We discuss Twitter and Amex joining forces on e-commerce sales, Tim Cook to sit with the first lady at the Sate of The Union, Apple makes more from accessories than other companies do on phones, the release of iOS 6.1.1, Maker's Mark gets watered down, a cruise ship breaks down, North Korea confirms successful nuclear test, and we are joined by Gentry Underwood, the creator of Mailbox App.
North Korea confirmed on Tuesday it has successfully conducted a third nuclear test, saying it used a miniaturized device that had a greater explosive force than previous tests, the North's KCNA official news agency said.
North Korea said Tuesday that it had conducted a new, more powerful underground nuclear test using more sophisticated technology, jolting the already fragile security situation in Northeast Asia.
American Express card holders who connect their card numbers to their Twitter accounts can post on Twitter to trigger a purchase of select products, including discounted American Express gift cards, Kindle Fire tablets from Amazon.com Inc. and jewelry from designer Donna Karan. The program will roll out over the next few days.
Apple (AAPL) CEO Tim Cook will sit in the first lady's box, a White House official said. He will be joined by military families, those championing immigration reform and those whose lives have been touched by gun violence.
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An analysis by Asymco of Apple's newly-introduced revenue breakdowns claims that Apple made more money from iTunes and accessories sales alone than all other companies except Samsung made from phone sales during the most recent quarter.
The update ” fixes an issue that could impact cellular performance and reliability for iPhone 4S.” Check software update on your iPhone.
Over the weekend, word came out that Maker's Mark has decided to reduce the amount of alcohol in its whisky. In other words, they'll be adding more water to the cask strength bourbon than they had previously done.
The next-generation Xbox—the one that will follow the still-popular Xbox 360—will run multiple games at once, require game installations, and will only work when a much-improved version of the popular but divisive Kinect sensor array is plugged in, according to a source who says he has access to development hardware.
A new version of Minecraft, which is arguably the most successful video game ever created by an indie developer, has been released today for free on the Raspberry Pi.
Some passengers report sewage sloshing around in hallways, flooded rooms and trouble getting enough to eat. Passengers have dragged their mattresses onto the ship's open deck to stay cool and get away from the nasty smells inside."The odor is so bad, people are getting sick and they're throwing up everywhere," Brent Nutt, whose wife is aboard the ship, said Tuesday.
Snapchat has released a beta build of its Android app that includes the ability to send self-destructing video messages along with the usual picture messages.
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Show your love for Cthulhu (or just octopuses or kraken) with the USB Squirming Tentacle. Simply plug it into your USB port and it will fill your computer with unspeakable evils. Just kidding, it doesn't store any data. (Just evil.) The USB Squirming Tentacle will draw a small amount of power from your computer, enabling it to squirm and wiggle like an Elder God trying to escape your laptop.
BBEdit 10.5.2 is a focused maintenance update which includes fixes for reported issues.