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Apple is right to not hack iPhone for FBI


The story about the FBI, and now the Department of Justice, wanting Apple’s help in hacking the iPhone used by one of the terrorists in the San Bernardino, Calif., attack has gripped America over the past week. And what a story it is. The FBI says it wants Apple to …

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The Friday Fix: Nov. 13, 2015


Welcome to the Friday Fix, where I share random thoughts to ponder before the weekend. This cold weather in Chicago isn’t cold at all. The normal high temperature for this date is 50 degrees. It’s 48 now and we’re all bundled up and freezing and complaining like we’ve got icicles …

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Facebook Notify: What problem does it solve?


Facebook released its long-awaited Notify app. We’ve heard a lot about it, but little about what it actually would do. Many instantly thought it was a competitor and knockout punch to Twitter and its new Moments feature. Turns out, Notify isn’t that at all. In fact, Notify has nothing to …

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Problem with Apple Weather app on iOS


There’s something weird happening with the Apple Weather app for iOS, the stock one that you have probably replaced with a better one anyhow. But I digress; accuracy matters no matter what the situation. My wife gets the credit for noticing it first. Note the photo to the left and …

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Social media on KGO Radio: Facebook ups and downs

This week on social media Tuesday on KGO 810, we talked about Facebook, more Facebook and Twitter hooking up with TV in India. I look forward to chatting with Jason Middleton on his show After The Bell. He’s live in San Francisco and through the power of technology – a …

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Social media on KGO Radio: Emmys and Apple’s latest iOS update

I love how KGO radio’s website describes our Tuesday social media segment. We try to stay social all week, but Tuesdays are our social days on KGO’s After the Bell, when we chat with Scott Kleinberg, social media editor at the Chicago Tribune. It’s always a great idea to stay …

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iOS7: The meaning behind Apple’s WWDC banners


For Apple geeks like me, WWDC, or the Worldwide Developer’s Conference, is a big, big deal. It all kicks off Monday with a keynote from Tim Cook, where he’ll show off the latest and greatest from Cupertino. Everyone’s been talking about the star of the show, iOS7. This version of …

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Why you should download and follow me on Flipboard


Flipboard is one of my favorite apps on my iPhone and iPad. It’s my favorite way to consume news and find new and interesting links to share with my social media audience. I’ve been a Cool Curator on Flipboard for many months. Cool Curators are trusted users who Flipboard recognizes …

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Facebook Home: Only for Android, never for iPhone

So how about that Facebook announcement today? Most people were expecting a phone and they kind of got that, but not really. What they got was an immersive Facebook experience built into a phone. They aren’t the same thing. What Facebook is doing is building its product into the Android …

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