Letters to Steve: Inside the E-mail Inbox of Apple's Steve Jobs

By Mark Milian

Via his fantastic foresight and technological mastery, Steve Jobs touched billions of people's lives around the globe over a number of many years. He attracted a cult-like following that covered as much as purchase the pcs and devices produced through Apple Inc. through the years, humans chanced on the email deal with of Jobs and took to usually sending him messages. That he usually answered used to be as strange as his management sort and his approaches for crafting hit products.

Mark Milian, a know-how author for CNN, has reviewed greater than 100 of those e-mails, compiled from these published by way of enthusiasts to blogs and on-line message forums. a few never-before-published e-mails from Jobs have been shared completely for this e-book. As a complete, those correspondences supply a behind-the-scenes and inside-the-mind account of Jobs' ultimate and such a lot successful years. in this time, he again to Apple and led the beleaguered laptop maker from the threshold of financial disaster to changing into the main useful expertise corporation on this planet, whereas additionally coping with Pixar Animation Studios, an leading edge creation corporation that rocketed the Walt Disney corporation right into a new period of kin films.

This publication is predicated on interviews with a number of the buyers and enthusiasts Jobs communicated with. those stories show the intricacies of the way Jobs portrayed himself as likable and obtainable via direct interplay with lovers. He dealt with customer-service inquiries himself and punctiliously printed tricks approximately upcoming Apple items, ensuring headlines on blogs. even though, a few of these letters, while analyzed, offer a glimpse into his "reality distortion field," within which he lobs insults, bends the reality and makes use of misdirection with a view to manage somebody at the receiving finish. This ebook has been self-published in electronic shape, and isn't linked to or recommended via CNN.

Blurbs:
“Isaac Newton didn’t have back-cover charges; why do you need them?” —Steve Jobs, as advised to Stephen Wolfram

About the Author:
Mark Milian covers patron expertise for CNN and was once formerly a employees author for the l. a. occasions. this is often his first e-book.

Editorial Reviews:
"The emails incorporated in 'Letters To Steve: contained in the electronic mail Inbox Of Apple’s Steve Jobs,' unearths Jobs, who died October five, at his tricky minded, humorous, and fascinating best." —Brian Caulfield, Forbes

"'Letters to Steve: contained in the e mail Inbox of Apple's Steve Jobs' finds that the co-founder of the know-how monstrous even acquired concerned together with his company's uncomplicated customer support inquiries." —Anthony Bond, The (London) day-by-day Mail

“… Milian indicates, Jobs additionally may perhaps exhibit a few heart.” —Steven Levingston, The Washington Post

"Apple founder Steve Jobs stepped in and stuck difficulties for deserving shoppers, a brand new booklet of his emails reports." —Lesley Ciarula Taylor, Toronto Star

“Milian … chronicles -- between many stuff -- the prickly facet of Jobs that all of us came across so endearing.” —Erin Sherbet, SF Weekly

"Steve Jobs used to be no longer one to mince phrases, and that incorporated his frequently terse emails to enthusiasts and newshounds alike." —Chloe Albanesius, PCMag.com

"Long identified for undertaking own correspondence with shoppers, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and his concise e-mails are the topic of a brand new e-book." —AppleInsider

“… an engaging, effortless learn for people that were following Apple in the course of the years. It’s greater than simply the emails; Mark Milian weaves the messages jointly to create a story.” —Alex Heath, iDownloadBlog

"CNN reporter Mark Milian has released an publication that gathers all of Steve Jobs’s e-mails to shoppers, lovers, and critics that he may possibly find." —Bryan Chaffin, The Mac Observer

"Download of the Day" —Kelly Schwarze, Geeksugar

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By Mark Milian

Via his fantastic foresight and technological mastery, Steve Jobs touched billions of people's lives around the globe over a number of many years. He attracted a cult-like following that covered as much as purchase the pcs and devices produced through Apple Inc. through the years, humans chanced on the email deal with of Jobs and took to usually sending him messages. That he usually answered used to be as strange as his management sort and his approaches for crafting hit products.

Mark Milian, a know-how author for CNN, has reviewed greater than 100 of those e-mails, compiled from these published by way of enthusiasts to blogs and on-line message forums. a few never-before-published e-mails from Jobs have been shared completely for this e-book. As a complete, those correspondences supply a behind-the-scenes and inside-the-mind account of Jobs' ultimate and such a lot successful years. in this time, he again to Apple and led the beleaguered laptop maker from the threshold of financial disaster to changing into the main useful expertise corporation on this planet, whereas additionally coping with Pixar Animation Studios, an leading edge creation corporation that rocketed the Walt Disney corporation right into a new period of kin films.

This publication is predicated on interviews with a number of the buyers and enthusiasts Jobs communicated with. those stories show the intricacies of the way Jobs portrayed himself as likable and obtainable via direct interplay with lovers. He dealt with customer-service inquiries himself and punctiliously printed tricks approximately upcoming Apple items, ensuring headlines on blogs. even though, a few of these letters, while analyzed, offer a glimpse into his "reality distortion field," within which he lobs insults, bends the reality and makes use of misdirection with a view to manage somebody at the receiving finish. This ebook has been self-published in electronic shape, and isn't linked to or recommended via CNN.

Blurbs:
“Isaac Newton didn’t have back-cover charges; why do you need them?” —Steve Jobs, as advised to Stephen Wolfram

About the Author:
Mark Milian covers patron expertise for CNN and was once formerly a employees author for the l. a. occasions. this is often his first e-book.

Editorial Reviews:
"The emails incorporated in 'Letters To Steve: contained in the electronic mail Inbox Of Apple’s Steve Jobs,' unearths Jobs, who died October five, at his tricky minded, humorous, and fascinating best." —Brian Caulfield, Forbes

"'Letters to Steve: contained in the e mail Inbox of Apple's Steve Jobs' finds that the co-founder of the know-how monstrous even acquired concerned together with his company's uncomplicated customer support inquiries." —Anthony Bond, The (London) day-by-day Mail

“… Milian indicates, Jobs additionally may perhaps exhibit a few heart.” —Steven Levingston, The Washington Post

"Apple founder Steve Jobs stepped in and stuck difficulties for deserving shoppers, a brand new booklet of his emails reports." —Lesley Ciarula Taylor, Toronto Star

“Milian … chronicles -- between many stuff -- the prickly facet of Jobs that all of us came across so endearing.” —Erin Sherbet, SF Weekly

"Steve Jobs used to be no longer one to mince phrases, and that incorporated his frequently terse emails to enthusiasts and newshounds alike." —Chloe Albanesius, PCMag.com

"Long identified for undertaking own correspondence with shoppers, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and his concise e-mails are the topic of a brand new e-book." —AppleInsider

“… an engaging, effortless learn for people that were following Apple in the course of the years. It’s greater than simply the emails; Mark Milian weaves the messages jointly to create a story.” —Alex Heath, iDownloadBlog

"CNN reporter Mark Milian has released an publication that gathers all of Steve Jobs’s e-mails to shoppers, lovers, and critics that he may possibly find." —Bryan Chaffin, The Mac Observer

"Download of the Day" —Kelly Schwarze, Geeksugar

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Theory of Dielectrics: Dielectric Constant and Dielectric Loss

By Herbert Fröhlich

Now in its 6th printing (first in paperback), this publication continues to be a great reference for a person who works in utilized physics, engineering, or chemistry. It offers a scientific account of the speculation of dielectric houses, and the reader is believed to have in basic terms an acquaintance with calculus, complemented via an undemanding wisdom of atomic and molecular physics, statistical mechanics, and electrostatics.

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By Herbert Fröhlich

Now in its 6th printing (first in paperback), this publication continues to be a great reference for a person who works in utilized physics, engineering, or chemistry. It offers a scientific account of the speculation of dielectric houses, and the reader is believed to have in basic terms an acquaintance with calculus, complemented via an undemanding wisdom of atomic and molecular physics, statistical mechanics, and electrostatics.

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NMR Imaging of Materials (Monographs on the Physics and Chemistry of Materials)

By Bernhard Blümich

This ebook presents an creation to NMR imaging of fabrics protecting solid-state NMR spectroscopy, imaging tools for liquid and sturdy samples, and strange NMR by way of designated ways to spatial answer like an NMR floor scanner. precise realization is dedicated to the big number of how you can generate picture distinction in order that gains invisible by means of different tools might be detected by means of NMR. It comprises huge references to trendy literature and addresses employees in numerous fields of imaging functions in addition to students.

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By Bernhard Blümich

This ebook presents an creation to NMR imaging of fabrics protecting solid-state NMR spectroscopy, imaging tools for liquid and sturdy samples, and strange NMR by way of designated ways to spatial answer like an NMR floor scanner. precise realization is dedicated to the big number of how you can generate picture distinction in order that gains invisible by means of different tools might be detected by means of NMR. It comprises huge references to trendy literature and addresses employees in numerous fields of imaging functions in addition to students.

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The Piracy Crusade: How the Music Industry's War on Sharing Destroys Markets and Erodes Civil Liberties (Science/Technology/Culture)

By Aram Sinnreich

Within the decade and a part given that Napster first emerged, perpetually altering the face of electronic tradition, the declare that "internet pirates killed the tune undefined" has develop into so ubiquitous that it truly is taken care of as universal wisdom. Piracy is a virulent disease on valid companies and hard-working artists, we're instructed, a "cybercrime" just like id fraud or maybe terrorism.

In The Piracy Crusade, Aram Sinnreich opinions the inspiration of "piracy" as a delusion perpetuated through ultra-modern cultural cartels―the handful of businesses that dominate the movie, software program, and particularly track industries. As electronic networks have permeated our social atmosphere, they've got provided great numbers of individuals the chance to test with leading edge cultural and entrepreneurial rules predicated at the trust that details might be shared extensively. This has left the media cartels, whose strength has traditionally resided of their skill to limit the circulation of cultural details, with tough offerings: adapt to this new surroundings, struggle the adjustments the teeth and nail, or settle for obsolescence. Their determination to struggle has led to ever improved copyright legislation and the competitive pursuit of accused infringers.

Yet the main risky legacy of this "piracy campaign" isn't the harm inflicted on promising start-ups or on well-intentioned civilians stuck within the crosshairs of file-sharing litigation. way more troubling, Sinnreich argues, are the wider implications of copyright legislation and worldwide treaties that sacrifice loose speech and privateness within the identify of struggling with the phantom of piracy―policies that threaten to undermine the principles of democratic society.

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By Aram Sinnreich

Within the decade and a part given that Napster first emerged, perpetually altering the face of electronic tradition, the declare that "internet pirates killed the tune undefined" has develop into so ubiquitous that it truly is taken care of as universal wisdom. Piracy is a virulent disease on valid companies and hard-working artists, we're instructed, a "cybercrime" just like id fraud or maybe terrorism.

In The Piracy Crusade, Aram Sinnreich opinions the inspiration of "piracy" as a delusion perpetuated through ultra-modern cultural cartels―the handful of businesses that dominate the movie, software program, and particularly track industries. As electronic networks have permeated our social atmosphere, they've got provided great numbers of individuals the chance to test with leading edge cultural and entrepreneurial rules predicated at the trust that details might be shared extensively. This has left the media cartels, whose strength has traditionally resided of their skill to limit the circulation of cultural details, with tough offerings: adapt to this new surroundings, struggle the adjustments the teeth and nail, or settle for obsolescence. Their determination to struggle has led to ever improved copyright legislation and the competitive pursuit of accused infringers.

Yet the main risky legacy of this "piracy campaign" isn't the harm inflicted on promising start-ups or on well-intentioned civilians stuck within the crosshairs of file-sharing litigation. way more troubling, Sinnreich argues, are the wider implications of copyright legislation and worldwide treaties that sacrifice loose speech and privateness within the identify of struggling with the phantom of piracy―policies that threaten to undermine the principles of democratic society.

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Making Your Small Farm Profitable: Apply 25 Guiding Principles, Develop New Crops & New Markets, Maximize Net Profits Per Acre

By Ron Macher

This functional, step by step advisor to working a small farm within the new millennium examines 20 substitute farming organisations. Readers will methods to aim area of interest markets and maintain a farm's organic and fiscal future health.

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By Ron Macher

This functional, step by step advisor to working a small farm within the new millennium examines 20 substitute farming organisations. Readers will methods to aim area of interest markets and maintain a farm's organic and fiscal future health.

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ProBlogger: Secrets for Blogging Your Way to a Six-Figure Income

By Chris Garrett

A entire how-to from of the world’s best bloggers

Thousands of aspiring bloggers release new blogs each day, hoping to spice up their source of revenue. with no sturdy recommendation from specialists, such a lot will fail. This bestselling advisor, now absolutely revised with new and up to date advice and methods from of the world’s such a lot winning bloggers, presents the step by step details bloggers have to flip their pastime into an source of revenue resource or a fulltime career.

  • Earning a high-quality source of revenue from running a blog is feasible, yet tough; this booklet information confirmed innovations and offers aspiring bloggers the instruments to succeed
  • Even beginners will discover ways to decide upon a weblog subject, learn the industry, manage a web publication, advertise, and earn revenue
  • Offers reliable, step by step guideline on how bloggers earn money, why niches topic, the way to use crucial running a blog instruments and reap the benefits of social media and content material aggregators, what a winning weblog submit may still comprise, tips to optimize ads, and lots more and plenty more

Written through fulltime specialist bloggers, the up-to-date variation of ProBlogger tells you precisely the right way to release and hold a web publication that makes money.

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By Chris Garrett

A entire how-to from of the world’s best bloggers

Thousands of aspiring bloggers release new blogs each day, hoping to spice up their source of revenue. with no sturdy recommendation from specialists, such a lot will fail. This bestselling advisor, now absolutely revised with new and up to date advice and methods from of the world’s such a lot winning bloggers, presents the step by step details bloggers have to flip their pastime into an source of revenue resource or a fulltime career.

  • Earning a high-quality source of revenue from running a blog is feasible, yet tough; this booklet information confirmed innovations and offers aspiring bloggers the instruments to succeed
  • Even beginners will discover ways to decide upon a weblog subject, learn the industry, manage a web publication, advertise, and earn revenue
  • Offers reliable, step by step guideline on how bloggers earn money, why niches topic, the way to use crucial running a blog instruments and reap the benefits of social media and content material aggregators, what a winning weblog submit may still comprise, tips to optimize ads, and lots more and plenty more

Written through fulltime specialist bloggers, the up-to-date variation of ProBlogger tells you precisely the right way to release and hold a web publication that makes money.

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Computeractive Magazine, Volume 7, Issue 4 (April 2012)

The target of Computeractive is to supply ‘Simple transparent suggestion In undeniable English’ on all concerns of know-how. computing device energetic writes approximately know-how concerns dealing with normal readers of their day after day existence. From deciding to buy recommendation on pcs, cellphones, cameras and so on. to expanding productiveness on Microsoft home windows to troubleshooting desktops and laptops. Computeractive addresses a lot of these via, effortless to appreciate, step-by-step courses in addition to in-depth articles. know-how has develop into half and parcel of lifestyle, Computeractive is helping you negotiate the tough bits.

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The target of Computeractive is to supply ‘Simple transparent suggestion In undeniable English’ on all concerns of know-how. computing device energetic writes approximately know-how concerns dealing with normal readers of their day after day existence. From deciding to buy recommendation on pcs, cellphones, cameras and so on. to expanding productiveness on Microsoft home windows to troubleshooting desktops and laptops. Computeractive addresses a lot of these via, effortless to appreciate, step-by-step courses in addition to in-depth articles. know-how has develop into half and parcel of lifestyle, Computeractive is helping you negotiate the tough bits.

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Transforming IT Culture: How to Use Social Intelligence, Human Factors and Collaboration to Create an IT Department That Outperforms

By Frank Wander

Practical, confirmed suggestions for remodeling the tradition of any IT department

As progressively more jobs are outsourced, and the economic climate keeps to fight, everyone is trying to find an alternative choice to the greed-driven, egocentric management that has led to enterprises the place the staff are taken care of as interchangeable elements. This e-book indicates how the human elements can be utilized to free up greater returns on human capital such that employees aren't any longer interchangeable elements, yet resources which are cared approximately and grown. Refreshingly leading edge, Transforming IT Culture indicates how neuroscientific and mental examine will be utilized within the IT office to unharness an enormous pool of untapped potential.

  • Written by way of a professional on IT tradition transformation
  • Considers the common "cultural blindness" in enterprise at the present time, and the way it may be addressed
  • Draws at the author's repeated good fortune remodeling IT divisions throughout significant businesses by means of employing the human factors
  • Explains why social intelligence, human elements, and collaboration are the resource of concord, shared studying, mutual admire, and cost creation

Employees wish confident swap in enterprise, whatever to prevent the downward spiral we're on, either financially and emotionally. Transforming IT Culture exhibits how the fundamental element to any excessive appearing IT division is a tradition the place staff are valued and controlled to their strengths. utilizing the data know-how career as a lens by which we will be able to comprehend wisdom employee productiveness and the way to significantly increase it, this crucial new e-book unearths why Collaborative Social platforms are necessary to each organization.

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By Frank Wander

Practical, confirmed suggestions for remodeling the tradition of any IT department

As progressively more jobs are outsourced, and the economic climate keeps to fight, everyone is trying to find an alternative choice to the greed-driven, egocentric management that has led to enterprises the place the staff are taken care of as interchangeable elements. This e-book indicates how the human elements can be utilized to free up greater returns on human capital such that employees aren't any longer interchangeable elements, yet resources which are cared approximately and grown. Refreshingly leading edge, Transforming IT Culture indicates how neuroscientific and mental examine will be utilized within the IT office to unharness an enormous pool of untapped potential.

  • Written by way of a professional on IT tradition transformation
  • Considers the common "cultural blindness" in enterprise at the present time, and the way it may be addressed
  • Draws at the author's repeated good fortune remodeling IT divisions throughout significant businesses by means of employing the human factors
  • Explains why social intelligence, human elements, and collaboration are the resource of concord, shared studying, mutual admire, and cost creation

Employees wish confident swap in enterprise, whatever to prevent the downward spiral we're on, either financially and emotionally. Transforming IT Culture exhibits how the fundamental element to any excessive appearing IT division is a tradition the place staff are valued and controlled to their strengths. utilizing the data know-how career as a lens by which we will be able to comprehend wisdom employee productiveness and the way to significantly increase it, this crucial new e-book unearths why Collaborative Social platforms are necessary to each organization.

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Practical Anonymity: Hiding in Plain Sight Online

By Peter Loshin

For people with valid cause to take advantage of the net anonymously--diplomats, army and different govt firms, newshounds, political activists, IT pros, legislations enforcement team of workers, political refugees and others--anonymous networking offers a useful device, and plenty of stable purposes that anonymity can serve a vital goal. nameless use of the web is made tricky by means of the numerous web content that be aware of every little thing approximately us, by means of the cookies and advert networks, IP-logging ISPs, even nosy officers may perhaps get entangled. it really is not attainable to show off browser cookies to be left by myself on your on-line existence. Practical Anonymity: Hiding in simple Sight on-line shows you the way to take advantage of the best and widely-used anonymity tools--the ones that guard diplomats, army and different executive organizations to turn into invisible on-line. This practical guide skips the theoretical and technical info and specializes in getting from 0 to nameless as speedy as attainable.

For many, utilizing any of the open-source, peer-reviewed instruments for connecting to the web through an nameless community can be (or appear to be) too tricky because most of the knowledge approximately those instruments is harassed with discussions of ways they paintings and the way to maximise defense. Even tech-savvy clients may possibly locate the load too great--but really utilizing the instruments might be lovely basic.

The fundamental marketplace for this booklet comprises IT execs who need/want instruments for anonymity to test/work round company firewalls and router filtering in addition to offer anonymity instruments to their buyers.

Simple, step by step directions for configuring and utilizing nameless networking software program

  • Simple, step by step directions for configuring and utilizing nameless networking software program
  • Use of open resource, time-proven and peer-reviewed instruments for anonymity
  • Plain-language dialogue of exact threats and urban feedback for acceptable responses
  • Easy-to-follow information for more secure computing
  • Simple, step by step directions for configuring and utilizing nameless networking software
  • Use of open resource, time-proven and peer-reviewed instruments for anonymity
  • Plain-language dialogue of exact threats, and urban feedback for acceptable responses
  • Easy to stick to counsel for more secure computing

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By Peter Loshin

For people with valid cause to take advantage of the net anonymously--diplomats, army and different govt firms, newshounds, political activists, IT pros, legislations enforcement team of workers, political refugees and others--anonymous networking offers a useful device, and plenty of stable purposes that anonymity can serve a vital goal. nameless use of the web is made tricky by means of the numerous web content that be aware of every little thing approximately us, by means of the cookies and advert networks, IP-logging ISPs, even nosy officers may perhaps get entangled. it really is not attainable to show off browser cookies to be left by myself on your on-line existence. Practical Anonymity: Hiding in simple Sight on-line shows you the way to take advantage of the best and widely-used anonymity tools--the ones that guard diplomats, army and different executive organizations to turn into invisible on-line. This practical guide skips the theoretical and technical info and specializes in getting from 0 to nameless as speedy as attainable.

For many, utilizing any of the open-source, peer-reviewed instruments for connecting to the web through an nameless community can be (or appear to be) too tricky because most of the knowledge approximately those instruments is harassed with discussions of ways they paintings and the way to maximise defense. Even tech-savvy clients may possibly locate the load too great--but really utilizing the instruments might be lovely basic.

The fundamental marketplace for this booklet comprises IT execs who need/want instruments for anonymity to test/work round company firewalls and router filtering in addition to offer anonymity instruments to their buyers.

Simple, step by step directions for configuring and utilizing nameless networking software program

  • Simple, step by step directions for configuring and utilizing nameless networking software program
  • Use of open resource, time-proven and peer-reviewed instruments for anonymity
  • Plain-language dialogue of exact threats and urban feedback for acceptable responses
  • Easy-to-follow information for more secure computing
  • Simple, step by step directions for configuring and utilizing nameless networking software
  • Use of open resource, time-proven and peer-reviewed instruments for anonymity
  • Plain-language dialogue of exact threats, and urban feedback for acceptable responses
  • Easy to stick to counsel for more secure computing

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iCloud: Visual QuickStart Guide

By Tom Negrino

How to use Apple's iCloud provider to proportion your content material throughout all of your units. This critical consultant to Apple's iCloud provider walks you thru the best way to percentage songs, images, books, apps, records, electronic mail, contacts, and calendars throughout your workstation, Mac, and iOS units. you'll the way to create and deal with files and edit them on any machine, with iCloud holding the records modern. easy methods to again up very important details through the cloud. you are going to even notice how to define humans and find lost devices!

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By Tom Negrino

How to use Apple's iCloud provider to proportion your content material throughout all of your units. This critical consultant to Apple's iCloud provider walks you thru the best way to percentage songs, images, books, apps, records, electronic mail, contacts, and calendars throughout your workstation, Mac, and iOS units. you'll the way to create and deal with files and edit them on any machine, with iCloud holding the records modern. easy methods to again up very important details through the cloud. you are going to even notice how to define humans and find lost devices!

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