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Remains of the Day: Glaring errors

Apple may de-glare its iMac displays, the iPhone reigns supreme on Flickr, and the question of the day: Who can possibly portray the inimitable Steve Wozniak? The remainders for Tuesday, April 3, 2012 are smelling Oscar. (Specifically, the Grouch.)

Apple to take shine off glossy iMacs, say moles (The Register)

People like to complain about the glossy glass displays on iMacs, but according to The Register's moles, they may not have much time left to do so. The company may be preparing non-glossy screens for the desktop Macs, thanks to new antireflective glass technology. Do I buy it? Sounds more like mole propaganda to me--those guys just can't take all the squinting.

Flickr's Digital Camera of Choice? iPhone. (AllThingsD)

Surprising exactly one guy who lives outside of Williston, North Dakota, the most popular cameraphones on Flickr are the iPhone 4, 4S, 3G, and 3GS, respectively. The iPhone 4 is also the most popular overall camera on the photo-sharing service. Sadly, 90 percent of pictures taken with those cameras are merely cats doing funny things.

Munster: How Apple becomes the first $1 trillion company (Fortune)

Step 1: Make a trillion dollars.

There is no step two.

Who Should Play Woz to Ashton Kutcher's Steve Jobs? (Time)

Now that we know Two and a Half Men star Ashton Kutcher will be the first person to step into Steve Jobs's New Balance sneakers since Noah Wyle, who will play Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak? Time breaks down the candidates, both for Woz's younger and older incarnations. For me, though, there can be only one option--an actor so versatile that there's no part beyond their means. That's right: Meryl Streep.

Product News:

My Passport Studio 2TB - Western Digital says that its new hard drive is the first portable 2TB on the market. The drive comes preformatted for the Mac, so it is Time Machine-compatible right out of the box. The drive has a USB 2.0 port and two FireWire 800 ports. $300.

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