The Morning of the Day Steve Jobs Died, Apple Support Did the Right Thing

Steve Jobs died yesterday at 56, and while I am terribly saddened by his passing, I can’t get over the feeling of euphoria I had earlier in the day with AppleCare support before he died.  Perhaps Steve’s greatest legacy is the people he led and then left behind to help us find our way in his absence.

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My 24" LED Apple Cinema Display is DEAD!

I thought Apple LED Cinema Displays were supposed to last forever.  Or, at least much longer than a measly 2.5 years.  Yes, I’m ticked.  My $1,000.00USD, 2.5-year-old, 24″ Apple Cinema display — previously lovingly reviewed here — went resistors up yesterday afternoon.  It’s dead, Jim.  Is this Cinema Display problem brewing to be the next Apple Time Capsule fiasco all over again?

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No Warrant Required for Seizing Your Laptop

We are quite familiar with the young woman who had her laptop “killed” with three bullets by Israeli security forces on a recent trip to Israel — but are you aware there is still a Bush-Era standing search and data
seizure policy that gives any U.S. Customs official or Border patrol agent the right to take your laptop and papers without a warrant or even a suspicion of illegality?

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