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Apple Reveals New “All-Time Top Apps” Following Countdown To 50 Billion Downloads – MacStories

Alongside the countdown to 50 billion app downloads posted earlier today, Apple has also published a series of updated charts for the top downloaded apps of all time. Apple posted the same charts last year, after the App Store hit 25 billion downloads, and had done the same in January 2011 ahead of …

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Is It Worth the Time?

How long can you work on making a routine task more efficient before you're spending more time than you save? (Across five years) [[A table, with the …

Geek Humor

Why We'll Never Meet Aliens

If you combine all our current knowledge of statistics and astronomy, it's nearly comical to believe we're the only intelligent life in the universe. …

My Favorite Entrepreneur Story In A Long Time

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>This is a guest post by Mark Suster (@msuster), a 2x entrepreneur, now VC at GRP Partners. Read more about Suster at his Startup Blog,</i> <i>BothSidesoftheTable.</i><p><i>If you don’t like it hot, use less,” he said. “We don’t make mayonnaise here.”</i><p>This morning I was reading my social media and came …

Windows 8.1 'Kiosk Mode' discovered in newly leaked build

Another week, another leak. Following two leaks of Windows 8.1 builds, a third version has been made available on file sharing websites today. Build 9374 doesn't appear to include many major changes, but one new addition that Microsoft is working on is a Kiosk Mode feature. Available in the PC …

Yes, “design flaw” in 1Password is a problem, just not for end users

It may very well be time for a new and improved hashing function.<p>Over the past 48 hours, Internet security forums have buzzed with news about a newly …

Authorization

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When will Apple kill the iPod?

Apple wants to move all of your "content" to the iCloud, so the Touch is probably safe, but the rumors about the Classic's demise have been churning for years.<p>Physical music formats were so 20th century, so we put our music on computers. But even that was too much of a burden, so music is going up, …

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Why Apple Doesn't Own the iPad Mini Trademark

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Apple is usually very protective of their intellectual property, so they're probably pretty pissed …

Your Old Hard Drives Are DIY Cotton Candy Machines Just Waiting to Happen

What with cloud storage becoming more and more affordable, chances are you've got a stack of old hard drives just laying around somewhere. At least …

Why the video pros are moving away from Apple

Six months after the launch of Final Cut Pro X, video professionals are still …<p>Six months after the launch of Final Cut Pro X (FCPX), Apple's major …

Music Executive: 'iRadio is Coming', Apple Pushing for Summer Launch

Negotiations between Apple and record companies regarding Apple's rumored 'iRadio' music service are progressing, <i>The Verge</i> reports as one tidbit in a larger article about the music industry in general.<p>The last report about Apple's streaming music service came earlier in March when Apple was …

iMessage Denial Of Service Prank Crashes Messages

Over the last couple of days, a group of iOS developers has been targeted with a series of rapid-fire texts sent over Apple’s iMessage system. The messages, likely transmitted via the OS X Messages app using a simple AppleScript, rapidly fill up the Messages app on iOS or the Mac with text, forcing …

Bump your stalking skills with custom geofences in Apple’s Find My Friends

The app has also been updated so you can search for more locations.<p>Do you enjoy stalking your friends and family via Apple's Find My Friends app? If …

Apple claims Samsung damages verdict is off by $85 million

If you’re not sure about what’s been going on between Apple and Samsung as of late, the two companies are still involved in a legal cat fight. Back …

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