When Nick Fitzsimmons tries to buy an iPad at Walmart, he gets the runaround. Why does it need to conduct a “background check” on him?
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When Ana Maria Roque’s yoga app stops working, she calls this advocate for help. But can the problems with this nonworking program be untangled? Read more “Help, my Yoga app stopped working. Can you fix that?”
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TSA agents seem to have a thing for iPads.
Apple’s tablet computers are easy to swipe from unwitting airline passengers and can be sold quickly online,
as I noted earlier this year.
Read more “What TSA’s iPad theft problem means for your next flight”
Well, at least they have good taste in tablets. / Photo by the D34N - Flickr It happened again last week: A TSA agent was formally charged with swiping yet another iPad from a passenger.
iPads, in Clayton Keith Dovel’s case.
Read more “Is the TSA coming for your iPad?”
Betcha Steve Jobs never thought his iPad would help retrieve baby food from a TSA checkpoint. But these are strange times.
So here’s what happened to Jill Iseri when she flew out of Eugene, Ore., with her husband and baby last weekend. (You remember
last weekend, don’t you?)
A TSA agent confiscated my 6 oz. jar of store-bought baby food which was unopened. They insisted on opening it to test for explosives.
I said they can’t do that, because it will cause it to spoil within the hour and my baby needed to eat it 2 1/2 hours later, while in the air.
I was told I could check it in luggage, but obviously that wouldn’t help.
I also had a 4 oz. jar of fruit that they didn’t test, saying “We let those slide.” They did test my baby’s sippy cup water.
All my pleading fell on deaf ears, I was told next time I could bring four jars, that way when they open two of them, I’d still have two jars to keep.
Read more “TSA agents return confiscated baby food after mom pulls out iPad”