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The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Psychology

iPhone 6 launch: what do you want from Apple's new phone - and wearable?

Will it have a reversible USB cable? Are rumours of “unscratchable” sapphire screens true? And an NFC payment system? And just how big will the iPhone 6 be, exactly?<p>How about the rumoured wearable device? Is this the must-have exercise accessory you’ve been waiting for? Is your doctor pacing the …

Apple Watch review: Apple Watch one year in: My (kinda sorta) everyday companion - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Beautifully constructed. Handles messages well. A solid fitness tracker. Hundreds of apps. Can send and receive voice calls via an iPhone. Lots of design choices. Apple Pay-enabled. Stores music for local playback over Bluetooth.<p><b>The Bad</b> Battery only lasts a little more than a day. Most …

What You Should Expect From Apple's Big Event

Tuesday is shaping up to be the biggest day for Apple in years.<p>Tim Cook, Apple's CEO, is under intense pressure. Although the company's stock has hit record highs recently, Apple hasn't come up with a new product category since Steve Jobs, the man who brought us the iPod, iPad and iPhone, died …

The iOS @@ shortcut is so useful, you’ll never use your iPhone the same way again

Text shortcuts are one of the most useful settings in iOS. Having the potential to just hit a couple of keys to input an entire string of text is a wonderful time saver… as long as you have the foresight to set them up first.<p>Alas, most of us never delve into text shortcuts on iOS 8. But here’s a …

Last-Minute iPhone 6, iWatch and iPad Rumor Roundup

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

5 things to expect from Apple's big event

There’s a lot riding on Apple’s massive iPhone 6 and iWatch event. Since the first iPad in 2010, the big question on everyone’s mind has been “what comes next?” Apple updates its lineup on a fairly predictable schedule, but products that push the company into entirely new categories have been few …

Moto G: Motorola's surprise hit, honed at knifepoint

"Moto G has absolutely been crucial for us. It's a primary reason we've gone from no share to something relevant now in some markets."<p>Motorola President and Chief Operating Officer Rick Osterloh

Mobile Technology

What to Expect When You're Expecting the iPhone 6

Two new iPhones and the long-rumored iWatch are on the agenda for Tuesday's big event.<p><b>Tomorrow, the tech press will descend</b> on Cupertino, Calif. for Apple's reveal of its newest products. The event is being held at the Flint Center—a location Apple hasn't used to unveil a product since the first …

Wearable Tech

Adam Levine tweets from an iPhone less than a week after appearing on stage with Samsung

Apparently his iPhone has escaped the 'ceremonial burning'<p>Last week, Samsung invited Adam Levine from Maroon 5 (along with another guy from Maroon 5 not named Adam Levine) on stage during its Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge announcement to discuss new partnerships between musicians and the …

8 Things You'll Love About Apple's New iOS 8

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …