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ExtraBITS for 29-Jun-09

Buying Bogus iTunes Gift Cards May Cost You — Next time you’re about to buy an iTunes gift card on eBay or Craigslist you may want to think twice. There’s a chance the card was purchased with a stolen credit card or hacked, and, as Macworld reports, Apple is cracking down on these fraudulent gift cards by permanently disabling user accounts that redeem them. (Posted 2009-06-29)

Jeff Carlson Talks iMovie ’09 with MacVoices — Jeff Carlson chats with Chuck Joiner on MacVoices about undocumented features in the latest iMovie ’09 releases, and unexpectedly delivers a short Video Encoding 101 course when explaining the new Optimize Video feature. (Posted 2009-06-22)

First iPhone Recovered via Find My iPhone? — A Lego Brickworld conference attendee writes up his Jack Bauer-like recovery of an iPhone that was nicked at a sketchy bar. (Posted 2009-06-22)

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