John Paczkowski

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Apple’s Latest iOS 7 Beta Supports iPad, Male Siri Voice

Two weeks after shipping the first beta of its new iOS 7 operating system, Apple has rolled out a second. And unlike its predecessor, this one is available for more than the iPhone and iPod touch. Uncrated Monday, iOS 7 beta 2 features support for the iPad and iPad mini and brings with it a handful of tweaks and improvements. Top among them, the return of the Voice Memo app, an overhauled version of Reminders and a new “male” option to for Siri’s voice. 9to5mac has a more extensive list of refinements.


Twitter’s Tanking

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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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus