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Do The Right Thing, China Telecom, apps for Paris, Beats app, home invasion, wearable tech, Weather

where would you prefer to wear your tech?
Where would you prefer to wear your tech?

Apple’s Beats makes documentary celebrating 25th anniversary of film ‘Do the Right Thing’ — Beats Music last Thursday published a short 22-minute documentary on Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing, a landmark film dealing with race in America celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.

Apple now using China Telecom servers to store customer data in China — Apple has reportedly begun storing data from iPhone users in China in data centres operated by “state-controlled China Telecom.” Originally reported by the Wall Street Journal, the move comes amidst allegations from elements within the Chinese media which have claimed that the iPhone poses a security risk. [Well, they do now!]

Three apps for a Paris visit — If you’re heading to Paris anytime soon, you might consider one of the three apps featuring in this week’s Free on iTunes on the Mac Observer: guided tours, maps, photos and more, all for free.

Beats Music app added to ‘Made by Apple’ list in iOS App Store — More than two months after its acquisition of Beats was announced, Apple on Friday officially added the Beats Music streaming audio app to the App Store’s featured Made by Apple list, although the developer is still listed as Beats Music, LLC. [It’s not yet available for New Zealand, though.]

Prepare for the home invasion — An interesting Mac Observer article points out the more we automate our homes, the more open they are to being hacked.

Where do you want to wear your ‘wearable tech’? — TUAW wants to know,  so is running  poll, and feel free to leave a comment below if you have another idea of where wearable tech can reside on the human body (keep it clean…). [Pic, above, from the TUAW poll link.]

Facebook fixes longstanding iOS bug, lowers crash rate by 50% — Facebook announced that it had cracked a long standing bug that affected app stability on iOS. As a result, Facebook engineers are touting that the crash rate for the iOS Facebook app has been reduced by a whopping 50%.

Get more from Apple’s Weather app — Apple’s Weather app is fairly easy to navigate and use; opening it presents you with a list of your favorite locations, along with quick glances at their time zone and current weather. Tap a location to view it in more detail. Macworld’s video shows you how to get the most out of it.