Why There's No Flash on iPad / iPhone

There's a lot of confusion over this topic.  People keep wondering why there's no Flash support on iPhones and iPads.  Considering that some 90% of the market is Windows-centric, I can understand the confusion.  I'll try to explain here in non-technical, layman's terms.

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MicroCell: A Solution To Poor 3G Reception

No cell reception at home or at the office? No problem!

AT&T is now shipping their MicroCell product, which acts as a personalized cell tower.

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BREAKING NEWS! AT&T Resets Upgrade Eligibility!

Here's an intersting and juicy piece of insider information!   AT&T has been quietly resetting the upgrade eligibility dates of its iPhone users in preparation for the newest iPhone upgrade expected in June!

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AT&T Exclusivity Extends Through 2012

It's official.  According to Mashable it is now confirmed (due to court documents from an ongoing lawsuit) that the original deal struck between AT&T and Apple in 2007 was a five year deal extending through 2012.   So unless there's a major breach of contract, or the exclusivity agreement is struck down in court as being illegal / monopolistic, don't expect to see a Verizon version of the iPhone anytime soon.

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iPad Thief Fingered

You've probably heard about the infamous Colorado thief who stole an iPad from a patron leaving a shopping mall. The patron had wrapped the cords of Apple's "back pack" style bag around his finger. When the thief ripped the bag away, the cord stripped all of the skin off his finger, down to the bone. It was so bad that he had to have part of the finger removed.

Well, I'm pleased to report that according to police reports, the thief was identified from garage surveillance cameras, and is now behind bars.

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RIP iPhone OS 2.x

When iPhone OS 3.0 came out, we were all excited. And with good reason -- there were a ton of new features and capabilities. The problem is that for a company producing commercial entertainment software products, we could not just ignore the installed base of tens of millions of units still using 2.x.

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25 Ways to Engage Contacts in Social Media

This was an interesting article that I found in my Twitterstream, posted by @MarthaAYoung which she in turn found on Kyle's blog: 25 Ways to Engage Contacts in Social Media

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Fixing "Pages has quit unexpectedly"

Tips for troubleshooting problems where Apple's iWork '09 Pages app quits immediately after startup.

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