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Three classic books that are better than any of the movies: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson (download) Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley (download) A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (download) These three are all far more subtle than any movie interpretation I’ve seen.  The …

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Yoga Studio

If you own the app Yoga Studio, DON’T UPDATE IT. The “update” bricks the app.  Then they offer to re-sell it to you at a substantially higher subscription rate. I don’t know how this can possibly be legal, but nevertheless they’re doing it. (As a rule of thumb:  never update an app that works.  Whatever …

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Moot

President Obama, on cell phone encryption (via ABC News): “There has to be some concession to the need to be able to get into that information somehow…  It’s fetishizing our phones above every other value and that can’t be the right answer.  I suspect the answer is going to come down to how do we …

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Perks

One thing I learned fairly quickly with Apple products:  Never update an app that works.  There’s no way to roll back to a previous version, so wait for the reviews to come in.  Nine out of ten times you’ll be glad you held out. Well, apparently the frustration isn’t just on our end, it’s also …

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