When I took my son to the airport on Tuesday night for his adventure back east, he asked for my phone to program in a number I needed. I went to the restroom, returned and got my phone, and saw my son off. I cried the entire way home. I miss him like crazy and am counting down...
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The map included in Apple’s new iOS6 operating system reportedly does not show Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Every other country on the map has its capital listed, The Algemeiner reported Tuesday.
In addition, the world clock included in the operating system lists Jerusalem without an affiliated country -- the only city to be included that way, the paper said.
Apple did not respond to JTA requests for comment.
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Most people learned Apple was unveiling a new version of its operating system, iOS 6, and abandoning the Google mapping software used in earlier versions when Apple CEO Tim Cook made the official announcement on June 11.
But for the cadre of observers who watch the world’s most...
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Apple’s long-rumored tablet device, iPad, was heralded by Apple CEO Steve Jobs today following the strains of Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone” at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. But will a recession-weary, iPhone-wielding public be singing “It...
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I was going to avoid blogging about the magnitude-5.8 earthquake we just had about 40 miles east of my place—that’s what twitter is for. But after a conversation with a few friends, I can’t resist. See, they were worried about their loved ones—spouses, kids, the like. My wife is fine, thank you, but my first concern as I tried to figure out whether I should leave the coffee shop was not her safety or my own but that of my computer.
“Tells you a lot about yourself,” my editor said.
Oh, Mac PowerBook, how I love thee.