APPLE: Apple Rejects Drone Strike App – Slashdot

when you popularize apple, you popularize a dangerous homogeneity of single worldview and technological capability. now with a potential life and death cost. but they’re brown, what do we care…

LINK URL: http://apple.slashdot.org/story/12/08/30/2012249/apple-rejects-drone-strike-app?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Slashdot%2Fslashdot+%28Slashdot%29

When I complain about my iPhone 2G suckiness — and people tell me the new iPhone 3G/4G/whatever fixed whatever particular problem it is at the time (and there are many)…

It just kind of reminds me of when you point out some bullshit in the old testament to a christian, and they say, “Oh, the new testament fixes that!”

That is to say: It doesn’t pass muster with me.

“The 1978 Pinto doesn’t blow up like the 1977 one does!” doesn’t make me think Pinto is an innovative company, it makes me think they’re a company who put a faulty product out. (more…)

iPHONE: Unauthorized iOS Apps Leak Private Data Less Than Approved Ones

This kinda pokes a hole in the argument that apple’s walled garden provides a better user experience ….

(well that, and me owning an iPhone to know what a pain in the ass it is to have thy will be done on it.)

(not that Android is immune to this, but at least you’re not paying extra to be worse off with Android)

LINK URL: http://apple.slashdot.org/story/12/02/15/0036242/unauthorized-ios-apps-leak-private-data-less-than-approved-ones?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Slashdot%2Fslashdot+%28Slashdot%29

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