Remains of the Day: Law and order
It seems we’ve moved onto the “Order” part of Law & Order: Silicon Valley as the alleged iPhone prototype thieves are arraigned in court. Elsewhere, a suggestive icon might shed some light on the iPhone 5, Apple wants children to learn, and one cable network has starz in its eyes. The remainders for Thursday, September 1, 2011, are represented by two separate yet equally important groups. These are their stories.
Brian Hogan and Robert Sage Wallower pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor theft for the iPhone 4 prototype that Hogan allegedly sold after finding it in a Redwood City bar. A trial is scheduled for November 28. I’m sure whoever has that recently lost iPhone prototype will be watching the case closely.
iPhone 5 icon shows up in Photo Stream? (9 to 5 Mac)
Is this an iPhone 5 icon which I see before me? The Home button toward my hand? Come let me clutch thee. I have thee not, and yet I see thee still. Art thou not, fatal vision, sensible to feeling as to sight? Or art thou but an iPhone 5 icon of the mind, a false creation, proceeding from the heat-oppressed brain?
The iPad! It’s all about learning. Or, at least, that’s what Apple’s latest ad would have you believe. Really, though, we all know it’s about indoctrinating your children into the Apple lifestyle early, before they have a chance to rebel.
Starz Says It Won’t Renew Giant Netflix Deal (All Things D)
Cable network Starz says it won’t renew its gigantic streaming deal with Netflix when it expires at the end of next February. Hint, fellas: Just because it works for HBO doesn’t mean it works for you. Let me see…Spartacus: Blood and Sand versus Game of Thrones. Ooh, toughie.
Hulu 2.4 - The latest version of the video-streaming client for iOS brings support for HDMI video out (from the iPad 2), the ability to save an entire season to your queue, support for closed captions in some content, and assorted bug fixes. Free.