Remains of the Day: Bolt from the blue
Apple describes some Thunderbolt limitations, a report suggests you might soon be able to merge multiple Apple IDs, and faux Apple Stores come to an agreement with the real deal. The remainders for Friday, September 16, 2011 are 100 percent completely and utterly genuine.
With the ability to carry Ethernet, FireWire, USB, and DisplayPort, you might think Thunderbolt can do everything, but, like us mere mortals, it too has limitations. Apple explains a few of those in a couple of Knowledge Base documents, but, frankly, we’re not sure we’re ready to believe that Thunderbolt has any sort of flaws quite yet. *hugs Thunderbolt-equipped MacBook Air*
You’ve got two Apple IDs with apps, videos, and other purchases attached both of them! Yes, it’s a scene straight out of a stereotypical horror movie, but if a report at MacRumors is any indication, a hero might soon swoop in to save you—Apple itself. The company is supposedly working on a way to merge separate Apple IDs, which is good news for all of us tech savvy folks and the technologically-unsavvy relatives we no doubt support.
Those New York-based fake Apple Stores have agreed to settle with Cupertino, part of which involves handing over all their counterfeited products. Which we have no doubt the company will just regift to its buddies Microsoft and Google when the holiday season rolls around.
iGlasses 3.0 - The latest update to Ecamm Network’s webcam effects software now works with any program that uses your computer’s camera, including Web apps. There’s also a new interface to make it easier to adjust your image, the ability to broadcast pre-recorded video instead of a live feed, full Lion support, and more. $20. Upgrade from previous registered version is free.