— CBP (@CBP) September 14, 2020 While there is no doubt that the OnePlus Buds look a lot like the Apple AirPods in White, the retail boxes make it quite clear that they are legitimate products made by OnePlus. In a tweet announcing the seizure, CBP says the shipment would be valued at $398K, had they been genuine. CBP has also issued a press release praising its officers who intercepted the "counterfeit earbuds." … [Read more...] about Feds seize ‘counterfeit Apple AirPods’ that turn out to be OnePlus Buds
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The Verge has reached out to both OnePlus and CBP for more details on the action at JFK. Was it an embarrassing gaffe by border officers, or a wake-up call that earbud makers need to be a little more original? Maybe both. You’ve gotta figure the blue OnePlus Buds probably would’ve gotten through. … [Read more...] about Feds proudly announce seizure of ‘counterfeit Apple AirPods’ that are actually OnePlus Buds
Nevertheless, you have to feel for the editors burnt by the shift in direction. Thanks to Apple's immediate discontinuation of Final Cut Pro 7 (a decision Apple is apparently reconsidering for enterprise users), a lot of people are stuck with expensive hardware and software built around a completely different paradigm that they might not like or that just doesn't work for them. Some will be able to fill the gaps left by the removal of Color with competent third-party options like Colorista or Resolve, once they're updated for FCP X. I'm sure that many others will head to other software options, out of fear of what the next version will bring (Ping notifications!). … [Read more...] about After Final Cut Pro debacle, does Apple still care about creative pros?
As of Monday, two of the whales appear to have made a U-turn back to sea, while one remains swimming roughly 19 miles (30 km) upstream, seemingly lost. The threat of a croc attack seems slim for now, Palmer said, given the whale's massive size (it measures an estimated 52 feet, or 16 meters long) — however, if the whale becomes stranded in shallow waters, it could become an easy target. … [Read more...] about Lost humpback whale abandoned by friends in croc-infested river in Australia
In the 10-page court filing, Farrell admitted that not only was he "DoctorClu," a site administrator, but that he also served as "informal spokesman" for "Defcon," the site’s founder. Farrell also said that he led a denial-of-service attack on Tor Market, a competitor. … [Read more...] about Top Silk Road 2.0 admin “DoctorClu” pleads guilty, could face 8 years in prison