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Friday, 17 June 2011 10:33

Apple bans fanboys from filming live events

Written by Nick Farell
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You can't have fun without our say so
Jobs' Mob has decided that it will limit its fanboys from filming live concert or sporting events on their iPhones.

Apparently Apple is spending a fortune developing software that will sense when a smartphone user is trying to record a live event, and then switch off the device's camera. All an organiser has to do is install infrared devices and it will tell the iPhone to shut down its camera function, preventing any footage from being recorded.

The technology has appared in a patent application 18 months ago in California. The tame Apple press has gone all moist at the prospect of their freedom being limited. One reported that such a development “would be welcomed with open arms by many concertgoers, fed up with their view being blocked by a sea of glowing mobile phone screens”.

However Apple is developing the technology to placate broadcasters upset that members of the public are posting footage of events on websites. Our guess is that they will still see the glowing mobile phone screens, they will just be Android or another outfit, which does not get off in telling its users what to do.

In other moves, Apple has been awarded a patent to stop users from ‘sexting’, or sending inappropriate message on their phones. The censorship application aims to ensure those who use it are not able to send anything that uses suggestive or potentially incriminating words. Apple thinks that it could be used by parents who want to monitor what their children are texting and prevent them using the sort of language they use on the street anyway.


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+48 #1 STRESS 2011-06-17 12:34
Funny if you remember in 1984 when Apple released that famous Super Bowl Commercial. They exactly turning themselves into that. Steve Jobs the biggest hypocrite on the planet
 
 
+30 #2 Jigar 2011-06-17 13:22
Funny, how many rational reasons do Apple fanboys need to stop their silly shopping spree of iphones ?
 
 
+22 #3 The blue fox 2011-06-17 16:56
F**K you Steve Jobs my iPhone is jail broken i will record what ever i want.
You can also place a IR filter over your iPhone camera and record too.
 
 
+24 #4 darkpulse 2011-06-17 17:40
Funny how apple users are paying Steve to make themselves a puppet of jobs. I mean, he users pay for the device and it turns out that apple decides what and how the user can do things. Poor people. Yet, they never leave apple. That is what i call LOYALTY(more like INSANITY) :lol:
 
 
+15 #5 Bl0bb3r 2011-06-17 18:05
Next up is the iBiscuit, a neat treat for all those LOYAL apple mutts.
 
 
+18 #6 bardenck 2011-06-17 20:21
or the iDOLL, a blow up doll that plays your itunes and reads your facebook posts to you, then takes you to court when you get an actually girlfriend!
 
 
+2 #7 thematrix606 2011-06-20 10:23
Quoting STRESS:
Funny if you remember in 1984 when Apple released that famous Super Bowl Commercial. They exactly turning themselves into that. Steve Jobs the biggest hypocrite on the planet


Amen to that. Steve Jobs is the most hypocritical person alive. He's just pure evil, and runs his company like the Gestapo.

I always use this comparison: if Hitler started to produce nice looking over priced phones and tablets which have half of the functionality compared to other vendors, would you still buy them?

This is THE ONLY reason why I have vowed never to buy anything from Apple.
 
 
0 #8 Allaboutthe$ 2011-06-20 20:56
Quoting The blue fox:
F**K you Steve Jobs my iPhone is jail broken i will record what ever i want.
You can also place a IR filter over your iPhone camera and record too.

No Offense but i really dont think Steve or Apple give a $hit what you think , they already have your Money, :)
I personally never liked the IPhone I had one, hated it and now i own a Nexus S and love it. I can pretty much do anything with it all without the Need to Jail Break ( or Root it ).
 
 
+2 #9 Allaboutthe$ 2011-06-20 20:59
Quoting STRESS:
Funny if you remember in 1984 when Apple released that famous Super Bowl Commercial. They exactly turning themselves into that. Steve Jobs the biggest hypocrite on the planet

Actually , that makes him the Second Biggest hypocrite on the planet. The Apple buying Customers are # 1.
 

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