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Apple patent explains how USB-C will make every other connector obsolete

Apple still hasn’t owned up to inventing USB-C, the brand new connector featured on its 12-inch MacBook — but Apple patents have all but tied the technology to Cupertino. The latest describes how a do-it-all connector that fits USB-C’s description is going to make every other port you’re using …

Patents

You don’t even have your Apple Watch yet, but these cats do

Many people who stayed up into the wee hours of the night last month to try and buy an Apple Watch found themselves looking at late May and June delivery dates. Of course Apple has been delivering some watches sooner than that, but the fact remains that you still can't just walk into an Apple store …

Several arrested after curfew in Baltimore; many cheer charges against six officers

After a brief flurry of arrests at the beginning of the 10 p.m. curfew, the streets surrounding Baltimore's City Hall emptied quickly save for a large crowd of police, National Guardsmen and media members.<p>Police arrested several protesters near City Hall after a small group sitting on a lawn …

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Thank you for vaping: New Yorkers protest the new e-cig ban at Museum of Sex

"This is the beginning. This is where this fight takes off."<p>"This is the beginning. This is where this fight takes off," says Jenee Fowler, a thin woman with multicolored hair also known as Vape Girl on YouTube. Fowler’s boyfriend Russ Wishtart, a vaping advocate who hosts a libertarian-themed …

City's E-Cig Limits Take Effect

Chicago's controversial limits on e-cigarette usage took effect Tuesday, making it against city ordinance to use the devices within 15 feet of any …

Apple may be about to take on Google with its own search engine

Having gone “thermonuclear war” on Google after it discovered that it was following Apple into smartphones, Apple may be about to turn the tables on its Mountain View rivals — by entering the search engine business.<p>Apple is currently looking to hire an engineering project manager for something …

Mobile Devices

Report: Apple might challenge Tesla with an electric minivan

Hundreds of Apple employees are working on an electric car that resembles a minivan, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. It’s possible …

Tim Cook

Apple wants first cars on the road by 2020

If you believe the rumors, Apple is working on an electric car.<p>Apple hopes to start making said car by 2020, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Exactly how an Apple vehicle will be made is anyone’s guess, but the company has been aggressively hiring automotive talent to make it a …

Tim Cook

Apple could surprise us with 12-inch MacBook Air next week

The Apple Watch is expected to be the main attraction at next week’s “Spring Forward” event, but according to a new report, the long-rumored 12-inch Retina MacBook Air could make a surprise appearance at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.<p>The sketchy rumor comes from the Michael Report, which …

MacBook Air

Could the Next iPhone Be Completely Waterproof?

"Premium smartphones" often means powerful processors and stunning displays wrapped in an all-metal body, but what is consistently left off that …

Apple Watch: Faulty Taptic Engine Slows Rollout

Supplies crimped after testing found problems with Chinese-made component that creates gentle tapping sensation<p>A key component of the Apple Watch made by one of two suppliers was found to be defective, prompting Apple Inc. to limit the availability of the highly anticipated new product, according …

Ford shares more details on CarPlay support, will offer close integration with SYNC

Ford was one of the first car manufacturers to announce its intentions to add support for Apple’s CarPlay to its in-dash systems. Questions concerning how Ford plans to integrate Apple’s solution, however, have remained since the initial announcement. In an interview with Re/code today, Ford CEO …

Android Auto

The Apple Watch Might Be Able to Measure Blood Oxygen

A pedometer isn’t enough for a device to call itself a serious fitness tracker nowadays – a heart rate sensor is essential for giving meaningful measurements during intense activity.<p>Naturally, Apple says the heart rate monitor on its smartwatch is better than the one’s you’ll find in competing …

Family of boy killed by Border Patrol can't sue agent in U.S., court rules

A U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed a Mexican teenager when he fired across the border from Texas into Mexico cannot be sued in U.S. courts by the boy's family, a federal appeals court ruled.<p>The unanimous ruling was issued Friday by the full 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, reversing most of an …

No, Apple Isn't Cutting Pebble Off From iOS

Pebble owners, breathe easy. Apple's not banishing your smartwatch from your iPhone.<p>You'd be forgiven for thinking that, though. This week, just …

Stunning Early Entries in 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

One of our very favorite photo contests has just kicked off! The 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest brings out the most breathtaking shots in travel photography. This year, the prizes are really exciting! The grand prize winner will receive an eight day National Geographic Photo …

Travel Photography

An Android robot is peeing on an Apple logo in Google Maps

In the outskirts of Rawalpindi, a Pakistani city less than 10 miles southwest of Islamabad, is what appears to be a park in the shape of an Android robot peeing on an Apple logo.<p>At least, that's what shows up if you look up Rawalpindi in Google Maps.<p>The park is not actually there -- it's an …

Weird iPhone 7 concept inspired by Apple Watch

Another year, another iPhone. But before all the rumors and leaks start surfacing, artists have been hard at work coming up with ideas about what the next iPhone could look like. But this concept takes the cake. In a video uploaded to its YouTube channel, ConceptsiPhone showed off an iPhone 7 with …

iPhone 6s Rumors Already? Yes. It’s Happening.

It’s fun to look back on the iPhone 6 rumors and see all the ridiculous speculations that seemed pretty plausible to our curious minds at the time. But we’re keeping it realistic with today’s iPhone 6s chatter. From more memory space to a bigger iOS update, here are a few specs being whispered …

iPhone 6S Is Reportedly Going To Have 2GB RAM And Apple SIM Pre-Installed

When the new Apple “iPhone 6S” is announced this fall, one of its specifications will likely include 2GB of RAM. This means it would have the same amount of memory as the iPad 2 Air, which launched last year. The “iPhone 6S” is also expected to have an Apple SIM pre-installed, enabling buyers to …

Scientists Shocked After Testing Ecig Vapor in the Lab

Over and over again, we’ve heard public health officials argue that we simply do not have enough scientific data to be certain that electronic …

Vaping may not be as safe as smokers think, research suggests

E-cigarettes generate toxic chemicals similar to those found in tobacco and may harm the lungs and immune system, new research suggests.<p>The findings, from a study of mice, indicate that vaping may not be as safe an alternative to smoking tobacco as many people believe.<p>In the experiments, mice …