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Apple Sells Millions, Google Goes to the Dark Side: Ranting Roundup with Eric Mack

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Apple far exceeds expectations in iPad and iPhone sales in the last quarter and Google's new privacy policies add a little bit of evil to the mix. It's got our news editor Eric Mack all heated up -- in the hot tub. It's Eric Mack's ranting roundup of tech news for January 24/25 2012.
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Android: Four Reasons To Root Your Smartphone Now

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Photo Courtesy: Brian MoranIf you're wondering about rooting or jailbraking your Android phone, you probably should just do. Here's our Eric Finkenbiner's reasons why.
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Apple Textbooks, Google+ Aliases In, RIM CEOs Out: Ranting Roundup with Eric Mack

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The long romance of RIM's two CEOs is over. No, not like that. Add Google+ pseudonyms and Apple's new digital textbooks and you've got a rant from our news editor Eric Mack. It's the daily tech news Ranting Roundup for January 23-24, 2012 .
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YouTube: SOPA PIPA Protest Song and Video

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Stalled now -- but by no means dead -- the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP Act (PIPA) bills caused an unprecedented wave of protest this week. Thousands of sites went black in protest. And then ... there was this. Happy Friday, Internet.
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Google 101: Google Details Its New Good to Know Campaign

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Just after the market closed in the U.S. today, Google released more details on its Good to Know site and campaign, which it says will help the majority of non-techie Google users figure out how to stay safe and secure online. Is it a pre-emptive move against privacy watch dogs?
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Apple: Readying a Kind of GarageBand for eBooks? (ArsTechnica)

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Will Apple announce a platform and tools for creating interactive e-books -- a kind of "GarageBand for eBooks," as Chris Forseman at Arstechnica puts it? Here's the skinny.
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CES 2012: How to Save Energy at Home with Safeplug

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At CES 2012, Todd Townsend found an innovation targeting home energy efficiency. Take a look.
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Leo Laporte: Dvorak and Pournelle Join aNewDomain.net

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Well, if it's on This Week in Technology with Leo Laporte, it's official. As part of my new year's introduction of our edit team here at aNewDomain, Leo announces my partners John C. Dvorak and Jerry Pournelle are on board here. Great timing. Thanks, guys! Story's got the details.
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Apple in Target: Really? Ranting Roundup with Eric Mack

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When Apple downscales for dollars -- Apple Stores or Apple "areas" will soon be in every Target -- our exec news ed Eric Mack has something to say about it. Eric Mack is at it again in his nightly tech news Ranting Roundup. Enlightenment not guaranteed.
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Apple iPhone Autocorrect Crackups: Parental Discretion Advised

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A humor site has collected some bizarre and pretty explicit autocorrect texting fails on the Apple iPhone. Parental discretion advised, source link this came from not suitable for office viewing. Rated R.
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Apple iPad App of the Day: Unstuck

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Feeling stuck? It happens to the best of us. Unstuck for iPad is our Phil Baker's choice for anewdomain's app of the day. And it's free!
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RIM Execs Fired After In-Flight Kerfuffle: X3 with John C. Dvorak

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RIM fired some executives for making a scene on an international flight, an appropriate end to RIM's worst year ever. On today's show, our John C. Dvorak and gang explain.
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Flight-Assembled Architecture: John C. Dvorak X3 Video of the Week

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You might've seen those wild multi-blade drone copters assembling a foam building here on aNewDomain recently. John C. Dvorak, as usual, takes the idea a step further. On today's X3, the gang's video of the week is all about flight-assembled architecture. Don't miss it. X3 with John C. Dvorak, right here at aNewDomain.
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Jerry Pournelle: Khaos in Chaos Manor

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Jerry Pournelle's MacBook Air -- he calls it Khaos -- is saving his sanity. Here's why.
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Jerry Pournelle’s Computing at Chaos Manor: The Real Truth About MS Word

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Jerry Pournelle has a speedy powerhouse of a computer these days, but he and Larry Niven were writing sci-fi novels on 1MHz Z-80s long before Microsoft had Word. The New York Times, in its article today on the history of word-processing, has it all wrong. And Pournelle knows. He was there.
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Apple iPad 3, Mac Book Pro with E5: What Peter Baer Galvin Wants Under His Tree

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Jerry Pournelle: Chaos Manor Holiday Style

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At aNewDomain, Dr. Jerry Pournelle is in the house -- Chaos Manor, that is. Here's his take on e-readers for the holidays and his annual holiday greeting to all you readers. Welcome back, Jerry!
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John C. Dvorak X3: The Ultimate Gift Guide

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>Out of gift ideas? John C. Dvorak and his X3 crew's ultimate gift guide awaits.
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Jerry Pournelle and Chaos Manor Today Join aNewDomain.net

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We're thrilled to announce today that legendary tech columnist Jerry Pournelle joins us at aNewDomain. He's reprising his famed Computing at Chaos Manor for us here -- and is now our Senior Technologist. Welcome home, Jerry! gs
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