Remains of the Day: Method to the madness

The Smart Cover might get an improvement in the future, AT&T has always had the right to limit your data (or so they say), and criminals have a bad day. The remainders for Monday, March 5, 2012 are too trusting.

On Apple’s New iPad Case + Next Glass-Bodied iPhone Prototype (iLounge)

A “repeatedly reliable source” over at iLounge claims that the next iPad’s Smart Cover will be even smarter than before—it’ll provide a shell cover for the rear of the iPad, as well as the screen. One problem down: Now, how about some inflatable air bags to prevent screen-shattering crashes?

Clauses in AT&T Contracts Have Always Provided for Limits on ‘Unlimited’ Data Plans (MacRumors)

And we’ve always been at war with Eastasia.

Watch an “iPhone Mule” Get Caught with Dozens of iPhones Strapped to His Body (Gizmodo)

How do you make a quick buck in China if you’re not working at Foxconn? Why, by attempting to smuggle 30 iPhones out of Hong Kong—where the devices are $125 cheaper than their mainland counterparts—by wrapping them to your body like electronic underthings. (Those poor iPhones. What a way to travel.)

Stolen iPad Leads Cops To 780 Pounds Of Crystal Meth (SFist)

Continuing our “Criminals—Aren’t They Bright?” series, police accidentally stumbled onto one of the biggest meth collections in the country while tracking a stolen iPad. Officers found 780 pounds of drugs, most of it crystal meth, after following Find My iPad to an apartment complex in San Jose. Upon hearing this, the district attorney wondered why, with such a valuable stash, they didn’t just go buy an iPad. Well, you see, officer. The drugs weren’t theirs. They were just keeping them for a friend.

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