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New Workflow Update

brings widget and sync. It's only been a few hours and I'm liking both. 
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If only words & emoji could express how steamed I am right now 😡😡😡😡

Next time I trust Microsoft as I would Apple...somebody please talk me out of it.

Behold. The last Windows machine I'll own.

#Win10UpgradeFail
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+Steve Boothe Office on the Mac is great.
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Apple Store Sleuthing Pt 2

Although not as distinctive of an  store as the Geneva one +Ben Lloyd posted, can anyone identify where this one is located?

Time to put on your deerstalkers! 
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^^ Shiny! ^^
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Oops

Remember that favorite phAndroid argument used against Apple & iOS? You know...the illogical stats which they say are the only ones that matter for both handset and platform? Well, it looks like they're slowly losing ground in even that absurd reasoning! 
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Hahaha!
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ROFL!!

So the 47th ranked women's tennis player calls out NYC's biggest hoops star as soft.

BwaHaHa! Your move Melo!
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I'm surprised the free JetBlue FlyFi actually pushes location data to iPhone while I'm in flight from JFK to Buffalo right now. Cool.

Interestingly, Google+ couldn't come with a nearby location. Lol
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Grab your popcorn, kids

The show's about to begin. 😱
Hackers released nearly 37 million profiles from a website for adults seeking affairs.
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Another Apple Store Sleuthing

Seeing how the sign is technically part of the store...where is this  Store located? At least you have a solid lead for the country. Lol
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Damn. I was going to guess Toronto.

#trolling
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I should stop running in place!

Walking around Manhattan, my wife and I found a significant discrepancy between the number of steps calculated and, therefor, distance walked.

Doing a very slight bit of scientific experimenting...it seems the difference is that I kept my iPhone in my cargo shorts pocket near my knee while my wife had hers in her purse. Due to apparent extra motion by my knee, my steps appear to be over-stated. Putting it in a different pocket yielded a different amount and was dead on with actually counting.

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+Steve Boothe  I had an issue (I think I posted it on here a while back) with my iPhone 6 and 6 Plus showing a huge gap in steps. Holding 1 in one hand and the other phone in the other. Not sure what was going on, but my 6 Plus had me walking a lot more steps than my 6. 

Which iPhone are you using? 
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Throwing Stones in a Glass House

Hahaha!
Taylor Swift's rant against Apple over royalties for artists has a few photographers calling her a hypocrite.
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BIG

Apple is staggeringly large.

To use a timely triple-crown analogy, being the 2nd company on this list is like being the "place" horse to Secretariat. 
Apple is the biggest company in the world. Apple is worth $725 billion. How big is that, exactly?
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As one Pentagon handbook put it, “one can be led astray by relying on the generic or commonly understood definition of a particular word.” There is a kind of legal subversion at work here.

This piece nails the true problem.
 
"Snowden shouldn’t have been necessary. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (or FISA Court), which evaluates Section 215 requests, is supposed to be interpreting the law to make sure that government surveillance doesn’t go outside of it. Congressional intelligence committees, which review the activities of the N.S.A., are supposed to be providing some oversight. The N.S.A. itself reports to the Department of Defense, which reports to the White House, all of which have dozens of lawyers, who are all supposed to apply the law. The government, in other words, is supposed to be watching itself, especially in matters of national security, which are, by necessity, shielded from daylight. The fact that it took thirteen years, and one whistle-blower, to expose a program that is conclusively ineffective and, according to one federal appeals court, illegal, points to a problem much larger than any one program. It suggests that claims about what is necessary to prevent the next terrorist attack are too sacrosanct to require evidence. As the debate over Section 215 has played out over the past two years, it has become clear that the punishments for exaggerating the efficacy of surveillance programs and downplaying their privacy implications are just about nonexistent."
Without Edward Snowden, it is unlikely that the Senate, led by Mitch McConnell, would be voting Monday on the future of Section 215 of the Patriot Act. Credit PHOTOGRAPH BY CHIP SOMODEVILLA/GETTY
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Bio: Father of four and husband.  I grew up in Salamanca, NY and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor in Accounting from SUNY Fredonia.  I'm a little north of 40 and an unapologetic product of the 80's. Faith: A follower of Christ, I believe in being active within the Body and serve as our local church treasurer and on the board.  Biblical studies, especially digging into the Hebrew and Greek texts, are a treasured pursuit. Tech: An avowed techie, I enjoy anything relating to computers and mobile devices / gadgets.. iPhone owner.  Community: I'm very active in our local Little League program.  Besides assisting in running tournaments, I enjoy being the guy that nobody loves: the umpire.   History:  I have a keen interest in the American Revolutionary War and the nation's Founding, along with history in general.  Currently president of our local chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, I've tied this interest to another hobby of mine, genealogy.  Sports: I've grown up watching my beloved Yankees and the hometown Bills and Sabres.  I attend all the Bills home games, suffering through the last decade of futility that began with the infamous Music City Miracle forward lateral! Sherlockian: A boyhood obsession with the Sherlock Holmes stories has been rekindled as an adult. I love Sherlockian scholarship and am a proud member of the local Holmes society: An Irish Secret Society at Buffalo. Espresso: Coffee is one of my true passions.  Everything about the "bean" fascinates me: the story behind the growing process, the brewing methods, and the people.  For me, espresso is where it's at, and I am the designated home barista for the neighborhood.  With my trusty Rancilio Rocky and Silvia setup, I'm able to replicate (if I'm lucky) some of the results from even the better cafes I frequent when out of town. I've branched out to the Kalita Wave pourover system to produce fantastic cups of coffee. Physics: I love to read articles and books that touch on the expanding understanding of our world through physics.  I like to follow today's theoretical advances to see if they will be experimentally verified.  The ability to deeply understand the universe we inhabit is one of the greatest gifts we have been given.
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I've seen every NFL team play a regular season game in person. I also attended the game where A-Rod slammed his 500th HR, although that probably deserves an asterisk at this point.
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  • SUNY College at Fredonia
    Accounting, 1991 - 1993
  • Jamestown Community College
    Business Administration, 1989 - 1990
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
    Engineering, 1987 - 1989
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