All Posts from June, 2010
Mashable reports According to documents leaked to the website Boy Genius Report today, AppleCare representatives are being given a strong company line to deliver to unhappy iPhone 4 owners who complain about reception issues.
Employees are told to say that the device’s reception performance “is the best we have ever shipped” and that its critical antenna flaws are “a fact of life in the wireless world.” They are told not to perform service on iPhones with these problems and instead to give customers a PR-driven recitative instead.
In a nutshell, Apple knows the phone has problems but will insist that users are simply “holding it wrong.”
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According to the Huffington Post the California chapter of the NAACP is announcing its support for a marijuana legalization ballot measure, saying current laws unfairly target people of color.
The group plans to highlight findings at a news conference Tuesday that it says show young people of color have faced a lopsided number of arrests for low-level marijuana crimes.
The measure on the November ballot would let adults possess up to an ounce of marijuana for personal use.
Residents could legally grow small marijuana gardens, and individual cities and counties would decide whether to allow marijuana sales.
WARNING: If you’re involved in a divorce case, or ANY legal case at all, stay away from social networks. Or at least don’t incriminate yourself.
According to the Chicago Tribune the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers says 81 percent of its members have used or faced evidence plucked from Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and other social networking sites, including YouTube and LinkedIn, over the last five years.
Facebook is the unrivaled leader for turning virtual reality into real-life divorce drama, Viken said. Sixty-six percent of the lawyers surveyed cited Facebook foibles as the source of online evidence, she said. MySpace followed with 15 percent, followed by Twitter at 5 percent.