It’s Friday, February 23, 2018 in Austin, Texas
Remind Me Not to Give Apple Millions in Free Publicity
CNET covers the recent police raid and seizure of Gizmodo's computers/cell phones/storage, over Gizmodo's recent coverage of a lost Apple iPhone 4G prototype:
While it could be argued that Gizmodo's $5,000 payment to the person who found the prototype was perhaps ill-advised -- the story as told in the Gizmodo articles alleged that the person who found the phone indeed attempted to return it to Apple, but was rebuffed.
As this story has been the top of all tech news for most of the month, one could argue that Apple has benefited from millions of dollars in free publicity and speculation surrounding this new to be announced in June.
In return for all this free publicity, the online journalist of a respected and widely read blog had his door busted down and his computers/cell phones/storage seized -- all in apparent violation of state and federal laws designed to protect the press from such search warrants -- subpoenas are supposed to be used in such instances.
Remind me not to give Apple free publicity on upcoming products.
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Here's an informal overview of live chat options, outlining how Olark, one of the leading providers, works and its features. We explain how live chat can increase online sales and generate leads no matter the size of your company.
AUSTIN WEB DESIGN
bold and contemporary design
Pallasart launches new real estate website for Matthew Church, an Austin Keller Williams Associate. The site has many cool features that will help Matthew offer his services and attract new customers.
helping agents sell more
If you are a realtor or real estate broker, you need a website to advertise your business and attract new clients. Get clients to stay on your website by providing access to Multiple Listing Service (MLS) real estate listings.
more design ideas
The unspoken fear all web designers dread - you've been asked to use cursive fonts! There is no escape... yes, it has happened to me, Bob Atchison, many times and I have the battle scars to prove it. Here are some cursive fonts I actually like.
too many people in austin?
With Austin making headlines and ending up on virtually every "Top 10 Best City for..." lists -- we now have about 150 people moving here daily!! We figured we should warn potential new residents of the hidden dangers of moving to Austin.
When users install or upgrade to Windows 10, "display scaling" may be turned on "by default" to either 125% or 150% resulting in blurriness when viewing websites or applications on certain monitors.