just put up some mixed numbers in its fiscal Q4 2013 earnings release – $37.5 billion in revenue and $7.5 billion in net profit to be exact – but how exactly did the tech titan fare in terms of hardware sales?

This time around Apple sold 33.8 million iPhones (which it notes is a record for Q4), 14.1 million iPads and 4.6 million Macs during the quarter.

To put that in perspective, the average analyst prediction was for Apple to sell a grand total of 33.4 million iPhones in Q4, along with just under 14 million iPads and about 4.26 million Mac computers. Meanwhile, Apple sold 31 million iPhones, 14.6 million iPads, and 3.8 million Macs last quarter, and 26.9 million iPhones, 14 million iPads, and 4.9 million Macs in the year-ago quarter.

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So yes, if we’re taking those averages as gospel, Apple managed to come out ahead on every one of them. Despite that big iPhone sales boost (thanks in part to the recent launch of the iPhones 5s and 5c, iPad sales are essentially flat year-over-year – we’ll see if that trend sticks once those refreshed models start hitting shelves in November. The nature of the electronics lifecycle means that a cyclical dip or lull is to be expected though – with the holidays right around the corner, the company’s Q1 2014 earnings are going to be where the real money is.

Speaking of dips, we saw a few of them last quarter: Apple sold just 14.6 million iPads back then which was heralded as the first yearly iPad sales decline ever, and (perhaps more notably) the average selling price of the iPhone dipped from $613 to $580 sequentially.

It’s not exactly a shock then to see that both of these trends are still in effect, especially when it comes to iPhone ASPs. Apple makes it a point to never break down iPhone sales numbers by model, so at this point it’s tough to say how many 5s and 5c units have been sold (a situation that’s compounded by iPhone 5s supply constraints and the frequent assertion that people aren’t really buying the 5c). While iPhone ASP is down to $577 this time, though, it seems that the popularity of the higher-priced iPhone 5s has managed to keep the figure from eroding too much.

And what of the iPods? The music players (which eventually evolved into much, much more) were one of Apple’s first runaway hits, but the company generally seems happy to relegate them to the background. They haven’t been called out in an earnings release for the past six months, and they were conspicuously absent when Apple updated the rest of its hardware portfolio just in time for the holiday shopping frenzy. In case you were curious, though, Apple moved a hair under 3.5 million of them in Q4.

This is a developing story, please refresh for updates.

 

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Evernote for Mac now offers a Presentation Mode as a premium feature https://seekjobsfor.me/evernote-for-mac-now-offers-a-presentation-mode-as-a-premium-feature/ https://seekjobsfor.me/evernote-for-mac-now-offers-a-presentation-mode-as-a-premium-feature/#comments Wed, 18 Sep 2013 21:40:00 +0000 http://www.engadget.com/2013/09/18/evernote-for-mac-now-offers-a-presentation-mode/ Evernote for Mac now offers a Presentation Mode as a premium feature

It’s not just iOS and BlackBerry 10 users getting new Evernote apps this week; the company has now also released an updated version of its Mac app with one fairly big new feature. An all-new Presentation Mode will now let you share your notes with others and possibly eliminate the need to jump into Keynote or PowerPoint. Clicking the Presentation Mode button will naturally switch things to a full-screen mode, and give you the ability to move ahead in your presentation by tapping the spacebar; another new feature will let you use your mouse or trackpad as a laser pointer of sorts, with your cursor movement displayed as a glowing blue light. The only catch is that you’ll need to be a Premium Evernote user to take advantage of the feature, although Evernote is offering a 30-day free trial in the hope that you’ll pay up. There’s no word yet on the feature making it to other platforms just yet, but Evernote does say that it’s “available first” for Mac, so we’d presume others can expect it eventually.

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Let the god games begin: 22cans’ Godus beta available on Steam Early Access September 13th (update: iOS and Android release dates) https://seekjobsfor.me/let-the-god-games-begin-22cans-godus-beta-available-on-steam-early-access-september-13th-update-ios-and-android-release-dates/ https://seekjobsfor.me/let-the-god-games-begin-22cans-godus-beta-available-on-steam-early-access-september-13th-update-ios-and-android-release-dates/#comments Fri, 30 Aug 2013 18:30:00 +0000 http://www.engadget.com/2013/08/30/22cans-godus-beta-available/ Let the god games begin 22cans' Godus beta available on Steam Early Access September 13th

A collective effort pulled back Curiosity’s curtain early this summer, and now it’s nearly time to play god. On September 13th, 22cans and Peter Molyneux will make the beta release of Godus, the studio’s latest “experiment” in god gaming, available via Steam Early Access for PC and Mac. The early release will cost eager overlords $19.99 and allow them to “sculpt every inch of a beautiful world,” and, of course, destroy those worlds in multiplayer battles with other virtual gods. The Kickstarter-backed nod to Molyneux’s Populous reached its funding goal in December of last year with the promise of PC, Mac and mobile compatibility and continued his focus on the video game as social experiment. Final release details are still under wraps but you can see an updated trailer after the break.

And for more Molyneux, check out our interview from E3 2013.

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Bug In Apple’s CoreText Allows Specific String Of Characters To Crash iOS 6, OS X 10.8 Apps https://seekjobsfor.me/bug-in-apples-coretext-allows-specific-string-of-characters-to-crash-ios-6-os-x-10-8-apps/ https://seekjobsfor.me/bug-in-apples-coretext-allows-specific-string-of-characters-to-crash-ios-6-os-x-10-8-apps/#comments Thu, 29 Aug 2013 17:56:12 +0000 http://techcrunch.com/?p=869402 A bug in Apple’s CoreText rendering engine in iOS 6 and OS X 10.8 causes any apps that try to render a string of Arabic characters to crash on sight. The string of characters which can trigger the bug — which was discovered yesterday and has spread around the hacking and coding community — has made its way to Twitter, where even looking at it in your timeline will crash the app. The issue affects apps on iOS 6 and OS X 10.8 but does not work on OS X 10.9 Mavericks and iOS 7 beta releases. So whatever bug the characters are triggering, they’ve already been fixed in future releases of the engine. This doesn’t help anyone still on iOS 6 of course. Because it’s a CoreText bug, any apps that access this font framework to render text are affected. This means that any apps that use WebKit like Safari are also affected because WebKit uses CoreText. This is a picture of the string of characters, not replicated here for obvious reasons: If you’d care to experience the bug for yourself, feel free to seek out the tweet in the pic above, I’m not posting a link. For the record: Tweetbot appears to be immune to this, though it also uses the CoreText engine. The characters were discovered and posted on a Russian site yesterday morning. The site claims that Apple has known about the problem for ‘six months’ and has not reacted. There is some evidence of the string appearing on Twitter back in February. The posting includes a request to click the crash report button on any apps affected and report it to Apple. The malicious possibilities are simple: if you send the characters in an SMS, it can initiate a revolving crash of Messages on both OS X and iOS. We confirmed this on both operating systems. You can also deliver the string of text via a web link. You could also change the name of a wireless network to the characters and it will crash any device that scans that network to connect. That being said, this is an extremely specific set of unicode characters, so the possibilities of accidentally coming across it are nil. Unfortunately, once this stuff is out in the wild, it’s all down to who has the knowhow and will to try to use it to annoy or offend. Looks like Facebook has]]> Photo Jun 14, 5 18 23 PM

A bug in Apple’s CoreText rendering engine in iOS 6 and OS X 10.8 causes any apps that try to render a string of Arabic characters to crash on sight. The string of characters which can trigger the bug — which was discovered yesterday and has spread around the hacking and coding community — has made its way to Twitter, where even looking at it in your timeline will crash the app.

The issue affects apps on iOS 6 and OS X 10.8 but does not work on OS X 10.9 Mavericks and iOS 7 beta releases. So whatever bug the characters are triggering, they’ve already been fixed in future releases of the engine. This doesn’t help anyone still on iOS 6 of course.

Because it’s a CoreText bug, any apps that access this font framework to render text are affected. This means that any apps that use WebKit like Safari are also affected because WebKit uses CoreText.

This is a picture of the string of characters, not replicated here for obvious reasons:

If you’d care to experience the bug for yourself, feel free to seek out the tweet in the pic above, I’m not posting a link. For the record: Tweetbot appears to be immune to this, though it also uses the CoreText engine.

The characters were discovered and posted on a Russian site yesterday morning. The site claims that Apple has known about the problem for ‘six months’ and has not reacted. There is some evidence of the string appearing on Twitter back in February. The posting includes a request to click the crash report button on any apps affected and report it to Apple.

The malicious possibilities are simple: if you send the characters in an SMS, it can initiate a revolving crash of Messages on both OS X and iOS. We confirmed this on both operating systems. You can also deliver the string of text via a web link.

You could also change the name of a wireless network to the characters and it will crash any device that scans that network to connect.

That being said, this is an extremely specific set of unicode characters, so the possibilities of accidentally coming across it are nil. Unfortunately, once this stuff is out in the wild, it’s all down to who has the knowhow and will to try to use it to annoy or offend.

The Facebook team has already caught onto the bug and will no longer allow you to post this particular string to its site. An error message is presented alerting you that your post contains a security vulnerability.

We’ve reached out to Apple about the bug and will update this post if we receive a response.

This isn’t the first time that iOS and OS X have had ‘DoS’ (denial of service) attack issues that stemmed from bugs. In February, it was found that typing the phrase ‘File:///’ into an app on Macs would cause the app to crash. That bug was tracked back to the NSTextField call.

In addition, in March of this year, several iOS developers were targeted with sustained DoS attacks using large volumes of text and/or large chunks of characters. These would render the iMessage app unusable and eventually cause it to crash. This was attributed to forcing iMessage to render ‘Zalgo’ text and the fact that Apple didn’t limit how fast messages could be sent.

In order to combat that kind of attack, Apple introduced iMessage blocking in iOS 7, allowing users to eliminate any incoming messages from a particular address or sender.

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Daily Roundup: Portable Audio buyer’s guide, Nexus 4 price drop, Nintendo 2DS, and more! https://seekjobsfor.me/daily-roundup-portable-audio-buyers-guide-nexus-4-price-drop-nintendo-2ds-and-more/ https://seekjobsfor.me/daily-roundup-portable-audio-buyers-guide-nexus-4-price-drop-nintendo-2ds-and-more/#comments Wed, 28 Aug 2013 22:35:00 +0000 http://www.engadget.com/2013/08/28/daily-roundup-portable-audio-buyers-guide-nexus-4-price-drop/

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You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours — all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on through the break, and enjoy.

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Flickr creator takes sign-ups for Slack, an office collaboration tool with universal search https://seekjobsfor.me/flickr-creator-takes-sign-ups-for-slack-an-office-collaboration-tool-with-universal-search/ https://seekjobsfor.me/flickr-creator-takes-sign-ups-for-slack-an-office-collaboration-tool-with-universal-search/#comments Wed, 14 Aug 2013 19:23:00 +0000 http://www.engadget.com/2013/08/14/flickr-creator-takes-sign-ups-for-slack-collaboration-tool/ Flickr creator takes signups for Slack, a collboartion tool with unified search

Collaboration tools are nothing new, but they don’t always make it easy to find what you’re looking for: conversations, files and other resources may sit in entirely different places. Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield wants to solve that through Slack, a service that just started taking sign-ups for its private preview. The collaboration app centers on a universal search interface that simplifies locating conversations and shared files, even if those files are hosted by a third-party provider like Google Drive. Both messages and notifications sync across dedicated apps for Android, iOS, OS X and Windows; Slack can also pull in content from outside tools like bug trackers, help desk clients or Twitter. The company is planning for a public launch in the fall, but those who just can’t wait can ask for a peek at the source link.

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Via: CNET

Source: Slack

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Nokia intros Photo Transfer for Mac to back up shots from special image modes https://seekjobsfor.me/nokia-intros-photo-transfer-for-mac-to-back-up-shots-from-special-image-modes/ https://seekjobsfor.me/nokia-intros-photo-transfer-for-mac-to-back-up-shots-from-special-image-modes/#comments Fri, 02 Aug 2013 18:26:00 +0000 http://www.engadget.com/2013/08/02/nokia-photo-transfer-for-mac/ Nokia intros Photo Transfer for Mac with support for special photo modes

It’s easy for Mac users to back up regular photos from Lumia phones, but not the shots taken using Nokia’s special modes — iPhoto can’t handle the raw data from Cinemagraph, for example. Nokia’s new Photo Transfer for Mac should provide that missing peace of mind. The utility saves all the files needed to work with photos and videos in Nokia’s mobile imaging apps, including Cinemagraph, Pro Camera, Smart Camera and SmartShoot. While there’s no on-computer editing, the tool simplifies exporting any media to a Lumia device for additional tweaks. If you’re running at least OS X Lion, you can grab Photo Transfer for Mac at the source link.

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Via: Windows Phone Central

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