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Remains of the Day: Super password

Despite the patch for the latest Apple security hole, concerns remain about the company's track record in that arena. But, hey, can you really blame Apple, when it may be busy building a game controller and a streaming music service? Say the secret word, the remainders for Friday, March 29, 2013 win $100.

Dan Moren | 30 Mar | Read more

Remains of the Day: Jailhouse rock

Apple gives credit where credit is due, one app developer illustrates the difficulty of creating software, and police take down an Apple-related theft ring--with a twist. The remainders for Tuesday, March 19, 2013 are breakin' out of this joint.

Dan Moren | 20 Mar | Read more

Remains of the Day: The letter two

Apple and Sony are going head-to-head--or ear-to-ear?--over music licensing, Phil Schiller posts a tweet and the Internet goes wild, and a former Apple rival joins Cupertino in taking on a new threat. The remainders for Thursday, March 7, 2013 can't read or write.

Dan Moren | 08 Mar | Read more

Remains of the Day: Do not pass go

One forum posts some iPictures of iSlabs of iAluminum, Apple plans to lock down an iOS bug, and Greenlight has a catchy proposal for Apple shareholders. A funny thing happned on the way to the remainders for Thursday, February 21, 2013.

Dan Moren | 22 Feb | Read more

Remains of the Day: Rollin' on the river

More details on how Facebook, Twitter, and Apple got rolled; Jony Ive on how Apple rolls with product naming; and bet you can't guess which car company's communications guy Apple recently hired. The remainders for Wednesday, February 20, 2013 will keep them doggies rollin'.

Dan Moren | 21 Feb | Read more

Remains of the Day: Trust fall

A photo app returns to the App Store, now squeaky clean; the back of the next iPad may have been spotted; and Apple is apparently no longer that company you once knew and trusted. The remainders for Tuesday, January 29, 2013 don't even know who you are anymore.

Dan Moren | 30 Jan | Read more

Apple updates Aperture, iPhoto, Safari

Not content with releasing iOS 6.0.1 Apple released one of its occasional barrages of software updates on Thursday, dropping new versions of its consumer- and professional-level photo applications, as well as an update to Safari.

Dan Moren | 02 Nov | Read more

Remains of the Day: The thick of it

The latest spy pictures apparently show a much thinner iPhone, the plot thickens with a possible iPod update, and Apple may thin out competition in the dock-connector adapter market. Fortunately, the remainders for Wednesday, September 5, 2012 have a thick skin.

Dan Moren | 06 Sep | Read more

Remains of the Day: Straight ahead

The mini iPad is on the straight and narrow, Apple and Samsung try to straighten things out, and the man who broke into Steve Jobs's house may go straight after his arrest. The remainders for Wednesday, August 15, 2012 are straightforward enough.

Dan Moren | 15 Aug | Read more

Remains of the Day: Screwed up

Apple licenses certain significant patents to one of its historical arch-rivals. Elsewhere, another leak may or may not show off a key iPhone part, but it's always good to be skeptical, because you never know when you might get screwed. The remainders for Monday, August 13, 2012 are all fouled up.

Dan Moren | 13 Aug | Read more

Remains of the Day: Crime and punishment

A new piece of evidence in the Samsung-Apple trial is a doozy, one Apple employee prevents a kidnapping, and Apple's latest iPad ad is a return to form and function. The remainders for Wednesday, August 8, 2012 are destined for great things.

Dan Moren | 08 Aug | Read more