Mac News: iCloud: the essential guide
In Depth: Backups, storage, Photo Stream, documents and more
Poor old MobileMe. It tried hard, but never quite delivered. Expensive, sometimes slow and saddled with a clumsy name, it has long had the air of an unloved child.
Its development cycle was long and drawn out. And by the time Steve Jobs announced the end of its short and undistinguished life, just two years after its rebirth from the ashes of .Mac, few were inclined to shed any tears.
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Technology News: The Incredible Shrinking New York Times
The New York Times just reported its fourth-quarter results to finish out 2011.
And it’s still shrinking.
Despite the launch of an online paywall that has, by any measure, been a big success, the company’s revenue for its core news business shrank again in 2011.
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Programming News: How I learned to program
Programming is, without a doubt, the most mentally rewarding thing I’ve ever done. Programming taught me that life should be fun, filled with creativity, and lived to the fullest. Programming taught me that anything is possible; I can do anything I want using only my mind
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Other News: We Need Copyright Reform, Not ACTA!
As a Member of the European Parliament, I very much welcome the increased attention the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) has received in the past weeks. It has taken a while for massive outcry to emerge, but we are seeing protest voices getting louder and louder.
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