Worst Apple Analysis Ever Tim Cook

The stupidest hot take on Apple I’ve seen in a long, long time

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The stupidest hot take on Apple I’ve seen in a long, long time

One of the reasons I always hated Joe Morgan as a TV baseball analyst was his tendency to psychoanalyze players who weren’t doing well. I distinctly remember one time when he attributed Alfonso Soriano hitting an infield popup to feeling nervous about living up to the big new contract he’d just signed with the Cubs.

You’d like to think that such armchair pseudo-psychoanalysis wouldn’t have any place in the world of business journalism, where you’re supposed to rely on empirical evidence of some kind to diagnose a company’s prospects. However, a hot take posted over at StreetInsider wonders whether investors should be worried because Tim Cook deleted his blurry Super Bowl photo that was roundly mocked by the entire web. More →

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How To Cure Smartphone Addiction

What it’s like to completely give up your smartphone for 18 months

By on February 12, 2016 at 6:00 PM.

What it’s like to completely give up your smartphone for 18 months

Smartphones have become a very big part of our lives over the last decade, but when are they too much of a good thing? All the constant interruptions and notifications drove Jenna Woginrich to distraction, which is why she completely gave up her phone 18 months ago. Writing in The Guardian, Woginrich tells us what it’s been like to go smartphone-free for the past year and a half and it sounds like there are some definite upsides to it. More →

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Apple Software Criticism Eddy Cue Craig Federighi

Apple execs answer their own fans’ criticism of Apple software

By on February 12, 2016 at 3:56 PM.

Apple execs answer their own fans’ criticism of Apple software

Some of Apple’s own users have been teeing off lately about the quality of some of its software, specifically the default Apple apps that often clog up space on the iPhone. Daring Fireball’s John Gruber had Apple execs Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi on his podcast this week and he asked them to address some of the criticisms that have been made about the quality in Apple’s software made by well-known Apple bloggers such as Walt Mossberg and Jim Dalrymple. The execs acknowledged that some of their users weren’t having the experience they wanted but defended the company’s software quality overall. More →

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iPhone Date Change Bug Warning

Warning: Falling for this trick can brick your iPhone

By on February 12, 2016 at 1:01 PM.

Warning: Falling for this trick can brick your iPhone

If you see a graphic on the Internet that promises you’ll get a happy surprise if you just change the date on your iPhone to January 1st, 1970, do not fall for it. If you actually reset the date on your device and restart it, you will likely have a bricked iPhone. More →

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AT&T 5G Road Map 2016

AT&T says 5G will be 100 times faster than LTE and may even launch this year

By on February 12, 2016 at 8:49 AM.

AT&T says 5G will be 100 times faster than LTE and may even launch this year

Remember back when 4G LTE came out and we were all amazed by the super-fast Internet speeds we could get on our phones? Well just wait until you get a look at what you’re going to get with 5G connectivity. AT&T on Friday unveiled its 5G network roadmap for 2016 and if all goes according to plan, the carrier could launch services on a limited basis starting this year. More →

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TV
Apple TV CBS CEO Moonves

Apple’s ambitions to shake up TV have been a bust so far

By on February 11, 2016 at 7:00 PM.

Apple’s ambitions to shake up TV have been a bust so far

Last year, I expressed some enthusiasm about Apple’s new Apple TV set-top box. There was one caveat to this enthusiasm, however — I assumed that it would soon be followed by the launch of Apple’s own TV streaming service that would go head-to-head with Netflix in the battle for our living rooms. That hasn’t happened yet and it doesn’t look like it’s going to happen anytime soon or even at all. More →

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HBO Game Of Thrones Season 6 Images

HBO just released a ton of ‘Game of Thrones’ season 6 images – guess who’s not in them

By on February 11, 2016 at 4:55 PM.

HBO just released a ton of ‘Game of Thrones’ season 6 images – guess who’s not in them

Spring is coming, which means that it’s also almost time for the hugely anticipated sixth season of Game of Thrones. To get us hyped up for this event, HBO released a big gallery of images from the sixth season, although one very prominent character was nowhere to be seen: Jon Snow. More →

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Einstein Gravitational Waves Theory Proven

Major breakthrough proves one of Einstein’s wildest theories

By on February 11, 2016 at 12:10 PM.

Major breakthrough proves one of Einstein’s wildest theories

Albert Einstein was a pretty smart guy. OK, that’s understating it just a tad: He was a genius who completely changed our knowledge of how the universe works. However, when Einstein was coming up with his theories for how the universe worked, he had to rely on mathematical thought experiments since there was no way at the time to physically test his ideas. In fact, one of Einstein’s wildest theories was last year observed for the first time ever thanks to the work of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration. More →

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Comcast Vs Google Fiber Atlanta

Comcast’s pitiful campaign to stop you from switching to Google Fiber

By on February 11, 2016 at 8:20 AM.

Comcast’s pitiful campaign to stop you from switching to Google Fiber

Google Fiber isn’t available in a lot of markets yet but that apparently hasn’t stopped Comcast from preemptively freaking out about it. Reddit user TheBen91, who lives in future Google Fiber city Atlanta, this week posted a flier he received from Comcast that told him to not “fall for the hype” about Google Fiber and to stick with Comcast instead. In short, the flier is so hilariously pitiful that I almost feel bad for Comcast just looking at it.

Almost.

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Domino's Fish Stick Pizza WTF

Domino’s new fish stick pizza tests the limits of what humans will willingly eat

By on February 10, 2016 at 10:00 PM.

Domino’s new fish stick pizza tests the limits of what humans will willingly eat

I… sigh.

Domino’s has always been on the edge when it comes to creating unique pizzas that look part delicious and part terrifying — recall the Domino’s Oreo Dessert Pizza if you need a refresher. Per Brand Eating, Domino’s China has produced a new fish stick pizza that looks 100% terrifying and 0% delicious. Just look for yourself below.

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