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buy your iphone 4s from Apple: here’s why

TL;DR “What consumers need to understand is that there are actually four different versions of the iPhone 4S: Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, and Apple. Only the Apple phone, available from their stores or on-line, is fully unlocked and can be used on any carrier. The other phones are permanently locked and cannot ever be used on Continue reading →

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Google’s Toolsmith blog

In the midst of the (richly deserved) negative publicity Google is getting at present, I’d like to focus on a recent Google initiative that is responsive and helpful. The Google Engineering Tools blog affords Google’s toolsmiths a long needed channel for richer dialog with their colleagues than ever more expensive free / open source software Continue reading →

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bootstrapping wordpress

Update: Tuesday, July 19th, 2011 Wow. Talk about a fascinating process. I started with Automattic’s Thematic because it is one of the most widely recommended WordPress themes. The Thematic team has contributed extensively in terms of documentation, which is sadly lacking in many of the more mature Open Source communities. For a longtime developer of Continue reading →

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The good news I have met my self-imposed goal of at least one post a day. And that was without having discovered the ‘full-screen mode’ for the editor until just now. (I heard that! For your information, I am being gentle on myself and counting new pages as posts for the moment.) The bad news Continue reading →

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