Adobe to plug Flash-related Webcam spying hole →
You might think I’m linking to this to point out yet another Flash security vulnerability. Nope. I just wanted to thank CNET for the new thing I will yell at people: “Plug your webcam spying hole!”
Chicago Woman Charged With Assault After Pelting... →
She also threw frosting at him, which was just the icing on the cake. I’m so sorry.
smartgoat on the gmail emailing service. Figured I’d better get that out there so we don’t lose touch after Jaiku shuts down.
Gavin Clark writing for The Register about Richard... →
actionaad: I do think there’s a case to be made that Apple’s current direction in software is removing freedoms that we, as computer users, took for granted from the dawn of computing until just recently. Consider that we now have words — “sideloading”, “jailbreaking” — for processes to enable us to install programs freely, without the say-so of a central authority. We’ve never had words for...
"Not the right time" →
parislemon: Everyone seems confused about Samsung and Google postponing their Nexus Prime/Ice Cream Sandwich announcement at the last second. Perhaps I’m reading it incorrectly, but the statement seems to point to one thing: Samsung and Google decide to postpone the new product announcement at CTIA Fall. We agree that it is just not the right time to announce a new product. New date and venue...
Steve Jobs Was Always Kind To Me (Or, Regrets of... →
jamiek: The second subtitle could be: Proof that there are morally hazardous jobs. I read this last night. At this point, there’s no way to know how much of it is true. Maybe the whole thing is. It’s just hard for me to trust anything that comes from anybody at Gizmodo anymore. Still, true or not, dude publicly admitted what he did was wrong. Have to respect that.
I spent most of yesterday trying desperately to get an app (two apps, actually) ready for submission to the App Store. People I was depending on didn’t come through. To be honest, I didn’t either. I’ve worked hard on this release, but I don’t feel like it’s my best work. I stayed late and finally submitted one of the apps. But I left work frustrated by what I had...