Apple really doesn’t like its customers having the right to repair their own devices, and while Apple fights it out in the US, it’s being accused of sneakily trying to get around Australian law. The Guardian has obtained court documents that detail a sting operation by Australia’s consumer watchdog that showed Apple…
This story was originally published at 6:35 p.m. EDT. It has been updated to add Mark Zuckerberg’s comments.
The Magna Carta marks its 800th anniversary, and the four surviving O.G. copies are currently being displayed together for the first time at London's British Library. "The birth certificate of democracy" contains the groundbreaking declaration that no one (including the king) is above the law.
On March 8th 1971, the nation tuned in to watch Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier battle it out in the Fight of the Century. Unawares, the FBI were having hundreds of secret documents stolen from their offices by a team of activists.
Google Drive has just received a nice little graphical update, with document editors now neatly compressed to maximize space on the content itself. Go check it out.
The Director of National Intelligence (DNI) just today released hundreds of pages of documents related to the government's secret interpretation of Patriot Act Section 215 and the NSA's (mis)use of its massive database of every American's phone records. The documents were released as a result of EFF's ongoing Freedom…
The folks at BGR have stumbled upon some documents that allegedly detail basic first steps and prep work for a Best Buy iPhone 5 launch in the first week of October. We'll add this evidence to the growing pile. Updated.
You knew about the one about a man who walks into a bar and finds a lost iPhone. Well, this one is about a man who walks into an Apple Store and walks out with a hard drive full of Apple secrets.
It's one of the small features in word-publishing software that we take for granted—pagination. But it's taken Google up until now to add page breaks to its Docs offering. The new update also adds native printing; the ability to print right from the browser in a WYSIWYG-stylee. [Google Docs Blog]
New Zealand's Air Force has just released over 2,000 pages of previously classified documents pertaining to UFO sightings and alien encounters. Including descriptions of aliens that wear "pharaoh masks," and a sample of alien writing.
These Paypal documents from the JooJoo/Techcrunch lawsuit show that only 90 preorders for the $500 device, roughly $44k worth, were made. This is what happens when you launch a tablet the same month as Apple, at the same price.
The creators of Ecofont want to save you ink by drilling tiny holes in your print. Good idea?
The My Document ntoebook folder folder we posted back in May has finally made its way to the US by way of Thinkgeek. Always an expert at setting up shipping agreements with overseas manufacturers, Thinkgeek now offers this for $29.99 + shipping, which is much easier than arranging an import from Taiwan yourself. It…
Clever. Monospaced. Bold. Yellow. Those four words can describe this My Document laptop case as well as any others, which is good because our pocket dictionary just fell into the toilet. The design is from 25togo Design Studios, and as hard as we try (which is not that hard) we can't find a price tag or a way to…
Google is furthering the migration of pretty much everything to the cloud by offering offline Google Docs support, which will be powered by Google Gears. Effectively, the applications you use will have data stored locally until you get back in range of your Wi-Fi hotspot, where updating will then occur seamlessly. The…