MLB approves iPad use just in time for the playoffs

Major Leaugue Baseball doesn’t have a great reputation of embracing Apple products on baseball diamond, but starting this week, teams will finally be allowed to replace their paper binders with iPads to look up everything from statistics, scouting reports, spray charts. Teams were given the MLB’s blessing to start using iPads in the dugout during […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)


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Kahney’s Korner: The Apple II deserves its own festival

It’s festival season and there’s a festival for everything – even one for Apple II users. It’s called KansasFest and it has been going since 1989. It’s one of the longest-running computer festivals out there and the amazing thing is…Read more ›

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Indians bullpen ransoms 100th home run ball for a ton of Apple products

Cleveland Indians outfielder Brandon Moss hit his 100th home run in the major leagues yesterday against the Kansas City Royals. The ball representing his career milestone landed in his own team’s bullpen, but unfortunately for Moss, his teammates are holding…Read more ›



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Doom maker’s weapon of choice for teaching coding? Apple IIc

When you’re one of the closest things the programming world has to a rock star, you might assume that — when the time comes to pass your godly coding powers onto the next generation — you’d hand your offspring a brand new…Read more ›



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Southwest Airlines Updates iOS App, Enables Mobile Boarding Pass Feature at 28 Airports [iOS Blog]

Southwest Airlines has updated its official iOS app to include mobile boarding pass support at 28 total airports following a rollout of the feature in Austin, Texas last year. In addition to expanded mobile boarding pass support, the app also now includes upcoming trip cards that contain flight infomation such as boarding position and gate location, as well as access to flight tools like mobile check-in from the home screen.

Airports that now support Southwest Airlines’ mobile boarding pass feature include:

– Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ)
– Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)
– Austin–Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)
– Baltimore–Washington International Airport (BWI)
– Nashville International Airport (BNA)
– Bob Hope Airport (BUR)
– Dallas Love Field (DAL)
– Denver International Airport (DEN)
– Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (FLL)
– William P. Hobby Airport (HOU)
– McCarran International Airport (LAS)
– Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
– Kansas City International Airport (MCI)
– Orlando International Airport (MCO)
– Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)
– General Mitchell International Airport (MKE)
– Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)
– Oakland International Airport (OAK)
– Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
– Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)
– Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW)
– San Diego International Airport (SAN)
– San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
– San Jose International Airport (SJC)
– Sacramento International Airport (SMF)
– John Wayne Airport (SNA)
– Lambert–St. Louis International Airport (STL)
– Tampa International Airport (TPA)

The official app of Southwest Airlines saw its last major update in November, which brought a new unified actions sidebar and airport information content pages in addition to initial mobile boarding pass support.

Southwest Airlines is a free app for iOS devices and can be downloaded through the App Store. [Direct Link]




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