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ExtraBITS for 22 August 2011

by TidBITS Staff

We were just monkeying around last week, with Glenn Fleishman talking on NPR’s Science Friday and with an article about orangutans using iPads. Both are worth checking out.

Glenn Discusses Google Purchase of Motorola on Science Friday [1] -- Glenn Fleishman appeared on the National Public Radio show Science Friday to talk with host Ira Flatow about the implications of Google’s acquisition of Motorola, and what that means for Apple and consumers.

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Orangutans Play with iPads [3] -- After an April Fools’ Day joke about gorillas using iPads, Scott Engel, who works with orangutans at the Milwaukee County Zoo, decided to set up an iPad enrichment program for the zoo’s orangutans. Brian Cecente of Kotaku writes about how the orangutans are getting started with the iPad, and how other zoos are considering adding iPads to their primate enrichment programs as well.

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[1]: https://www.npr.org/2011/08/19/139790020/google-enters-the-smartphone-business-maybe
[2]: http://tidbits.com/article/12434#comments
[3]: http://kotaku.com/5830764/these-orangutans-play-with-ipads/gallery/1
[4]: http://tidbits.com/article/12430#comments