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Jack waited in line all night to be the first to buy an iPhone 6, and then immediately dropped it.
There’s a new OS for the iPhone. It’s called iOS 8. Why? Apple won’t say.
Regardless, we’ve got a new Tumblr app out today that takes advantage of iOS 8’s improved sharing features. Make a photo post right from your Photos app, for example. Or a link post right from Safari. Couldn’t be easier.
Also: Posts are now the full width of the screen. That means photos are 3% larger than before. Sounds like a little, feels like a lot.
Sites including Twitter, Reddit and Netflix, are on a “go-slow” protest today over proposals that could create fast web lanes for some companies.
Critics say such plans would break net neutrality – the principle that all traffic is treated equally online. Why is my internet slow today?
Today’s the day. The day you help save the internet from being ruined.
(Long story short: The FCC is about to make a critical decision as to whether or not internet service providers have to treat all traffic equally. If they choose wrong, then the internet where anyone could start a website for any reason at all, the internet that’s been so momentous, funny, weird, and surprising—that internet could cease to exist. Here’s your chance to preserve a beautiful thing.)
On September 9, 1947, the first computer bug—literally a bug—was recorded by a researcher at Harvard.
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