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Dear Apple, there's nothing 'really sad' about using a 5-year-old PC

Apple events often bring about their fair share of controversy – sometimes the lack of diversity, sometimes with unwanted free music – but today the company hit a new low: making fun of poor people.<p>While presenting the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro today, Phil Schiller, Apple’s vice president of worldwide …

IPad Pro

Michele Lamy in Dubai: day four

Dubai

The blind boy who learned to see with sound

<b>Daniel Kish has taught thousands of people all over the world how to "see" by using sound. But of all the students he's taken on, none have been quite like Ethan.</b><p>On 26 January 2015, 10-year old Ethan Loch, from Bonnybridge, near Falkirk, walked through the doors of St Mary's Music School in …

Living Rooms

New Line Cinema Makes Foray Into U.K. TV With BBC Drama Based on Philip Pullman's 'His Dark Materials'

It will produce the show for flagship channel BBC One with Bad Wolf.<p>The BBC has ordered a drama series based on Philip Pullman’s fantasy trilogy of …

Why was that ‘#KillAllWhiteMen’ tweet such a big deal?

Whether you love her or hate her, Bahar Mustafa has had an undeniably shit year. After being yanked into her very own public scandal back in May, the Goldsmiths diversity officer has been doing her best to deflect a torrent of online abuse, IRL privacy invasions, death and rape threats. And why? …

Social Media

Big Changes Behind the Scenes at Marvel Studios

Feige's very own Civil War.<p>Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige almost quit recently over internal strife regarding the massive budget for the …

The Black Pantsuit That Forged Audrey Hepburn and Hubert de Givenchy’s Lifelong Friendship

In 1954, up-and-coming actress Audrey Hepburn met with a young designer named Hubert de Givenchy. It was a match made in fashion heaven.<p><i>Every week, VF.com staffers pick an iconic photograph and examine what really went on behind the shot. Today, we look at a 1954 photograph of Audrey Hepburn that</i> …