Star Apps: Jason Dohring

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Star Apps: Jason Dohring

Star Apps: Jason Dohring

Posted: 17 Mar 2014 04:41 PM PDT

Having played a 400-year-old vampire, a serial killer, mass murderer Timothy McVeigh, and most recently a murder suspect, actor Jason Dohring is no stranger to playing bad boys. Reprising his role as Logan Echolls, Veronica Mars's emotionally volatile ex in the silver-screen adaptation of hit TV show, "Veronica Mars," Dohring is confident that longtime fans and newbies, alike, will enjoy watching "young teenage detective" Veronica Mars all grown up and cracking another gripping case. "Veronica Mars" is currently playing in theaters, nationwide.

Jason Dohring reprises his role as bad boy Logan Echolls in the Veronica Mars movie.

(Credit: Bjoern Kommerell)

The "Veronica Mars" film has become one of the most successful Kickstarter projects of all time, raising over $5.7 million dollars to make the movie. How did you learn that "Veronica Mars" was a go? One day I was in my backyard doing yard work, and I got a text that rolled in that said, "You've got to check this out, man. You're at $750,000 of your 2 million dollar target, and it's only 11a.m. in the morning. We never thought we'd make that kind of money, but by the end of the day, we made 2.2 million dollars in 24 hours. We ended up with 5.7... [Read more]


Steve Jobs quote app rejected by Apple, report says

Posted: 17 Mar 2014 08:04 AM PDT

Steve Jobs announced the first iPad in 2010.

(Credit: James Martin/CNET)

A new app has surfaced that features Steve Jobs quotes. But it turns out Apple wasn't impressed, according to a new report.

Quoth Steve has cropped up on the Web as a mobile app that users can run in the browser. The app provides daily Steve Jobs quotes that can be saved, shared via social networks, or synched to different devices. The app was initially planned for Apple's App Store, but according to co-creator John Gill, who coincidentally works as a developer at Amazon, Apple denied its entry into its marketplace.

Speaking to Recode in an interview published Monday, Gill claims that he attempted to have his app approved by Apple, only to be told by the company that it won't accept any apps focused solely on its co-founder. Apple asked that he add quotes from other popular figures in addition to Jobs, but Gill told Recode that he didn't feel it was in the spirit of the app.

Apple has caught some heat in the past for its approval policies for the App Store. That the company didn't approve an app highlighting the wisdom of its co-founder perhaps adds some credibility to its approval process, which requires programs to be useful as its cornerstone approval mechanism.

For now, Gill has decided to keep the ... [Read more]



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