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I can hear you now

When the retina iPad with LTE came out I picked up the Verizon model, largely as means of determining whether it would be worthwhile ditching AT&T when it was time for my inevitable switch to this year’s iPhone. I’ve been with AT&T since 2007 and have generally been happy with the service (aside from the near-zero signal in my office at LucasArts). When it’s…

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Clever App Update

Love what the guys at Debacle did with the latest Pano update. Whenever you update an app you can enter a list of what’s new that will be shown in the Updates section of the AppStore. Every developer I’ve seen (including me) uses this for a simple list of changes, but the Pano developers have used it as an opportunity to write a note…

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Syncing missing/modified files to a specific version in Perforce

I think this is the 5th time I’ve had to figure this out in the past few years, so this time I’m going to preserve it here for posterity The problem is usually one or more of: You have files missing from your workspace that need replaced. You have locally modified (i.e. not opened for edit) files that need replaced. These files are large…

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Media companies STILL don’t get the internet?

Last night Liz and I discovered that for some reason the first episode of the new Bing Bang Theory, our premium "watch together" show, hadn't been recorded. No problem, we just flicked on AppleTV, went to the TV section and…. couldn't find it anywhere. Infact there was no sign of season two either, just season one. Very odd. (next-day googling reveals that Warner Bros…

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