John Paczkowski

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Apple Job Posting Hints at iPad Camera

Apple’s iPad may not currently feature a camera, but it’s likely to acquire one in the future if this recruitment ad, below, spotted by Mac Rumors is a good indicator. The ad seeks a software Q/A engineer for Apple’s iPad Media team.

Among the necessary qualifications: “a strong technical background to test still, video and audio capture and playback frameworks…familiarity with and interest in photography, video as well as media file formats” and a “demonstrable knowledge of lighting, whether artificial or ambient, and how it affects image quality.”

The ad in full:

[Image Credit: Gawker]


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December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik