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Mike Lee’s idea of an ecosystem-wide boycott is really a great one and everyone writing Apps for iOS should participate…

We are unable to support in-app purchase at this time due to the threat of lawsuit.

API Boycott in Practice

FaceTime for Mac hits the Mac App Store

FaceTime for Mac on the Mac App Store

Is this the start of a Mac-lash?

Confessions of an Apple Store Employee

Deciphering... Blind spots

Apple Supplier Responsibility 2011 Progress Report

Apple's New iPad in Production

And no - nix Retina!


YES - I need such a tool. Badly. And I guess I am not the only one - thus you all have to go to Kickstarter right away and pledge.

No, really - there are no excuses accectable!

The Other Side of the Story

We all love our iPhones, iPads and iMacs - no doubt. And mostly because of all the effort and diligence that went into the process to design and produce them.

Well - this is true for the design process - without questioning. But it is not true for the manufacturing. Ever wondered how many (mostly young - very young) Chinese women had to die or had been poisoned in order to assemble your latest more or less unnecessary gadget for hundreds of bucks?

Well, you may want to have a look here:

Investigative Report into Heavy Metal Pollution in the I.T. Industry (Phase IV): Special Apple Inc. Edition

or here:

Apple secretive about ‘polluting and poisoning’ supply chain

And next time you write an email to steve complaining that your iPhone does not cook the coffee for you while it take your neck massaged, you may want to add a short line asking him how much money (of the latest 6.000.0000.0000 booty) he intends to invest in the protection of its human resources…