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NICE!!! Let the war on apple products begin!
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post #33 of 71
Apple shouldn't send a C&D, but instead should send him a check and ask him how to do it so they can fix it. If its able to be manipulated by software, that means it can be prevented by changing the software, simple as that.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by t00sl0w View Post
that is pretty cool, and answering the last line of the article, it should be public.
It will only be public after Apple has fixed it. That's the contract he signs when he participates in the event and receives the prize. They need to give time for everyone to download and install the update too, if it's even real to begin with that is.
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I can hardly see this as a funny deal. My mom uses apple products. This isn't really that 'cool' to the average person with a sense of morals. This guy is gonna get sued hard if he continues his "work".
Granted that people being harmed from this would be a bad thing but why should we allow fear to stop us from discovering the truth. The average person with a sense of morals is slowly but steadily becoming an oxymoron... or is wanting to know if company's are keeping things hidden from consumers a greater sense of morals? What's more important, Apple consumers "believing" their product is safe or everyone knowing that Apple is selling faulty equipment?

I like Apple product design and the functionality seems pretty crisp and clean but I don't own any because when a company says it's "Because you're holding it wrong." as the source of a malfunction for a phone you hold in your hand, well, anyone who continues who have faith in this company to respect it's customers is delusional.
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Not only do Mac's have malware....

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That's pretty awesome. Apple will probably jump to get it fixed...unless they act like it's no big deal, and then somehow the instructions to do this are "leaked" across the web for anybody to use.
Sony batteries.
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There isnt a way to take the batteries out, and I doubt the flame will melt the aluminium so it should be a safety hazard.


You can remove the battery from a MacBook...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BlackVenom View Post
Not only do Mac's have malware....



Sony batteries.
Sony batteries are prone to explosion?
After seeing that lithium-ion battery explode,I want a wired mouse now.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dibbs View Post


You can remove the battery from a MacBook...
The plastic macbook has a removable battery,but not the aluminum macbook pro.
Edited by Heavy MG - 7/23/11 at 2:09am
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The plastic macbook has a removable battery,but not the aluminum macbook pro.
I believe you are misinformed.





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They laughed at us PC guys that we have viruses,viruses my ass,people who can't configure theyr windows with a propper antivirus/firewall are the problem not Windows itself.
MAC security?......Well if they can hack theyr battery and damage it,It's bad,never heard of people hacking and burning cpu's inside a PC.
So it seems Mac security is ensured by "not MANY people use MAC" so we don't have people who can create viruses for MAC.
I think theyr security it's just a ghost.
If some skilled people put in some work they can destroy and hack a mac in 1 second.
So yeah good luck MAC.
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