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May 16

Virgin Atlantic To Launch In-Flight Cell Phone Service -

While I’m sure this is a “convenience” to some, it’s also a huge intrusion on one of the last bastions of phone-free time.

Apple Said To Debut iCloud’s New Photo Sharing Features At WWDC -

If this happens, I wonder if something like IFTTT can cross-post and backup photos.

Or is this just another social photo service like Facebook, Instagram, Picasa, Flickr, 500px and SmugMug?

How much you want to bet if it happens Apple will offer to sell you prints and other photo products.

May 15

GM Pulling Out Of FB

So GM is pulling their ads from Facebook. The WSJ says the ads are ineffectual, but that pages are a good thing.

Mashable now has a pretty Infographic showing FB vs. Google.

SaneBox Adds Smarter Reminders, Lets You Snooze Emails, Sync Reminders To Calendars -

SaneBox is totally awesome and saves me hours of time a week. The Smarter Reminders feature is yet another way to increase your emIl productivity.

Try it free for 14 days, and save $5 if you sign up. https://www.sanebox.com/signup/526d044c9d

May 14

CodeTwo Sync For iCloud Syncs iCloud Data with Outlook [Outlook] -

Interesting. I guess I’m so heavily invested in the Google sync ecosystem I never give the syncing part of iCloud much thought.

May 13

When PhotoStream stops updating on Mac

My PhotoStream photos stopped automatically appearing on my Mac. I have a Folder Action setup to automatically copy them to a Dropbox folder (detailed step-by-step coming soon). Ergo, no new photos in Dropbox folder. Bunmer.

The solution? Go into the iCloud Preference Pane. Disable PhotoStream. Acknowledge the warning. Re-enable PhotoStream. Watch the photos trickle in to Dropbox.

May 12

Google-Oracle Jury Reaches Impasse on Key Issue; Google Did Infringe Some Oracle Copyrights - WSJ.com -

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Google Can Prioritize Its Products in Search, Says Legal Expert -

Good article, valid, but we felt violated by Google’s (impled) promises to give us the most appropriate results. After adoring the company could do no wrong, for free, we felt violated.

Business travelers spent 4% less on meals last year - USATODAY.com -

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May 11

How to Survive the 10 Grueling Levels of Office Hell [Lifehacker Top 10] -

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