I’m strictly a cash-only kind of guy. I like my purchases to be anonymous, I like to deprive the credit-card companies their slice of the transaction, and above all I like the feel of the greasy, germ-laden slips of paper in my fingers. 1 However, I recognize that sometimes you just don’t have any cash. Related StoriesAT&T Says It Will Wave Overage Charges For Victims Of The Oklahoma TornadoTim Cook: Apple Will Never Move Our Headquarters Out Of AmericaApple: The U.S.
Developers have been slowly ditching support for PowerPC processors since Apple made the switch to Intel, so if you still have an old PowerPC Mac lying around, it probably doesn’t get a lot of use. But if it’s a Power Mac G5, then there us one way you could put it to work. Pull out Related StoriesTim Cook To U.S. Subcommittee: Raise Apple’s Corporate Taxes, Just Fix The U.S. Tax SystemAT&T Says It Will Wave Overage Charges For Victims Of The Oklahoma TornadoTim Cook: Apple Will Never Move Our Headquarters Out Of AmericaApple: The U.S. Tax Code Is So Broken, We’re At A Competitive Disadvantage Against SamsungHere’s What A Waterproof iPhone 6 With Wireless Charging Could Look Like [Video]
Google Chrome’s app launcher, which lets Chrome users quickly find and launch their favorite web-based applications, is coming to Google Chrome for Mac OS X. Google has already begun work on porting the feature to Windows, but it’s also been found in the latest Chromium build for OS X. The Chrome app launcher was designed Related StoriesTim Cook To U.S.
John McCain ended his grilling of Apple CEO Tim Cook at today’s Senate Sub-Committee Hearing to Examine Offshore Profit Shifting and Tax Avoidance by Apple Inc. with a nice little joke. “Sir, there’s only one thing I wanted to ask you today: why do I keep on having to update all the apps on my Related StoriesAT&T Says It Will Wave Overage Charges For Victims Of The Oklahoma TornadoTim Cook: Apple Will Never Move Our Headquarters Out Of AmericaApple: The U.S.
U.S. Senator Rob Portman from Ohio has just raised a fascinating point at today’s Senate Sub-Committee Hearing to Examine Offshore Profit Shifting and Tax Avoidance by Apple Inc. The American corporate tax system is so broken that Apple is at a competitive disadvantage against Samsung when it comes to the taxes it pays globally, and Related StoriesTim Cook To U.S. Subcommittee: Raise Apple’s Corporate Taxes, Just Fix The U.S. Tax SystemAT&T Says It Will Wave Overage Charges For Victims Of The Oklahoma TornadoTim Cook: Apple Will Never Move Our Headquarters Out Of AmericaHere’s What A Waterproof iPhone 6 With Wireless Charging Could Look Like [Video]Learn How To Master Your iPhone Camera With The iPhone Photography Video Course [Deals]
Poser has come a long way from the last time I used it, right around version 4. We’re now at 10 for the basic edition (retail US$299.99) and Poser Pro 2014 (retail $499.99) has become a powerful animation tool in its own right. I got to look at some of the new features rolling out today and they are impressive, putting Poser on par with many animation and modeling suites costing much more. A problem with any humanoid character is how the “skin” folds when you bend it. Poser now offers Pixar’s OpenSubdiv libraries, which means subdivision surfaces anywhere you need them.
Football fans rejoice (that’s soccer for you in America)! Sky Sports has released an update to its popular iPad app that offers a new feature called Sky Sports 360. It lets you switch between over 20 camera angles during a replay. The app also allows you to choose to view the replays at normal speed or in slow motion. Announcing the new feature, Director of Sky Sports Digital Media David Gibbs told Sky Sports: “This is great news for the Sky Sports for iPad app, which keeps getting better and better
This morning, AT&T sent out a message to Oklahoma customers affected by yesterday’s tornado devastation noting that those in the affected areas will have all voice, data and text overages waived through June 30. The company also reminded AT&T Wireless customers across the country that they can support disaster relief efforts by texting the word REDCROSS to 90999. That text message sends a donation of $10 to the American Red Cross and is charged on the customer’s monthly bill. Bryan Gonterman, state president for AT&T Oklahoma, said in a statement, “Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by the tornado that hit the Oklahoma City area Monday. We are coordinating with local authorities and bringing in additional resources.
Environmental activist group, Friends of the Earth HK, claims Apple’s Causeway flagship store in Hong Kong is a major contributor to light pollution in the area. Apple reportedly runs about 500 lamps and spotlights over night, and the light spills outside of the store into the Hong Kong streets. According to a report in M.I.C.
Tonymacx86 points (via 9to5Mac) to recently discovered photos of a Broadcom BCM94360CD Wi-Fi/Bluetooth card that supports the 802.11ac “Gigabit Wi-Fi” standard rumored to be coming to Apple’s Mac lineup later this year. While the photos were posted to Chinese site VR-Zone in early March, they are only just now being noticed by those following Apple rumors. While the reports suggest that the new card is intended for the next-generation MacBook Pro or MacBook Air models rumored for launch at next month’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), a commenter on the Tonymacx86 discussion thread points out that the card is actually nearly identical in size, shape, and layout to the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth card found in the current iMac. The BCM94360CD card, which is very likely a custom design for Apple, contains Broadcom’s BCM4360 802.11ac transceiver chip, offering support for the in-process Wi-Fi standard that allows for triple the speeds of the current 802.11n standard