2010 September 05

iTunes 10 drops custom ringtone purchasing

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Along with the up-front iTunes 10 changes ( social awareness , monochrome sidebar, new-attitude icon ), it looks like Apple has quietly dropped one store-centric feature from the latest version. Roberto Baldwin at Mac|Life notes that the feature allowing users to buy a section of a track from the iTunes Store for use as a custom ringtone has gone AWOL between 9.2.1 and 10

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Found Footage: WNBC anchor shows Earl via iPad

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Nobody ever claimed that the iPad was weatherproof, but that didn’t stop news anchor Chuck Scarborough from taking his tablet out to the seashore. Reader Michael Neumann saw the veteran NYC broadcaster using his iPad to show weather radar during Hurricane Earl’s race up the US east coast. He could have saved money on that case , though.

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Parallels Desktop 6 appears on store shelves

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No official announcement from the virtualization mavens at Parallels , but it appears that the next version of the company’s Mac app for Windows virtual machines is already popping up at retail. Sharp-eyed reader Matthew Fern snapped this shot of Parallels Desktop 6 already on sale at Fry’s Electronics in Roseville, CA.

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