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The Inside Story of the Civil War for the Soul of NBC News

Brian Williams’s fabrication was just the latest, and worst, of the debacles that have plagued NBC News since NBCUniversal was bought by Comcast in 2011. Who is to blame?<p>On the afternoon of Wednesday, February 4, the beleaguered head of NBC News, 47-year-old Deborah Turness, dropped into a chair in …

[Updated] Apple Watch: Everything You Need To Know

<i>Updated March 9th following Apple’s ‘second’ Apple Watch launch.</i> <i>New pricing and release date information added as well as battery life data.</i><p>It was supposed to be called the <i>iWatch</i>. That Apple chose the more generic ‘Watch’ was both great and frustrating. Frustrating because it is going to be …

Hey, McFly! Hoverboard available on Kickstarter for $10,000

Want a hoverboard before Marty McFly (who looks just like Michael J Fox) arrives in October 2015 to fly one around his town square? Arx Pax, a small company from Los Gatos, California, is now offering the real thing - although don’t expect to do much travelling on it.<p>Ever since Michael J Fox took …

Students Can Take Studying Paperless With These Apps and Gadgets

The diligent student may often be pictured with a pencil behind her ear, her chicken scratches adorning countless spiral notebooks — but these days she's just as likely to be organizing a study group on her smartphone while reviewing a lecture on her tablet. Here are a few gadgets and apps that …

Shrturl.co: You'll Never Trust a Shortened URL Again

We always like it when our people work on their own projects and hobbies. Hacking cool stuff together is in our DNA and how most of the companies that make up The Next Web got started. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that our talented designer Alexander Griffioen built a cool little tool on his …

Apple close to buying Beats for $3.2 bln -source | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc is close to paying a record $3.2 billion for Beats Electronics, two people with knowledge of the matter said, an expensive foray into music streaming and headphone gear that would mark a departure for the usually cash-conservative iPhone maker.<p>The Apple logo is …

Apple files another request to ban older Samsung phones and tablets

Apple is once again seeking a sales ban on over 20 different Samsung smartphones and tablets that were found to violate its patents last year. Though such a ban was initially rejected, last month Apple was given another chance to argue for one when an appellate court vacated the earlier ruling. …

Apple To Go Large In 2014 With iPhone 6 In May And iPad Pro in October

Now that the ink is drying on Apple's deal with China Mobile, supply chain rumors are emerging about Apple’s next significant product releases. Digitimes reports that according to “sources from the upstream supply chain,” Apple is planning to release a 5-inch iPhone 6 “phablet” this coming May and …

iOS 7 Jailbreak Released, Enables Tethering, Alternative Apps And Bitcoin

iOS jailbreakers woke up to an early Christmas present this morning as the hacking group evad3rs released the first version of evasi0n7, the first jailbreak for iOS 7. This is not a present, however, for the faint of heart, as it has not been thoroughly tested. Jay Freeman’s (aka saurik), the …

Interpreter in group that burned men

JOHANNESBURG — The bogus sign language interpreter at last week's Nelson Mandela memorial service was among a group of people who accosted two men found with a stolen television and burned them to death by setting fire to tires placed around their necks, one of the interpreter's cousins and three …

Samsung says the Galaxy S4 design is 'like nothing you've ever seen before'

If the Galaxy S III was gently mocked for its design, the S4 has been the unwitting focus of a full-on roast. In a video explaining its design choices, Samsung explains that while the Galaxy S III was inspired by nature, this time it decided to ask the question, "How can we change people's lives …

Apple Gaining Ground on Android and Samsung in U.S. Smartphone Market

Some good news for Apple in comScore’s latest U.S. smartphone study: The company posted significant gains in both smartphone hardware and operating …

Apple Device Screen Resolutions [Infographic]

Rachel Miedema<p><i>Her Royal Highness of Communication aka Senior Staff Writer Communication</i><p>Rachel is a full-time writer and former youth pastor who …

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How The iPad Mini Became A Stealth Success

When the iPad Mini was released in November of last year, there were few opening-bell lines at Apple stores, few foaming-at-the-mouth fanboys crossing out the days on their calendars, and few folks who viewed the device as much more than Apple getting in the seven-inch tablet game because, well, …

That Apple Flexible Display For a Future iPhone, Cool And Cute

A couple of days back the US Patent and Trademarks Office published Apple’s application for a wrap-around form factor for electronic devices. It looks like a curvy, future iPhone.<p>I’ve read a number of interpretations of the application, some of them suggesting this is an Apple invention. Clearly it …

Apple ‘Pushing Hard’ for Summer Release of New ‘iRadio’ Music Streaming Service

- Mar 29, 2013<p>We’ve heard a lot of reports about Apple’s rumored streaming radio service lately – and many of those reports have come from credible …

Google’s New Chat Application To Be Named ‘Babel’ [Rumor]

Over the last few weeks, there has been a lot of speculation suggesting that Google is in the process of releasing a unified chat application called <i>Babel</i>. Babel is rumored to have merged services such as Voice, Talk, and Google + Messenger. The new service is also rumored to be a cross-platform …