MyAppleMenu - Mon, Jun 29, 2015

Mon, Jun 29, 2015The Happy-Pride Edition

Great to celebrate with over 8,000 Apple employees, friends and families. Happy Pride everyone! #applepride

— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) June 29, 2015


Appropriate use of a selfie stick.

— James Glynn (@jamesglynn) June 29, 2015


MindNode 2 Review: Makes Mac Brainstorming A Breeze, by J.R. Bookwalter, Macworld

Version 2.0 introduces popover notes as a way to add more comprehensive information without additional screen clutter, while the new text outline option displays a more traditional breakdown alongside the mind map.

Review: Maclocks’ The Blade Secures MacBooks Without Security Slots | 9to5Mac, by Zac Hall, 9to5Mac

Overall, The Blade is a very clever solution for MacBook owners in need of adding a convenient way to secure their notebook and prevent theft. The Blade requires being permanently applied to completely work as a security solution. It’s not ideal if you’re dedicated to keeping your MacBook’s profile as thin as possible, but that’s necessary to ensure security and The Blade looks good at doing what it does.

Twitterrific Gets Neat New Facial Recognition Feature, by Aldrin Calimlim, AppAdvice

How To Set Up Your Raspberry Pi In Mac OS X, by TechRadar


Apple Store Readmits Civil War Strategy Game Featuring Confederate Flag, by Owen S. Good, Polygon

Fun With Auto-Correct

@wayword I tried to type "Okey-dokey" to a co-worker, but was auto-corrected to "Okay, Donkey." The new version is much more endearing.

— Andy Tiarks (@HopivoreAndy) June 28, 2015


Apple Music Is Coming To Sonos Before The End Of 2015, by Brendan Klinkenberg, BuzzFeed

Apple Music is coming to Sonos devices, spokespeople for both companies confirmed to BuzzFeed News.

“We’re working together to make Apple Music available on Sonos before the end of the year,” Apple spokesman Tom Neumayr told BuzzFeed News.

Watson’s Next Feat? Taking On Cancer, by Ariana Eunjung Cha, Washington Post

IBM is now training Watson to be a cancer specialist. The idea is to use Watson’s increasingly sophisticated artificial intelligence to find personalized treatments for every cancer patient by comparing disease and treatment histories, genetic data, scans and symptoms against the vast universe of medical knowledge.

Such precision targeting is possible to a limited extent, but it can take weeks of dedicated sleuthing by a team of researchers. Watson would be able to make this type of treatment recommendation in mere minutes.

Start-Ups Finding The Best Employees Are Actually Employed, by Farhad Manjoo, New York Times

Mr. Johnson’s company, called Enjoy, sends experts to deliver and set up tech products in homes and offices. But rather than requiring people to work as independent contractors, a practice championed by most so-called on-demand companies, including the ride-hailing app Uber, Mr. Johnson wanted to actually employ the people who would be working for him.

“I said there’s a good chance that one day there could be a change in how the law qualifies these contractor jobs — and I’d rather be taking the high road from Day 1 and not be subject to that business risk,” said Mr. Johnson, the executive who founded Apple’s retail division and later ran J. C. Penney.

Parting Words

Look like it hahaha.

— kristo (@cryptoster) June 28, 2015

Thanks for reading.