MyAppleMenu - Sat, Oct 17, 2015

Sat, Oct 17, 2015The Water-Ripples Edition

Flagship Apple Stores Get Touch-Sensitive Tables To Promote iPhone 6s 3D Touch, by Mike Beasley, 9to5Mac

The table displays a water animation that responds to the 3D Touch sensors on the iPhone demos. When a user force presses the wallpaper to trigger the fish animation, the “water” beneath the phone ripples.



Notes On, by Stephen Hackett, 512 Pixels

The sync is great, which is also important, but I wouldn't mind Apple modernizing the UI on both iOS and OS X, and giving users more control over things like note sorting and font sizes.

There's always next year, I suppose, but for now, Notes is enough for me.

Kill The Password? Yahoo Tries It And It Works, by Glenn Fleishman, Macworld

Yahoo wants to make it easier for its users to have the benefits of authorized logins while reducing the utility of stolen passwords to bad actors, and it chose a method that’s better than passwords in nearly all circumstances.


Apple Ordered To Pay $234 Million To University For Infringing Patent, by Andrew Chung, Reuters

On Thursday, U.S. District Judge William Conley, who is presiding over the case, ruled that Apple had not willfully infringed WARF's patent, eliminating a chance to triple the damages in the case.

Appeals Court Backs Google In Copyright Lawsuit Over Book Scanning, by Jacob Gershman, Wall Street Journal

A unanimous three-judge panel of the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals concluded that Google’s scanning millions of copyrighted books wasn’t infringement because what the company makes viewable online is so limited.


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