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iPhone 6: Don't Judge It By Its Cover
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Thomas Claburn
Thomas Claburn,
User Rank: Author
9/8/2014 | 3:39:52 PM
I just hope developers don't have to create and include yet another set of images to accommodate the new screen size, further increasing the space required per app.
User Rank: Apprentice
9/9/2014 | 9:23:57 AM
Re: images
You said: "You have to wonder, by the way, why HTC and Microsoft would release their new attack ads pitting Siri against Cortana so close to the iPhone 6 reveal, given that the competition is just a few days from becoming so much more capable."

So, the MSFT marketing department should have waited until the national conversation was saturated by the blind adoration of Apple fandom before it started marketing it's products, which are generally regarded as objectively superior? 

I will never understand the logic of the Apple fanboys.
User Rank: Ninja
9/9/2014 | 9:36:22 AM
Re: images
And the head line is of course misleading because the fanboys always judge it by one small part of the cover. If it has the Apple logo it must be not only great but better than anything else available.
User Rank: Ninja
9/9/2014 | 12:05:55 PM
The scary nature of possibility
I have to say, I hope that the new iOS isn't capable of all that. Google already knows everywhere that you go, now Apple is going to know as well? My phone is going to know my shopping and eating habits, so goverment run exchanges can data mine this info and hen jack up my rates because I like donuts instead of tasteless smoothies and wheat bran muffins? No thanks! The level of data mining of the everyday lives of users is becoming quite scary. Technologists and tech writers love to scream "Look at the convenience!". To that I can only respond, "At what price?" I mean, seriously?! Have we relegated our tech to make our decisions for us now and become so lazy that we can't say "Siri, find me a bagel shop?" If so, I fear for us as a species.

Glad I abandoned the Apple ecoscphere long ago. Now it's just getting creepy.

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