Ari Blumkin

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Latest iPhone 6 Mockups Could Offer Preview of the Real Thing

We've seen many, many mockups of the purported iPhone 6 over the past half year — tons — and even though all of these mockups are just that, as time …

Apple’s iWatch Could Be The Next Big Sports Fashion Accessory

Sports sells gatorade, and sports sells sneakers, and sports sells clothing and hats and TV trays and bottle openers and anything that has enough surface area to hold a logo. But can sports sell the concept of the smartwatch? That’s what Apple might find out beginning in October, the rumored launch …

This Glove Makes You Beethoven

“Have you ever seen the Matrix?” Thad Starner excitedly asks me over the phone. “There’s that scene where they need to fly a helicopter and Trinity just says, “hang on” and then uploads the instructions to her brain. That’s the future of what I’m doing.”<p>What started as a wearable experiment for the …

What God does to your brain

The controversial science of neurotheology aims to find the answer to an age-old question: why do we believe?<p>When neuroscientist Andrew Newberg scanned the brain of “Kevin”, a staunch <b>atheist,</b> while he was meditating, he made a fascinating discovery. “Compared with the Buddhist monks and Franciscan …

Possible Proof That the iPhone's 'Kill Switch' Stops Thieves

Apple's iPhone "kill switch" is apparently making would-be thieves think twice.<p>The switch locks up iPhones running iOS 7 unless the authorized user …

Report: Cleveland Cavaliers Will Offer Kyrie Irving a Max Contract

After an unsteady and ultimately disappointing 2013-14 season, the Cleveland Cavaliers will look to add a measure of stability to their future by maxing out Kyrie Irving at their earliest opportunity.<p>Per Terry Pluto of the <i>Cleveland Plain-Dealer</i>:<p>My sources tell me that the Cavs have had no doubts …

California Chrome denied: Tonalist wins Belmont Stakes

Tonalist won the 146th Belmont Stakes Saturday, denying the heavily favored California Chrome his chance to become the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years.<p>Instead of a historic win by their favorite, the huge crowd at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York, witnessed a dramatic finish in which …

The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits

From ‘Donkey Kong’ to the NES — how a Japanese company took over the American living room. An exclusive first serial from ‘Console Wars.’<p><i>The</i> …