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Sun, Oct 4, 2015The Others-Can-Join-In Edition

Tim Cook Talks Apple TV, by John Paczkowski, BuzzFeed

“At launch we’ll have iTunes, Netflix, Hulu, Showtime, and HBO — so we’ll have five major inputs into universal search initially,” Cook said. “But we’re also opening an API, so that others can join in.”

Apple's Tim Cook Says Fight For Gay Rights Far From Over, by Gerrit De Vynck, Bloomberg

The country still hasn’t achieved equality, despite a landmark ruling by the Supreme Court giving gays and lesbians the right to marry nationwide, Cook said in a Saturday night speech at a dinner hosted by Human Rights Campaign in Washington D.C.

“Thirty-one states, more than half the stars on our American flag, have no laws to protect gay and transgendered people from discrimination,” Cook said. “Discrimination doesn’t simply fade. It has to be pushed back, challenged, overcome and then kept at bay.”

Human Rights Campaign Honors Tim Cook With National Visibility Award At Washington D.C. Dinner, by Zac Hall, 9to5Mac


Steller, The Storytelling iOS App, Gets Revamped Explore Page And More, by Joe White, AppAdvice


Metal Performance In OS X El Capitan: Sometimes Great, Often Mixed, by Andrew Cunningham, Ars Technica

As with DirectX 12, results vary from test to test and GPU to GPU.


Apple Pokes Fun At Windows 10 Logo, Replaces It With A Normal Window, by Usama Jawad, Neowin

What Is Phubbing, And Is It Ruining Your Relationships?, by Lulu Chang, Digital Trends

According to new research, the act of phubbing, or phone snubbing, is a very real epidemic in the United States, and aside from being rude and inconsiderate, may also come with a few more insidious results.

The Inside Story Of How $1 Billion Evernote Went From Silicon Valley Darling To Deep Trouble, by Eugene Kim, Business Insider

Evernote recently began adding new pricing tiers, designed to offer more options for non-paying users to give the company money.

That move is long overdue, say some people close to the company, who say the company spent too much time experimenting with random products instead of refining its monetization efforts.

Parting Words

In case of fire ... #Git #Commit

— Andy Grunwald (@andygrunwald) October 3, 2015

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