Mayhem, Misdeeds and Macs.

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I’m a recent convert to All Things Mac. From the PR emanating out of Cupertino, you might think that Macficiandoes are all sunshine, sweetness and light, who all join hands…

Game Review: High Noon STARS & STRIPES for iPhone

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Listen up, buckaroo…if yer the kinda desperado that has a hankerin’ to drill some other sidewinder fulla lead, you gotta call ’em out for a shoot-out. But this is 2010….

Apple Patents Gun [Not Shown]

Killer app? Kinda. appleinsider.com reports that the Cupertino computer maker has filed a patent entitled “System and Method for Authentication Based on Particle Gun Emissions.” The patent app tells the tale: “Allowing initial information to be recovered from final information is a major flaw in cryptography systems since the objective of cryptographic systems is to protect the initial information. Many authentication systems exist. Accordingly, what is needed in the art is an improved way to perform authentication, such that it is impossible to extract initial information from final information.” Clear? We’re talking DRM. Sorry, Digital Rights Management. A system whereby an Apple computer could send a peripheral device (e.g. iPad) content—or vice versa—without taking money out of Apple’s wallet. Back to jargon . . .

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Killer app? Kinda. appleinsider.com reports that the Cupertino computer maker has filed a patent entitled “System and Method for Authentication Based on Particle Gun Emissions.” The patent app tells the…

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