What Happened To Pandora?

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Pandora is having some serious troubles. It seems to most like they should be making money with the constant advertising interrupting their music selection, but with the current and outdated copyright laws, they're hemorrhaging cash.   At $.99 a song, music is cheap...For one individual. But imagine buying thousands of songs for millions of unpaying customers? Welcome to the world of bullshit copyright math. Now, Pandora doesn't have to pay quite that much per song per person, but the current laws require them to pay out huge royalty fees demanded  by record companies. That means that … [Read more...]

10 of the Best Games For The iPhone

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So you've got a brand new iPhone 5. It's not worth anything without a solid base of apps to use on it. Whether you're a new iPhone user, or you've been on the platform for years, I guarantee you'll find a new game off of this list. This is based off of testing hundreds of games, so take my word that these are some of the best games for iOS. 10. Bejeweled 2: Bejeweled 2 is a fun take on the original with several different gameplay modes that enhance the original design of the game. The game looks great on the iphone, and controlling it with touch is actually better than the original design of … [Read more...]

Tim Cook Says Sorry about Maps Sucking

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Apple's CEO Tim Cook did something truly original. He apologized. It's not just Apple that doesn't usually apologize. CEOs in general these days fail to take responsibility.  I think it's a real class act for Tim Cook to set a new example and apologize for the "frustration [maps] has caused our customers". Tim went as far as recommending temporarily using third party apps including (ironically)Google's Maps web app which was removed from iOS in iOS 6. Tim concluded with a kind commitment "Everything we do at Apple is aimed at making our products the best in the world. We know that you expect … [Read more...]

Will the Galaxy Note 2 Fit in Pockets? and other Note 2 Answers Revealed

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Samsung recently released their second galaxy note , known as the galaxy not   e two, and people have been wondering a lot. So as someone who has used the note a lot, and seen the note 2, I thought I'd dispel some of those myths and answer some questions. Got any more questions? Let me know in the comments below and I'll answer them there.   Will the Galaxy Note II Fit in pockets? Yes. Definitely. It seems huge, and it is, but any (male) clothing article could fit it in its' pockets. And most female articles of clothing as well. The older, thicker note f it into … [Read more...]