Lightning iPhone cable sheathed in steel


The Fuse Chicken Titan Lightning Cable is an MFI certified cord sheathed in steel conduit. The connectors are sealed over the cable to reduce the possibility of damage at the ends. The Titan has a lifetime warranty that you probably won't need because Apple will almost certainly make Lightning obsolete before you die. The Titan Lightning Cable is $35 from Amazon.

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Itunes terms and conditions as a graphic novel in many cartoonists' styles


Artist Robert Sikoryak is creating a full-length graphic novel based on the terms and conditions for Apple's Itunes, a novella-length document of eye-watering legalese that you "agree" to without ever reading. Read the rest

DoJ to Apple: your software is licensed, not sold, so we can force you to decrypt


The DoJ is currently trying to force Apple to decrypt data stored on a defendant's Iphone, and Apple, to its great credit, is fighting back, arguing that on the one hand, it doesn't have the technical capability to do so; and on the other, should not be required to do so. Read the rest

Apple won't let me read the ebooks I bought from them


I apparently made a mistake somewhere down the line when I was setting up my family accounts on iCloud. (It's confusing, at least to me.) Now Apple is punishing me by locking me out of my purchased iBooks for 90 days. Read the rest

Apple removes an app that tracks U.S. military drone strikes from its store


The Metadata+ app which tracks U.S. military drone strikes by was created by Josh Begley, research editor for The Intercept. Begley changed its name from Drones+ after it was rejected as "objectionable" by Apple five times. Read the rest

Apple inventor Steve Wozniak was busted in high school for fake bomb

From Woz's Facebook:

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Arab-looking man of Syrian descent found in garage building what looks like a bomb


Omar Ghabra won Twitter with these photos, and this quip: “An Arab-looking man of Syrian descent in a garage w/his accomplice building what appears to be a bomb. Arrest them.” Read the rest

Drone footage of Apple's new "spaceship" headquarters under construction


Video by Duncan Sinfield, who writes:

Filmed using the DJI Inspire 1, this video gives a unique perspective, as it flashes back to video taken one month ago on August 1, 2015 to provide a month-to-month update. Featuring descriptions narrated by late Apple Founder Steve Jobs himself, this video will hopefully teach you something new that you didn't already know about the world's largest corporation.


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Apple wants to make original movie and TV programming, reports Variety

“An Apple representative declined comment,” but you knew that was coming.

Apple and Amazon spend big bucks to keep Cook and Bezos out of harm's way


Apple spends nearly $700,000 to protect Tim Cook, Read the rest

Fancy frankenwatch combines analog timepiece and Apple Watch


The posh Pinnacle analog timepiece from Nico Gerard integrates an Apple Watch into the bracelet. Prices start at $9,300 for the basic stainless steel model, but the 18k gold Sunrise edition, at $112,000, is obviously the one to get. Read the rest

Proof-of-concept firmware worm targets Apple computers

It's like Bad USB, with extra Thunderbolt badness: Web-based attacks can insert undetectable malicious software into a Mac's UEFI/BIOS, which spreads to other machines by infecting Thunderbolt and USB devices. Read the rest

An elegant computer for a more civilized age

Apple III

Somewhere, nestled in the woods near Santa Rosa, California, Ryan Powers came across this relic from a time better left forgotten.

This Apple /// serves as a dark reminder of the days when computer science pioneers were outcasts, and forced to hide in the wild, with little more than a 6502 assembler to keep them warm. Read the rest

Watch the trailer for new Steve Jobs documentary


"His stuff was beloved, but it wasn't that he was beloved." Read the rest

With stolen iPhone, burglar accidentally posts selfie video online


Los Angeles police are searching for the identity of this burglar, who accidentally shot and published a selfie with his victim's iPhone. Read the rest

Apple's iOS ad-blocking is a net, not a gun


Joel Johnson, freshly out of Gawker's top editorial role, reports on what Apple may achieve by facilitating ad- and content-blocking in the next version of iOS: leverage over publishers. Read the rest

Apple 1987 predictions of what 1997 would be like

They got everything right! [via, via] Read the rest

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