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Google apologizes for outage, claims what we had was a failure to configurate...

Google apologizes for outage, claims what we had was a failure to configurate...

Google services like Gmail, Calendar, Google+, and pretty much anything and everything that required a login was [down for a while today](http://www.imore.com/gmail-down-you), and it turns out the reason for it all was a bum configuration file that got accidentally, devastatingly pushed live. Ben Treynor, VP Engineering at [Google](http://googleblog.blogspot.ca/2014/01/todays-outage-for...

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iOS 7 vs. Instagram vs. Google+ vs. Twitter: Black & White photo filter comparison

iOS 7 vs. Instagram vs. Google+ vs. Twitter: Black & White photo filter comparison

I recently [previewed the new Camera app](http://www.imore.com/ios-7-preview-camera) Apple will be releasing alongside [iOS 7](http://www.imore.com/ios-7) this fall, and one of the things that stood out for me the most was not so much the inclusion of built-in photo filters - everyone seems to be adding those these days - but the subtly and restraint shown in which filters Apple chose...

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An inside look at Apple Anonymous and retail employee attempts to be both secret and social

An inside look at Apple Anonymous and retail employee attempts to be both secret and social

Even outside Cupertino, in the massive retail division of Apple, secrecy is a deeply held value. Yet people are, by nature, social animals, and platforms like Twitter and even Google+, filled with friends and family, are in many cases just too big to ignore. Some simply draw up a firewall, never mentioning anything not already public knowledge about their employer or their employment,...

Rene Ritchie 10
Google+ for iOS updated with communities, profile editing, better event handling, and more

Google+ for iOS updated with communities, profile editing, better event handling, and more

Google has just updated their Google+ social networking app for iOS to version 4.0, and among the new and improved features is support for Google+ Communities, the ability to set timezones and indicate guest numbers in events, profile editing, a new compose interface, and a new design for visual stream. - Free - [Download Now](http://itunes.apple.com/app/google/id447119634?mt=8...

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