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Apple Granted Patent to Create Identity Clones

11:03 PM, Jun. 19th, 2012 · Julie Kuehl · News

Image of one woman in two moods

Apple has been granted a most unusual patent that covers a method to create “clones” of online identities in an effort to protect user privacy and thwart the misappropriation of information. It documents a method to create a shadow identity that has just enough correct information to be believable.

AT&T Offers Virtualization for Personal Devices at Work

9:22 PM, Jun. 19th, 2012 · Julie Kuehl · News

iPhone with a toggle switch

AT&T is offering a new technology called “AT&T Toggle” to help enterprise IT manage employees’ personal devices when being used for corporate purposes. According to Ma Bell, it allows BYOD workplaces to securely manage devices without interfering with the employee’s personal information, apps, or setup. It can be installed after purchase on iOS devices and select Android smartphones and can be used with any carrier.

WWDC: Working for Apple Wasn’t Enough: Mike Bombich

5:20 PM, Jun. 18th, 2012 · Julie Kuehl · TMO Interview

Mike Bombich

At WWDC, TMO’s Dave Hamilton met with Mike Bombich, author of Carbon Copy Cloner for OS X. Mr. Bombich left Apple two years ago to pursue his passion for being a creator of something great. A short respite breathed new life into his work with his quintessential OS X copy and backup tool, CCC. This interview includes some intriguing, little known facts about CCC.

WWDC: Boosting Our Interaction with Music: Shazam

5:04 PM, Jun. 14th, 2012 · Julie Kuehl · TMO Interview

Jason Titus, Shazam

In this WWDC developer interview, TMO’s Dave Hamilton sat down with Jason Titus of Shazam. They chatted about the all the things being done with Shazam, how it’s helping customers better interact with music and the technology behind this fabulous iOS app that’s still at the top of the charts.

Ping Reportedly Out with Next Version of iTunes

9:50 AM, Jun. 13th, 2012 · Julie Kuehl · News

Ping page from Apple website

Ping, Apple’s social network for music, will reportedly be gone this fall when the next major upgrade of iTunes is released. Apple CEO Tim Cook recently hinted at the change, and now there’s more to support the music-related social network’s demise.

New Thunderbolt Adapters Announced at WWDC

3:02 PM, Jun. 11th, 2012 · Julie Kuehl · Product News

Thunderbolt icon

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple announced on Monday two new Thunderbolt adapters: a Thunderbolt to FireWire adapter and a Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet adapter. The announcement came during the company’s annual World Wide Developer Conference.

DirectTV Doesn’t See Apple TV Obsoleting Their Technology

9:30 PM, Jun. 4th, 2012 · Julie Kuehl · News

Michael White of DirecTV

Michael White, chair of DirectTV, isn’t too concerned that Apple will introduce TV products that will obsolete DirectTV technology. And he doubts that “Apple’s interface will be so much better than DirectTV’s that people will be willing to pay for an extra box.”